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 …
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 …

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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 …

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 …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 14 Highland Ave. — $540,000 26 Mason Road — $420,000 102 Prospect St. — …

Flash flood warning issued as storms move into Bristol County

A flash flood warning has been issued for most of the East Bay as strong thunderstorms roll into the area Wednesday afternoon. Heavy — at times, torrential — rain is expected to …

Governors' conference forces traffic detours

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island State Police and Providence Police Department say motorists should expect some road closures, lane restrictions and detours in downtown Providence later this week as …
Obituaries
Margaret M. Brady, 91, of Seekonk, Mass.

Margaret M. (Flynn) Brady, 91, a retired educator, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Brady.  Born in Providence, a daughter of the late John …

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Mary "Ann" Hall, 73, Portsmouth

Father Edmund Adams, 77, Portsmouth

Daniel Barbosa, 86, formerly of East Providence

Francis "Tut" Jamiel, Warren

Maria Tavares, Bristol

Margaret K. (Edgar) Williamson Ferreira, Bristol

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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 …

Many local nonprofits benefit from annual golf tournament

Guinness 5K a party, not just a race

Local girls part of second-best-in-nation soccer team

Portsmouth Challenger Jamboree celebrates 10 years (photos)

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 …

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

Fluffy baked eggs (or cloud eggs) are a fun breakfast

An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

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

Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

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

Why does the law continue to allow hidden guns in schools?

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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.