House Hunt: Open houses planned this weekend in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 61 Appian Way — Sunday, April 30, 12-2 p.m. Colonial, 2, 2, $1,295,000. Mott & Chace Sotheby's, …
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Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 1 Colley Court — $530,000 54 County Road — $248,000 22 Winthrop Drive — $550,500 4 …

Firefighter positions survive budget cuts in Barrington

An initial motion to eliminate all budget increase requests in Barrington was amended to include the money for four new firefighter positions. At Tuesday night's meeting for the Barrington …

Local water authority wins 'Hydrant Hysteria'

David DaSilva and Nicholas Deveau, representing the Bristol County Water Authority, placed first in the inaugural Hydrant Hysteria competition, held during the New England Water Works Association …

Budget committee whacks $1.2M from Barrington schools' request

Barrington school officials were still reeling on Wednesday morning, April 26, just hours after the committee on appropriations recommended no increase to the proposed school budget. That's right, …

Remains of Wampanoag chief will be returned to original resting place in Warren

A century and a half after his bones were pulled from the sandy gravel of today’s Burr’s Hill Park, the remains of Wampanoag Massasoit 8sâmeeqan, the native leader who signed the …

Barrington High School earns gold medal ranking

Barrington schools continues to rack up awards. It was announced on Tuesday evening, April 25, that U.S. News and World Report selected Barrington High School as a "gold medal school" in its …
Police Report

Barrington teens charged with stealing candy and condoms

Barrington police charged a 13-year-old Barrington boy with shoplifting and a 14-year-old Barrington boy with receiving stolen goods after the two were involved in a shoplifting incident at a local …

Barrington girl's Instagram photos turn up on escort service website

A Barrington resident stopped by the police station on Thursday, March 30, after she learned that photos of her 15-year-old daughter had been used by an escort service website. The woman said it …

Four Barrington residents victims of bank fraud

Barrington police were presented with four new cases of bank fraud and identity theft recently. On Saturday, March 25, a Richmond Avenue resident contacted police after her credit card company …

Second coyote-vs-dog incident reported in Barrington

For the second time in the past two weeks, a coyote-vs-dog incident occurred at the former Zion Bible College property. At about 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, a Barrington resident contacted …

Rabid cat lived in Rehoboth, not Barrington

A Barrington family wants to set the record straight about a rabid cat. Last week, the Barrington Times reported that a Lorraine Street resident's cat had tested positive for rabies, a deadly …
Obituaries
Peter Hamilton Scott, 81, of Barrington

Peter Hamilton Scott, 81, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 at his home in Palm Coast, Fla.  Peter was born in Warren in 1936 to Peter J.A. and Rebecca (Hamilton) Scott. Peter lived in …

Arlene Adams, of Barrington

Arlene Adams, of Riverside Drive, died peacefully on Thursday, April 20, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Kenneth V. Adams.  Born in Danielson, Conn., a …

Edmond Burke Nugent, 89, formerly of Barrington

Former Barrington resident, Edmond Burke Nugent, 89, a dear, sweet, loving and sentimental man with an ever present sense of humor, died peacefully on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at his home in Beverly, …

Janice Rae Gundersen, 87, formerly of Barrington

Janice Rae (Anderson) Gundersen, 87, formerly of Orlando, Fla. and Barrington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Manor, in Bristol. Jan was the beloved wife of the …

Anne M. Durkin, 89, of Barrington

Anne M. (Deakin) Durkin, 89, of Barrington, died peacefully on Friday, April 14, 2017. She was the beloved wife of William T. Durkin with whom she would have celebrated their sixty-fifth wedding …

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Sports
Beast of the East: URI women take third place in D-I

PORTSMOUTH—The URI women’s rugby team lost in the cup semifinals to Vassar 24-5 on Sunday during the Beast of the East tournament at Glen Farm on Sunday. The playoff lost earned the Lady Rams a …

Beast of the East: UConn rugby wins D-I cup championship

Eagles top Townies, Raiders, Tigers and Huskies

Townies win two of three to open 2017 golf season

Barrington native named All-American in gymnastics

Things to Do
An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

This is such an easy, yet elegant dish. But, it needs a flavorful mushroom. Don’t use white, button mushrooms as they are too bland. I found cremini, shiitake or baby bellas (or once a mix of …

Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

Rustic fruit tarts are pretty and a sweet treat in winter

Opinion
Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

The waters are rising, of that there is no longer any doubt. No one can credibly argue any more that sea level rise — caused by human activity that has fueled global climate change — is a …

An empty face at Burr's Hill

Letter: Barrington 300? That anniversary is not until 2070

Letter: After your kids graduate, will you bolt from Barrington?

Letter: Barrington resident and Times need to check facts

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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.