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Gallery: EPHS girls' soccer vs. Moses Brown

EAST PROVIDENCE — Two of the teams atop the Division II girls' soccer table, host East Providence High School and Moses Brown, met Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, at Pierce Stadium, the home Townies …
Pickleball — the popular sport with the funny name
A year ago, pickleball was a sport on the rise. The rise has continued, and pickleball is still growing in popularity and … Read More
Kids debating like adults should
PORTSMOUTH — Thatcher Foregger, an eighth-grade student at the Pennfield School, loves a good argument.  He loves a good … Read More
Town celebrating All-Star baseball team's historic run
The Town of Barrington will hold a special celebration for the Barrington Little League U12 All-Star baseball team on Saturday night, … Read More
St. Luke's basketball holding registration event
Registration for St. Luke’s CAL Basketball will be held Monday, Sept 23 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the school … Read More
Repairs to Prudence ferry dock begin this week
With the busy summer season over, scheduled repairs and reinforcements to the Prudence Island Ferry dock on Thames Street were slated … Read More
Townies take aim at another football playoff appearance
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School football team embarks on its 2019 Division I journey beginning this week with a … Read More
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Obituaries
Anthony J. "Tony " Connors, Westport Tony gently laid down the burdens of his fight against glioblastoma multiforme on Friday morning, September 20, 2019, with his wife Sharon …
Patricia Bettencourt, Warren Patricia A. (Alves) Bettencourt, of Warren, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur Bettencourt. Pat and Arthur enjoyed a …
Sports
Barrington girl leads college team to victory Barrington native Julie Soares, a senior on the Gettysburg College field hockey team, scored two goals and powered the Bullets to a 4-0 win over Muhlenberg College earlier this month. The win …
EPHS boys' soccer continues early season unbeaten run EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ soccer squad remained unbeaten through five Division I regular season games after the Townies played visiting Tolman to a 1-1 draw at …
EPHS harriers hope some can qualify for state championship meet EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School cross country teams opened up their 2019 Eastern Division dual meet schedules last week at the Tiverton High 3.1-mile course, the girls winning …
Opinion
Editorial: Kudos to police for investigation into vaping sales There is growing national alarm about the unrecognized dangers of vaping — people are literally dropping dead — which is why all parents should applaud a Bristol Police Department sting …
Editorial: Save the dam, save Bristol County's water supply At the risk of sounding redundant, we once again implore the Bristol County Water Authority to stop dismantling a freshwater supply that served this region for more than a century. They won’t …
Letter: Help us keep Nature's Classroom alive this year “When you are in Nature’s Classroom you can take a break from the outside world. You build bonds and get closer with your classmates and teachers.” “It helped me learn more …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Sept. 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 19 edition of the Bristol Phoenix.
East Providence Legal Notices – Sept. 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 19 edition of the East Providence Post.
Little Compton Legal Notices – Sept. 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 19 edition of the Sakonnet Times.

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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.