BBristol arrests: Domestic assault, counterfeiting, and more

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Muhammad Yasin, 48, of 2 Meadow Circle, Barrington, was charged with forgery/counterfeiting Dec. 19. Click here for more details …

Huskies skate to fight cancer Friday

When the first-place Mt. Hope Huskies take the ice Friday night at home, there will be a lot more at stake than just their record: they’re …
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 …

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Fire damages State Street apartment building

Fire broke out in an apartment building on State Street early Tuesday afternoon, with flames leaping from a first-floor window. A quick response likely saved several people from becoming …

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 …

Bristol Police: Forgery, larceny, neighborhood disputes

The Bristol Police department responded to the following calls between Dec. 12 and Dec. 18: Monday, Dec. 12 Three juveniles were reportedly playing in a fenced in area of the Mt. Hope Builders …

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 …
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. — …

Elaine M. (Rego) Haven, 68

Elaine M. (Rego) Haven, 68, of Chesapeake, Virginia, passed away on Nov. 25, 2016 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of David Haven.  Elaine was born in Providence …

James H. Marshall, 78, Newport

James Pacheco Goncalo, 94, Bristol

Angela Promades, 80, Bristol

George E. Pires, Warren

Frances Mary Boughton, 82, Bristol

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

Editorial: Wishful thinking in Bristol

In the spirit of the new year, may all enjoy peace, heath, love and prosperity … A few of the following would be nice too: We wish that: p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: …

Speak-Out: Cemetery Grinches, charming tree swings

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

Letter: Election spells end of Democratic Party

Letter: Help Bristol be an ‘Energy Champion’

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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

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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.