House Hunt: Open houses planned this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 0 Craig Drive — Sunday, Dec. 11, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Colonial, 4, 4, $695,000. Residential …
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East Bay girls' hockey team tops South County

The East Bay Co-op girls' ice hockey team improved to 1-1 after skating to a 4-2 win over South County on Saturday, Dec. 3. Carissa Rego has led the Eagles in scoring so far — she scored her …

Warren police: Busy week for animal control

Monday, Nov. 28 Police returned a lost wallet to a woman. A Good Samaritan had earlier brought it in after finding it. A few hours later, police returned a cell phone to another owner. A …

Woman with local ties survives deadly Ghost Ship fire

The daughter of a Warren Town Council member survived the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif., Friday night, but sadly lost a friend in the blaze that so far has claimed 36 lives.Georgia …

Toy drive aims to help ‘kids that won’t see Santa’

Lessons learned in confirmation class to help others has for two local students turned into an annual campaign to help less fortunate kids have a better Christmas. The St. Nicholas toy drive is …

Police: Warren man had nearly an ounce of heroin

A Warren man who police allege had nearly an ounce of heroin in his possession was being held without bail at the ACI late last week and faces a pre-trial hearing next February. Bristol police had …
Obituaries
Rose Karouz, 80, Bristol

Rose (Natale) Karouz, 80, of Bristol, passed away peacefully at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence on Nov. 26, 2016. Born in New York City on Feb. 28, 1936, she was the daughter of the late …

Mable Capra, 85, Barrington

John R. Swift, 81, Warren

Rose M. Rubino, 88, Bristol, formerly of Warren

Robert Higgins, 47, Warren

Helen K. Gosselin, 95, Somerset, Ma.

Gary G. Sylvia, 59, Warren

Roberta V. Ferreira, 86, Warren

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Sports
Mt. Hope Alumni Games support school athletics

For those unfamiliar with the Rhode Island Warrior Foundation’s Bristol/Warren Alumni football game, it’s more than just an exhibition of athletic talent between former Mt. Hope High …

Mt. Hope holds off Barrington in exciting Thanksgiving Day win

Alumni games planned at Mt. Hope

It’s rivalry week: ’Throw the records out’

Photos: Huskies fall to Moses Brown in semi-final

Things to Do
Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

One of my favorite comfort foods this time of year is a braised dish of beef, lamb or veal shanks. They make the house smell great and are delicious with the gravy spooned over mashed potatoes. Plus, …

Flashback in downtown Warren

Combat chilly weather with this colorful tomato/egg dish

First Warren washes, then Warren Walkabout

Put more fiber in your diet — use white whole wheat flour

Opinion
Council term over, but my love for Warren remains

To the editor:The election is over, the people have spoken and I wasn’t rewarded a second term. I had sincerely hoped to continue serving Warren as a member of the Warrne Town Council. I …

What will become of old Warren’s ‘streetscape’?

Letter: BCWA needs changes at the top

Letter: Vote yes on Question 7

Editorial: Vote YES on 6

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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.