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New Warren shop specializes in handmade, 'elevated' household goods

A look around at the offerings inside of Inhabit, the newest store open at 489 Main St. in Warren, might conjure a question in the curious browser: Is this stuff for sale, or is it like a museum for housewares?
Record sale price for Adams Point Road home in Barrington
The recent sale of a home on Adams Point Road marked the highest sale in Barrington so far this year.   According to a press … Read More
Tiverton falls to Moses Brown in quarterfinals
The Tiverton girls basketball team fell to high powered Moses Brown 65-34 in the Division II quarterfinals in Providence on Tuesday … Read More
Barrington High School debate team soars at recent tournament
The Barrington High School debate team concluded its regular season with a tournament at Mt. Hope High School recently.   The … Read More
Little Compton OKs in-law apartments
In a reversal of a decision made in December, members of the Little Compton Town Council last week approved in-law apartments — also … Read More
Portsmouth stuns Barrington, 79-61, in D-1 quarterfinals
BARRINGTON — They kicked off into high gear and never looked back. The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity basketball team … Read More
Barrington students win national art contest
Maybe it was the brilliant blues and oranges that filled the massive canvas. Maybe it was the important message of conservation and … Read More
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What's on tap – R.I. Craft Beer Week begins

Rhode Island Craft Beer Week kicks off Friday, March 1, and continues through March 10, celebrated at locations throughout the state. There is a full schedule of taproom events and special beer …

Free family fun day at Audubon

The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is open free to the public the first Saturday of every month. Stop in for nature stories, animal discoveries, hikes and more. …

Concerts at the Point present Ruckus

Concerts at the Point will present the next concert in its 27th concert series with the Ruckus Early Music Band and flutist Emi Ferguson. Acclaimed virtuoso flutist Emi Ferguson joins Ruckus, a …
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Irene Ackerman Irene Ann Ackerman, 85, of Roosevelt Drive, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2024, at Dawn Hill Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of Frank Edward Ackerman. Born in Warren, Rhode Island,
Paul Cimbron Warren|Paul S. Cimbron, 69, of Warren, RI passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. Son of the late Anibal and Dolores (Shovelton) Cimbron and the beloved husband of
Armand DeBlois Jr. Warren|Armand J. DeBlois Jr., 79, of Warren, RI, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 after a long illness. A son of the late Armand J. DeBlois Sr. and Andrea (Qui
EPHS competition cheer squad earns best mark in years BRISTOL — The East Providence High School winter competition cheer team began its 2024 season last weekend by participating in an event hosted by Mt. Hope in Bristol where the Townies produced …
Hawks have their way with Townies in D-I boys' hoops quarters There's no shame in having Bishop Hendricken as your nemesis in boys' basketball. After all, the Hawks are the record holders of 23 state and league championships. It's just East Providence High …
Eagles battle at state wrestling tournament Matthew Zimmerman and James Rocco paced the Barrington High School wrestling team at the state championship wrestling tournament last weekend.   Zimmerman, competing in the 215-pound weight …
McCarthy's great escape secures state title Junior Andrew McCarthy escaped the grasp of Ponaganset’s Colby Vital with one second left to win the 144-pound state championship by a 7-6 decision during the state wrestling tournament at the …
Letter: Stop threatening cuts — right Westport's financial ship

The February 15th Shorelines front page article on the Westport five-year financial plan was detailed and listed eigh spending categories where savings might be available. Unfortunately no …

Letter: Want a dictator? Be careful what you wish for

We have seen ordinary Americans say on camera that we need Donald Trump to be a dictator, because “America needs a dictator now.” Presumably, they feel that a dictator will be able …

Letter: Grassroots efforts can lead to positive change

To the editor: Grassroots efforts can lead to change. They can educate the public on important town issues and ensure that those who are supposed to represent us hear our voices and desires. …

Letter: Thanks to all who made Port Marker possible

The Council’s unanimous approval was the ultimate blessing for us to bring the proposed memorial into being. This is a milestone for Bristol, one which all of us can appreciate and learn from.

Letter: I agree, let’s give the ferry service another try

With the worst of the winter almost behind us, couldn’t we search for options using ferry service to Providence in the upcoming fair weather months and try to pivot away a little from the same old option of car travel?

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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.