Featured home: Contemporary overlooks bridge, Mt. Hope Bay

Stunning water views taking in all the beauty Narraganstt Bay has to offer are at this home in the Common Point section of Portsmouth The contemporary style home at 1172 Anthony Road is open and …
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Mt. Hope gymnasts win Division II State Championship

The Mt. Hope gymnastics team went undefeated and won the RIIL Division II State Championship for the second year in a row. The Lady Huskies edged out Middletown and Portsmouth to earn this year's …

KMS wrestlers are state champs

Kickemuit Middle School’s wrestling team is tops in the state. The Wildcats won the RIPCOA state Middle School wrestling championship held Saturday and Sunday at Cumberland High School, pummeling …

Warren moves to strengthen municipal court

Warren officials may seek to broaden the powers of the town’s municipal court to enforce zoning and housing codes, as well as penalize property owners who disregard them. The plan is to broaden …

Huskies hoopsters fall to Tiverton

The Mt. Hope High School basketball team fell to Tiverton Monday, snapping the Huskies' five-game winning streak. The Tigers nearly doubled up Mt. Hope on the Tiverton High School court, beating …

Warren police: Man banned from entering town hall

Monday, Feb. 6 A caller found a strange man sleeping on his Main Street porch. Neighbors on Reservoir Avenue got into it over on-street parking. A Sisson Street woman complained that her son …
Patrick Dubois, 73, Bristol

Patrick Dubois, 73, of Bristol and formerly of Warren, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Fall River, a son of the late Hector and Mildred Dubois, he was retired as the …

Mabel Bettencourt, 95, Warren

Richard A. Miller, 85, Bristol/Warren

Walter M. Rocha, 66, Bristol

Sonja R. Silva, 71, East Providence

Jean O. Audet, 75, Swansea MA

Linda Silva, 60, Warren

Darlene M. Driscoll, 84 of Tiverton

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What's on tap this week?

Mt. Hope High School Boys JV basketball — Monday, Feb. 13, 5:15 p.m., at Tiverton Boys basketball — Monday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m., at Tiverton Girls basketball — Tuesday, Feb. …

Huskies gymnasts beat Portsmouth, post undefeated regular season record

Mt. Hope soccer star signs with Division I school

Friendship forged on and off the court

Photos: Huskies in second place after weekend win, tie

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Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

When it comes to cooking, my go-to ingredients are garlic and onions. There aren’t many savory dishes that can’t be improved with the addition of one or both. But, garlic is my favorite. …

Rustic fruit tarts are pretty and a sweet treat in winter

A delicious cod dish that won’t ruin your New Year’s resolutions

Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

Love Warren? Keep it local

To the editor:It wasn’t that long ago when we were talking about how globalized the world had become. Now the word that’s getting a lot of attention is pretty much the opposite of …

Letter: Sewer use fee fairer for all in Warren

Letter: Luther Blount deserves town monument

Letter: Wastewater-related tax hikes unfair to many Warrenites

Letter: Vision screenings help students keep eye of the Lion

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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.