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 …
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Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 20 Briarfield Road — $711,000 29 Commonwealth Ave. — $1 82 Walnut Road — …

Bayside's new veterinarian has always loved science

Dr. Meredith Taylor loves a challenge. The new associate veterinarian at Bayside Veterinary Care on Waseca Avenue in Barrington said she enjoys her job, especially when she needs to work "outside …

Tiverton officers’ first Narcan use saves overdosed man

TIVERTON — Tiverton police have had the drug overdose medication Narcan in their cruisers for about eight months, been trained in its use, and on Friday, Feb. 3, they finally got to give it a …

In Westport, sweet sounds from under the sea

WESTPORT — The Westport High School auditorium stage will be transformed to a warm, wonderful (except for one scary water witch) world beneath the sea this Thursday and Friday evening as Westport …

What a life! Remembering newspaperman Ros Bosworth, Jr.

Five months after celebrating his 90th birthday, retired East Bay Newspapers Publisher Roswell S. “Ros” Bosworth Jr. died last Tuesday, Feb. 7. He passed away with his wife Marcia by his side …

Tiverton Police: Young rock throwers charged

Tuesday, Jan. 31 A 13-year-old boy was charted with disorderly conduct after a 2:26 p.m. incident at Pocasset School. Thursday, Feb. 2 Luciano Silva, 31, of 135 Shove St., Tiverton, was …
Obituaries
George J. Sniezek Jr, 65, Tiverton

George J. Sniezek Jr, 65, a life-long Tiverton resident, passed away quietly February 6 after a long illness. George, a Vietnam veteran, was the son of the late George J. Sniezek Sr of Tiverton. He …

Eileen Oliveira, 79, Tiverton

Paul L. Bolduc, 65, Tiverton

Stephen G. Bigos 59, Tiverton

Robert J. Perrello, 96

Robert B. Babcock, Tiverton and Talbott, Tenn.

Janice Vincent, 74, Tiverton

Edward J. Carreiro Jr., 64, formerly of Tiverton

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Sports
Tigers stay perfect in division after thriller

By Nick Friend TIVERTON — Led by 13 points from Tyler Murray and a stellar defensive performance, the Tiverton boys’ basketball team defeated Lincoln 45-43 in a thriller Tuesday night, Feb. 8, …

Tiverton's Muzzioli scores for Navy sharpshooters

First place Tiverton boys move to 9-0

Girls Basketball: Pesky Tigers best Mt. Hope

Boys Basketball: Tiverton hoopsters roll over Mt. Hope

Things to Do
Oar art — Oars replace buoys in artists’ Watershed effort

WESTPORT — Over three years they painted and decorated wooden lobster buoys in about every imaginable nautical way, and now Westport and Sakonnet area artists are turning their talents to old …

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

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

Opinion
Letter: Vote yes on Question 7

To the editor: There isn’t a need more basic than having a place to call home. Unfortunately, too many Rhode Islanders struggle to find a home or apartment that they can reasonably afford, …

Editorial: Vote YES on 6

Letter: Make a commitment to end domestic violence

Editorial: Face facts — Climate Change is real

Letter: Hey cartoonist, get some help

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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.