Quality, consistency become hallmarks of Weaver Library Farmers Market

EAST PROVIDENCE — As much pride shown by those who produce the products on display is held by those who have helped nurture what is now the fourth edition of the annual Farmers Market at the …
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State Police arrest East Providence man on drug charges

SCITUATE — The State Police have arrested an East Providence man for possessing large quantities of fentanyl pills and cocaine with the intent to deliver. In a statement issued Wednesday …

Unruly resident, Salary controversy, Historic preservation, and More: East Bay top stories

Take a look at some of the top stories from around the East Bay this week. Click the headlines for a look at the full story. Police remove man from Warren Town Council meeting Police removed a …

Featured home: Space, luxury, lots of outdoor options in Portsmouth

At the end of Glen Road in Portsmouth is a lovely home in an established neighborhood on the Sakonnet River bordering "The Glen." The owner has meticulously refurbished and maintained this bright …

House hunt: Open houses planned this weekend in East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled this weekend in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 11 Ridgewood Road — Sunday, July 23, 12-2 p.m. Colonial, 5, 3, $824,900. Mott & Chace …

Providence Country Day School lists third trimester honors

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Providence Country Day School has announced its honor roll of students for the third and final trimester of the 2016-17 term. Students are listed alphabetically by hometown. Rhode Island8, …
Opinion
Letter: Kilmartin continues tradition of AG obfuscation

To the editor, Allow me to congratulate Peter Kilmartin on continuing the fine tradition of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office of stonewalling, obfuscation and the denial …

Editorial: For monarchs' sake, spare the milkweed

Once among the most abundant and lovely of backyard summertime visitors, the monarch butterfly is vanishing at a disturbing rate. Easy as it is to blame habitat abuse in the species' Mexican …

Letter: East Providence should follow Paris Climate Accord

Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

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

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

Editorial: Complements to the commission

Sports
South Kingstown sends Riverside home from state All-Star tourney

JOHNSTON — Riverside's first-ever venture to the 11-12 Major Baseball Division State All-Star Tournament, unfortunately, was a brief one as the locals suffered their second one-sided loss in as many days …

Riverside Stars fall in Major Baseball state tourney opener

JOHNSTON — After just one inning and a grand slam, the Riverside Little League 11-12 Major Division Baseball side pretty much saw its chances of winning the opening game of the Rhode Island …

City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

Barrington Juniors All Stars win, force a deciding game

Riverside wins District 2 Major Baseball All-Star championship

Obituaries
Leo T. Paquin, 80, East Providence

Leo Theophile Paquin, Jr., 80, of East Providence, passed away peacefully at Cherry Hill Manor in Johnston on Thursday, June 22, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Phoebe Paquin (Cotta) for …

Paul F. Armstrong, 60, Riverside

Paul F. Armstrong, 60, of Elson Drive, Riverside, died unexpectedly on May 28, 2017. Born in Providence, a son of the late Albert and Claire M. (Dame) Armstrong, he lived in East Providence for 50 …

Bernard V. Lamarre, 85, Riverside

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Anthony L. Memmolo, 72, East Providence

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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.