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Police news briefs: Teen wants to go sky-diving, motorist falls asleep

• Monday, Aug. 12: Two Barrington residents and their teenage daughter spoke with police about a family matter. The 18-year-old woman allegedly told police she was having a difficult time with …
Stolen artwork appears 'for sale' online
An expensive photograph that went missing from a Barrington home two years ago was listed for sale on ebay recently.  A woman … Read More
Riders raise more than $10,000 for soldiers overseas
The roar of motorcycles filled the air Sunday afternoon as participants in the ninth annual Frontline Ministry Ride for Freedom did … Read More
In Warren, a centenarian and friends look back
She was blowing kisses as the nurse rolled her into the Warren Skilled Nursing and Rehab center banquet hall, a round of applause … Read More
Council formally approves renaming East Providence senior center in Rock’s honor
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Senior Center will soon officially be renamed in the honor of outgoing and long-time … Read More
Barrington All-Stars return home today
The Barrington U12 All-Star baseball team will return home today, Wednesday, Aug. 21. The local team, which won the District II, … Read More
Letter: Warren's bravest did their best in face of massive blaze
To the editor: We are sorry that it took us a while to get this out. That is because, as many of you know, we recently lost our … Read More
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Obituaries
Jenna Brienne Cattell Willey, 33, of North Kingstown and Newport We lost our beloved daughter, sister, aunt, and friend Jenna Brienne Cattell Willey, 33, of North Kingstown and Newport, RI on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.  From the very moment she arrived, she …
JoAnn Collins, 66, of Bristol JoAnn (Proto) Collins, 66, of Kickemuit Avenue passed away on Aug. 15, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Manor. She was the wife of Charles E. Collins III. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the …
Sports
Barrington All-Stars play tonight on ESPN The Barrington U12 All-Star team will play against New Jersey in a must-win game in the Little League World Series tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 p.m. The game will be televised on …
Final Common Fence Point 5 Miler in Portsmouth called ‘bittersweet’ PORTSMOUTH — The Common Fence Point 5 Miler went out with a bang. The 16th and last running of the annual race, a benefit for the Portsmouth High School Music Boosters, came to an official close Sunday morning in festive fashion.
Barrington bounces back with 6-1 win over Kentucky The Barrington U12 All-Star team defeated a team from Bowling Green, Ky., 6-1, in an elimination bracket game at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. on Saturday afternoon, Aug. …
Opinion
Letter: Tiverton politics — ‘Always angry’ gets us nowhere To the editor: The news of a “recall effort aimed at town council Chairman Rob Counter and Vice Chairman Justin Katz” is an embarrassment to the town of Tiverton, a wasted use of money and …
Letter: New assessment policy will impact real estate in Barrington To the editor: We are writing as concerned citizens and the people on the front lines of the real estate market in Barrington. We sell property in our beloved town and serve as the gateway for …
Letter: TTA, like Trump, showed themselves unfit right off To the editor: President Trump has said and done many things that objectively are untrue, unfair, unprecedented, and unnecessary.  This startling, stark, steady accumulation of lies and nonsense …
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

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.