Warren police logs: Woman spots black bear

Monday, July 17 Santos Quesada Alvarado, 26, of Providence, was arrested on a Sixth Division District Court bench warrant following a traffic stop on Metacom Avenue at 11:37 a.m. A caller told …
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Education Foundation awards $60K to Bristol Warren schools

The Bristol Warren Education Foundation recently announced funding of more than $60,000 in educational grants to Bristol Warren schools for the 2017-18 school year. The amount covers 23 grants, …

Featured Home: Historic Rumford Victorian has modern amenities

Attractive, immaculate ans spacious, this well-built and cared for 1882 Victorian in the popular Rumford neighborhood in East Providence, has many updates while maintaining its period detail. The …

After delay, Barrington's 9-10 All Stars win

Two days after it started, the Barrington vs. Warren 9-10 All Star game finally concluded, with Barrington capturing an 8-3 win. The game started on Wednesday afternoon, but teams were only able …

Save The Bay: Take down the Shad Factory dam

As the Bristol County Water Authority researches the removal of its upper dam on the Kickemuit River, environmentalists hope it will also turn its sights a bit north: To the Shad Factory Reservoir in …

House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 24 Bay Road — Sunday, July 16, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $795,000. Residential …
Obituaries
John Abenate, 90, Warren

John Abenante, 90, of Warren, died Thursday, July 20 2017 at Hope Hospice. He was born in Providence a son of the late Rafael and Mary Abenante. John was a factory worker with Carr–Fulflex …

Thomas Andrews Jr., 58, Warren

Antone Nappi, 65, Bristol

Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, Warren

Florence Mendes, 97, Bristol

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Richard R. LaRoche, 66, of Riverside

Anthony J. “Tony” Mastriano, 57, Bristol

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Sports
City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

East Providence was the hub of golf, locally and regionally, over the last few weeks as a player with local ties captured the state’s top amateur prize while another took home the title as one …

Weather forces delay of Barrington 9-10 All Star game

East Bay Lacrosse celebrates a state title

Two Mt. Hope grads earn All American soccer honors

Warren Athletics win Little League Minor Division Championship

Opinion
Letter: Kilmartin continues tradition of AG obfuscation

To the editor, Allow me to congratulate Peter Kilmartin on continuing the fine tradition of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office of stonewalling, obfuscation and the denial …

Editorial: For monarchs' sake, spare the milkweed

Letter: Council president was out of order

Time for new approach to marijuana regulation

Edit: Time to work together for schools’ sake

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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.