Man missing in Little Compton

LITTLE COMPTON — A Little Compton man is missing and a search is underway in an effort to locate him. Michael J. Godles, 39, of 406 West Main Road, Little Compton, was last seen on Tuesday …
Open Houses: 36 in the East Bay this weekend

House hunters will be fanning out across the East Bay this weekend, with dozens of homes open for viewing. We've got 36 listings here. Check them out, listed by address, date and time, style of home, bedrooms, bathrooms, agency, agent and contact number.

Portsmouth school plants tree to honor military families

PORTSMOUTH — Ninety of the 298 students at Melville Elementary School are from military families so unfortunately, the community usually doesn’t have a lot of time to get to know …

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Photo Gallery: East Providence High School girls' lacrosse

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' lacrosse team is off to a solid start in the Division III ranks this spring, the Townies improving to 4-2 with their most recent victory …

DaPonte, Amore bills would ease burden on East Providence Schools

PROVIDENCE — State Senator Daniel DaPonte and State Representative Gregg Amore have each submitted legislation in the General Assembly attempting to ease the burden on the East Providence School …

St. Margaret School Drama Club performs 'Wonka Jr.'

EAST PROVIDENCE — Students in the drama club at St. Margaret School in Rumford recently presented two productions of "Willy Wonka Jr." at Saint Raphael Academy in Pawtucket. The production was …

Purple reigned all year for one Bristol artist

Rebekah Major, a Bristol artist with roots in Mount Hope Farm and the local schools, was especially struck by Prince's death last week.

Firefighters save West Main Road house

LITTLE COMPTON — A quick attack by Little Compton firefighters and support from surrounding towns saved a two story house at 6 West Main Road late Thursday afternoon. Little Compton Fire Chief …

The boys of summer are back in Warren

The 2016 season got underway last week and the league hosted a full slate of games this weekend. Scores and photos will be posted on a weekly basis throughout the season. Here’s the results of this …

Now hear this: Patriotic plates are within reach

About 600 Bristolians are waiting for their Bristol 4th of July Patriotic License Plates. Unless 300 more order said plates, those 600 Bristolians may be waiting forever. The state will not issue the commemorative plates until a total of 900 are ordered.
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New England Music Awards salutes Little Compton Band

LITTLE COMPTON — Being nominated for the New England Music Awards’ ‘Best of State’ is a big deal so members of The Little Compton Band hopped in Atticus Allen’s Volvo station wagon April 9 …
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Letter: 'Biggest little state' was a much cooler slogan

To the editor: It was a pleasure to see your editorial on the "Biggest Little State in the Union" in last week's issue.  As a New York Madison Avenue copywriter I created many ads …

A crisis in civic education

This poll needs an asterisk

Letter: Barrington needs to preserve historic homes

Patiently awaiting the 'last frost' date

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Singer-songwriter returns home for benefit concert

"I'm on a 'perma-tour', a tour that never ends," says Caroline Cotter, a folk singer-songwriter who was raised on the East Side of Providence and now, when pressed, would call Portland, Maine home. …

Portsmouth Historical Society adopts new logo

Bioreserve ‘Big Walk’ is May 7

Keep Bristol Clean this Saturday

Portsmouth benefit for late Ray Oliver’s family is April 30

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Lynda Rego has been with East Bay Newspapers for 39 years. She handles the community news sections and writes a genealogy column and book reviews and shares the occasional recipe.