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Scout's out-house helps community farm

Barrington's Peter Birch is a smart, humble young man who uses his intelligence and engineering mind to find solutions, whether it is as a member of the high school’s Science Olympiad team or …
Barrington All-Star teams headed to states
The Barrington 12U Majors Division All-Star team capped an improbable run through the District II tournament with a pair of wins over … Read More
Police: Drunk sailor denied access to BYC
An assistant harbormaster from Barrington called police for assistance at 4:21 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. The assistant … Read More
Warren police busy with DUI arrests
Monday, July 8 William Hernandez, 41, of 100 Seymour St., was charged with domestic driving without the consent of the owner, … Read More
Interim superintendent hired in Bristol Warren
Dr. Jonathan Brice, a long-time educator and former Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Education, has been named … Read More
Westport Fair offers old-time summer fun
The Westport Fair opens its gates for the 63rd summer this Wednesday, July 17, to Sunday, July 21 at the Westport Fairgrounds, 200 … Read More
Gallery: East Providence Heritage Days Fest
EAST PROVIDENCE — The 2019 East Providence Heritage Days Fest took place last weekend, July 12-14, at Pierce Memorial Field. East … Read More
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Obituaries
Andrew J. Motta, 50, of East Providence Andrew J. Motta, 50, of East Providence, Providence, Bristol and Warren passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 6, 2019. Born in Providence, he was the loyal, faithful and dedicated son of …
Louise Rose Perry, 97 Louise Rose (Vargas) Perry, 97, formerly of Franklin Court, passed away on July 5, 2019, at the Riverview Nursing Home in Coventry. Born in Bristol, she was the daughter of the late Francisco and …
Sports
Elmwood Senior All-Stars claim state title over Rumford PAWTUCKET — The Elmwood Little League Senior All-Stars claimed their second straight state title on Thursday night, July 11, with their 7-0 win over the Rumford Senior All-Stars in the championship …
Barrington 12U All-Star team tops Riverside The Barrington 12U Majors Division All-Star team defeated Riverside 9-5 in the elimination bracket finals on Wednesday night, July 10, at Sherwood Field.  Barrington will play against …
Gallery: Barrington, Riverside Major Baseball All-Stars BARRINGTON — The Barrington and Riverside Little League Major Baseball Division All-Stars vied in the losers bracket final of the District 2 tournament Wednesday night, July 10. The winner of …
Opinion
Editorial: Striped bass penalties aren’t tough enough Fishermen who do not respect the ocean, nor the fish they catch from it, should pay greater punishments than those handed out by a district court judge last week. Michael Saviano of Warren was …
Letter: Something fishy about that Tiverton water access blockade To the editor: I read the piece regarding Reps Edwards’ and Canario’s opposition to access to the water at the Nanaquaket Bridge.  I agree 100 percent.   Ever since those trees went up …
Letter: Monstrous animal cruelty — so much for justice To the editor: Three years ago — July 11, 2016 — the Westport Police Department responded to a 911 call from a person who rented a small plot of land from Richard Medeiros down a gravel laneway …
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.