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Blount Boats withdraws expansion project

Blount Boats is withdrawing its applications to significantly expand the Water Street boatyard through a series of zoning amendments and other town review. In a letter to the Warren Town Council, …

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Live 'Santa's Workshop' returns to downtown Bristol this weekend
Santa Claus and helpers will be back in downtown Bristol this weekend, for the "Santa's Workshop" live display in a corner storefront … Read More
Gov. Raimondo: Early data suggests Rhode Islanders are in compliance of the two-week 'pause'
Four days into the two-week ‘pause’ and the evidence was suggesting that Rhode Islanders were complying with the new rules … Read More
Portsmouth businesses make the best of a trying situation
PORTSMOUTH — It wasn’t exactly the way Robin Lee had drawn it up in her head. Ms. Lee left a career in retail pharmacy to try … Read More
Local charities enter the season of giving
The season of giving is underway, and this year may be more difficult than ever for social service agencies to spread awareness and … Read More
Gallery: New EPHS interior photos
EAST PROVIDENCE —  East Providence Post and eastbayri.com staff photographer Rich Dionne recently accompanied contractors, school … Read More
Coyote sightings leave some Bay Spring residents unsettled
Steven Fuller is warning his neighbors. The Barrington resident who lives in the Bay Spring neighborhood spotted a coyote just … Read More
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Obituaries
Stewart J. Chapman Jr., 90, Seekonk Stewart J. Chapman Jr., 90, of Pleasant Street, Seekonk passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Miriam Hospital. He was the husband of Evelyn L. (Castro) Chapman. Born in Providence, he was …
Robert G. Burch II of Swansea Robert G. Burch II, of Swansea, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sunday, Nov. 29 2020. He was the husband of Nancy D. (Greaves) Burch. He was born in Fall River, Mass., …
Benjamin M. Wordell, 19, Little Compton It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the unexpected passing of Benjamin M. Wordell of Little Compton on November 30 at the age of 19. He will be remembered lovingly by his parents …
Sports
E.P. Council continues fact-finding mission on taking of Metacomet EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council, during its November 24 meeting, continued its fact-finding mission on the feasibility of attempting to procure the Metacomet Golf Club through eminent …
Like everything else, high school sports will be 'paused' Barrington school officials notified parents recently that organized school sports will not be allowed until January. According to a district-wide email from the administration, the RI Deputy …
Barrington High grad is a key contributor at Yale There’s no truth to the rumor that Barrington’s Maile Somera, a sophomore at Yale, was born with a volleyball in her cradle. But it’s close. Her mother, Nancy, was a four-year …
E.G. edges E.P. for D-II girls’ soccer championship JOHNSTON — East Providence High School’s dream of completing an undefeated 2020 Division II girls’ soccer season with a title came to a crushing end as the Townies fell to East …
Opinion
Letter: Mayor overreaches with latest Metacomet move

To the editor: On December 3rd the City administration issued a Request for Legal Services, which was posted as an ad in the statewide newspaper. This request calls for applicants to provide …

Letter: Push to take Metacomet by eminent domain needs to slow down

To the editor:I am quite concerned with the haste this city council is in to try to take the Metacomet property away from its current owners. I can appreciate the passion of those wanting to keep …

Letter: KMG was formed because community cares

To the editor:After watching the last city council meeting on Zoom and reading the letter in last week’s Post (“Push for eminent domain needs to slow down,” November 26 edition) …

Letter: Prevent Metacomet clubhouse razing

To the editor:It has come to our attention that the contents of the Metacomet Clubhouse will be auctioned off on Dec 9, as per the coming “razing of the building” by Marshall …

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