Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 9 Middle St. — $460,000 39 Water Way — $1,112,000 16 Joy St. — $392,400 4 …
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West Place Animal Sanctuary open for tours Aug. 5

TIVERTON — West Place Animal Sanctuary is a home of last resort for an array of creatures including unwanted or injured farm animals, wild geese, ducks and other birds and animals. Some of the …

Featured home: Space, luxury, lots of outdoor options in Portsmouth

At the end of Glen Road in Portsmouth is a lovely home in an established neighborhood on the Sakonnet River bordering "The Glen." The owner has meticulously refurbished and maintained this bright …

Courts: Stone House must cease weddings, events

LITTLE COMPTON — A series of court actions between Wednesday and Friday last week have slammed a lid on loud and heavily-trafficked activities and weddings at the Stone House. A Superior Court order states that the Stone House is precluded "from conducting weddings, receptions, or other special events for the foreseeable future, including the ones scheduled for this weekend."

Forty years later, who killed Lyla Poitras?

TIVERTON — Forty years have now passed since Lyla J. Poitras vanished from her Tiverton house sometime late on June 27, 1977. Just over two weeks later, crews cutting grass along William …

House hunt: Open houses planned this weekend in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled this weekend in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 11 Ridgewood Road — Sunday, July 23, 12-2 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $824,900. Mott & Chace …

Providence Country Day School lists third trimester honors

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Providence Country Day School has announced its honor roll of students for the third and final trimester of the 2016-17 term. Students are listed alphabetically by hometown. Rhode Island8, …
Obituaries
Clare Burke Reñasco, 88, Little Compton

Clare Burke Reñasco, 88, of Little Compton, a former Associate Professor at the Community College of Rhode Island, died Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at home. She was the wife of the late Manuel …

Service Saturday for Mildred Shaw Wildes Livecchi, Little Compton

Cynthia (Nickerson) Hudson

D. Carol Silvia, 70, Little Compton

Carol Ann Nunes, Little Compton

Eleanor P. Simons, 92, Little Compton

Thomas H. Levesque III, 40, Portsmouth

Alvin W. Tripp, 92, Westport

Sports
City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

East Providence was the hub of golf, locally and regionally, over the last few weeks as a player with local ties captured the state’s top amateur prize while another took home the title as one …

Portsmouth’s McGuire again named Gatorade Player of the Year

Portsmouth High girls shine in state track championships

Tigers defeat Toll Gate 4-0 in tennis playoffs

Drizzly softball game called with Portsmouth up, 8-3

Things to Do
A glossy, sticky teriyaki fish made on top of the stove

I’ve spent the last month using and seeking out recipes that don’t require the use of the oven. I’m not a huge griller, so the top of the stove is my preference when the …

Little Compton summer fair offers something for everyone

Westport Fair: Let the fun and foolishness begin

'Red Book' is free online and will ease research in U.S. states and counties

Buzzards Bay Swim cancelled due to storms

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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.