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"Junior Trio" leads Mt. Hope girls gymnastics to third straight D-II state championship

PROVIDENCE — The “Junior Trio” of Meghan Oliver, Jayme Foreman and Kaitlin Quinn lead the Huskies to their third straight Division II state title at the RIIL Gymnastics Championships at RIC on …
Galactic owner gets town OK for move
The owner of the Galactic Theatre is taking steps to keep noise to a minimum as he prepares to move the theatre from its current … Read More
Legal mix-up forces delay of Warren marijuana vote
A plan to legalize large scale commercial and cooperative growing of medical marijuana in Warren will have to wait at least another … Read More
Warren police logs: Woman in drug case arrested on warrant
Monday, Feb. 5 Police were called to the Kickemuit Middle School to deal with a disobedient student. A Cole Street woman … Read More
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Warren police logs: School refuses to release student to possibly drunk father
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 24.0px Palatino} Monday, Jan. 29 Police assisted a motorist whose car dropped a … Read More
Warren police charge man with DUI wreck that hurt woman
Monday, Jan. 22 A caller from Metacom Avenue reported that someone struck his car and left the scene. A Main Street man … Read More
Warren man named as suspect in East Providence murder
PROVIDENCE — Filings in Sixth District Court identify an East Bay man as the suspect in the murder of an East Providence resident 10 … Read More
Ann Marie Blouin, 75, Warren Ann Marie Blouin, 75, of Mason Street, Warren, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospita, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Donald R. Blouin …
Joseph W. Trombley, 99, Warren Joseph W. Trombley, 99, of Warren, died Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Linn Health Care Center in East Providence. He was the husband of the late Rose (Depoint) Trombley. Joseph was born in …
Alice R. Funk, 84, Warren Alice R. (Sprecher) Funk, 84, died Thursday, February 8, 2018 at home, after a short illness. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, she was a daughter of the John C. Sprecher and Bertha (Pankow) …

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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.