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A hospital is a less than pleasant place to be for anyone. Most patients admitted to a hospital aren’t feeling good to begin with. The boredom and loneliness sure to set in — especially … more
Everyone in Rhode Island knows the feeling. You wake up in the morning to a sea of white outside your window. You lace up the boots, dreading the task of digging out of the driveway, knowing … more
In the spirit of the new year, may all enjoy peace, heath, love and prosperity … A few of the following would be nice too: We wish that: • Westport at long last cleanse its reputation as a … more
In the spirit of the new year, may all enjoy peace, heath, love and prosperity … A few of the following would be nice too: We wish that: p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: … more
A group of dedicated volunteers, with assistance from generous donors, local officials and the town’s Department of Public Works, has presented residents with a magnificent gift: a beautiful … more
The fact that Bristol’s roads are often congested — especially in the afternoon and during the summer tourism season — is no secret to anyone who’s ever driven in … more
The race really couldn’t have been much closer. After the initial vote count, a single-machine recount, absentee ballot count and, finally, a provisional ballot count, nearly 10,000 Bristol … more
On Nov. 8, Rhode Islanders have the opportunity to expand open land and recreation space in the state, clean up blighted areas, and invest in the health of Narragansett Bay, all while helping support … more
“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” - Mahatma Gandhi People from Westport and around the nation are appalled by the treatment of animals within a … more
Six paragraphs on page 12 of the Oct. 19 Barrington Times launched a national outcry and the ugliest treatment of a private citizen in memory. Murderers, rapists and serial abusers have fared better … more
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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.