Tigers defeat Toll Gate 4-0 in tennis playoffs

Both teams sported gaudy 11-2 Division II records but Tiverton’s boys tennis team dominated Toll Gate 4-0 in Saturday’s playoff action. In singles, Tiverton’s Dylan Clark defeated Toll …
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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. …

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 …

Providence drug ring bust nets Westport, Tiverton residents

Three Westport men and a Tiverton woman are among 36 people charged in a two-state drug probe called Operation Stop the Flow” by Providence police. At a press conference, police and Providence …

Dressing the stars

TIVERTON — Emily Taradash was raised on a horse farm on Neck Road in Tiverton, her life now consists of a full immersion in theater. She designs costumes for performers in Warwick's Ocean State Theater (Ocean State or OST) productions — shows like "Victor Victoria," a musical that has just finished its run, and the upcoming [and now cancelled, see update] "Shrek" (July), and "Clue" (August), and "Titanic" (September).

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. — …

Tiverton council names McGreevy town administrator

By Tom Killin Dalglish tdalglish@eastbaynewspapers.com TIVERTON — Tiverton has a new town administrator. He is Paul E. McGreevy, 57, of Newport, and he starts with the town on Monday, …
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 …

Dr. Perry L. Rashleigh, 82, Tiverton

Evangeline Jandro, 78, Tiverton

Eleanor S. Cochran, 89, Tiverton

Rev. James G. Lockhart, formerly of Barrington

Judith E. Botelho, 74, Tiverton

Eveline T. Ferreira, 73, Fall River

Rita S. Stratton, 87, Tiverton

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Tiverton’s upset bid thwarted in overtime

The Tiverton girls lacrosse team got off to a strong start at home last Thursday but wound up losing in heartbreaking fashion — 10-9 in sudden death overtime — to a strong Cranston West (7-2) …

Townies win two of three to open 2017 golf season

Tigers best Durfee 8-2 in home opener

Homecoming for two Portsmouth players at Spring Classic

Tiverton fencer wins bronze in Boston

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Tough Kids Challenge returns to Westport June 4

For the third straight year, the Westport Elementary/Macomber Schoool Parent Teacher Organization has issued a Tough Kids Challenge. This year’s challenge takes place Sunday, June 4 starting at …

‘A Chorus Line’

Westport Vineyard unveils Summer Music Series lineup

An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

Orchard to be planted next to Tiverton Library

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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.