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Bill supporters: ‘It’s OK to feel sad, it’s OK to struggle’

PROVIDENCE — As former state representative Doug Gablinske fought back tears, his daughter, Lauren, told a Senate subcommittee why the family wished the proposed Nathan Bruno and Jason …
Opinion
Letter: Save us from these elitists and their insane policies

To the editor: Amazing letter. The guy turns a light switch on to power up his computer; uses his cell phone to text people about the email he is sending to the Sakonnet Times; thereby using the …

Editorial: Hopeful tack for tall ship

Letter: Little Compton farmland use draft would benefit from public input

Letter: Keep herbicides out of Little Compton solar farms

Editorial: Bridge tolls — Vigilance needed

Legal Notices
Sakonnet Times Legal Notices - March 14, 2019

These Legal Notices were published in the Sakonnet Times on March 14, 2019.

Obituaries
Florence Loihle, 95, Little Compton Florence Loihle passed away peacefully on December 29, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol. She was 95. Florence had been a resident of Little Compton since 1987. She was a parishioner of St. …
Roswell B. Perkins, 92, Little Compton Roswell B. Perkins, 92, long-time summer resident of Little Compton, died on Sunday, March 10, 2019, in New York City. Born May 21, 1926, in Boston, and raised in Brookline, Mass., the son of Paul …
Janet Myrin, 76, Little Compton Janet (Olsen) Myrin, 76, of Little Compton, passed away suddenly on March 9, 2019. Born Janet VanAmringe Olsen on September 17, 1942, she grew up in Douglaston, Queens, and Mattituck, New York. She …

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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.