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Denson pitches Huskies past La Salle, 3-0

Mt. Hope starting pitcher Brad Denson struck out ten in a complete game, two hit shut out as the Huskies beat La Salle 3-0 in Providence on Thursday afternoon.
Warren resident Chris Stanley among 2022 James Madison Memorial Fellows
The award is intended to recognize distinguished teachers, to strengthen their knowledge of the origins and development of American … Read More
Guide dog training – learning as they go
1 Perky Nellissen and 8-month-old Ziti pose together at their Little Compton home. Nellissen and Ziti are both going through guide … Read More
Warren Land Conservation Trust at center of efforts to safeguard natural resources
Founded in 1987, the volunteer-run nonprofit organization strives to protect and preserve open space for the enjoyment of all, while … Read More
Warren offering small business support services in June, July
Workshops will focus on growth planning, marketing and PR strategy and development, sales forecasting and planning, social media and … Read More
Bristol Warren Education Foundation hosts first fundraiser since 2019
The fundraiser shifted away from the spelling bee towards an “adult recess” theme, held at Hope & Main's parking lot in Warren. Read More
Ramaglia’s walk off hit in seventh boosts Huskies nine over Townies, 10-9
The Huskies stormed outfielder Aidan Ramaglia who stood on second base after he hit a groundball base hit up the middle to score Matt … Read More
Portsmouth remains undefeated in D-2 girls’ lacrosse
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High girls’ varsity lacrosse team kept on its winning ways with an impressive 17-3 win against Mt. … Read More
Learn to Row Day set for June 4 in Warren
The Fourth Annual “Learn to Row Day” is going down at the Warren Town beach on Saturday, June 4 Read More
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Obituaries
Kathleen Scorpio Memorial |On June 1st on a Wednesday I am having a memorial service for Kathleen Scorpio at 10am at the First Congregational Church on 300 high st in Bristol Rhode Island. Following the mass a recepti
Anthony Eddins Eddins, Anthony J. Sr., 59, of Terrace Avenue, Riverside Terrace, Riverside, died peacefully on May 16, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Susan C. (Sturm) Dus
John Braz John Braz, 66, of Pawtucket, RI, passed away, May 15, 2022, at Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI. He was the husband of Wanda C. (Banalewicz) Braz. Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of th
Helen Waite Waite|Helen H. (Hastie) Waite, 94, of Tiverton, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at The Dawn Hill Home for Rehab and Healthcare. She was the wife of the late Arnold W. Waite with whom she shared
John Farnworth John Paul Farnworth, 87, of Tiverton, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. He was the husband of Judith "Judie" (Hipson) Farnworth. They shared 63 years of marriage. Prior to his retirement, John was emp
Sports
Mt. Hope softball pounds Barrington 23-3 The Mt. Hope softball team pounded Barrington 23-3 in five innings during a Division II away game on a cold and blustery Monday afternoon. The Huskies improve their overall record to 12-1, the …
Baseball rivals raise money for Jimmy Fund The Huskies and the Eagles are rivals — that much is clear.  But on Friday afternoon, under a gray sky at Guiteras Field in Bristol, the baseball teams from both schools met with a …
Mt. Hope girls lacrosse falls to Tollgate 7-3, boys lose to Prout/EWG 16-3 Goalkeeper Abby Razzino made seven saves as the Mt. Hope girls lacrosse team fell to Tollgate 7-3 during a home game on Friday evening. The Lady Huskies record dipped to 1-5 and the team is currently …
Portsmouth tops Mt. Hope twice in four days PORTSMOUTH/BRISTOL — Two games against Mt. Hope High School added up to two Division 1 wins for the Patriots varsity baseball team Friday and Monday. On Friday at Guiteras Field in …
Opinion
Op-ed: How will children grade us?

One in four households with children in Rhode Island are food insecure, meaning they struggle to afford adequate food.

Letter: The unborn aren’t a budgetary bargaining chip

To the editor:The Rhode Island Office of Management and Budget produced an analysis on March 24 claiming the state of RI could potentially save $5.4 million a year in taxpayer dollars if we allow …

Letter: Please reconsider abortion bills

To the editor:From what I have seen over the years, there is no shame left in some of the hearts of the left. Do you still smile when you see a newborn baby? What a beautiful creation it is! Do you …

Letter: Opposed to taxpayer funding for abortion on demand

I am writing in strong opposition to taxpayer funding for abortion on demand in Rhode Island.  There is a bill in the state legislature (S2549 and H7442) which will allocate your tax dollars …

Letter: Patience! Spring, and life, is returning

To the editor: It was such a long wet winter that the fields couldn’t be mowed until a few weeks ago. This did not please my beautiful pheasant and he fled next door where there was a nice …

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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.