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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 …
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
Three EPHS seniors excel in finance, meet the market ‘challenge’
EAST PROVIDENCE — Three East Providence High School seniors, with an assist from their teacher, recently finished in the top 10 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … 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
Alum Lambert is recommended to become new EPHS girls’ hoops coach EAST PROVIDENCE — City native and alum Tshombe Lambert has been recommended by district athletic director Gregg Amore to become the new head coach for the East Providence High School girls’ …
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 …
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 playing of the prestigious event running June 19-22 and once …
Opinion
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 …
Editorial: Educators don't really have a summer 'break' anymore With the publication of the East Providence High School fourth quarter honor roll in this week’s paper, we’ve just about closed the book at The Post on the 2018-19 academic term in city. Almost, …
Editorial: Trump’s coal theatrics The energy reality is what just happened at Brayton Point when those towers came tumbling down. Back when the decision was announced, a company spokesman called it simple economics — coal can no …
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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.