Controversial Bristol development faces review tonight
Expect a big crowd, emotional debate and dense arguments tonight in the Colt School auditorium. The Belvedere at Thames project is up … Read More
Volvo Ocean Race: Skipper Enright and Vestas 11th Hour Racing shine in Leg 8 despite adversity of difficult race
Bristol resident and Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright came from behind to capture third place in Leg 8 of the Volvo … Read More
Bristol Warren unified hoopsters are state champs
Tom Fullen has been coaching basketball for more than half a century, but he’s seldom been prouder of a team than he was Sunday, … Read More
Sports
Volvo Ocean Race: Six teams will compete in the Itajaí In-Port Race on Friday
Six teams will be on the start line on Friday afternoon for the Itajaí In-Port Race in Brazil, with Vestas 11th Hour Racing joining … Read More
Huskies softball team improving despite rough start
The Mt. Hope softball team has gotten off to a rough start this Spring. The team has an 0-3 record in just their second year in … Read More
‘The Beast’ invades Glen Farm in Portsmouth (photos)
PORTSMOUTH — The collegiate rugby tournament known as The Beast of the East returned Saturday and Sunday for its annual visit to … Read More
Police Report
Mt. Hope student ‘dies’ in mock crash
Mt. Hope High School student Liam Bullard only had about 10 minutes to live when when his cell phone buzzed in class Thursday … Read More
Tiverton bank theft suspect nabbed in Bristol
TIVERTON — A man suspected of committing a robbery of the north Tiverton branch of Bank Newport on April 2 was arrested Monday in … Read More
Bristol police arrested alleged cocaine dealer
A Warwick man suspected of distributing cocaine throughout Bristol and elsewhere in Rhode Island was arrested by Bristol police last … Read More
Obituaries
Patricia A. Owen, 78, of Prudence Island

Patricia A. (Regan) Owen, 78, of Prudence Island, R.I. and Stoughton, Mass., formerly of Easton, Mass., died unexpectedly on May 14, 2018, after successfully overcoming complications of a recent …

Gary Benjamin Fillmore, 76, of Bristol

Arlene E. Peters, 80, Bristol

George P. Vezina, 87, of Bristol

Edward J. Pezzullo, age 85, of Bristol

Raymond J. Grant, 82, Seekonk

Louise St. Clair Igo Goetz, 97, of Bristol

Edward J. Rinaldi Jr.

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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 to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.