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Anti-overdose drug being installed throughout Bristol

Opioid overdose is currently the leading cause of death among adults age 50 and under in the United States. In 2017 alone, 323 Rhode Islanders lost their lives to overdose, which is more …
Concert promoters purchase idle East Providence waterfront property
EAST PROVIDENCE — The promoters of the Bold Point Park concert series in city have purchased the nearby parcel of land known as … Read More
Firm eyes Tiverton Business Park for large-scale solar
TIVERTON — A Connecticut comnpany last week pitched a preliminary proposal to build one of more large scale solar projects at the … Read More
Coming soon: Middle school demolition
Say good-bye to the old Barrington Middle School. Demolition of the old school building is expected to begin by the end of this … Read More
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 … Read More
Police called for intoxicated people at Vets' Park
The woods in and around Veterans' Park was the scene for two separate police incidents last week. At about 8:20 p.m. on Saturday, … Read More
Tiverton stays neutral in sports betting suit
TIVERTON — Tiverton has no appetite so far to take sides in a lawsuit brought by a Portsmouth resident that challenges the legality … Read More
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Obituaries
Joan P. Montle, Little Compton Joan P. (Parfitt) Montle, of Little Compton and Marco Island, Florida, died Sunday, July 7, 2019, peacefully at home with her loving family by her side after a brief illness. She was the loving wife …
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 …
Sports
Gallery: Warren, Rumford Silva Tourney All-Stars EAST PROVIDENCE — Warren traveled to Rumford Little League's Rock Complex Wednesday night, July 17, for a losers bracket contest in the District 2 Ron Silva Minor Baseball Division All-Star …
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 Pineview in the finals on Saturday and Sunday. The two …
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 …
Opinion
Letter: Are roads just roads? Tiverton's tell tales To the editor: Born the son of a professional diplomat, I moved with my parents to the United States ( Washington, D.C.) in Nov. 1953.  My father’s work trips from D.C. took him to every corner …
Letter: Bristol can treat out-of-town boaters better As a local resident and lifelong boater who has enjoyed all that our beautiful harbor and bay have to offer, I feel compelled to offer a much needed suggestion to our harbormaster department. With …
Letter: Our schools and community need to focus on the future Our school system has encountered some big challenges of late. We have reached this point over time, not overnight. The corrections will take time and effort, as well. We have elected a talented, …
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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Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike about The Post or to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc. in East Providence, email mrego@eastbaymediagroup.com.