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Sailboat aground at Warren's Laurel Park

The Warren Harbormaster is trying to find the owner of a 29-foot sailboat that went aground off Laurel Park late last week. Harbormaster Ed Cabral said he got word the grounding on Friday. The …
Warren moves step closer to allowing medical marijuana growers
Warren could soon be the first town in the East Bay to allow the private and commercial growing of medical marijuana, following a vote … Read More
Warren: Not interested in school deregionalization study
As Bristol continues to lay the groundwork for a study into the future of the Bristol Warren Regional School District, the Town of … Read More
Warren man faces drug charges after investigation at Twin River Casino
A Warren man who works at the Twin Rivers Casino faces several drug charges after an investigation by the Rhode Island State … Read More
Police Report
Warren police: Ice, snow issues keep officers busy
Monday, Jan. 1 Police were called to Market Street for a dispute between landlord and tenant. A Union Street man called police … Read More
Alleged drunk driver flees police, hits car, threatens officer
A Swansea man was charged with multiple offenses after allegedly driving away from a police officer, fleeing from Bristol into Warren, … Read More
Man falls asleep at tanning salon, faces drug charges
A Bristol man faces multiple drug charges after he allegedly fell asleep in a tanning bed at a Metacom Avenue salon Thursday, Dec. 28, … Read More
Obituaries
George H. Trombley Sr., 86, Warren George H. Trombley Sr., 86, of Warren, died Friday at the Grace Barker Nursing Home in Warren. He was the husband of Eleanor R. ( Newton) Trombley . George was born in Warren, a son of the late …
Florence C. Ethier, 97, Warren Florence Claire (Znoj) Ethier, a lifelong resident of Warren, died at home. She was 97 years old.   Daughter of the late John and Wanda (Urban) Znoj, and sister to the late John Znoj, Henry Znoj …
Janice Seymour Carlson, 87, formerly of Barrington and Warren Janice Irene Seymour Carlson, 87, formerly of Barrington, RI, passed on January 9, 2018 at her home in Sarasota, FL. Janice joyfully entered this world on October 10, 1930 in Warren, RI, the …

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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.