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Police: 'Sexting' incident involves Barrington minors

Barrington police are telling teenagers to refrain from sending any inappropriate images of themselves or others online. The warning follows a police investigation into reports of 11-, 12-, and …
Donation drive in Barrington will benefit homeless pets
Show local homeless pets some love this Valentine’s Day. The Barrington Public Library After School Club is spreading the love … Read More
Bristol Police: Arrests for domestic assault, drugs and sexual assault
Bristol police officers made a handful of arrests from Jan. 13 to 19, including one for sexual assault and  a couple for … Read More
Portsmouth man charged with cocaine possession after search
PORTSMOUTH — A 49-year-old local man was charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana Friday morning, Jan. 24. Sidney J. … Read More
Registration for Bristol’s inaugural BookFest opens today
Online registration opens Friday, Jan. 24, for Bristol BookFest, a free two-day public humanities program March 27 and 28 that takes a … Read More
Barrington resident building his own crossword puzzles
What is a four-letter word for "hymn clincher?" Give up? Try "Amen." Barrington resident and current college student Matt … Read More
At 22, Portsmouth High, RWU grad started at the top
PORTSMOUTH — Like with any other job, you have to pay your dues before they make you managing editor of a newspaper. You may … Read More
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Obituaries
Sandra A. Belgarde, 76, of Venice, Fla. On Jan. 14, 2020, Sandra A. (Oliver) Belgarde, 76, of Venice, Fla., and formerly of Chepachet and Warren, R.I., went home to be with our Lord. She was the wife of Norman Belgarde, her husband of 43 …
John F. Kneeland, 90, Adamsville John F. Kneeland, 90, of Adamsville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Catholic Memorial Home surrounded by his loving family.. He was the husband of Lorraine (Wales) …
Sports
EPHS Hall of Fame nomination process concludes February 1 EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School Hall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for 2020 inductees. Nominations will be accepted through February 1.Selection is based upon …
Middle school wrestlers end regular season with win The 2019-2020 Barrington Middle School wrestling team finished its regular season in a strong fashion, defeating a tough Ponaganset team 60-30 in front of a large crowd.  The final regular …
Hendricken completes season-sweep of EPHS in boys' basketball WARWICK — The anticipated rematch between the East Providence High School and Bishop Hendricken boys’ basketball teams ended the same way as the first, just by a larger …
Opinion
Letter: BCWA customers, here is why your rates are increasing Water is one of our most valuable resources. We were acutely reminded of this last year when our only source of supply, the East Bay Pipeline, was found to have a leak and needed to be shut down for …
Editorial: Taxes and the damage done Bravo to Governor Gina Raimondo for aiming to make Rhode Island the first state in the nation to get all of its power from renewable energy. That end-of decade goal might just be achievable and could …
Arlene Violet: House GOP leader has solution to substandard education In her January 14 State of the State address, Governor Gina Raimondo made the improvement of education a top priority. Yet, she offered no viable prescription for the ailing public school system. It …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices – Jan. 2, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 2 East Providence Post.
Bristol Legal Notices – Jan. 2, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 2 Bristol Phoenix.

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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 about The Post or to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc. in East Providence, email mrego@eastbaymediagroup.com.