Opinion
339 results total, viewing 1 - 10
There is a “Puck” cartoon from 1888 which caricatures the “evil spirits of the modern daily press” as grotesque elves running loose, presumedly to infect the readers and local … more
To all of our family and friends (old and new) who attended the Bristol Train of Artillery to support our family on Friday, July 27, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We don’t know … more
As election season nears, I find myself thinking about the kind of state representative we in District 68 need. Our community needs a representative who will listen to community members’ … more
Recently, Arlene Violet wrote a column criticizing the Catholic Church. First, I will admit that the church is not perfect, because man is involved in its operation. Among the issues she mentioned … more
We are proud members of the Bristol Democratic Town Committee and prouder still of the recent surge in enthusiasm among local Democrats that has resulted in the growth of the committee to more … more
My heart just weeps for the little boy who passed on Tuesday afternoon and for his family and friends. (We’ve not learned his name). I’m saddened for the young woman who struck him, as … more
The Belvedere at Thames plan approved by Bristol boards was not the one discussed in public hearings and needs to be addressed in a new hearing. The approved plan was previously turned down, and some … more
With the 2018 election cycle in full swing, now is the time our town has the opportunity not only to elect a new town council (including filling two empty town hall seats), but help re-set the state … more
To the editor: With the 2018 Election cycle in full swing, now is the time our town has the opportunity not only to elect a new town council (including filling two empty town hall seats), but help … more
As a candidate for the Bristol Town Council, I’m disappointed that Andy Tyska, an incumbent on the council, will not also be a candidate. It was a surprise to me, that instead, he will be … more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 34 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.

2018 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Jim McGaw

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.