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Westport board slams ‘misinformation’ spread by Facebook page

A Facebook page criticized by members of a town board for allegedly spreading misinformation, and using Westport’s official crest as its profile photo without permission, has changed that photo …
A shoreline property like no other
Visit 10,000 properties, tour every million-dollar listing in the Northeast, swipe through Zillow for days … you will never find … Read More
Wind farm power won’t run through Westport — for now
Officials with an offshore wind concern who hope to develop a large wind farm off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard do not plan to … Read More
R.I. Energy applies to alter wetlands in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Rhode Island Energy is seeking state approval to alter or disturb about 1.72 aces of freshwater wetlands on the south … Read More
Did you know that the King of Coral is a Bristol resident?
From Bulgaria to Bristol, Vassil Zlatarski has studied fossil and modern corals and reefs for seven decades — and counting. Read More
Metacomet developers soon hope to tee up renovated nine-hole layout
Fittingly, it appears, the first signs of a reimagined Metacomet Country Club property off Veterans Memorial Parkway will in fact be a … Read More
Volunteers needed for Earth Day cleanup in Barrington
People are invited to join Barrington’s “Keep Rhode Island Litter Free” effort on Earth Day.   Volunteers should meet in … Read More
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'Driving Miss Daffodil' car rally, plus cars & coffee on Sunday

Decorate your car with bright yellow daffiness, don your daffy best, and head down to Easton’s Beach in Newport on Sunday, April 21, for the start of a one-of-a-kind “Driving Miss …

Newport Beer Festival is at Fort Adams on Saturday

The Newport Beer Festival brings togwether 50 breweries, offering more than 100 beer selections, at historic Fort Adams State Park this Saturday, April 20, proudly sponsored by Newport Craft Brewing …

Gallery Night Providence offers five tours Thursday night

On Thursday, April 18, Gallery Night Providence will offer five free guided tours of Providence art spaces. Four tours (5:00, 5:30, 5:45, and 6:00 p.m.) depart from the Graduate Hotel on …
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Patricia Nugent Trish Nugent, 80, a 50-year resident of Barrington, passed peacefully at home after an extended and valiant battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jack
Joan Serbst Joan M. (Wolowiec) Serbst, 84, was reunited with her husband on Friday, April 12, 2024. She was the devoted wife of the late Gerald F. Serbst for 57 years before his passing in March of this year. B
Peter Wilk Peter "Pete" Douglas Wilk, 58, of Annandale, VA, formerly of Barrington, RI, passed away April 2, 2024, with family and friends by his side after a courageous and inspiring 15-month battle with Gliobl
Mt. Hope freshman tosses no-hitter in first ever start Trace Dubois wasn't even supposed to play on varsity his freshman year. He wound up accomplishing one of the sport's most coveted accolades on his very first start.
Townies tee off with eye towards state tournament berth By past standards, the East Providence High School golf team had a terrific, if yet ultimately unfulfilling season a year ago. Any squad, including the Townies would have been very satisfied …
Eagles improve to 5-1 in D-II standings after 10-2 win over Ponaganset The Barrington High School baseball team bounced back into the win column on Wednesday afternoon, April 17. The Eagles defeated Ponaganset, 10-2, in a Division II showdown at Barrington High School. …
EPHS boys' lacrosse club pleasantly surprises early The early surprise amongst the respective East Providence High School sports squads so far in the spring of 2024 is the marked improvement shown by the boys' lacrosse team, which has already …
Letter: Given Warren’s financial condition, a new school isn’t responsible

I have felt like Chicken Little running around town saying that the sky is falling.

Letter: Shaping sustainable growth

Our organization remains a grassroots movement whose mission is to empower the residents of Warren to promote sustainable development while preserving our town's unique character without overwhelming our natural resources and infrastructure.

Letter: Thank you for your kindness

My wife passed away on March 9, 2024, and I am writing this to thank a group of very special people.

Letter: Levesque responds to critics of Town Council

To the editor:   I reference letters that appeared in this paper recently, one from Mr. Fitzmorris and the other from Mr. Grieb, both of whom I believe are familiar to your readers. Each …

Letter: Managing to save Atlantic herring is a tall order

Thanks very much for your column on the status of Atlantic herring in the March 28, 2024, East Providence Post. As you probably know, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken up the Atlantic herring …

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