The Latest News

Fundraiser to be held Sunday for KMS Outdoor Learning Zone

Mount Hope Farm will host a family fun day to raise money to help build the new outdoor learning zone at Kickemuit Middle School.
Chamber's 'Reality Fair' provides a helpful glimpse at financial futures
Each student got 45 minutes to choose a career and work out what expenses they could afford, putting into perspective questions about … Read More
Joyful is the face who wears the crown
Smiles of shock, joy and pride permeated the Mt. Hope High School auditorium Saturday night, when the Bristol Fourth of July community … Read More
Police: Portsmouth woman charged with DUI had kids in car
PORTSMOUTH — A 44-year-old Portsmouth woman who was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) on Saturday had children ages 6 … Read More
Knapman, Browne power Huskies past Toll Gate 12-5, head to semis
Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 3 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team pounded Toll Gate 12-5 in the Division 3 … Read More
Portsmouth Abbey awards diplomas to Class of 2024
PORTSMOUTH — The clouds cleared and the sun shone brightly as faculty, staff and members of the Portsmouth Abbey Class of 2024 … Read More
Bristol PD: Three arrests and a pizza refund
Bristol Police made three arrests and responded to a variety of complaints between May 13-20, 2024. Read More
Things To Do ...

Popular St. Elizabeth events kick off this week in Bristol

Two of the most famous and hallowed religious events will take place over the next two weekends at St. Elizabeth’s Church.

A chance to learn more about Bristol's historic Black neighborhood

New Goree began to be developed around 1805, and was populated with a sizable quantity of free Black citizens. More is being uncovered about this area, and a local group wants to share their discoveries.

Bristol Garden Club's Plant Sale is this weekend

The annual Bristol Garden Club Plant Sale will be held at Mount Hope Farm from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11.
East Bay Social
Your community. Your stories. Your inbox.
Obituaries
Mary English Portsmouth, RI -Mary A. English, 92, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, entered eternal life on May 23, 2024. Born in St. Louis, MO, on April 28, 1932, Mary was the daughter of the late Joseph and Edith (Sm
Stephen Asselin Stephen A. Asselin, 61, of Warren, RI, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 23, 2024. A son of Andre "Andy" and Ann (Beaulieu) Asselin, he was a lifelong resident of Warren. Stephen joined the
Zalia O'Blenis Zalia (Arruda) O'Blenis, 94, of Warren, RI, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 24, 2024. A daughter of the late Joseph and Edith (Borges) Arruda and the beloved wife of the late Weldon I. O'Blenis,
Sports
RWU sails past Ivy League competition to national championship The RWU Hawks finished on top of the leader board against top sailing teams from Harvard, Yale, and Brown at the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association Open Team Race National Championship.
Clippers spoil Santerre’s outing, sink Huskies 10-0 Junior Ethan Santerre was pitching a gem against third place, 9-4 Cumberland. The mighty Clippers managed just a single run against the lefty, who had struck out five through the first five innings, keeping them off balance with a nasty, down-and-in, slider, fastball and changeup. Santerre unfortunately tired in the sixth and Cumberland took advantage, exploding for 6 runs to take a 7-0 lead.
Jackson, Silva, Deal win gold at Division Championships The Mt. Hope girls track team place third and the boys team placed eighth at the Eastern Division track championships at Barrington High School on Saturday. "The boys and girls had a great day …
Huskies’ lacrosse halts skid, buries Burrillville 11-2 Sophomores Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 4 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team buried Burrillville 11-2 in a home game on Friday. The win halted a two game skid and evened their record …
Opinion
Letter: The troubling history of creating a 'demographic balance'

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Letter: Demand action on predatory loan vendors

Citizens should express their outrage at these undemocratic processes. Fourteen years is enough time.

Letter: An open letter to the Bristol Town Council

We have serious concerns regarding the noise, safety, access to and from our marina, and negative impact on our property values.

Letter: Bristol wants to save money by changing tax exemption for seniors

We need to assist older members of our community who struggle with the ever-increasing burden of increasing property taxes; not find reasons to reject their needs.

Letter: It was a porta-potty-party on Aaron Avenue

Every now and then, the excuses to party can get a bit outlandish. In this case, I suspect calling this recent celebration a bit “outhouse-lish”.

Your community. Your stories. Your inbox.

2024 by East Bay Media Group

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
MIKE REGO

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.