Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 1 Colley Court — $530,000 54 County Road — $248,000 22 Winthrop Drive — $550,500 4 …
Condom theft, Local legend dies, Car vs. ocean, and more

A Bristol legend passes away, a car goes for a dip, a group of local students head to the world championships, and some randy teens are caught stealing their needed prophylactics. These are just some …

House Hunt: Open houses planned this weekend in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington           38 Old River Road — Sunday, April …

Latest News

Where is the cheapest gas in East Bay?

Gas prices in Rhode Island rose by 6 cents this week, averaging $2.32 a gallon across the state, according to AAA Northeast. The $2.32 price is eight cents below the national average for …

Silver Alert issued for Portsmouth man

PORTSMOUTH — R.I. State Police has issued a Silver Alert for a 73-year-old local man who was last Thursday, April 20, at 8:45 a.m. in the Baylies Avenue area in Portsmouth. Police said …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay:
 Barrington
 1 Colley Court — $530,000 8 Linden Road — $435,000 11 Bradford St. — …

Top stories: Terrible traffic, Fatal fire, Heroin ODs and more

Residents turn out in force to contest a "catastropic" traffic jam they say a new Dunkin' Donuts will create, Barrington schools make a move toward inclusion, Warren suffers a spate of heroin …

Huge, private Seekonk home has pool and guest house

Tucked away in the exclusive Jacob Hill section of Seekonk is a beautiful mini-estate that features a historic Georgian  Colonial, lovely guest house and an in-ground pool set on almost two acres …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 58 Fales Ave. — $369,500 33 Walter St. — $499,000 7 Blount Circle — …
Obituaries
Mary "Ann" Hall, 73, Portsmouth

Mary “Ann” Hall, 73, of Portsmouth, passed peacefully, on Dec. 28, 2016 at the Grand Islander Nursing Home in Middletown after a long illness.   She was born on Jan. 1, 1943 to …

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

Thomas B. Andrade, 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.