Tiverton solar ordinance plan gets lukewarm reception

Tiverton residents had plenty to say about a proposed draft ordinance intended to regulate the installation of solar energy arrays in town, when the town council held a special meeting on the matter …
Tiverton honors legendary retiring Coach Murray
They called him a legend, mentor, friend, role model and one of their favorite teachers. On Thanksgiving morning, they said … Read More
Return to the stage! (for some …)
Across Rhode Island, student-athletes have been living a relatively normal existence for most of 2021. Since the spring, they’ve … Read More
Tiverton police looking for break-in, theft suspect
Tiverton police are looking for the public's help identifying a man suspected of theft from Stateline Tobacco early on the morning of … Read More
Tiverton plans public hearing on solar ordinance
The Tiverton Town Council will hold a public hearing Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. at Tiverton High School to gather feedback on a draft solar … Read More
Little Compton agricultural trust buys Almy Creek
LITTLE COMPTON - The Little Compton Agricultural Conservancy Trust (LCACT) has purchased the property harboring Almy Creek, chairman … Read More
Ecumenical Thanksgiving service in Little Compton Thursday morning
The public is invited to attend an ecumenical worship service this Thanksgiving morning at 10 a.m. It is offered in collaboration by … Read More
Dorothy Vollmer, 90, Little Compton

Dorothy (Wood) Vollmer, 90, of Little Compton, RI, died peacefully in the home she built, surrounded by loved ones, on November 24, 2021. She was the adoring wife of George W. Vollmer for nearly 68 …

John J. Staskiewicz Jr., 65, Tiverton

Madison A. Bailey Jr., 84, Portsmouth

Tiverton Tigers win state soccer championship

The Tiverton boys’ soccer team closed out their season undefeated (18-0) at the state championship game against Narragansett High School Sunday evening at Cranston Stadium, beating their last …

Soccer semifinals: DelDeo goals fuel Tigers comeback win over Burrillville, 3-2

R.I. Aquatics Hall inducts five with local ties

DEM stocks local waters with trout

Tiverton's Pacheco places second in her first high school cross country meet

Editorial: Be thankful for …

As families gather for the most traditional of American holidays, on a day wrapped in traditions and memories, we hope they find many reasons to be thankful for the bounties in their lives. We …

Commentary: We must honor commitment to cut transportation pollution

Letter: Vaccine skepticism 'increasingly untenable'

Letter: Veterans can still lead us and lift us

Letter: What happened to light-hearted police blotter?

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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.