East Providence School Committee asked to examine consolidation/expansion plan

EAST PROVIDENCE — As the student population grows and teaching moves to a more collective effort, East Providence Superintendent Kathryn Crowley asked the School Committee, at its January 15 …
East Providence School Committee considers future term lengths

EAST PROVIDENCE — Saying his intention in raising the matter was meant to find a quick resolution to it, East Providence School Committee Chairman Charlie Tsonos, at the body’s initial meeting of the …

Mayor DaSilva appoints three to new East Providence administrative team

EAST PROVIDENCE — In a pair of releases issued earlier this week, East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva announced three key appointments to his administration, including Anne T. Quinterno as the new …

Latest News

Britto intends to drop any ‘drama’ from East Providence council proceedings

EAST PROVIDENCE — As he prepares to take over the City Council gavel under East Providence’s revised governing structure, Bobby Britto said he wants to streamline the process, bring back some …

East Providence Police arrest former Councilman Faria on District Court warrant

EAST PROVIDENCE — A day after a District Court warrant was issued for his arrest, former Ward 4 City Councilor and Riverside resident Brian Faria was taken into custody by East Providence Police Thursday …

School Committee chair seeks improved cooperation under new form

EAST PROVIDENCE — For Charles Tsonos and his four colleagues on the School Committee — Jessica Beauchaine, Anthony Ferreira, Joel Monteiro and Karen Oliveira — last week’s inaugural was a …

DaSilva inaugurated as East Providence’s first mayor

EAST PROVIDENCE — Hundreds filled the Elmasian Auditorium in East Providence High School Tuesday evening, Jan. 8, to witness history as Roberto L. “Bob” DaSilva formally became the city’s …

East Providence mayor-elect announces solicitor picks

EAST PROVIDENCE — Mayor-Elect Bob DaSilva continued to fill out his administration, announcing over the weekend his selection of Michael J. Marcello as the new city solicitor. In the same act, Mr. …

East Providence 2018: Year in Review

EAST PROVIDENCE — The year 2018 was certainly another notable one in East Providence, a 12-month period that saw residents for the first time in the history of the city get to elect their mayor …
Popular stories
East Providence High School athletes earn fall sports honors

EAST PROVIDENCE — Recognition for athletes from the 2018 fall sports season continues to be announced, including the respective all-league honors for East Providence High School football …

Gallery: East Providence High School swimming

East Providence Hockey Notes: Townies join Quakers in co-op

Gallery: EPHS boys' basketball

Gallery: EPHS girls' basketball

Things to Do
Common Fence Music’s Fall Moon Festival is Saturday

NEWPORT — One of Common Fence Music’s most impressive lineup of singer-songwriters will be sharing the stage Saturday night, Nov. 3, for the second annual Fall Moon Festival.

Weaver Library Farmers Market celebrates fifth summer season

Gallery: Crescent Park Carousel 'Cruise Nights'

A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

Blueberries, lemon and ricotta all in one tasty muffin

Letter: Migrant caravan nothing like biblical story

To the editor: I usually find myself in full agreement with Arlene Violet and the opinions she expresses in her column. However, I find her comparison of the biblical journey of Mary and …

Letter: An open letter to Speaker Mattiello

Editorial: School buses need seat belts

Letter: RI vs. Mass. test score comparison invalid and unfair

Letter: In showing respect, sometimes reality intervenes

2019 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

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.