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Warren man pleads no contest in bass poaching case

A Warren man pleaded no contest in Fourth Division District Court last Thursday to exceeding the state's striped bass limit, following the discovery of a hidden storage compartment on his boat, and …
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
Demolition of former Pawtucket Avenue Benny’s Store is complete
EAST PROVIDENCE — Demolition work at the site of the old Benny’s Store on Pawtucket Avenue is complete, setting the stage for the … Read More
Police news: Dog fight, sticky tires and a damaged car
Street signs damaged during single car accident A Barrington resident allegedly fell asleep while driving in the rotary at the … Read More
Guests tour Navy drug-busting ship during stop in Bristol
The USS Tornado, a cyclone class patrol ship, happily greeted Bristol residents and visitors on July 3 and 4 as part of the Bristol … Read More
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Obituaries
Joseph ‘Joe’ Costa Jr., 87, of Bristol Joseph ‘Joe’ Costa Jr., 87, of Bristol passed away at Rhode Island Hospital on Thursday, July 11, 2019. He was born in California to the late Joseph and Anna Costa of Warren and resided …
Elvira Botelho, 90, of Bristol Elvira (Cabral) Botelho, 90, of Chestnut Street passed away on July 7, 2019, at Newport Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Geraldino A. Botelho for 65 years. Born in …
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
Letter: Shame on RI Supreme Court To the editor: So Gary Morse spends his time and money to research and prepare cogent arguments against subsidizing developers of affordable housing and the RI Supreme Court tells him to sit down …
Letter: Oscar and Valeria deserve to have names To the editor: For a while, I’ve been trying to express my concerns for the crisis at our border. For too long, I’ve seen adults both in and out of the US administration refusing to …
Letter: In reply to the Tiverton fiction, here are the facts To the editor: In a letter appearing in this week’s Sakonnet Times, Tiverton resident Will Newman joins those who apparently believe that politics is about making false accusations to generate …
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.