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State encourages people to wear cloth-based face coverings in public

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Islanders are now being encouraged by the state to wear cloth-based face coverings in public, Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the R.I. Department of Health, said …
Bristol medical center opens new ‘Respiratory Care Center’
Most people agree that the worst of the coronavirus crisis is yet to come. How the community prepares today will determine if … Read More
Governor announces new business loan and food service programs
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island’s number of COVID-19 patients increased by 77 overnight to 566 total, Gov. Gina Raimondo said at her … Read More
Warren applies for funds to aid small business
The Town of Warren is pursuing funds to help the town's small businesses in the midst of the covid-19 crisis. Town officials have … Read More
Warren council approves $24.88 million budget
The Warren Town Council Wednesday evening approved a $24.88 million budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year, passing it unanimously after … Read More
Feeling overwhelmed? You’re not alone
Who remembers the animated children’s movie, “Wall-E”? If you haven’t seen it, or it’s been awhile, … Read More
Beaches, parks to close; R.I. sees ‘serious jump’ in hospitalizations
Rhode Island continues to move rapidly up the curve, and the state’s public beaches and parks are being ordered closed in the … Read More
East Bay Social
Louise M. Fortin, 95, Warren Louise M. (Quartaro) Fortin, 95, of Warren, died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol.She was the wife of the late Henry Fortin. Louise was born in Providence, a daughter of the late Joseph …
Grace Davis, 94, Warren Ms. Grace “Sugar” Davis, 94, of Warren, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully March 23, 2020 at Grace Barker Nursing Home. She was born in Fall River, Massachusetts and lived most her life …
Trending Stories
Spring school sports? Best case May if all goes well EAST PROVIDENCE — Like many people in administrative positions at the city, state, regional and national levels, East Providence District Athletic Director Gregg Amore is keenly listening to …
Kopecky carries on the family sports tradition Coming from a family of high-profile athletes, it was a no-brainer that Mt. Hope High School senior Jalen Kopecky would follow suit. This 6-foot-3, 280-pound three-sport standout has lived up to the …
Governor announces two new COVID-19 cases, assistance for businesses and employees PROVIDENCE — At their daily COVID-19 briefing Tuesday, March 17, Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott updated the number f cases in the state and als …
Letter: Through it all, we are watching over Narragansett Bay To the editor: We are in uncharted waters these days. Never in my experience have I seen such a sudden and profoundly challenging change in daily life as we have all witnessed in the past few …
Editorial: Parents deserve rebates for distance learning Parents are integral to the success of Rhode Island’s distance learning programs, and they too should be recognized, and compensated, for their significant contributions. Consider the impact …
Editorial: ‘Distance’ is necessary now in our schools, not forever By all accounts, from the superintendent on down, East Providence’s initial application of the distance learning methods for school students necessitated by the COVID-19 crisis has gone …
Legal Notices
Warren Legal Notices – March 18, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the March 18 Warren Times-Gazette.
Warren Legal Notices – March 11, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the March 11 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.