Featured home: Contemporary overlooks bridge, Mt. Hope Bay

Stunning water views taking in all the beauty Narraganstt Bay has to offer are at this home in the Common Point section of Portsmouth The contemporary style home at 1172 Anthony Road is open and …
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Tiverton officers’ first Narcan use saves overdosed man

TIVERTON — Tiverton police have had the drug overdose medication Narcan in their cruisers for about eight months, been trained in its use, and on Friday, Feb. 3, they finally got to give it a …

In Westport, sweet sounds from under the sea

WESTPORT — The Westport High School auditorium stage will be transformed to a warm, wonderful (except for one scary water witch) world beneath the sea this Thursday and Friday evening as Westport …

What a life! Remembering newspaperman Ros Bosworth, Jr.

Five months after celebrating his 90th birthday, retired East Bay Newspapers Publisher Roswell S. “Ros” Bosworth Jr. died last Tuesday, Feb. 7. He passed away with his wife Marcia by his side …

Tiverton Police: Young rock throwers charged

Tuesday, Jan. 31 A 13-year-old boy was charted with disorderly conduct after a 2:26 p.m. incident at Pocasset School. Thursday, Feb. 2 Luciano Silva, 31, of 135 Shove St., Tiverton, was …

Winter storm, high wind warnings issued ahead of Sunday storm

A winter storm warning and high wind watch have been issued as another bout of winter takes aim at the region. A mixture of snow and sleet should begin late in the morning or early afternoon, …

Luxury, space, nature abound in Warren's Oyster Point

Welcome to 15 Oyster Point, an expansive waterfront home on the Warren River with all the conveniences of a condominium. The 6,655 square-foot, free-standing condominium is situated in a club-like …
Obituaries
Eileen Oliveira, 79, Tiverton

Eileen (DeMoura) Oliveira, 79, of 164 Furey Ave., Tiverton, formrly of Fall River, died on Satuday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Heatherwood Nursing & Subacute Nursing Home. Newport, after a long batlle with …

Paul L. Bolduc, 65, Tiverton

Stephen G. Bigos 59, Tiverton

Robert J. Perrello, 96

Robert B. Babcock, Tiverton and Talbott, Tenn.

Janice Vincent, 74, Tiverton

Edward J. Carreiro Jr., 64, formerly of Tiverton

Joan Fields Handy, 91, Portsmouth

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Sports
Tigers stay perfect in division after thriller

By Nick Friend TIVERTON — Led by 13 points from Tyler Murray and a stellar defensive performance, the Tiverton boys’ basketball team defeated Lincoln 45-43 in a thriller Tuesday night, Feb. 8, …

Tiverton's Muzzioli scores for Navy sharpshooters

First place Tiverton boys move to 9-0

Girls Basketball: Pesky Tigers best Mt. Hope

Boys Basketball: Tiverton hoopsters roll over Mt. Hope

Things to Do
Oar art — Oars replace buoys in artists’ Watershed effort

WESTPORT — Over three years they painted and decorated wooden lobster buoys in about every imaginable nautical way, and now Westport and Sakonnet area artists are turning their talents to old …

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

Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

Opinion
Letter: Vote yes on Question 7

To the editor: There isn’t a need more basic than having a place to call home. Unfortunately, too many Rhode Islanders struggle to find a home or apartment that they can reasonably afford, …

Editorial: Vote YES on 6

Letter: Make a commitment to end domestic violence

Editorial: Face facts — Climate Change is real

Letter: Hey cartoonist, get some help

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Jim McGaw

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.