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Gallery: Riverside Post 10 Juniors embark on championship defense

EAST PROVIDENCE — With Rhode Island American Legion Baseball League play back from a pandemic-forced hiatus last summer, the Riverside Post 10 entries have enjoyed various successes to date.

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Bristol Police: DUI and many complaints about noisy neighbors
The college kids aren't around, yet Bristol residents are still calling their police department somewhat regularly to complain about … Read More
Need a summer read? Portsmouth library has your back
PORTSMOUTH — Finished all your beach reads and looking for more? The staff at the Portsmouth Free Public Library has some ideas for … Read More
Bristol author pens ‘A Letter to Our Daughters’
  Bristol native Jodi Leffingwell holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership as well as an MBA and she works for a global … Read More
A slow rollout for Bristol waterfront upgrades
The plans and approvals are in place, and the bid has been awarded to Reagan Marine Construction of Middletown, but the actual … Read More
Empty Bristol school getting ready to welcome new tenants
Reynolds School is getting a facelift in preparation for its next chapter. After serving as a school for generations of Bristol … Read More
Volunteers keeping watch on Warren’s waters
  CAPTIONS1Andrea Giles collects water samples at the Broken Bridge earlier this month. 2Rowan Smith, shortly after collecting … Read More
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Obituaries
Clarkson M. Gifford Jr., 87, Little Compton Clarkson M. Gifford, Jr., 87, of Little Compton, passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021 at home.  He was the husband of Hedwig M. "Wickie" (Faber) Gifford. Born in Dartmouth, he was son of the …
Marie “Peachie” Simard, 82, of Bristol Marie “Peachie” (Nappi) Simard, 82, of Bristol, R.I., passed away, Monday, July 26, 2021, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late Richard J. Simard Sr. Born in …
Joanne Donnelly Maher It is with great sadness that the family of Joanne Donnelly Maher announces her passing on Sunday, July 25, on her beloved Cape Cod, where she spent summers from her longtime home of Bristol, R.I. …
Sports
Gallery: Riverside Major Baseball All-Stars at states CUMBERLAND — The Riverside/East Providence Central All-Stars, the District 2 winners, dropped a 6-0 decision to North Providence, winners of District 1, in the opening round of the 2021 12U …
Riverside wins District 2 Major Baseball All-Star title EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside/East Providence Central Major Baseball Division All-Stars won the District 2 Little League title in dramatic fashion Tuesday night, July 20, over Barrington by a …
Photos: Riverside vs. Barrington in District 2 finals The Barrington Majors Division All-Star team is playing against Riverside in the District 2 finals. The two teams played the first game of the finals on Sunday, with Barrington winning 2-0. They met …
All-Star championship game suspended for darkness Four days, two games, a rain-out, a game suspended by darkness, and a trip to the state tournament hanging in the balance. Welcome to the District 2 Championship. On Saturday, the Barrington …
Opinion
Letter: Be bold, provide more music and arts in schools

As the 2021/2022 school year approaches, I sincerely hope the Bristol Warren school district will consider the bold move to greatly expand music, visual arts, and other fine arts programs and to …

Letter: The unvaccinated are putting everyone’s safety at risk

Dear unvaccinated friends, you need to understand that every unvaccinated human body is a sanctuary for the coronavirus. It’s a safe place where the virus can rest, grow, multiply, and …

Letter: The Eagle has landed

Pondering this month’s coverage of billionaires, proving Sir Issac Newton’s law of gravity and motion, I reflected back on a momentous event 52 years ago. At  3:17 p.m. EST on …

Letter: I'm willing to purchase Barrington a flag pole

I listened once again to members of our Barrington community trying to convince our town council that they were a welcoming people, caring citizens whose main concern was respect for the American …

Letter: Our school committee lacks cultural competency

Over the past weeks we have endured a painful conversation with Bristol Warren Regional School Committee members and the community involving the school start date/Rosh Hashanah conflict. The …

Letter: What is going on in this school district?

As thrilled and encouraged as I was this week when the Town of Warren acknowledged the Pokanoket tribe, I was horrified by the simultaneous events occurring in our school system. As a …

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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.