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Heat is on the menu as Quahog Fest comes to Warren this weekend

Get ready for a hot one. The 37th annual Warren Quahog, Seafood and Arts Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at Burr’s Hill Park, Water Street. It's predicted to be the hottest …
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
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 … Read More
Committee passes updated attendance policy for East Providence schools
EAST PROVIDENCE — In theory, if not in practice, the district will have a more clearly defined attendance policy beginning with the … Read More
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 … Read More
Rock retires from East Providence Senior Center director post
EAST PROVIDENCE — Robert Rock is retiring as director of the East Providence Senior Center, but will remain director until a … Read More
Gallery: Riverside Major Stars
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Little League Major Baseball Division All-Stars reached the winners bracket final of the District 2 … Read More
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Obituaries
Nathaniel Gonsalves, 82, Riverside Nathaniel “Nat” Gonsalves, 82, of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Circuit Drive, Riverside, passed away on May 8, 2019 in Orlando. Born in Onset, Mass., to Nathaniel and Margaret Gonsalves, he …
George H. Landry Jr., 91, Riverside George H. Landry Jr. 91 of East Providence, died Monday June 10, 2019 at home. He was the husband of Gail (Emerson) Landry, for over 52 years.George was born in Gloucester, Mass., a son of the late …
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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 …
Gallery: Rumford Senior All-Stars PAWTUCKET — It was a busy first day for the Rumford Little League Senior Baseball Division All-Stars in the 2019 Rhode Island State Tournament at Tomlinson Field as the locals split a doubleheader …
Gallery: Barrington, Rumford Major Baseball All-Stars EAST PROVIDENCE — The Barrington Little League Major Baseball Division All-Stars defeated Rumford Sunday night, July 7, at the Rock Complex by a 4-1 score in the losers bracket of the District 2 …
Opinion
Editorial: Cut our sports?! Over in Warwick the school committee played the sports card recently and, no surprise, it worked to perfection. As Tiverton, Portsmouth, most districts that have used it know, this most potent and …
Editorial: Striped bass penalties aren’t tough enough Fishermen who do not respect the ocean, nor the fish they catch from it, should pay greater punishments than those handed out by a district court judge last week. Michael Saviano of Warren was …
Letter: Jim Taricani — His pursuit of truth made us all proud To the editor: Last week I went to a funeral. My friend and one-time colleague Jim Taricani died 23 years after receiving a heart transplant. With infinite gratitude, Jim squeezed every ounce of …
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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.