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Gallery: Bridgepointe 'Back-to-School' Fair

EAST PROVIDENCE — The city-based Bridgepointe Christian Church held what is its annual "Back-to-School" Fair Saturday morning, Aug. 17, at Martin Middle School. East Providence Post and …
Westport American Legion celebrates a century
Its ranks may have aged some, but the work done by Westport’s American Legion, James Morris Post #145, is as important today as it … Read More
Proud volunteer fire company discovers this is its 150th anniversary
They started with a team of 17, back in the year of 1869. Back then, they were the Dreadnot Fire, Hook and Ladder Company, commanded … Read More
Calico catch — boat brings home colorful lobster
The offshore lobster boat Sakonnet Lobster II returned home Sunday with a most colorful specimen among its catch — an extremely rare … Read More
Photos: Barrington's big game delayed by rain, lightning
The Barrington U12 All-Star team's first-ever game at the Little League World Series was put on hold because of lightning strikes and … Read More
Mt. Hope Bridge is stage for ropes training program
As motorists passed by on the road up above and boats sailed through in the water down below, a small crew of men were busy at work … Read More
Full Channel changes name to i3 Broadband
Sam Valencia didn’t cut an old-fashioned telephone cord with the giant pair of scissors loaned to him Thursday by the East Bay … Read More
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Obituaries
Paulo Verissimo, 51, Warren Paulo Gabriel Toledo Verissimo, 51, of Warren, died unexpectedly Monday, August 12, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Zulmira (Borges) Verissimo; they were married for over 30 …
Dr. Estelle 'Frankie' Raben, of Barrington Dr. Estelle “Frankie” Raben died peacefully at home on Sunday, July 28, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones. She was 89 years old. Born in New York City on Oct 18, 1929 to British parents, …
Sports
Colors fill the field at World Series opening ceremony The Barrington U12 All-Star baseball team and the 15 other teams from across the globe that earned a spot in the Little League World Series celebrated the opening ceremony on Thursday morning, Aug. …
Barrington writing its own World Series book The Barrington U12 All-Star baseball team will begin writing its final chapter of the 2019 season on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 15. Barrington Coach Frank Fede said he and the other coaches never …
Meet your Barrington All-Stars The Barrington Times interviewed members of the Barrington U12 All-Star baseball team during a special Little League World Series picnic event on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14.
Opinion
Letter: Still no answers on sloppy Tiverton paving jobs To the editor: I recently wrote about the shoddy paving on Ridgeside Lane — driveway cuts not properly compacted that are going to prematurely fail. Tiverton DPW Director Richard Rogers came by …
Letter: Help Westport decide community preservation priorities To the editor: The Westport Community Preservation Committee invites all interested parties to attend our September 12, 2019, meeting at 7:05 p.m. on the second floor of the Town Hall. A …
Letter: Kudos for seeing through flim-flam Belvedere logic Kudos to our Zoning Board for seeing through the flim-flam reasoning behind the ‘Belvedere at Thames St.’ project. As dissenting members of the Planning Board and Historic District …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on July 11, 2019.
Westport Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Westport Shorelines on July 11, 2019.
East Providence Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providence Post on July 11, 2019.

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Scott Pickering has been on the East Bay Newspapers team for more than two decades, since starting as a reporter for the Sakonnet Times. He's been editor of most of the papers, was Managing Editor of all the papers for many years, and became General Manager in 2012. Today he can be found posting to EastBayRI.com, steering news coverage, writing editorials, talking to readers, working with the sales team, collaborating on design, or helping do whatever it takes to get the papers out the door. Reach him at spickering@eastbaynewspapers.com.