Tiverton field hockey loses to Pilgrim in D-II semifinals

Strong defense and two timely goals helped Pilgrim best Tiverton, 2-0, in the Division II field hockey semifinals at East Greenwich High School on Wednesday night. Pilgrim's Kayla Morin scored on a …
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Iconic Windmill House for sale for first time

The iconic Windmill House property in Little Compton is being offered for sale for the first time in its 130-year history. Set on 1.18 acres, the property overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and is …

Young osprey rescued after premature flight

WESTPORT — The call came in one evening in late July: bird down in the Westport River. Westport residents Dora and Trip Millikin were out for a sunset ride in a dory on the west branch of the river …

House Hunt: Open houses around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 3 Seaview Drive — Saturday, Oct. 22, 1-3 …

Westport/Dartmouth Spooky Walk cancelled

This announcement just in from the Westport Land Conservation Trust .... I regret to inform you that due to the high likelihood of heavy rain and thunderstorms this evening, we have opted to …

Off the Market: Home sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns across the East Bay: Barrington 12 Manning Drive — $ 320,000 64 Massasoit Ave. — $378,000 34 Fessenden Road …

Westport tree cutting aims to help stressed forest

Some trees will be cut at Old Harbor Wildlife Refuge in hopes of improving the health of others, the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) says. “Forests in Westport have had trouble with …
Dennis Scott Warren, 61, of Tiverton

Dennis Scott Warren, 61, of Tiverton, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at St. Anne’s Hospital, Fall River. Born in Boston, he was the son of Dorothy (Bone) of Portsmouth, and the late Leon …

Helyn Shelmerdine Holahan, Tiverton

Peter Edgar Larson, 59, Holly Ridge, NC, formerly of Tiverton

Harriet Hubbard, 78, Prudence Island

Ernest W. Whittle, 91, Tiverton

Robert R. Gagnon, 82, Tiverton

Richard E. Brayton, 65, Tiverton

Irene A. Riley, 92, Tiverton

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Tiverton tops Classical in Division II field hockey contest

PROVIDENCE — Led by two goals from Ireland McGreavy, the Tiverton High School girls’ field hockey team traveled to Classical and defeated the host Purple by a final score of 3-1 in a Division …

Tigers win 200th for Coach Murray

Wins lift Tiverton boys' soccer team back to .500

Another tie for Tiverton boys soccer

Tigers roar back to beat Hope

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Combat chilly weather with this colorful tomato/egg dish

By Lynda Regolrego@eastbaynewspapers.comA shakshuka is a beautiful thing — and perfect for this cool fall weather. A bright red tomatoey sauce with sunny eggs and bright green herbs is just …

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Holland to get hoist to Crow’s Nest at Fisherman’s Ball

Westport businesses plan Sept. 28 event to support ASPCA animal rescue

Letter: Make a commitment to end domestic violence

To the editor: The month of October brings many traditions to Rhode Island: hay rides, pumpkin carving and apple picking, among others. It also marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, …

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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.