E.P. Council reverses course, allows First Street pilot bike lane

EAST PROVIDENCE — The endeavor of the Planning Department and the Department of Public Works to conduct a pilot program bicycle lane connecting the Redman Linear Park on Interstate 195 with the …
Jones steals home in tenth as Mt. Hope tops Tiverton, 5-4, in preliminary playoff game
Huskies sophomore, AJ Jones, stole home on a passed ball in the bottom of the tenth inning to give Mt. Hope a, 5-4, victory over … Read More
Tiverton man dies in Saturday motorcycle accident
FALL RIVER — A 31-year-old Tiverton man was killed late Saturday afternoon after the motorcycle he was operating struck another … Read More
Family, friends mourn student/fisherman
LITTLE COMPTON — At 22 years old, Little Compton resident Maximus Julian was about to graduate … Read More
Attorney General: Tiverton woman stole nearly $1M from law firm
TIVERTON — A 54-year-old Tiverton woman was recently indicted by a Bristol County Grand Jury for allegedly stealing just under $1 … Read More
Gallery: EPHS-Tiverton boys' lacrosse
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ lacrosse team dropped its latest  game in the Division IV ranks after the … Read More
Little Compton Police: Cyclist allegedly forced into ditch by truck
Tuesday, May 25 At 11:02 am, a man reported losing his wallet — last seen at the Post Office. A North Dartmouth, Mass., … Read More
Obituaries
Ellen M. Couto, 77, Tiverton

Ellen M. (Liebgott) Couto, 77, of Tiverton, passed away on Friday, June 4, 2021.  She was the wife of the late Dinis Couto.  Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Mary …

Richard G. Miller, 88, Tiverton

Luz V. Quicho, 83, Tiverton

Sports
Tiverton tennis beats Cranston West, 5-2

The Tiverton tennis team beat Cranston West, 5-2, during a Division II home match on Monday afternoon. The win boosts the Tigers record to 4-2, and gives the team a chance to make the playoffs. The …

Tiverton softball still in playoff hunt despite riding the roller coaster

Tigers learning lessons as they lose two straight

Tiverton's Mariah Ramos is RI Student Athlete of the Year

Kiley leads Tiverton’s offensive onslaught as Tigers crush Davies, 11-1 

Opinion
Little Compton flag: Now that’s how Democracy works

To the editor: Last Thursday evening, I attended the meeting of the Little Compton Town Council to see if the organizers would be permitted to fly the Pride flag from Town Hall on the day of the …

Letter: Town Meeting only expresses the ‘will’ of those who show up

Editorial: In this case, 'easier to find' is less likely to be found

Letter: Our South Shore Beach is gone

Letter: Letter writer’s Tiverton school ‘facts’ are just not facts

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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.