Confronted by Barrington police, man grabs crossbow

Barrington police officers were locked in a tense standoff with a Seekonk man on Sunday night, Aug. 5. Police received a 911 call at about 9:40 p.m. from a woman who said her boyfriend had just …
Runnins River Culvert Project readies to commence in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Stephen Coutu, Director of Public Works in East Providence, announced earlier this week the long-planned Runnins River Culvert Project at the city’s border with Seekonk, …

Updated: State recommends avoiding contact with East Providence waterways

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Turner Reservoir due to a …

2018 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

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.