Two from Mt. Hope, one from East Providence place at state wrestling championships

PROVIDENCE — Mt. Hope High School wrestlers Devon Lancaster and Neil Thibaudeau both fell in their respective championship bouts at the 2017 state championship meet Saturday night, Feb. 25, at the …
State ranks town officials' salaries

School administrators throughout the East Bay are among local towns' highest earners, according to a salary survey released this week by the Rhode Island Department of Revenue's Municipal Finance …

Featured home: History mixed with modern family living

Located on South of Commons Road and centrally located between Town Commons and South Shore Beach is a well-maintained home with a fenced, manicured yard that includes a pool. The contemporary …

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Many local nonprofits benefit from annual golf tournament

The CVS Health Charity Classic — a professional golf tournament played at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington — reached an important milestone this year. At a recent celebration, …

East Providence's Jones Pond is renamed again

EAST PROVIDENCE — Barring push back from the national organization, the renovated parcel of land at the rear of Pierce Memorial Stadium will soon be known as “Townie Pride Park at Jones Pond” …

House Hunt: Open houses planned this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled this weekend in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 53 Lamson Road — Sunday, Feb. 26, 1-2:30 p.m. Cape, 3, 1.5, $359,000. Residential Properties, …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent weeks in towns around East Bay: Barrington 1 Gregory Court — $470,000 78 Massasoit Ave. — $214,000 33 Priscilla Drive — …

East Providence council denies Kirby reappointment

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its meeting Tuesday night, Feb. 21, the East Providence City Council seemingly penned its final chapter in a long-simmering drama while at the same time the body kept the book …

Free tuition an ‘investment’ in state’s future: Gov’s office

In today’s changing world, a high school diploma is not enough to secure sustainable employment into the future. At least some college education is critical, and therefore should be part of the …
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

Daniel Barbosa, 86, formerly of East Providence

Norma A. Messinger, Riverside

Frank J. Palumbo Jr., 74, Riverside

Kenneth E. Handshaw, 71, Riverside

Francis "Tut" Jamiel, Warren

Margaret L. Tainsh, 70, East Providence

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Sports
East Providence advances in D-I boys' hoops tourney

EAST PROVIDENCE — “Survive and advance” is the credo of late-February/March basketball no matter the level, and the East Providence High School boys’ team exemplified that Friday night, Feb. …

East Providence boys and girls triumph in hoops doubleheader

New EPHS wellness center benefits both students and athletes

East Providence captures girls' indoor track division meet championship

East Providence sends St. Ray's to first Division I boys' hoops loss

Things to Do
Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

When it comes to cooking, my go-to ingredients are garlic and onions. There aren’t many savory dishes that can’t be improved with the addition of one or both. But, garlic is my favorite. …

Rustic fruit tarts are pretty and a sweet treat in winter

A delicious cod dish that won’t ruin your New Year’s resolutions

Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

Opinion
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

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