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Welcome to Westport Woods Park

The sun was shining (not a given in this wet spring) as over 400 people gathered Sunday to celebrate the opening of Westport Woods Conservation Park off Adamsville Road at the Westport/Little Compton …
Riverside Middle School names 2018-19 fourth quarter honor roll of students
EAST PROVIDENCE — Mr. Robert Perry, Riverside Middle School Principal, and Mr. Glen Salgueiro, Assistant Principal, have announced … Read More
Troop 2 boasts two more Eagle Scouts
John Marshall Lemos and Michael Zeleznik received the highest honor of Scouts BSA at a ceremony held at Barrington Town Hall on … Read More
Hammer highlights players committed to 2019 Northeast Amateur field
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Northeast Amateur Invitational tournament tees off next week at Wannamoisett Country Club, the 58th annual … Read More
Drag queen draws children (and protestors) to Bristol library
“Once upon a time, there were many kinds: this and that, somewhat and whatnot, either and very, sort of, just, rather, a little, … Read More
Barrington police searching for pickup truck
Barrington police are trying to track down a Ford pickup truck that was seen fleeing from the scene of a crime last week. On … Read More
Warren police logs: Busy week as police arrest 16
Monday, June 10 Police got a call about a turkey with a broken leg. When they arrived at Barker Ave., the bird was gone. However, … Read More
Obituaries
Richard Angelo Palumbo, 33, of Warren Richard Angelo Palumbo, 33, of Metacom Avenue, passed away on June 11, 2019, at home. Born in Providence, he was the son of the Richard A. Palumbo (April Rundle) of Bristol and Kathleen S. …
Kathleen C. Marshall, 49, of Wilmington, Del. Kathleen C. Marshall, 49, daughter of James Marshall and step-daughter of Lila Marshall of Barrington, died in Wilmington, Del., on Monday, May 27, 2019. Kathleen was a frequent visitor to Barrington …
Sports
Portsmouth High girls set record, earn All-American honors PORTSMOUTH — Four members of the Portsmouth High School girls’ track team earned All-American honors when they set a new Rhode Island record in the distance medley relay. Nikki …
Eagles' playoff run ends with 5-2 loss to Mounties The Barrington High School baseball team's storybook run through the Division II playoffs came to an end on Wednesday afternoon, June 12, as the Eagles lost their second straight game to Mount St. …
Gallery: East Bay players feature prominently in Division I baseball title series PAWTUCKET — The Division I state championship best-of-three final round series between Bishop Hendricken and LaSalle played last week at McCoy Stadium had a distinct East Bay flavor, including …
Saints coach, former players to be inducted into Hall of Fame The beat goes on for St. Andrew’s School boys’ basketball coach/athletic director Mike Hart. It was learned recently that the high-powered and well-respected Saints’ hoop boss is …
Opinion
Letter: Report reaffirms goals of Be Great for Nate, ESI To the editor: The release of the investigative report surrounding the circumstances of the tragic loss of Nathan Bruno has reaffirmed the importance of the mission and goals set forth by Be Great …
Letter: Barrington should be proud of its schools To the editor: I think many will agree that there are things going on in our country today that are disheartening to say the least. My grandchildren are very fortunate to live in a town with …
Letter: Disappointed with school committee's decision To the editor: It is disappointing that you have chosen to foresake the teachers, parents, and most importantly, the students of this district to push forward your agenda of an 8:30 a.m. start …
Letter: Council ignored islanders on public safety funding To the editor: On Wednesday, June 12, the Portsmouth Town council held a public hearing on the FY 2020 town budget. The council chambers were filled with many Prudence Island residents who …

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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 about The Post or to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc. in East Providence, email mrego@eastbaymediagroup.com.