Tim worked as a community newspaper reporter in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts for five years. For three years, he was a staff writer for the Taunton Daily Gazette, most recently covering the police and courts beat. He spent 10 years in the financial services sector before returning to graduate school, where he earned a degree in writing and publishing. He grew up in Barrington, where he lives with his wife and two young daughters. Tim is ecoRI's go-to staffer regarding renewable-energy issues.