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Police: Providence man had stolen clothes in his car

A routine traffic stop led to an interesting discovery for Barrington police on Wednesday, Nov. 6. An officer was on routine patrol at about 2 a.m. when he spotted a vehicle swerving. The officer …
Herreshoff to be honored with a Republican ‘Standing Ovation’
The Rhode Island Republican Party is hosting an awards gala recognizing Halsey Herreshoff, among other Republicans, for their years of … Read More
East Providence Police arrest two in possible child abuse case
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Detective Division has taken up the case of a potential child abuse incident allegedly … Read More
St. Luke's School awarded STEAM certification
Wednesday, Oct. 23 was a very special day at St. Luke’s School.  That was the day St. Luke's School officially became a … Read More
Architects unveil virtual tour of new East Providence High School
EAST PROVIDENCE — Anticipation levels for the new East Providence High School likely rose a few notches after the building’s … Read More
Portsmouth participates in preparedness fair
PORTSMOUTH — Several officials from Portsmouth took part in the Aquidneck Island Preparedness and Volunteer Fair held Saturday at … Read More
Legislators hear wish list from Portsmouth council, school board
PORTSMOUTH — More state aid for schools, making East Main Road safer and amending a state law to allow for parents to help pay for … Read More
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Obituaries
Yvette Vollaro, 87, of Barrington Yvette Vollaro, 87, of Whipple Avenue, Barrington, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Anthony B. Vollaro. Born in …
Patricia Lynn Manchester, 62, of Bristol Patricia Lynn (Smith) Manchester, 62, of Court Street passed away on Oct. 25, 2019, at Newport Hospital. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Winifred (Aiello) …
Sports
Tiverton shines in shootout, wins state title They let in only two goals all season, earned a near-perfect 17-0-1 record. They sailed through the playoffs to secure their spot at Cranston Stadium for the Division III state championship finals.
Falcons fly past Townies in D-I football playoffs CRANSTON — Cranston West, the top seed on its side of the bracket in the Division I football championship playoffs, offered up a near repeat dominant performance against East Providence High School …
Portsmouth girls advance to semis in D-2 volleyball playoffs PORTSMOUTH — It took a little while for the Patriots to get in gear, but once they did they remained in cruise control against Exeter/West Greenwich Friday night. The Portsmouth High …
Opinion
Letter: Suicide prevention barriers on bridges save lives To the editor: As a lifelong East Bay resident, I have always enjoyed the beauty of Narragansett Bay. But behind this cozy New England life, the beauty is often marred by the sound of helicopters …
Letter: Crowley continues to put the cart before the horse Joseph Crowley’s recent letter, entitled  “The real problem with our schools is poverty,” continues a theme that he pursued in two previous letters. As I noted in a previous …
Letter: Town Planner: Canaries in Tiverton’s political coal mine To the editor: It was a difficult decision. Despite my skepticism about government planning, I was being asked as a Town Council member to increase the salary range to hire a town planner for …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 Bristol Phoenix.
East Providence Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 East Providence Post.
Tiverton Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 Sakonnet Times.

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Scott Pickering has been on the East Bay Newspapers team for more than two decades, since starting as a reporter for the Sakonnet Times. He's been editor of most of the papers, was Managing Editor of all the papers for many years, and became General Manager in 2012. Today he can be found posting to EastBayRI.com, steering news coverage, writing editorials, talking to readers, working with the sales team, collaborating on design, or helping do whatever it takes to get the papers out the door. Reach him at spickering@eastbaynewspapers.com.