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PORTSMOUTH — For the first time in a long time, there will be no Fourth of July fireworks set off from Escobar’s Highland Farm on Middle Road this year. more
PORTSMOUTH — Later this month, movie-lovers will be able to watch a film at Glen Park without ever having to leave the comfort of their cars. more
PORTSMOUTH — Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age,” Delany Ruston’s award-winning 2016 film, was the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on … more
PORTSMOUTH — There won’t be many people inside the CFP Center for Arts, Wellness, and Community on Saturday, March 28, when several bands take the stage for Common Fence … more
PORTSMOUTH — Volunteers are needed to help repair and rebuild crumbling stone walls on Aquidneck Island, including in Portsmouth. If you’d like to help retain some of the … more
PORTSMOUTH — St. Mary’s Church took a night off from spirituals and was filled with the sound of old-school jazz last Wednesday, Jan. 29. That’s because children in grades 2 to 4 … more
PORTSMOUTH — Find out what you can do to protect yourselves from severe weather events at a free presentation in Common Fence Point on Wednesday, Feb. 12. All are welcome to attend … more
QUONSET — The return of the Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show will now feature the United States Air Force Thunderbirds as headliners coinciding with a date change for the event … more
PORTSMOUTH — Want to keep seeing those fireworks and concerts in Island Park, or maybe Christmas lights or a St. Patrick’s Day party in the future?  Then consider taking part … more
TIVERTON — The Tiverton Yacht Club is sponsoring its ninth annual Penguin Plunge at Grinnell’s Beach on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.  “Penguins” will gather on the … more
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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.