Camera catches alleged stone wall heist culprit
In the words of Westport police, a suspect’s stone working “career got off to a rocky start” when he was caught taking large, … Read More
Scheduled weekend lane closures for I-195 affect East Bay travel
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the … Read More
Wildcats are hopeful to make the tournament, despite recent 3-2 loss to Diman
The Westport girls volleyball team was decked out in pink uniforms during their breast cancer awareness game on Friday evening. The … Read More
Security cam nabs break-in suspect in action
WESTPORT — A Westport woman’s check of her new real-time home surveillance system Monday afternoon revealed a man inside … Read More
Toxic blue-green algae found in Watson Reservoir (Little Compton)
Add Watson Reservoir in Little Compton to the list of waterways to avoid because of blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. … Read More
Westport selectmen: Time to act on animal registry
They are willing to give the Board of Health another month or so to see if any sort of animal site registry is developed, but Board of … Read More
Obituaries
Gilbert R. Pontes, 88, Little Compton Gilbert R. Pontes, 88, of Little Compton, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2018. Gilbert was born in Fall River on November 28, 1929, to the late Antonio Pontes and Mary (Cotta) Pontes. A …
Want a Tiverton bike path? Vote for these candidates To the editor: Elect a town council that supports the Mount Hope Bay Greenway (MHBG)…. We at Bike Tiverton have been working hard to get the state to fund and build a 2.5-mile off-road …
Clare P. Boyd, 100, Westport Clare P. (O'Toole) Boyd, 100, of Westport, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018, at Catholic Memorial Home. She was the wife of the late John C. Boyd. Mrs. Boyd was born in New Bedford, …

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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.