Featured home: Close to water, with guest house and pool

Located in the Hampden Meadows neighborhood in Barrington, Thios expanded Cape Cod-style home rests on a breathtaking, professionally designed and maintained landscape of specimen trees and mixed …
House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weelend: Barrington 1 Briarfield Road — Sunday, May 28, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Colonial, 4, 2.5, $689,000. …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Houghton St. — $410,000 4 Paquin Road — $355,000 16 Evergreen St. — …

Latest News

Bay View Academy announces third quarter honor roll

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Bay View Academy community recognizes those students who demonstrate above average scholastic achievement on a quarterly basis via the Honor Roll. A student in grade six …

Waterfront home in Bristol Highlands on market in time for summer

New to the market and just in time to enjoy a warm New England summer is a custom 10-room home overlooking Narragansett Bay in Bristol. The sprawling and meticulously manicured front lawn leads to …

Where is the cheapest gas in East Bay?

Gas prices in Rhode Island fell by 2 cents this week, averaging $2.31 a gallon across the state, according to AAA Northeast. The $2.31 price is three cents below the national average for …

House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 1 Carver Road — Saturday, May 20, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Colonial, 4, 3.5, $1,095,000. Mott …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Owings Stone Road — $650,000 16 Sowams Road — $600,000 52 Fales Ave. — …

Pokanokets protest at Burr’s Hill

Members of the Pokanoket Wampanoag tribe, who claim a direct blood link to Wampanoag Massasoit Ousameequin, demonstrated outside a ceremony marking the reinterment of Native American remains and …
Obituaries
David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

David Earl Ward, 49, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Spokane Veterans Home after enduring the debilitating rigors of ALS. He last resided in Portsmouth before moving to be with his family in …

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

Robert Luther Santos, Bristol

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Sports
Many local nonprofits benefit from annual golf tournament

The CVS Health Charity Classic — a professional golf tournament played at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington — reached an important milestone this year. At a recent celebration, …

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)

Dedicated to dance

Things to Do
An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

This is such an easy, yet elegant dish. But, it needs a flavorful mushroom. Don’t use white, button mushrooms as they are too bland. I found cremini, shiitake or baby bellas (or once a mix of …

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

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

Rustic fruit tarts are pretty and a sweet treat in winter

A delicious cod dish that won’t ruin your New Year’s resolutions

Opinion
Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

The waters are rising, of that there is no longer any doubt. No one can credibly argue any more that sea level rise — caused by human activity that has fueled global climate change — is a …

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

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

Sheriff Hodgson: Too much time on his hands

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

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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.