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With the support of a 5-0 vote for Mayor James Briden and Assistant Mayor Robert Britto, your newly elected City Council placed their faith in them to issue us forward with an honest, balanced, and … more
Transparency. I was elected by the people to bring transparency to our City Government. I was informed on Friday that all of the appointments had been decided and were final. I have to question the … more
To the editor:In 1958 while filling in a shift for another officer in Rumford, Patrolmen James (Jimmy) Caruso gave chase to a stolen car filled with teenagers. He stopped this car at the Pawtucket … more
To the editor:I have had the pleasure of serving with Katherine Kazarian since we were both sworn into the R.I. House of Representatives in January of 2013. During the past four years I have come to … more
To the editor:East Providence voters will have the ability this Election Day to finally choose the form of government they want in their City. At present, we have a strong City Council/City Manager … more
To the editor: I was very interested to read Senator DaPonte’s letter regarding the role we all already knew he played in the Kirby fiasco.Let me start by stating that I have never been … more
To the editor:I have watched the circus, around the East Providence City Council and the resolution to terminate the City Manager, Richard Kirby. I have watched as a small group of self appointed … more
The East Providence School Committee, and by extension the administrative team led by Superintendent Kathryn Crowley, deserves to be lauded for how it has conducted itself to date as it puts together … more
It was predictable as a summer heatwave and the accompanying humidity, as a late day thunderstorm in July or August. And sadly, here in East Providence, it was inevitable. It was really only a matter … more
To the editor:The Riverside Renaissance Movement is a grassroots collaboration of residents, businesses, organizations, and public officials promoting and enhancing Riverside as a vibrant waterfront … 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.