Yankee Magazine celebrates Westport farm coast

Growing up in Tiverton, Yankee Magazine’s Marketing Director Kate Weeks is well aware of the effortless appeal of New England’s farm coast. “It’s an area that’s always been on …
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Barrington will play Tiverton in District II All-Stars final

Barrington and Tiverton will battle for the District II Majors Division All-Star championship on Sunday, July 15. Barrington has reached the finals with a 4-0 record, having defeated Darlington, …

Dongfeng Race Team wins the Volvo Ocean Race in a dramatic finish

In the closest finish in race history, Dongfeng Race Team has won the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18. Skipper Charles Caudrelier led his team to victory in the final leg of the race, a 970-mile sprint …

Charlie Enright and Vestas 11th Hour Racing wins Gothenburg In-Port Race, MAPFRE claim In-Port Series title

Charlie Enright’s Vestas 11th Hour Racing showed great patience and sailed a clean race for a victory in the Gothenburg In-Port Race on Sunday.But it was Xabi Fernández’s MAPFRE …

The need for speed!

Twenty-one-year-old pilot Mia Hallgring, a Portsmouth High School graduate, has taken to the sky to race in the 2018 Air Race Classic. The four-day, all-female flying race started Wednesday, June 19, …

Annual Challenger Jamboree in Portsmouth brings smiles to all

PORTSMOUTH — For the 12th straight year, children with developmental ad and physical disabilities from around Rhode Island and beyond descended upon Glen Park Sunday for a day full of …
Obituaries
Lucien G. Lebreux, 89, of Tiverton

Korean War veteran, livestock farmer, loved gardening Lucien G. Lebreux, 89, of Tiverton passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at home, with his loving family by his side overlooking his farm. Born in Tiverton, son of the late Albert and Bertha (Turcotte) Lebreux, he was a lifelong resident of Tiverton.

Dana Crandall Hart, 84, of Tiverton

Frances Coelho, 77, of Tiverton

Raymond W. Ainsworth Jr., 87, of Fall River

Irving D. “Peter” Humphrey, III, 88, of Tiverton

Donald N. Gavin, 91, of Little Compton

Dorothy S. Davis, age 76, of Portsmouth

Charles P. Perry, 92

Sports
Perfect storm helps Tigers softball team win D-III state title

The Tiverton softball team pounded Davies 11-3 and 8-4 in a best of three series to win the Division III state championship at RIC on Saturday and Sunday. “It was fast and furious with a couple …

Enright and Vestas slip to a fourth place finish in Leg 9

Tiverton loses division matchup to Mt. Hope, 12-5

Split match leaves Tigers golf team in the playoff hunt

Golf preview: Tiverton makes strides in dual match

Things to Do
Community dinner in Tiverton will explore common connections

TIVERTON — The Rhode Island Foundation invites residents of Tiverton, Portsmouth ad Little Compton to share their thoughts on issues that are important to them over a neighborly meal on …

‘Smart Island’ forum in Newport on April 5

A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

Westport flotilla offers safe boating class

Oar art — Artists unleash imaginations on oars, paddles

Opinion
Letter: Arlene needs to clarify her column

To the editor: Dear Arlene, your Barrington Times article about immigration needs some clarification. To state that Melania Trump came into this country twice illegally is inaccurate at …

Send Councilor Lebeau to extended timeout

Letter: Tiverton, make smart choices at the polls this year

Letter: Act now to protect a woman’s right to choose

Letter: Casino gets go ahead; locals must wait

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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.