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East Providence Police name suspects in armed robbery case

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police have identified the three suspects in an armed robbery attempt Tuesday morning, …
East Providence Police arrest three after armed robbery
EAST PROVIDENCE — A social media transaction gone wrong is considered the likely cause of a shooting incident in city Tuesday … Read More
Rumford rolls to Silva Tourney winners' final, EP Central stays alive
EAST PROVIDENCE — The city's two entrants into the Ron Silva/Minor Baseball Division District 2 All-Star Tournament won again in … Read More
Rumford captures 10U District 2 All-Star Tournament title
EAST PROVIDENCE — The last victory needed is usually the toughest one to get, so fittingly for the Rumford Little League 10U … Read More
Leading the 'way'...East Providence dedicates street in Edmonds' honor
EAST PROVIDENCE — It's certainly been a life well lived for Harry "Hawk" Edmonds, and the noted East Providence native received one … Read More
Westbound traffic flows improve, east side stalls with lane changes
PROVIDENCE — There's more than a hint of irony in the updated traffic figures for the Washington Bridge provided by state officials … Read More
Post 10 Seniors sweep Pawtucket for first two wins of 2024 season
It's been an admittedly unsatisfying start to the 2024 Rhode Island American Baseball League season for the Riverside Post 10 Senior … Read More
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Crescent Park Carousel Summerfest 2023

Carnival at the Carousel

EAST PROVIDENCE — Riverside quite literally takes center stage on the city's community calendar in the coming days and weeks, beginning this weekend with the inaugural Crescent Park Carousel …

Fourth at Pierce 'fires' on July 3

The annual East Providence Independence Day Celebration, conducted by the Recreation Department, takes place Monday July 3, at Pierce Memorial Stadium on Mercer Street. Gates open at 6 p.m. A …

Endangered species: Saltmarshes — and what to do about it

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust kicks off its 2023 Land Trust Learning Series on Monday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. with a presentation on saltmarsh degradation by Mark Bertness at the Barrington …
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Obituaries
Joann Andos Bristol|Joann Hooker Andos, retired New York City schoolteacher, intrepid traveler, sports nut, master seamstress, talented gardener, fan of ferries and tugboats, diligent letter writer and thirty-fou
Barbara Luther Barbara Ann Luther, 85, formerly of Bristol, RI, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at St. Anne's Hospital on Tuesday, July 16, 2024. Barbara was the wife of the late Wilson Read Luther
Gary Harper Gary Lee Harper, 70, of Bristol, RI, died on December 30, 2023. He was the husband of the late Rose (Nye) Harper. Born in Corpus Christi, TX, he was the son of the late Leslie J. Harper Sr. and Mary
Sports
Several city youth tracksters earn spots at USTAF Nationals Athletes from East Providence on the FAST TRACK youth track and field club team earned top finishes at the Region 1 USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships held last weekend in New York …
Rumford, EP Central sides win Silva All-Star Tourney games One city-based side got its Ron Silva/Little League District 2 Minor Baseball Division tourney run going, while another got its first win of the event as play resumed Tuesday night, July 9, following …
Post 10 Juniors pop South Kingstown, win fifth in a row The Riverside Post 10 Junior Division squad, sponsored by the ATC (Athletes Turn Champion) Training Facility, returned to Rhode Island American Legion Baseball League action after the July Fourth …
Rumford 10U Baseball Stars reach District 2 final The lone city entry into the District 2 Little League Major Baseball 10U Division All-Star event from Rumford has raced through the competition so far, winning all three of its games via the 10-Run …
Opinion
Letter: Being offered worst possible choices needs to end

To the editor: If we continue to be the leading nation of the world, then certainly our politicians are the most powerful people in civil discourse.   Then how is it one party kowtows …

Letter: The Biden ‘catastrophe’: new jobs, low unemployment

To the editor: Nikki Haley has called Trump, among other things, “unhinged,” but has said she will support him because Biden has been a “catastrophe.” Friday, it was …

Letter: We need more funding for child care programs

To the editor: As a small business owner running a pediatric occupational therapy institute in Rhode Island, I know that the struggle to find affordable, convenient child care is a daily reality …

Letter: Attention food enthusiasts and community members

Are you looking for a way to give back and contribute? Look no further than the "Condiment Caring Drive" in support of the East Bay Food Pantry.

Letter: If you don’t trust ballot box, be a poll worker

To the editor: The upcoming election is all about “saving democracy,” either from government overreach by Democrats or authoritarian Republicans. I’ve been thinking a lot about …

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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.