Skies clearing for Warren cleanup Saturday

It’s been a long winter and the rain is ending. Now it’s time for some spring cleaning. Warren will hold its 25th annual Earth Day cleanup this Saturday. Put on by the Warren Conservation …
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Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay:
 Barrington
 1 Colley Court — $530,000 8 Linden Road — $435,000 11 Bradford St. — …

Water leak stalls traffic at Warren/Barrington line

Warren traffic on Route 114 backed up well in to Barrington Thursday morning as crews from CB Utility worked to fix a water leak that occurred at the site of a $2 million Bristol County Water …

Mt. Hope moves up leader board with pair of wins

The Mt. Hope women’s lacrosse team picked up a pair of wins this week, improving their early-season record to 3-1 as they begin play in Division II after losing in the Division III championship …

Construction hits north Warren

Contractors from CB Utility moved their equipment in to north Warren Monday evening, taking the first steps in an ambitious $2 million water main replacement program that is expected to run into the …

OSHA further reduces WaterRower fines

The United States Department of Labor has further reduced proposed fines against WaterRower, after company officials contested a series of citations handed down by the Occupational Safety and Health …
Obituaries
Richard R. LaRoche, 66, of Riverside

Richard R. LaRoche, 66, of Riverside, died unexpectedly Friday, March 17, 2017, at Rhode Island Hospital.  Born in North Kingstown, he also lived in Warren, Barrington and West …

Anthony J. “Tony” Mastriano, 57, Bristol

Ricky J. Samson, 57, Warren

Rose Anna LaFrance, 94, Warren

Dorothy A. Longo, of Barrington

David E. Bates, formerly of Barrington

Fan Castleman Benjamin, 94, of Barrington

Jessica Ferri, 77, Bristol

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Sports
Portsmouth overwhelmed by Mt. Hope in girls’ lacrosse

BRISTOL — The Portsmouth Patriots girls’ lacrosse team dropped to 2-2 in Division II after losing to Mt. Hope High School in Bristol Friday afternoon by a score of 11-2. Mary …

A clean sweep for Portsmouth High in home track meet

Unified teams tip-off in early season action

Huskies win D-III championship

Huskies strike first, win game one in Division III finals

Things to Do
An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

This is such an easy, yet elegant dish. But, it needs a flavorful mushroom. Don’t use white, button mushrooms as they are too bland. I found cremini, shiitake or baby bellas (or once a mix of …

KMS to stage ‘Shrek the Musical Jr.’

Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

Opinion
Letter: Don't buy into pothead 'B.S.'

To the editor, Dear members of the RI House Judiciary Committee, I understand you had a hearing on Tuesday, April 11, on House bill H-5555 that seeks to legalize marijuana for recreational use. I …

Letter: How will Warren finance every flush?

Why does the law continue to allow hidden guns in schools?

Sheriff Hodgson: Too much time on his hands

Letter: Trump is at war with my students

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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.