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E.P. native included in 2020 R.I. Music Hall of Fame inductees

PAWTUCKET — The Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame (RIMHOF) has announced its 2020 inductees. The four new members include Riverside native Joe Doyle along with The American Band, Hal Crook and …
Barrington police investigating East Providence man
On Friday, Feb. 7, East Providence police notified Barrington police about a man who had allegedly taken money to replace a Barrington … Read More
Woonsocket edges Riverside for boys’ middle hoops state title
CRANSTON — Second-seeded Woonsocket completed an undefeated season with 57-51 victory over fourth-seeded Riverside in the Rhode … Read More
New EPHS project reaches noteworthy structural steel stage
EAST PROVIDENCE — The new East Providence High School project last week reached one of its more noteworthy milestone events in what … Read More
Noted East Providence native McLarty passes away at 72
EAST PROVIDENCE — City native, noted actor, author and voice-over artist Ron McLarty passed away Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 in New York … Read More
Nuts n’ More LLC. recalls plain peanut butter spread because of possible health risk
PROVIDENCE —The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Nuts n’ More LLC. of East Providence is … Read More
East Providence Council backs water upgrade; sets speed camera meeting date
EAST PROVIDENCE — The council at its February 4 meeting backed a resolution sponsored by president and Ward 1 member Bobby Britto … Read More
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Obituaries
June C. Page, 84, formerly of East Providence June C. Page, 84, of Wakefield, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020. She was the wife of the late Richard F. Page. Born in East Providence, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Richard and …
Donald E. Rinebolt, 91, formerly of East Providence Donald Edwin Rinebolt, 91, of Chesapeake, Va., formerly of East Providence, passed away peacefully in his home January 13 surrounded by his loving family.A beloved husband for 66 years, he is …
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Sports
EPHS rallies late to fend off Central in boys’ hoops playoff opener EAST PROVIDENCE — Trailing from the jump throughout most of the second half to its upset-minded guests from Central, the fifth-seeded and host East Providence High School boys’ basketball …
Townies host Knights in boys' hoops playoff opener tonight EAST PROVIDENCE — Fifth-seeded East Providence High School opens the 2020 Division I boys’ basketball championship tournament Friday night, Feb. 28, with a home contest against visiting …
Local company announces agreement to buy Metacomet Country Club EAST PROVIDENCE — A week after notifying members of its plans to sell, the owners of Metacomet Country Club have indeed sold the 119-year-old golf course to a company with city ties, Marshall …
Opinion
Letter: Gun bans make us less safe To the editor: Two armed men wearing hoodies and masks broke into a Florida home and began viciously beating a man in front of his wife and 11-year-old daughter. His wife, eight months pregnant, …
Editorial: Remembering the Stringfellows It is with great sadness we recognize the passing of William Stringfellow, the East Providence High School and Rhode Island football legend, who died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at his home surrounded …
Letter: TCI will hurt business, add taxes and fuel exodus To the editor: The Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) is another “wonderful” idea promoted by our governor and the East Side (Providence) think tank in an attempt to extract …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices – Feb. 27, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Feb. 27 edition of the East Providence Post.
East Providence Legal Notices – Feb. 20, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Feb. 20 issue of the East Providence Post.

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.