Tiverton bests Mt. Hope 40-29, in physical division match up

Tiverton girls basketball team beat Mt. Hope 40-29 in a physical division II match up at Mt. Hope High School on Friday night. The game featured tough defensive play between the east bay rivals. Bodies crashed under the basket vying for rebounds and they hit the floor in the front court as both teams set traps and made steals. The win evened the Tigers record at 3-3 and dropped the Huskies record to 1-7. 
Portsmouth, Sakonnet legislative seats set to change
Voters throughout the state, including those in some Tiverton and Portsmouth neighborhoods, may become part of new political precincts … Read More
Mt. Hope Bridge re-opens to traffic
BRISTOL/PORTSMOUTH — The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has reopened the Mount Hope Bridge and lifted travel … Read More
RITBA closes Mt. Hope Bridge due to high winds
PORTSMOUTH/BRISTOL — The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) has closed the Mount Hope Bridge due to high winds, … Read More
Tiverton man charged with child pornography possession
A Tiverton man allegedly found in possession of more than 150 images and videos depicting child sexual abuse was arrested … Read More
Little Compton whale dissected, will be buried
Biologists from Mystic Aquarium spent much of Thursday dissecting the young female humpback whale that washed up at Church Cove and … Read More
DOT sets weight limit for Fish Road, Tiverton bridge
The state Department of Transportation has placed a 3-ton weight limit on the bridge that crosses Sin and Flesh Brook on Fish … Read More
Your community. Your stories. Your inbox.
Your community. Your stories. Your inbox.
Obituaries
Carl E. Sanderson, 90, Florida Carl E. “Sandy” Sanderson, 90, passed on January 7, 2022, surrounded by his family. Carl graduated from Somerset High School in 1949, attended the Univ. of North Georgia. He joined the …
Barbara (Kent) Elliott, 95, Tiverton Barbara Louise (Kent) Elliott, age 95, died peacefully while surrounded by family on Saturday, January 8, 2022. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 51 years, Wayne K. Elliott. Barbara …
Sports
Rock scores 22, leads Westport over Tiverton, 63-48, in annual match up The Westport basketball team celebrated the new year with an undefeated 4-0 record, after beating Tiverton 63-48 and crushing Brooke Charter School 74-38 during the East Bay Holiday Tournament last …
Portsmouth rolls over Mt. Hope at holiday tournament, 60-41 TIVERTON — Jack Downing and Calvin Lucenti each netted 16 points as the Portsmouth High boys’ varsity basketball team cruised by Mt. Hope, 60-41, during the East Bay Holiday …
Opinion
Editorial: Death of the snow day

The pandemic introduced a few silver linings. Remote learning is sort of, kind of, one of them. Across America, schools figured out how to conduct themselves when no one was in the school …

Letter: Do not use my taxes to further the abortion agenda

Talking Politics: Covid and Omicron dominate the news cycle

Poli-ticks: Gosh, I miss the America I grew up with

Letter: New Year’s Resolution? Thank the scientists

2022 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

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.