East Providence's Mercurio reflects on rise up baseball coaching ladder

EAST PROVIDENCE — As he sat on the bench in early June at McCoy Stadium, the mecca of the sport in Rhode Island, the significance of the moment was certainly not lost on Rumford resident and …
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Raft adrift prompts Mount Hope Bay search

The Coast Guard and other rescuers searched Mount Hope Bay for hours Saturday morning for a possible person in the water after an unmanned, homemade raft was found adrift. Searchers focused on the …

Featured home: Impressive house on huge Westport lot

There is plenty of time to enjoy all Southern New England has to offer this summer, especially at this beautiful home in South Westport, Mass. The colonial style home built in 2001 has all the …

House Hunt: Open houses planned in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 3 Collins Court — Sunday, Aug. 13, 11 am-12:30 pm. Multi Level, 4, 3, $664,000. Residential …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 22 Williams St. — $255,000 12 Townsend Drive — $415,000 2 Saint Andrews Way — …

From stem to stern: Local students building boats from scratch

A group of students from around the state are spending their summer not on a beach or in an online world, but rather in a historic warehouse building in Bristol where some of the world’s …
Obituaries
John Abenate, 90, Warren

John Abenante, 90, of Warren, died Thursday, July 20 2017 at Hope Hospice. He was born in Providence a son of the late Rafael and Mary Abenante. John was a factory worker with Carr–Fulflex …

Thomas Andrews Jr., 58, Warren

Antone Nappi, 65, Bristol

Luis Miguel Araujo, 40, Warren

Florence Mendes, 97, Bristol

David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

Richard R. LaRoche, 66, of Riverside

Anthony J. “Tony” Mastriano, 57, Bristol

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Gallery: State champs LaSalle have strong East Bay ties

PROVIDENCE — For the first time in 33 years, the LaSalle Academy baseball team won the state championship, sweeping South Kingstown in two games to claim the title at McCoy Stadium in June. The …

City players Forcier, Leopold win prestigious golf titles

After delay, Barrington's 9-10 All Stars win

Weather forces delay of Barrington 9-10 All Star game

East Bay Lacrosse celebrates a state title

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'Bold' move: Waterfront Productions opens first season in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — It quite literally was a “bold” move for Waterfront Productions, LLC, the live events promoters, to rest the fortunes of its business at an untested and untried location and …

Warren Folk Festival is this Sunday

Photo contest captures one day in Warren

A glossy, sticky teriyaki fish made on top of the stove

'Red Book' is free online and will ease research in U.S. states and counties

Opinion
Letter: Power rates are rising; here’s what you can do

To the editor, Energy — namely, electricity — is the modern day “fire” that drives our economy. As a former administrator of the RI Office of Energy Resources and as the RI …

Family Search discontinuing microfilm loans; Canada celebrates 150th

Editorial: Veterans coming home

Report of council run-in got it all wrong

No real answers in gas line ‘hit’

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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.