Warren Athletics win Little League Minor Division Championship

The Warren Athletics won the Warren Little League Minor Division Championship at Jannitto Field Thursday night, sweeping the Nationals in a two out of three series that was closer than the 2-0 result …
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A July weekend celebration of Ted Hood's boats

Ted Hood had a hand in the creation of countless boats — sail and power — and the Herreshoff Marine Museum invites owners of Hood-designed boats to a three-day rendezvous at the museum in …

Warren's Grace Barker changes its name

The Grace Barker Nursing Center has changed its name, and is now known as Grace Barker Health. The skilled nursing, short-term rehabilitation, assisted living and adult day provider was …

House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 11 Ridgeway Road — Sunday, June 25, 12-2 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $869,000. Mott & Chace …

Rotary club installs officers, plans to plant trees

Against a spectacular early summer backdrop of boats sailing up the Warren River, the Warren Barrington Rotary Club held its annual installation of officers last Tuesday night at the Wharf Tavern. …

East Bay men indicted on robbery, conspiracy charges

The Providence County Grand Jury has indicted two East Bay men on charges of first degree robbery and conspiracy. Kiefer H. McCaughley, 26, of 180 Bay View Ave., Apt. 1, Bristol, and Adam Justin …
Obituaries
Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, Warren

Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, of Riverview Street, Warren, passed away on May 21, 2017. Born in Villa Franca, St. Michael, Azores, he was the son of the late Jose Esperito Santo Araujo and Maria Sofia …

Florence Mendes, 97, Bristol

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Richard R. LaRoche, 66, of Riverside

Anthony J. “Tony” Mastriano, 57, Bristol

Ricky J. Samson, 57, Warren

Rose Anna LaFrance, 94, Warren

Dorothy A. Longo, of Barrington

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Sports
Mt. Hope lacrosse player is All American

Mt. Hope High School junior Grace Moclair has achieved history, becoming the first student to be named to the All American Girls Lacrosse team. “It’s unreal. When I heard this I was in …

Huskies fall short in seventh, lose 4-3 to Mounties

Portsmouth High girls shine in state track championships

Lady Huskies lose to South Kingstown in D-II semis, 15-14

Huskies lacrosse falls to Prout in D-II semis, 10-7

Things to Do
‘Behind Closed Doors’ uncovers Warren's hidden treasures

In all his years helping the Providence Preservation Society organize historic house tours, Water Street resident Mark Goldberg has learned that there are a few essential ingredients to pulling off a …

Celebrate all things Italian in Warren this weekend

WaterRower open house is Saturday

Learn to row, row, row Saturday in Warren

Fluffy baked eggs (or cloud eggs) are a fun breakfast

Opinion
Edit: Time to work together for schools’ sake

The idea of forming an independent taxing district to fund education in Warren and Bristol has a lot of promise. After years of rhetoric from both towns and unfair aid disbursement that has cost …

Letter: School tax district will unify these towns

Letter: New automatic doors at Warren Post Office

Letter: Form taxing district to fund Bristol Warren education

Letter: Establish separate school taxing district

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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.