Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have chenged hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Seaview Drive — $562,500 35 Anchorage Way — $562,500 1 Clover lane — …
Latest News

Council approves sale of former Fram office building in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — After having sat idle for a decade or more, the former Fram office building on Pawtucket Avenue is on its way to being sold and likely being converted into a mixed-use …

Gallery: Martin Middle School Theater 'Murder's in the Heir'

EAST PROVIDENCE — Turn the game "Clue" into a play and you get the entertaining "Murder's in the Heir" where almost every character in this hilarious mystery has the weapon, opportunity and the …

Police: Driver hit another car, wiped out mailbox, fled

An East Providence resident driving a white pickup truck left a trail of destruction in Barrington on Saturday night, said police. According to police reports, the truck Jared Rhodes was driving …

Bay View, Riverside Middle School teams earn accolades at First LEGO competition

The FIRST LEGO League Rhode Island State Championship, a science-based robotics competition, was held Saturday, Jan. 14, on the campus of Roger Williams University.The St. Mary Academy-Bay View …

Featured home: Unique replica of sea captain's home

Enjoy your own private country retreat on two peaceful acres in South Rehoboth. This is not another cookie cutter home. The 3,735 square-foot home captures all the details of the past while providing …
Opinion
Editorial: A light of hope

A hospital is a less than pleasant place to be for anyone. Most patients admitted to a hospital aren’t feeling good to begin with. The boredom and loneliness sure to set in — especially …

Commentary: East Providence council can find common ground

With the support of a 5-0 vote for Mayor James Briden and Assistant Mayor Robert Britto, your newly elected City Council placed their faith in them to issue us forward with an honest, balanced, and …

Commentary: East Providence councilman-elect Faria questions transparency

Letter: Dedications should be considered thoughtfully

Letter: Vote yes on Question 7

Editorial: Vote YES on 6

Letter: Sen. Coyne is a positive, principled woman

Sports
Gallery: East Providence High School swimming

BRISTOL — The East Providence High School swim teams faced Mt. Hope Wednesday night, Jan. 11, at Roger Williams University in a Division III meet. The Townies split their outings with the …

Hundreds ring in the new year with a run

More than 200 runners competed in the 32nd annual Hangover Classic 5 Miler on Sunday, Jan.1. The runners ranged in age from 8 to 80 and enjoyed seasonably mild conditions on New Years Day. Race …

Gallery: East Providence boys' basketball

East Providence 2016...one last look back

Gallery: East Providence High School wrestling

Obituaries
Mary "Ann" Hall, 73, Portsmouth

Mary “Ann” Hall, 73, of Portsmouth, passed peacefully, on Dec. 28, 2016 at the Grand Islander Nursing Home in Middletown after a long illness.   She was born on Jan. 1, 1943 to …

Father Edmund Adams, 77, Portsmouth

Father Edmund Adams, a monk of Portsmouth Abbey, died peacefully after a brief illness in Newport Hospital on Christmas Eve, aged 77.

Daniel Barbosa, 86, formerly of East Providence

Norma A. Messinger, Riverside

Joyce N. Hall, 69, Barrington

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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.