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Dive right in – The changing world of pools

Whether it’s including a pool in the design and build of a new home or adding one to an existing yard, paying close attention to location and landscaping choices can make spending time in your …
A long-range vision for housing and open space in Barrington
Matthew Heffner has framed a poignant discussion for Barrington, and he’s brought together four very knowledgable people to start … Read More
Warren PD: Neighbors assault each other with golf club, crowbar
Warren Police made seven arrests between April 8-15, 2024, including two neighbors who beat each other up, one with a golf club, the … Read More
Rate decrease coming for Barrington’s community electricity program
Electricity supply prices will decrease dramatically this summer for people enrolled in the Barrington Community Electricity program. … Read More
Third westbound lane on bridge opens April 20
A third lane of travel westbound on the east portion of the Washington Bridge will be available to drivers as of Saturday, April 20. … Read More
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 … Read More
Could you handle the pressure of a law enforcement situation?
Participants of the Bristol Police Department's Citizens Police Academy found out during a virtual simulation of encounters that … 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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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
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
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 …
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 …
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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