The Latest From Warren

Kayak, dinghy racks coming to Warren Town Beach

It will soon be a lot easier for water lovers to head out on the Warren River, Jacob’s Point and upper Narragansett Bay.A large array of kayak and dinghy storage racks are being built and …
Another setback for Bristol County's broken pipeline
Two weeks ago, the Bristol County Water Authority (BCWA) had a plan to fix its leaking lifeline. Now it’s back to the drawing … Read More
Brothers plan to open Mexican restaurant in Warren
Diego and Louis Contreras grew up in Guadalajara, Mexico, and they plan to prepare the favorite dishes of their home when they open … Read More
Stern words for Country Inn owners at Warren Town Council meeting
The Warren Town Council voted Tuesday night to let the holder of the former Country Inn liquor license keep it for another four … Read More
Warren police logs: Several DUIs over Fourth of July weekend
Monday, July 1 A Davis Street resident reported that a person against whom a court order had been filed reached out via e-mail, in … Read More
Your Official 2019 Bristol Fourth of July Parade Order of March
Want to follow along with the Bristol Fourth of July Parade to know what's coming next and how much longer it lasts? Here's the … Read More
Bristol Warren schools cut teachers, sports and more
The superintendent of schools is gone, and it’s become clear what he spent a significant amount of time doing in his last weeks … Read More
Evan W. Zompa, 25, Barrington Evan W. Zompa, 25, of Barrington, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 6, 2019. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the son of Michael Zompa of Warren and Orlee (Weltman) Zompa of …
Joseph D. LeBrun Sr., 77, Warren Joseph D. LeBrun Sr., 77, of Warren, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Patricia (Olstead) LeBrun; they were married for over 57 years. Joseph was born in …

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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.