Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 63 Chachapaxasset Road — $230,000 Bristol 8 Highland Road — $320,000 34 San Juan …
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Warren peers into the bay's health

Volunteers have spent much of the spring and summer taking small steps toward a huge goal — successfully reestablishing oysters in Warren’s waters. The bivalves were a part of the town’s …

NECAP, SAT results: Test scores mixed in Bristol Warren schools

Mt. Hope High School students are well above their Rhode Island peers in SAT scores, and Bristol-Warren elementary students are excelling in science.  However, middle school and high school …

Featured home: Large Portsmouth colonial overlooks Sakonnet River

The River Hylands neighborhood in Portsmouth is home to an architect-designed Colonial that offers everything for a growing family looking for space, comfort and modern amenities. The …

Huskies football dominates Coventry 25-6

The Mt. Hope Huskies football team dominated Coventry High School 25-6 to improve to 2-0 on the season. Quarterback Vincent Berretto led the Huskies attack, finding the endzone four times — …

Where is the cheapest gas in East Bay?

Gas prices in Rhode Island are unchanged this week, averaging $2.18 a gallon across the state for the second straight week, according to AAA Northeast. The $2.18 price is three cents below the …
Obituaries
Wilfred W. Lomas, 93, Warren

Wilfred W. Lomas, 93, of Warren, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 at St Elizabeth Manor in Bristol. Born in Warren, a son of the late William T. and Lena (Tatro) Lomas, he was the beloved husband of …

Manuel P. Silva Sr., 89, Warren

Jean Soares, 68, Warren

Rose E. Swanson, 93, East Providence

Matthew P. Ferrara, 80, Warren

Clelia P. Fiordelisi

Isabelle M. Griffin, 85, Warren

Hermann Gempp, 88, Block Island and Warren

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Sports
Warren to rehab courts with state, tennis grant

The tennis courts at Burr’s Hill will get a face lift thanks to a$63,481 grant just secured from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. The grant, which requires a $5,000 …

Mt. Hope soccer struggles early

Mt. Hope sports briefs: Volleyball, tennis

Mt. Hope shuts out Portsmouth in girls' volleyball

Rowing club gains permission to pass under bridge

Things to Do
Reaping the harvest as quickly as possible

These days, I feel as if I’m living on borrowed time. I pulled carrots and onions and am using the Swiss chard as quickly as I can. When the forecast for a recent Thursday night was 48 degrees, …

Fusion Fest coming to Warren's Burr's Hill

Warren church supper truly a family affair

Warren woman gives gift of life to boyfriend

Honor first responders at 9/11 5k in Bristol

Opinion
Letter: Why I’m voting for Jason Knight

To The editor: As a resident of Warren, I write in response to hearing concerns that Jason Knight, candidate for State Representative for District 67, and a resident of Barrington, will not …

Heckert’s letter was an insult to property owners

Statement (Heckert): Improved parking crucial to a thriving downtown

Editorial: Face facts — Climate Change is real

Letter: It's time for a change in the House

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Scott Pickering has worked for East Bay Newspapers since 1994, holding roles as Reporter, Section Editor, News Editor, Managing Editor, and General Manager. He earned a bachelor's degree from Tufts University and an MBA from Babson College, is past president of the Rhode Island Press Association, plays soccer year-round, and is father to three boys.