Warren, Bristol groups team up for hurricane relief drive

Flying over flooded towns ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, Pastor Sean Smith of Warren’s Stone Coast Community Church could only stare out the window at the devastation far below. “It was just …
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Warren's Chief Galinelli says good-bye

Warren’s longest serving and arguably most beloved fire chief will leave the force at the end of October, ending a nearly 30-year career fighting fires and saving lives here.Chief Al Galinelli …

Warren girl raises $2,500, organizes charity drive

About 40 friends came together in Warren Sunday to help out friends as yet unmet, half a world away. At the center of it all was Hugh Cole School student Millie Piper, 10, who spent her summer …
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Warren moves to establish housing court

The Warren Town Council Tuesday night moved ahead with a plan to establish a housing court in Warren, a move officials hope will give the town greater power to enforce zoning and building codes, and …

DOT pledges $1 million East Bay Bike Path fix

Once again, about a month ago, a cyclist came to grief on a short stretch of the East Bay Bike Path just north of Bristol’s Beach Road. Linda Brunini-Formica didn’t see it happen but arrived …

Raimondo: School fix could top $2 billion

Rhode Island’s schools are old and outdated, cramped and inadequate — and it will cost billions to bring them into the 21st century. That was the word Wednesday from Gov. Gina …
Obituaries
John Abenate, 90, Warren

John Abenante, 90, of Warren, died Thursday, July 20 2017 at Hope Hospice. He was born in Providence a son of the late Rafael and Mary Abenante. John was a factory worker with Carr–Fulflex …

Thomas Andrews Jr., 58, Warren

Antone Nappi, 65, Bristol

Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, Warren

Florence Mendes, 97, Bristol

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Richard R. LaRoche, 66, of Riverside

Anthony J. “Tony” Mastriano, 57, Bristol

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Sports
Physical Huskies out last Mt. Pleasant, 26-20

BRISTOL — Quarterback Matt DeFelice led the Huskies by rushing for two touchdowns and throwing for another as the football team won their first league game of the season over Mt. Pleasant, 26-20, …

Mt. Hope blanks East Providence, 13-0

LaSalle Academy baseball program enjoys its East Bay influence

East Providence's Mercurio reflects on rise up baseball coaching ladder

Gallery: State champs LaSalle have strong East Bay ties

Things to Do
Like fire trucks? They'll all be in Warren Sunday

Fire buffs are in for a treat when dozens of antique trucks converge on Warren this Sunday, Sept. 17. The Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus Society will hold its annual show at Burr’s Hill …

Let them eat zucchini bread

Finish for a Guinness Sunday in Warren

'Bold' move: Waterfront Productions opens first season in East Providence

Warren Folk Festival is this Sunday

Opinion
Letter: Antifa protesters not so innocent either

To the editor:Arlene Violet’s “Growing Decency Deficit” (August 30-31) was a breath of fresh air. We are constantly bombarded with articles on how”the other guy” is …

Letter: Stanley responds in town manager debate

Letter: Return ancestral land to the Pokanokets

Letter: Here’s how to pay it forward in construction-weary Warren

Letter: Reitsma is engaged, positive, responsive and professional

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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.