Townies trounce Kilties for Division I boys' hoops win

PROVIDENCE — Never in doubt after a late first quarter spurt, the East Providence High School boys’ basketball team easily dispatched Mt. Pleasant by the final score of 78-51 Friday …
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Waterfront Commission soon expects to set design guidelines for Metacomet proposal
EAST PROVIDENCE — Some clarity should be coming soon on how Marshall Properties LLC can go about its planned redevelopment of the … Read More
Commercial, residential developments continue to rise around East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Several significant developments around the city, both commercial and residential, are in varying stages of … Read More
ONE Neighborhood Builders breaks ground on ‘Residences at Riverside Square’
EAST PROVIDENCE — ONE Neighborhood Builders broke ground in recent days on the long-awaited redevelopment of the former VAMCO … Read More
Sports
East Providence's Phillip wins twice at Sullivan girls' indoor championship meet
PROVIDENCE — East Providence High School super sophomore Nazarae Phillip led city-based sides in the girls’ Sullivan Division … Read More
Bengals best Townies in intra-city girls' high school hoops outing
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ basketball dropped to 1-9 in the Division I ranks after suffering a 69-36 … Read More
EPHS girls' indoor tracksters split latest Sullivan Division meets
PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ indoor track team had mixed results following a pair of Sullivan Division … Read More

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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.