The Latest News

LC locals want residency restriction at Town Landing

A group of Little Compton residents, fed up with what they say is inadequate parking at Town Landing, have petitioned the town council to approve a plan that would set aside at least half of the 24 …
Eagles rally for 4-2 victory over Huskies
The Barrington High School girls soccer team trailed Mt. Hope 2-1 at halftime of a league game last Thursday, but exploded for three … Read More
Westport police chief calling it a career
The select board is moving ahead with plans to replace Police Chief Keith Pelletier, who recently announced his retirement after … Read More
Portsmouth Community Service Award goes to food bank
PORTSMOUTH — St. John’s Lodge Food Bank’s hard work and dedication in serving the community over the past several years has not … Read More
Warren's new weapon against potholes hits the streets
What carries two tons of asphalt and is bound to make a lot of people marginally less grumpy? A new pothole fixing machine! Read More
Bristol man who suffocated grandmother convicted of murder
The crime occurred in 2017 on Sowams Road in Bristol. Read More
Here's what being planned for Barrington schools
Residents were offered their first glance at what Barrington schools may look like in the future. At a special “community … Read More
Things To Do ...

Presentation: Who were the enslaved of Bristol and Warren?

On Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the George Hail Library, Courtney Garrity, creator of the database with the Bristol Historical and Preservation Society will meet with Pat Mues and Sarah Weed of the Warren Middle Passage Project to discuss their research.

Rain Harvest Festival on Sunday in Providence

Join a celebration of water, science, and art at the fourth annual Rain Harvest Festival hosted by the Stormwater Innovation Center and City of Providence Parks Department! This free …

Gallery Night Providence leading tours this Thursday night

For the month of September, Gallery Night Providence announces two sets of free guided tours of Providence’s art spaces. In addition to the regularly scheduled third Thursday tours on …
East Bay Social
Your community. Your stories. Your inbox.
Recalls, Withdrawals and Safety Alerts: Burgers, lava rocks and more

At the end of each week, the law firm d’Oliveira & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that the public should be aware of for their …

Elizabeth Thornton Elizabeth A. (Josephs) Thornton, 86, of Bristol passed away peacefully on Friday, September 22, 2023 surrounded by her family. She was the devoted wife of Phillip G. Thornton for 35 years before his p
James Linhares James L. Linhares, age 94, of Tiverton, RI passed away at The Grand Islander Center, Middletown on September 21, 2023. He was a Korean War veteran and was proud to serve his country. Son of the late
Kris-Anne Ferreira TIVERTON… Kris-Anne Ferreira, 57, of Tiverton passed away unexpectedly at her home on September 4, 2023. Born in Fall River, she was the devoted daughter of the late Daniel A. Jr. and late Ber
Gallery: EPHS-PCD girls' soccer EAST PROVIDENCE — As part of the district's annual "Townie Pride Parade" festivities held last Friday night, Sept. 22, at historic Pierce Stadium, the East Providence High School and Providence …
Portsmouth gets walloped by Bishop Hendricken, 55-7 PORTSMOUTH — Bishop Hendricken is in a different league than Portsmouth High, and the Hawks proved it Friday night. In a non-league matchup which served as the home opener for the …
Eagles tame Bulldogs 37-0 in D-II showdown The Barrington High School football team held Westerly to 40 yards of total offense and powered to a 37-0 victory on Friday night, Sept. 22.   The Eagles treated a large home crowd at …
Portsmouth lacrosse athlete commits to play for West Point PORTSMOUTH — She’s only 16, but Portsmouth’s Thais Jackson already has a commitment to attend West Point, aka The U.S. Military Academy.
Letter: Transfer station decision is about residents’ choice

To the editor: The transfer station decision impacts all residents’ choices and pocketbooks. Both curbside users and transfer station users need to collaborate on this effort as it’s …

Letter: Island Park bike event wasn’t wonderful for everyone

To the editor: On Saturday morning, Sept. 9, an event was held in Island Park on Park Avenue. The event was sponsored by Bike Newport and other contributors and presented as a family bike and …

Op-Ed: A lifeline for those battling substance use disorder

There is a resource available in hundreds of languages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week that provides immediate help for those experiencing substance use disorder, thoughts of suicide, mental health crises, and emotional distress – the 988 Lifeline.

Letter: Leave those tree snags alone!

As Hurricane Lee passed by this weekend, it left behind a variety of trees that have been uprooted or completely fallen as a result of the wind. Trees are the stalwarts of our New England landscape, …

Letter: Thank you to the Bristol Warren School Building Committee

We would like to thank the members of The Bristol Warren School Building Committee for your tireless efforts and the personal sacrifices you have been making to help our students and community.

Your community. Your stories. Your inbox.

2023 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