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Warren police identify victim in fatal accident

Warren police have identified the man killed in a single car accident on Child Street Tuesday evening. Kyle Geisel, 26, of Kinnicutt Avenue, died after he lost control of his 2013 Ford sedan and …
Warren fire chief settles into the job
The Warren Town Council swore in new Warren Fire Chief James Sousa last Tuesday night but the chief, who started with the force as a … Read More
Warren hires housing court judge
Warren has hired a judge to oversee the town’s new Housing Court, established earlier this year to give Warren shaper teeth in … Read More
AVTECH event draws business leaders to Warren
Business leaders from across Rhode Island met at Warren’s AVTECH Wednesday evening to talk about the state of business in the … Read More
Police Report
Former Warren town councilor arrested
A Warren funderal director and former town council member has been charged by Rehoboth police with assaulting a public employee, … Read More
Warren police logs: Man punches fingerprint machine
Monday, Oct. 30 A caller on Read Avenue called to report that a tree was blocking her driveway. An Orchard Avenue resident … Read More
Warren police raid yields crack cocaine
A Metacom Avenue man faces multiple charges after police raided his home Friday morning, seizing about an ounce of crack cocaine and … Read More
Obituaries
Anthony S. Annarummo, 76, Warren Anthony S. “Tony” “Chubby” Annarummo, 76, passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 with his loving companion life partner, Linda (Gabarra) DeAngelis, by his side. Born in Bristol, a son of the …
Joyce E. Lombardi, 83, Warren Joyce E. (Johnson) Lombardi, 83, of Warren, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at home. Joyce was the wife of the late Romeo Lombardi. She was born in Warren, a daughter of the late Manne and …
Ellie Carreiro, 87, Warren Eleanor “Ellie” Louise (Kelman) Carreiro, age 87, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017. She is survived by her husband Joseph “Joe” Carreiro and younger brother David Kelman. She also …

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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.