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DOT to close Rt. 114 north at Silver Creek Bridge job in Bristol soon

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close the northbound travel lane on Hope Street (Route 114) at the Silver Creek Bridge in Bristol on Monday, March 2 to begin …
Roll out the barrel: Warren council OKs brewpub in Tourister mill
Come July, beer lovers will be able to sit out on a deck along the Warren River, watch the sun go down and enjoy the only pint brewed … Read More
"Kerfuffle" as Warren council delays BCWA appointment
The Warren Town Council is holding off on filling a vacancy on the Bristol County Water Authority Board of Directors until members get … Read More
East Bay girls hockey team destroys Mounties 10-3
The East Bay girls' hockey team is in playoff mode after crushing Mount St. Charles 10-3 at the Portsmouth Abbey Ice Arena last … Read More
Warren police logs: Man arrested after car and foot chase
Monday, Feb. 3 Police returned a lost purse to its owner. A Kickemuit Middle School student reported that another student wanted … Read More
Students get hands-on experience with 21st-century technology
For the past couple of weeks, Kickemuit Middle School students have had the opportunity to gain some exposure to CNC technology … Read More
Fishermen come out in support of balloon-release bill
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing Tuesday, Jan. 28, on legislation, introduced by Rep. Susan Donovan (D-69), which attempts … Read More
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Obituaries
Susan Mays, 66, Riverside Susan Mays, age 66, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Riverside, Thursday, January 23, 2020. Born in North Kingstown, RI, a daughter of the late Charles Mays and Janet (Cote) Perry, she was …
Sandra A. Belgarde, 76, of Venice, Fla. On Jan. 14, 2020, Sandra A. (Oliver) Belgarde, 76, of Venice, Fla., and formerly of Chepachet and Warren, R.I., went home to be with our Lord. She was the wife of Norman Belgarde, her husband of 43 …
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Sports
After four undefeated seasons, it’s a rebuilding year for Mt. Hope gymnasts The Mt. Hope gymnastics team is finally in a rebuilding year, after going undefeated four straight years and winning four state championships, one Division I title in 2019, and three Division II championships from 2016-18, with talented gymnasts Meghan Oliver, Jayme Foreman and Kaitlyn Quinn.
Mt. Hope wrestlers look sharp as they prep for the state tournament The Mt. Hope wrestling team beat East Providence, 60-12, but fell to Cumberland, 39-30, and Hope, 34-26, during a quad meet at East Providence on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Huskies’ record dropped to 5-4 in Division I and 16-6 overall. 
Eagles crush Huskies in Medeiros Cup game The Barrington High School boys hockey team celebrated an 8-1 victory over Mt. Hope in the annual JP Medeiros Memorial Cup game at Portsmouth Abbey rink on Wednesday, Jan. 8. The Huskies actually …
Opinion
Letter: TCI will hurt business, add taxes and fuel exodus To the editor: The Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) is another “wonderful” idea promoted by our governor and the East Side (Providence) think tank in an attempt to extract …
Letter: Warren's future, not money, was focus of meeting To the editor: Last week, in a letter to the editor, Barry Lial wrote that the recent special Warren Town Council meeting “had only one concern — money”. As a member of the …
Commentary: Saddened masterpiece ‘Superman’ building is being thrown into the dustbin Paris is endeavoring to repair and restore Notre Dame Cathedral. We here in Providence have neglected our only Skyscraper, the most poetic and "philosophical" structure in our downtown.It saddens me …
Legal Notices
Warren Legal Notices – Jan. 8, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 8 Warren Times-Gazette.
Warren Legal Notices – Jan. 29, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 29 Warren Times-Gazette.

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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.