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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. …
Warren could require state permission to exceed tax levy limit
If nothing changes between now and the final budget approval deadline in May, the Town of Warren will need to seek permission to raise … Read More
Bristol resident runs Boston for Doug Flutie Foundation
Laura Bell said the 'uniquely human' experience was grueling, but unforgettable. Read More
School board on turf fields plan: 'None of this makes sense'
Members of the Barrington School Committee voiced concerns about the Town Council’s plan to build synthetic turf fields at the … Read More
Tight lines all around in Little Compton fishing tourney
There was plenty of action Saturday morning when the Little Compton Gameclub held its third annual opening day trout tournament. … Read More
Barrington man wins $4 million in ticket bought in Westport
A Barrington man is an instant millionaire after winning a cool $4 million on a scratch ticket his father bought for him at a Westport … Read More
Woman struck and killed by car in Westport
A New Bedford woman was killed Monday night after she was struck by a car in Westport. State police and Westport fire crews were … 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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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
Martha Fuller Martha MacLeish Fuller, of Somerville, MA, and Prudence Island, RI, died on April 10, 2024, after an extended attempt to coexist with colon and pancreatic cancer. She was the daughter of Kenneth Mac
Frederick Lovell Frederick "Maurice" Lovell, age 94, passed away surrounded by his family, at 8pm sharp on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 in AdviniaCare Southpointe, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Pamela (Jeans) L
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 …
East Providence's Good finally garners deserved grappling glory Bobby Good was exactly what his surname means and much, much more during his career on the mat, and he will soon receive some richly deserved desserts when the city native and local legend of the …
Townies take aim at another boys' tennis title run Returning just about its entire roster and then some from a side that was squarely in the championship chase all of last spring, the East Providence High School boys' tennis team began its 2024 …
Rebels outscore Eagles, 17-15, in softball Barrington lost to South Kingstown 17-15 on Monday, April 15. Barrington led 4-2 after four innings but South Kingstown scored six runs in the top of the fifth and took an 8-4 lead.   …
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 …

Letter: The month of magic cheerfully approaches

By the time you have read this you will have paid your taxes, right? And filled and hung your Hummer feeder, right? I wish I could say I had drained all the standing puddles, and got the temperature …

Letter: Article sounds like it was written by a man suing the town

Article sounds like it was written by a man suing the town     Editor's note: The Shorelines article referred to in this letter was published last week and was a summation of …

‘Tragedy of the Commons’ being acted out in Portsmouth

To the editor: “The Tragedy of the Commons.” This is the economic and public policy situation when an individual’s actions taken in their best interest and using entirely legal …

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