Dressing the stars

TIVERTON — Emily Taradash was raised on a horse farm on Neck Road in Tiverton, her life now consists of a full immersion in theater. She designs costumes for performers in Warwick's Ocean State Theater (Ocean State or OST) productions — shows like "Victor Victoria," a musical that has just finished its run, and the upcoming [and now cancelled, see update] "Shrek" (July), and "Clue" (August), and "Titanic" (September).
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Bay View Academy announces third quarter honor roll

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Bay View Academy community recognizes those students who demonstrate above average scholastic achievement on a quarterly basis via the Honor Roll. A student in grade six …

Huskies hope bats return for playoffs

The Mt. Hope high school 2017 regular season baseball campaign has come to an end. An inconsistent year ended in a 3-5 slump that dropped their record to 10-8 overall. After a hot start to the …

Bristol’s golden girl headed to next Games

After traveling half-way around the world, competing at the highest level of her sport, and coming home a champion, Bristol’s own world-class athlete didn’t just on her laurels. She went …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Houghton St. — $410,000 4 Paquin Road — $355,000 16 Evergreen St. — …

Water authority ‘hopeful’ East Providence will join pipe project

Just a few weeks after announcing a decision to move on a backup water supply without East Providence’s involvement, Bristol County Water Authority Executive Director Pamela Marchand said she …

Bruce Medley, longtime Prudence Ferry operator, dies at 65

PORTSMOUTH — Bruce G. Medley, the owner of Prudence Island Ferry and the sole provider of ferry service to the island for about three decades until 2014, died Wednesday, May 17, at his …
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Sports
Mt. Hope student among state’s ‘Golden Dozen’

To recognize his academic and athletic prowess, a Mt. Hope High School student has been named a Golden Dozen recipients for the 2016-2017 year. Joe Rioux, a senior from Warren, is one of just 12 …

Girls Lacrosse: Mt. hope beats Narragansett, loses to Lincoln School

Masqueraders to stage ‘Bye Bye Birdie’

Mt. Hope bats explode, beat Ponaganset 8-4

Photos: Baseball begins for KPLL

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 …

Easter egg, scavenger hunt this weekend at Mount Hope Farm

KMS to stage ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’

Prominent historic architect invites you to lunch

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

Opinion
Speak-Out: Mosquito moats, ‘Greedy’ school partners, and more

I’d like to find out who can help us here on St. Theresa Street. We have MOSQUITO MOATS all on St. Theresa’s, extended out to Butterworth off Metacom Avenue. And it is horrible. …

Letter: Beauty business is entrepreneurial incubator

Residents, not profits, matter in Dunkin’ Donuts fight

Halsey Herreshoff calls for school district divorce

Former finance chief calls for Bristol Warren to deregionalize

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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.