Memorial hockey game celebrating 15 years

The flame still burns brightly. More than a dozen years have passed since the tragic automobile accident that took the life of 20-year old John Paul “JP” Medeiros, Jr. But, thanks to …
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Sunday’s Bristol Polar Plunge to benefit Children’s Wishes

Take a refreshing dip into Bristol Harbor this weekend to help kids with life-threatening illnesses live their dreams. The 6th annual East Bay Icebreakers Polar Plunge is scheduled for 11 a.m. on …

Cookies, pancakes, chainsaws and food processors on recall list

Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that they feel the public should be …

Featured home: Waterfront Touisset property is entertainer's dream

Enjoy the privacy and remoteness of this updated, waterfront home in the Touisset area of Warren — not to mention breaktaking views from sunrise to sunset. Homeowners can enjoy sitting out …

Door decorating contest winners announced

Four elaborately decorated homes and three businesses in Bristol are among the most spirited in town, deemed winners of this year’s Door Decorating Contest. The home at 165 Wood St. took …

Hoping for a White Christmas in the East Bay? Keep dreaming

Residents in the East Bay hoping for a white Christmas are likely to be disappointed as temperatures are expected to remain above freezing this weekend. Christmas Eve won't be a dry day, but it …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 18 Robbins Drive — $540,000 61 Adams Point Road — $430,000 57 3rd St. — …
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Sports
Boys Basketball: Mt. Hope outlasts Burrillville, 53-47

Marquis Jones-Murchison scored 21 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, had four blocks, 2 assists and 2 steals to lead Mt. Hope to a 53-47 win over Burrillville in Division III.

Keri Ferreira named soccer Coach of the Year

Girls Basketball: East Providence beats Mt. Hope, 43-29

East Bay Co-op hockey team improves to 2-1

East Bay girls' hockey team tops South County

Things to Do
Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

The New Year brings cold weather, quiet after the holiday revelry, and cutting back. After splurging on holiday presents, it’s time to tighten our budgets a little. This recipe for Mock Lobster …

Visiting Bristol: Not just a summertime activity

Vigil to remember Claire Randall

Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

Downtown Bristol to be bathed in sea of color

Opinion
Letter: Restore Bristol to its once and former glory

Bristol has new decision makers, and thus a new era begins. A new year is upon us; what will you do with our town? Will you keep on keeping on, and toe the line of the status quo? Will you dare to be …

Editorial: Wishful thinking in Bristol

Speak-Out: Cemetery Grinches, charming tree swings

Speak-out: Messy house, wayward vessel, child endangerment

Letter: Election spells end of Democratic Party

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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.