Boat aground on the Kickemuit

Touisset Point resident Fred Massie took these photos Tuesday of an unregistered sailboat that broke loose from its mooring on the Kickemuit and ended up on its side just north of Kickemuit Avenue in …
YMCA honors Bayside's 'heroes' at special luncheon
The YMCA recently honored longtime Bayside YMCA members and volunteers Gloria Hall and Ellen Collis as "Y Heroes." At a special … Read More
Agreement on Pawtucket Avenue construction plan in East Providence stalls
EAST PROVIDENCE — Not so fast. The much ballyhooed and anticipated collaborative effort between the city and state to reconstruct … Read More
Huskies softball team improving despite rough start
The Mt. Hope softball team has gotten off to a rough start this Spring. The team has an 0-3 record in just their second year in … Read More
Barrington baseball opens season with 2-1 record
The Barrington High School baseball team opened its season with a 13-2 win over Woonsocket at Renaud Field last week. Andrew Conaty … Read More
Orienteering event coming to Colt State Park
There will be an introductory, beginner’s orienteering event at Colt State Park in Bristol on Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 … Read More
George Hail Library: Warren's "little jewel"
Staff members can always tell when someone new walks into the George Hail Library. It’s not just that they know most of the … Read More
Barrington native has personal best throws
Barrington High School graduate and Princeton University junior Adam Kelly had five straight hammer throws surpassing his previous … Read More
Warren's new housing court is in session
Warren’s new Housing Court has taken its first action since being formed, with the judge agreeing last week to a request by the town … Read More
Crash victim loved life, had 'a gazillion' friends
A single car accident claimed the life of a 24-year-old Barrington resident on Monday night.  Maximillian Bean was driving south … Read More
Obituaries
Frank “Sandy” Souza, Jr., 86, of Bristol

Frank “Sandy” Souza, Jr., 86, of Fatima Drive passed away on April 16, 2018, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Genevieve (Silva) Souza, his best friend, who he was married …

Teofilo Jose Lima, 74, of Seekonk

Anna M. Ferreira, 92, of Bristol

Opinion
Editorial: Warren housing court is in session Government can often move at a snail’s pace, a frustrating truth for anyone who has ever tried to have an issue adjudicated at the local court level. But Warren’s town council, legal staff, …
Letter: Barrington needs to address underfunded liabilities To the editor: Dear Richard Staples and the committee on appropriations, thank you for inviting representatives from the state pension board to your meeting. I believe the COA serves our …
Letter: Self-serving letter writer ‘more equal than others’ To the editor: Like Councilor Hilton did two weeks prior, Budget Committee member David Paull makes my point in his recent letter. In FY17, when the alternative remand option budget won, the …
Sports
Wildcats gain experience in loss to Holbrook Westport softball gains experience in loss to Holbrook Despite getting whooped by Holbrook 21-3 in the second game of the season, the Westport High School softball team held their heads up high as …
‘The Beast’ invades Glen Farm in Portsmouth (photos) PORTSMOUTH — The collegiate rugby tournament known as The Beast of the East returned Saturday and Sunday for its annual visit to Glen Farm. As always, the Portsmouth Fire …
Youth lacrosse day celebrates 'girl-power' The Roger Williams University women's lacrosse team hosted three local youth lacrosse teams on campus recently during their home win against University of New England. Youth Day at Roger Williams …

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Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.