Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: The Mt. Hope Bridge is a classic. She is beautiful by day and beautiful by night.  But there are even more beautiful lights at night than hers.  We call those lights … more
To the editor: For over a year now my heart has ached thinking about the people, especially the children, being held in detention camps in El Paso, my hometown. I’ve prayed, cried, contacted … more
To the editor: Last week I went to a funeral. My friend and one-time colleague Jim Taricani died 23 years after receiving a heart transplant. With infinite gratitude, Jim squeezed every ounce of … more
To the editor: In regards to the Portsmouth Town Council voting to study regionalization of Newport and Portsmouth schools: • Newport spends taxpayers money with reckless abandon … more
To the editor: The release of the investigative report surrounding the circumstances of the tragic loss of Nathan Bruno has reaffirmed the importance of the mission and goals set forth by Be Great … more
To the editor: On Wednesday, June 12, the Portsmouth Town council held a public hearing on the FY 2020 town budget. The council chambers were filled with many Prudence Island residents who … more
To the editor, Thank you to the voters that recently supported me for another three-year term as treasurer of the Portsmouth Water and Fire District. I will try to validate your … more
To the editor: Memorial Day is a day set aside in our country for observances in memory of those men and women who have fought for us, died for us and lost so much for us. Those who have served … more
To the editor: Four hundred fifteen. One million. What are these numbers, you ask? They are dire milestones in this continuing journey of destruction of our only home by the hands of … more
To the editor: I am writing in response to the letter in the May 16 edition to The Times by Mr. Rottman (“Mueller Report: Curious game they are playing”). First of all, the Mueller … 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.