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To the editor: I am writing in response to the letter by Ms. Debra Faber Cardoza, posted on Oct. 18.  While she noted that three residents spoke in favor of curbside pickup during the last … more
To the editor, On Tuesday, Oct. 10, 138 residents attended the Portsmouth Town Council meeting in which the transfer station or curbside pickup options were considered. Less than three people were … more
This is a copy of a letter addressed to Rep. John G. Edwards (D-Dist 70-Portsmouth, Tiverton). To the editor: Dear Rep. Edwards, Please support the passage of H-5374, which you have … more
To the editor: In March, the City of Newport awarded a contract to purchase a new fireboat for the city’s fire department. The City Council voted to spend $887,642 on an aluminum vessel … more
To the editor: O’Reilly’s Auto Parts wants to open a store in Portsmouth. How viable is that prospect?  Jayson Derrick at Benzinga.com on July 6 and 7, 2017 states, “Auto … more
To the editor: There is a lot to learn from the recent defeat of the Senate Republican effort to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Every bill Republican leaders introduced had the same … more
To the editor: On behalf of the Portsmouth Free Public Library I would like to thank Newport Polo for sponsoring the second annual Newport Polo All Charity Day.  Through this great event … more
To the editor: Three boys’ bikes have been stolen right from their yards in Portsmouth’s Common Fence Point. Who the heck would steal three — not one, but three? more
To the editor: With heightened interest, I have noticed that the Glen Road traffic light has been casually bandied about as a possible casualty in order to place additional traffic light(s) on the … more
To the editor: Being a Newport Music Festival-goer since moving to Rhode Island a decade ago has been the best of experiences.  July has been a month of pleasure for my husband, myself and … 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.