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To the editor: I was glad to see that the Stone House Club was held accountable for their failure to follow the application requirements for their entertainment license. It was heartening to see … more
There seems to be no end to the downtown streetscape improvements in Barrington — titled "Village Center Connectivity" — which have resulted in detours, construction zones, orange … more
To the editor: The Barrington Republican Town Committee strongly condemns the votes of our three State representatives on Perpetual ‘Evergreen’ Contracts.   Senator Cynthia … more
To the editor: On Thursday, Sept. 21, Portsmouth High School will hold its annual open house. In addition to the school information, parents will have an opportunity to visit a display called … more
To the editor: Before the Town of Westport decides to spend money on a fool’s errand by changing the direction of the East Beach Road again and then paving a parking lot that will soon wash … more
As a long time student I celebrate two new year’s each year, the first day of school and January 1. The beginning of a new school year is a good time to take a look at your estate plan to make … more
The Diocese of Providence is using an interesting technique to deflect responsibility for the sorry state of affairs of the pension system it promised its employees at St Joseph’s Hospital and … more
To the editor: Thank you for the editorial "When open isn't open." Unfortunately, your message is spot on. People may remember that, as an elected official, I was silenced the last … more
To the editor: Generally, the work and thoughtfulness of the Barrington Times is beneficial to the community. The editorial about openness of the school board meeting is lacking in experiential … more
Not long ago, it would have been difficult to believe Bristol was home to one of the highest-performing schools in Rhode Island. Though these were never considered “bad” schools, they … 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.