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To the editor: I am writing to you because I need to bring attention to the fact that college and higher education has become outrageously expensive.  As a senior in high school, I … more
To the editor: Throughout all four years of my Barrington High School career I have run track. Track has been the backbone of my whole high school experience and it has brought me the most joy … more
To the editor: I would like to commend and thank the six or seven young men who gave up much of their Saturday morning to pick up trash on Seapowet beach and marsh area.  The area was getting … more
To the editor: When a production of this size closes, it takes a few days for all the accomplishments to sink in and take hold of brilliance! Hair, produced at Tiverton High last week was nothing … more
To the editor: As a sitting member of the Budget Committee in Tiverton for the past four years, I think I know a little bit about the budget and the budget process. It is for this reason, that … more
To the editor: Last Thursday evening I attended the Tiverton Financial Town Hearing. I listened to fellow citizens come to the microphone one after another to suggest that anything less than this … more
To the editor: Senator John A. Pagliarini Jr., (R-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton) offered his congratulations to two Small Business Week Award winners from his district … I am so … more
To the editor: Article six at the May 17 Little Compton Town Meeting introduced by Larry Anderson seeks to reduce the Little Compton Agricultural Conservancy Trust’s 4% land transfer fee on real … more
To the editor: Thank you for your editorial in last week's Sakonnet Times supporting the No Guns In Schools resolution, in response to the Little Compton Town Council's vote against it. As you may … more
To the editor:Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the world. There is no known cause, and a lifelong responsibility — and often, an emotional and financial struggle … 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.