Letters to the Editor
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We are a lucky community to have the good fortune to contemplate whether or not we want to add a project to Thames Street by having a lively discussion about the ever changing landscape of our … more
If a community is truly caring by how it treats its senior citizens, then the Town of Bristol has truly failed. The recent dust-up between the Bristol Town Council/Town Administrator and the tiny, … more
The development proposed for the corner of State and Thames streets will tower over 48 feet high along 180 feet of Thames Street, from Gillary’s to the State Street corner, and then up State … more
To the editor:Gun shows and rifle and pistol ranges are packed with guns. Why are those venues not common sites of mass shootings? Because anyone intending murder knows that those places … more
To the editor:“A gun, like any other source of power, is a force for either good or evil, being neither in itself, but dependent upon those who possess it.”Face the truth. Stop the … more
Dear Sir Or Madam, Have you ever had a dog? Or know someone with one? Well they really are the most amazing animals in the world. They relieve stress, they can find and prevent you from diseases, … more
I think gymnastics is the best sport because it teaches you life lessons and social skills, health, and activity. Did you know that gymnastics is one of the best sports … more
To Whom It May Concern, In my opinion I think that adopting a puppy is better than buying one because it does not cost as much,the dogs and puppies need homes and there are so many age … more
To Whom It May Concern,Serena Williams, Sonya Renee, Carli Lloyd, Emma Watson, Melissa Harris-Perry, all women affected by unequal pay. Women deserve to be treated equal as the average man. That is … more
To Whom It May Concern,You are sitting on your couch watching TV or playing your favorite video game. You are happy. You are enjoying yourself. But did you ever stop (or in this case, pause) to think … 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.