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 …
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Warren police logs: Quiet Christmas Day

Monday, Dec. 19 A Market Street woman asked that police remove her boyfriend from her apartment. A Child Street man complained that his daughter was being harassed at school. Someone dumped …

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 …

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. — …
Obituaries
Janice Mae Mello, 87, Virginia

Janice Mae (Schuster) Mello passed peacefully on 16 December 2016 at Coliseum Nursing Home in Hampton, Virginia. Born 7 October 1929 in West Warwick, RI. Preceded in death by her husband John Mello …

George E. Pires, Warren

Rose Karouz, 80, Bristol

Mable Capra, 85, Barrington

John R. Swift, 81, Warren

Rose M. Rubino, 88, Bristol, formerly of Warren

Robert Higgins, 47, Warren

Helen K. Gosselin, 95, Somerset, Ma.

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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 …

Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

Flashback in downtown Warren

Combat chilly weather with this colorful tomato/egg dish

First Warren washes, then Warren Walkabout

Opinion
Letter: Gary Wagenbach and the Spirit of Christmas

To the editor:We have all heard (or read) “The Merchants of Venice,” but did you know that Warren had its own “Merchant of Water Street,” aka Gary Wagenbach, who owned …

Council term over, but my love for Warren remains

What will become of old Warren’s ‘streetscape’?

Letter: BCWA needs changes at the top

Letter: Vote yes on Question 7

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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.