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Mt. Hope student innovators are ‘Go For Launch’

The first weekend in November, four local high school students, including freshman Shivani Mehta and sophomores Mikayla Hudon, Kristiana Cabral and Aditi Mehta, took one step closer to launching into …
Partners in poultry bring new farming to Coggeshall
With a cold rain drumming on the roof of the 18th-century farmhouse, a celebrated local chef visited Coggeshall Farm this past Tuesday … Read More
Police: Providence man had stolen clothes in his car
A routine traffic stop led to an interesting discovery for Barrington police on Wednesday, Nov. 6. An officer was on routine patrol … Read More
Good news, bad news for Bristol Warren in state assessments
The good news is that many Bristol Warren elementary students are performing well. “The students at Rockwell [Elementary School], in … Read More
Little Compton Historical Society wins national award
Two Rhode Island history organizations received a 2019 Leadership in History Award of Excellence from the American Association for … Read More
Barrington Police Department receives its reaccreditation
The Barrington Police Department received its reaccreditation award recently. Christine Crocker, the executive director of the … Read More
Herreshoff to be honored with a Republican ‘Standing Ovation’
The Rhode Island Republican Party is hosting an awards gala recognizing Halsey Herreshoff, among other Republicans, for their years of … Read More
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Obituaries
Wendy MacKenzie Allen, 67, of Bristol On Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, Wendy MacKenzie Allen, loving daughter, sister and mother of Thomas and Caitlin, passed away peacefully at the age of 67 after a long battle with cancer. Wendy was born on …
Leonard S. Chace III, 90, Tiverton Leonard S. “Len” Chace III, age 90, passed away at home Wednesday, November 13, 2019. He was the husband of Janice P. (Peckham) Chace and former husband of the late Judith Bishop Chace. Born …
Sports
EPHS sports trio sign collegiate letters of intent EAST PROVIDENCE — A trio of East Providence High School senior student-athletes — Mia Jackson, Yanis Benadouda and Cole Poissant — held a National Letter of Intent signing ceremony in the …
Architects unveil virtual tour of new East Providence High School EAST PROVIDENCE — Anticipation levels for the new East Providence High School likely rose a few notches after the building’s architects presented a multi-dimensional virtual video of the …
Tiverton shines in shootout, wins state title They let in only two goals all season, earned a near-perfect 17-0-1 record. They sailed through the playoffs to secure their spot at Cranston Stadium for the Division III state championship finals.
Opinion
Editorial: Bristol-Warren's hiring fast-track The Bristol Warren Regional School District has a new (permanent) superintendent, and most people will not be surprised to see it’s the guy who’s been at the forefront of district …
Letter: Suicide prevention barriers on bridges save lives To the editor: As a lifelong East Bay resident, I have always enjoyed the beauty of Narragansett Bay. But behind this cozy New England life, the beauty is often marred by the sound of helicopters …
Letter: Crowley continues to put the cart before the horse Joseph Crowley’s recent letter, entitled  “The real problem with our schools is poverty,” continues a theme that he pursued in two previous letters. As I noted in a previous …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 Bristol Phoenix.
East Providence Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 East Providence Post.
Tiverton Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 Sakonnet Times.

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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.