New pastor — from TV repair to God's work

Dan Ames recently arrived in Barrington — the latest stop in his journey as a pastor in the Methodist church. Pastor Dan was called to ministry in 1992 and began his work at Broadcove …
No cheers after someone steals home base in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth Police report from over the past week.

Video: Barrington police seeking suspects in larceny case

The Barrington Police Department is looking for information about two individuals who allegedly stole a number of items from the Bayside YMCA locker rooms. Check out other police news from …

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National Grid to carry out aerial inspections Wednesday

EAST BAY — If you see several helicopters flying overhead on Wednesday, July 27, don’t be alarmed.

Gallison reportedly practiced law without license

Already under state and federal investigation, former House Finance Chairman Ray Gallison is facing additional scrutiny over whether he unlawfully practiced law in Rhode Island. Mr. Gallison …

Warren police logs: Five charged with domestic crimes

Monday, July 18Police got a call about two men and a woman fighting at Main and Union streets. The call came in just before 12:30 p.m.Dillon R. Adams, 22, of Newport, turned himself in on a warrant …

Featured home: Antique home close to beach, town common

Living in an antique home appeals to a certain type of person. Marry that with a seaside community and it's a win-win with this Little Compton gem.The beautiful Greek revival house at 56 Maple Ave. …

House Hunt: Open Houses in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns across the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 107 Ferry Lane — Sunday, July 24, 12-1:30 p.m. Colonial, 4, 3, $599,000. Residential …
Robert K. Hardy, 88, Warren

Robert K. Hardy, 88, of Warren, died Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the Grace Barker Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Ruth ( Hoyt) Hardy. Mr. Hardy was born in Farmersville, N.Y., a son …

Hirum A. Jamiel, Warren

Sandra F. Lanni, 68, Warren

Ovide Yergeau Jr., 83, Florida

Jane K. Blount, 78, Barrington

Katherine Leonard, 84, Riverside

Carol J. Mello, 58, Warren

Grace Theresa Byrnes, 101, Warren

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Bristol eliminates Warren in Little League playoffs

The Bristol District 2 All Stars beat Warren 8-2 Thursday evening to advance to the quarterfinals in the state tournament, in front of a large crowd at Vets Field in Bristol. Bristol struck first …

New program in Barrington focuses on young leaders

Curran and Bradley defend their title, repeat as CVS Charity Classic champs

Two teams share lead after Day 1 at CVS Charity Classic

Portsmouth Challenger Jamboree celebrates 10 years (photos)

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Busy summer so far at Burr’s Hill

It’s only been running a week, but it’s been a busy season for the Warren Recreation Department’s summer program at Burr’s Hill. “We had more than 150 kids out,” said Kelly Servant, …

A quick sweet and sour pickle perfect for summer

Atwater Donnelly CD party Saturday in Warren

Warren church has lofty goal: Repair 120-foot steeple

Olympic torch to run through East Bay Friday

Letter: Candidate never requested Warren endorsement

To the editor: I do not read the Barrington Times and the Bristol Phoenix on a regular basis as the articles pertain to the individual towns, which I am not a resident. I was recently asked …

Letter: Knight never requested to speak with District 67 committee

Letter: Rep. Malik is tone deaf on gun violence

Letter: Rep. Malik's term should come to an end

Letter: Rep. Malik's views are out of step with community

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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.