East Providence school administration outlines proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — District Finance Director Craig Enos led the School Committee at a special session of the body held Monday night, July 22, at City Hall through a second workshop on the proposed …
Gallery: Riverside Silva Tournament All-Stars

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Little League entry into the Ron Silva Minor Baseball Division District 2 Tournament reached the championship round after they defeated visiting Bristol, 11-1, …

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 …

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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 …

Friends of Townie Athletics celebrates completion of silver anniversary season

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Friends of Townie Athletics, the non-profit organization conceived to augment administrative support of sports throughout the East Providence School District, recently …

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 South Quay with an eye towards building a permanent venue as part of …

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 Providence Post and eastbayri.com contributing photographer …

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 construction of the latest Dollar General outlet to begin in the …

Wannamoisett Country Club salutes its WWII veterans

EAST PROVIDENCE — Wannamoisett Country Club recently conducted its 75th George M. Gordon Member Guest Tournament. With the 75th anniversary of the end World War II approaching, the club honored its …
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

Stanley Alfred Boren Jr., 80, East Providence

Mary L. Cabral, 69, Riverside

Edmund J. Clegg, Jr., 93, Barrington

J. Anne Mitchell, 83, Riverside

Carol Ann (Palumbo) Huffman, 67, Riverside

J. Anne Mitchell, 83, Riverside

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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 …

Gallery: Barrington, Riverside Major Baseball All-Stars

Gallery: Riverside Major Stars

Gallery: Rumford Senior All-Stars

Gallery: Barrington, Rumford Major Baseball All-Stars

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Weaver Library Farmers Market starts sixth summer season in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The fact that the Weaver Farmers Market is about to begin its sixth season with its 2019 debut set for Thursday evening, June 20, shows it truly follows the credo of promoting the …

Culinary competitions highlight East Providence weekend community events

Towers' implosion Saturday will set world record

‘Love + Harmony’ concert will benefit Common Fence Music

Affordable drawing tablet that rivals the ‘big boys’

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

Letter: Jim Taricani — His pursuit of truth made us all proud

Editorial: Educators don't really have a summer 'break' anymore

Editorial: Trump’s coal theatrics

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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.