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May holds on to win 58th Annual Northeast Amateur Invitational

EAST PROVIDENCE — Once Garrett May reached the fifth tee, the five-shot lead he worked so hard to build was gone.Not because someone caught him, but because he had made more mistakes in those …
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 … Read More
Martin Middle School announces 2018-19 fourth quarter honor roll
EAST PROVIDENCE — William Black, Principal of Martin Middle School, announces the Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 Fourth Quarter. … Read More
Riverside Middle School names 2018-19 fourth quarter honor roll of students
EAST PROVIDENCE — Mr. Robert Perry, Riverside Middle School Principal, and Mr. Glen Salgueiro, Assistant Principal, have announced … Read More
Hammer highlights players committed to 2019 Northeast Amateur field
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Northeast Amateur Invitational tournament tees off next week at Wannamoisett Country Club, the 58th annual … Read More
Beginnings of new EPHS construction project are taking shape
EAST PROVIDENCE — The first signs of site prep were visible late last week, readying the Pawtucket Avenue location for the start of … Read More
R.I. Capitol Police launches recruitment campaign
PROVIDENCE — A recruitment campaign for new Capitol Police Officers begins June 16, Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of … Read More
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 …
Sports
Gallery: East Bay players feature prominently in Division I baseball title series PAWTUCKET — The Division I state championship best-of-three final round series between Bishop Hendricken and LaSalle played last week at McCoy Stadium had a distinct East Bay flavor, including …
Gallery: EPHS state outdoor track and field meet PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School track and field teams vied in the 2019 State Championship Meet held Saturday, June 1, at its traditional home of Brown Stadium in Providence, the …
Gallery: EPHS state golf photos CRANSTON — The East Providence High School golf team returned to the RIIL State Championship Tournament for the first time in a decade last week at Cranston Country Club. The Townies shot a combined 366 to miss the team …
Friends of Townie Athletics accepts Suez donation Suez North America, which operates the city’s water/sewer plant in Riverside, recently presented the Friends of Townie Athletics Organization with a donation of $5,000 in support of the non-profit …
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Opinion
Letter: For our planet, these numbers we dare not ignore To the editor: Four hundred fifteen. One million. What are these numbers, you ask? They are dire milestones in this continuing journey of destruction of our only home by the hands of …
Editorial: A 'quenching' decision On a variety of fronts, the mayor and the council made the right decision recently by accepting the proposal of the Bristol County Water Authority, which represents the interests of neighboring East …
Letter: Time is now to set precedent of legitimate oversight by the council To the editor:In regard to the discussion at the April 16 Council meeting over Council members’ access to department heads, it was bound to happen that differences of opinion would come up over …
Letter: Slavery abhorrent but reparations don’t right that wrong To the editor: The current trend espousing the idea of paying reparations to living relatives of former slaves is a extreme example of social guilt and political correctness gone mad. While it is …
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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.