South Kingstown sends Riverside home from state All-Star tourney

JOHNSTON — Riverside's first-ever venture to the 11-12 Major Baseball Division State All-Star Tournament, unfortunately, was a brief one as the locals suffered their second one-sided loss in as many days …
Riverside Stars fall in Major Baseball state tourney opener

JOHNSTON — After just one inning and a grand slam, the Riverside Little League 11-12 Major Division Baseball side pretty much saw its chances of winning the opening game of the Rhode Island …

Unruly resident, Salary controversy, Historic preservation, and More: East Bay top stories

Take a look at some of the top stories from around the East Bay this week. Click the headlines for a look at the full story. Police remove man from Warren Town Council meeting Police removed a …

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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 …

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, …

Featured Home: Historic Rumford Victorian has modern amenities

Attractive, immaculate ans spacious, this well-built and cared for 1882 Victorian in the popular Rumford neighborhood in East Providence, has many updates while maintaining its period detail. The …

Commission concludes East Providence Charter review, awaits Council’s insights

EAST PROVIDENCE — When the City Council soon takes up suggested technical and substantive amendments to the City Charter, it did so following a nearly four-month review of East Providence’s …

House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 24 Bay Road — Sunday, July 16, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $795,000. Residential …
Obituaries
Leo T. Paquin, 80, East Providence

Leo Theophile Paquin, Jr., 80, of East Providence, passed away peacefully at Cherry Hill Manor in Johnston on Thursday, June 22, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Phoebe Paquin (Cotta) for …

Paul F. Armstrong, 60, Riverside

Bernard V. Lamarre, 85, Riverside

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Richard R. LaRoche, 66, of Riverside

Joseph D. McLaughlin Jr., 83, Rumford

Geoffrey P. Higginbotham, 33, Rumford, Barrington

Mary "Ann" Hall, 73, Portsmouth

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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 …

Riverside wins District 2 Major Baseball All-Star championship

Settles 'settle' score at Agawam Hunt Father-Son tennis tourney

Riverside 11-12 Baseball Stars edge Bristol

Gallery: Riverside runs past Portsmouth in Major 11-12 Stars contest

Opinion
Letter: Kilmartin continues tradition of AG obfuscation

To the editor, Allow me to congratulate Peter Kilmartin on continuing the fine tradition of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office of stonewalling, obfuscation and the denial …

Editorial: For monarchs' sake, spare the milkweed

Letter: East Providence should follow Paris Climate Accord

Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

Letter: Don't buy into pothead 'B.S.'

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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.