The Latest From Warren

In Portsmouth: Becoming a part of the solution on vaping

PORTSMOUTH — Islanders filled the Portsmouth Middle School library last Thursday, Nov. 7, as they gathered for a panel discussion on the vaping epidemic sponsored by the Portsmouth …
Warren's Everett Pearson named to Sailing Hall of Fame
Rhode Island boat building pioneer Everett Pearson, whose ideas and innovations revolutionized the commercial cruising sailboat … Read More
Warren trash and recycling change: What you need to know
By now, many Warren residents have received their new trash and recycling bins, which are currently being delivered across town. They … Read More
Warren police may launch motorcycle division
Warren Police Chief Peter Achilli hopes to start a motorcycle patrol division, saying the program will help reduce response time, … Read More
Warren police logs: Two charged with DUI
Monday, Oct. 28 Police responded to the Highlander Charter School for a report of a student who reportedly made a comment about … Read More
Superintendent: Bristol Warren school district must change
Bristol Warren’s new school superintendent laid out a five-year plan for the district Tuesday evening, telling a group of about 100 … Read More
Warren Dunkin Donuts robbed at gunpoint
Warren police are looking for a man who held up the Main Street Dunkin Donuts at gunpoint last Tuesday night, Oct. 29. A clerk … Read More
Eleanor Jensen, 86, of Warren Eleanor (Silvia) Jensen, 86, of Warren died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Crestwood Nursing Home in Warren. She was the wife of the late Raymond Jensen. Eleanor was born in Portsmouth, R.I., a …
Richard Burton Colby, 82, Barrington Richard Burton Colby, 82, died October 27, 2019, at home at Laurelmead in Providence. A lifelong Rhode Island resident, he lived in Barrington most of his life until moving to Laurelmead a few years …

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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.