East Providence man faces murder charge

EAST PROVIDENCE — A city man has been arrested on murder charges following an alleged domestic violence incident on Warren Avenue Saturday afternoon, May 20. East Providence Police Allen J. …
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East Providence resident gives back as senior care volunteer

EAST PROVIDENCE — Steve Bentz of East Providence retired from a long successful career in the insurance business five years ago. Never in his wildest dreams did he think he would then become a …

Gallery: East Providence police honor their fallen brothers

EAST PROVIDENCE — The annual East Providence Police Department memorial service took place on Thursday evening, May 18, at its headquarters, the Major Alister McGregor Public Safety Complex. …

Gallery: Riverside Middle School theatre troupe

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Middle School theatre troupe presented “Fame JR.” as its spring production for 2017. Performances took place May 11, 12 and 13 in the RMS auditorium. The main …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Owings Stone Road — $650,000 16 Sowams Road — $600,000 52 Fales Ave. — …

Pawtucket Avenue Bridge rebuild in East Providence reaches mid-point

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced earlier in the week work rebuilding the Pawtucket Avenue Bridge over Interstate 195 is ahead of schedule and expected …
Opinion
Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

The waters are rising, of that there is no longer any doubt. No one can credibly argue any more that sea level rise — caused by human activity that has fueled global climate change — is a …

Letter: Don't buy into pothead 'B.S.'

To the editor, Dear members of the RI House Judiciary Committee, I understand you had a hearing on Tuesday, April 11, on House bill H-5555 that seeks to legalize marijuana for recreational use. I …

Why does the law continue to allow hidden guns in schools?

Editorial: Complements to the commission

Sheriff Hodgson: Too much time on his hands

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Letter: I cannot support school start time legislation

Sports
East Providence baseball team upsets first place South Kingstown

EAST PROVIDENCE — Seth Daly and Nathan Silveira combined for the shutout on the mound for the East Providence High School baseball team as the Townies handed first place South Kingstown just its …

Softball: Moses Brown bests Townies, 5-1

EAST PROVIDENCE — Host East Providence High School put a scare into unbeaten Moses Brown for six innings Friday night, May 12, in the teams' Division I softball contest before the visiting Quakers …

Gallery: East Providence High School Unified Basketball

Gallery: East Providence High School baseball

East Providence piles on runs in win over Portsmouth

Obituaries
David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

David Earl Ward, 49, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Spokane Veterans Home after enduring the debilitating rigors of ALS. He last resided in Portsmouth before moving to be with his family in …

Anthony L. Memmolo, 72, East Providence

Anthony L. Memmolo, 72, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in East Providence. He was born in East Boston, son of the late Dante and Mary Memmolo (Laurano).  A graduate of …

Joseph E. Botelho, 60, Riverside

Joseph D. McLaughlin Jr., 83, Rumford

Geoffrey P. Higginbotham, 33, Rumford, 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.