Custom Touisset home has plenty of space, and water views

Enjoy gracious living and entertaining in this custom, waterview Gambrel Colonial in the Touisset neighborhood in Warren. The four-bedroom home at 1 Stonegate Road has more than 3,300 square feet, …
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Bristol arrests: Felony larceny, strangulation, suspended licenses

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Richard T. Nunez, 43, of 39 Milburn Road, East Providence, was charged with driving with a suspended license on Hope Street at …

Bristol Warren schools singled out for PARCC improvements

Mt. Hope High School had the greatest improvement in literacy in the state, and the Bristol Warren Regional School District as a whole was singled out for its improvements as the state Department of …

Bristol native wins national athletic award

Throughout his outstanding career in athletics, Michael P. Lunney has always strived to be the best that he can be. Now, he’s being recognized by his national peers for a job well done. Mr. …

DiBiase brings new era to Mt. Hope High School

With a focus on innovation, collaboration and tech education, new Mt. Hope High School Principal Deborah DiBiase prepares to take the helm of a brand new leadership team at the high …

UPDATE: Teen in critical condition after Barrington car crash

A 20-year-old Seekonk man is facing drunk driving charges following a crash on Sowams Road Tuesday night, Aug. 22. Barrington police were called to a serious crash at the northern end of Sowams …

Wood Street residents celebrate neighborhood pride

Wood Street residents celebrated pride in their community Sunday during the first Wood Street Pride Day.  The celebration, hosted by Mosaico CDC, which runs the Bristol Industrial Park, and …
Obituaries
Natalie Stein, 67, Bristol

Natalie (Silver) Stein, 67, of Bristol, passed away in her daughter’s home in North Carolina on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Natalie fought a year-long battle with brain cancer and passed away …

Raymond 'Doc' Dyer, 96, Bristol

Anthony Medina, 60, Bristol

Paul D. Sullivan, 72, formerly of Bristol

Clelia P. Fiordelisi

Marianna G. Overy, 76, Bristol

Angelina Rose Bisbano, 94, formerly of Bristol

Joyce J. Cheetham, 71, Bristol

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Sports
Former Mt. Hope soccer star is a Hall of Famer

Mt. Hope High School graduate and former Rhode Island College soccer star Kyle Teixeira will be inducted into the Little East Conference Athletic Hall of Fame, the conference announced. Mr. …

Are you ready for some football?

Local girls part of second-best-in-nation soccer team

‘Unapologetically difficult’ race slated for Colt State Park

McCarthy Swim raises funds, awareness of sport

Things to Do
Wood Street to celebrate neighborhood pride

The Wood Street neighborhood was once a thriving center of Bristol, and it’s making a comeback. Area residents will celebrate their Wood Street Pride this weekend. The first Wood Street …

‘How a bee sting saved my life’

Bake fresh tautog in a colorful herb butter

A cool summer meal for the dog days of August

Bristol Parks & Rec to hold benefit swim races Saturday

Opinion
Speak-Out: Residents still riled up about potential new Dunkin’

I am sick and tired of hearing about how terrible a new Dunkin’ Donuts building might be, especially from people that have no idea what they are talking about. They are some of the nicest and …

Editorial: Heroic effort

$2.6M water authority contract deserves closer look

Letter: Share in Rhode Island's Hope at Statehouse

Letter: Closed landfills can boost town’s ‘Renewable Now!’ effort

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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.