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Ramaglia’s walk off hit in seventh boosts Huskies nine over Townies, 10-9

The Huskies stormed outfielder Aidan Ramaglia who stood on second base after he hit a groundball base hit up the middle to score Matt Gale and Caleb DeCastro and give the Huskies an improbable 10-9 walk-off victory at Guiteras Field on Friday afternoon.
Long-time staff members depart East Providence school district
EAST PROVIDENCE — The exodus of some of the district’s most senior and respected employees continued to be announced in recent … Read More
Gallery: EPHS Band 2022 spring concert
EAST PROVIDENCE — The annual East Providence High School Band concert kicked off what will once again be a very busy schedule of … Read More
Townies trounce Knights in Division III boys' tennis showdown
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ tennis team, itself in the midst of a superb run of results, handed … Read More
E.P. Council backs bidders for Platt-Watters housing lots in Riverside
EAST PROVIDENCE — Bids submitted to build a new cluster of single-family homes were officially approved by the City Council at its … Read More
Gallery: Townies roll to 10th girls' lacrosse win without a loss
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' lacrosse team authored yet another dominating performance Saturday … Read More
East Providence's 'chicken' ordinance gets tabled
EAST PROVIDENCE — A few weeks after it appeared likely to pass narrowly, an ordinance allowing residents to legally keep chickens … Read More
Townie tracksters aim for spots in championship meet
EAST PROVIDENCE —  Currently in the midst of their respective Eastern Division dual meet regular seasons, the East Providence High … Read More
EPHS earns prestigious National Unified Championship School nod
EAST PROVIDENCE — Before of raucous crowd of fellow students, members of the East Providence High School Unified Basketball … Read More
Offshore wind farm proposes cable connection through Sakonnet River, Mt. Hope Bay
The project developer contends it will generate enough clean energy to power 800,000 homes, and will plug into the grid that serves … Read More
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Obituaries
John Farnworth John Paul Farnworth, 87, of Tiverton, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. He was the husband of Judith "Judie" (Hipson) Farnworth. They shared 63 years of marriage. Prior to his retirement, John was emp
Harriett Gallucci Harriett Gallucci, 85, of Warren, RI, passed away, Saturday, May 14, 2022, at home. She was the wife of Louis Gallucci. Born in Providence, RI, she was the daughter of the late Charles and H
Elizabeth Goggin Goggin, Elizabeth "Betty", 74, of Terrace Drive, Barrington, passed peacefully and surrounded by family on May 9, 2022. She leaves her sister, Virginia McGinn (Peter) of Warwick, her brother Thomas Go
Stephen Patten Stephen W. Patten, 61, died peacefully on May 9, 2022, in Westport, MA, from brain cancer (glioblastoma), surrounded by family members. Steve was the son and firstborn of Clyde G. Patten (deceased)
Richard Huling Mr. Richard A. "Rich" Huling 89 of Keystone Heights passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, May 10, 2022. He was born June 5, 1932, in Providence, Rhode Island to George and Bernice (Dickerson)...
Sports
EPHS athletes earn accolades at Eastern Division outdoor meet PORTSMOUTH — The East Providence High School boys’ and girls’ outdoor track and field teams placed fourth and sixth, respectively, in their Eastern Division Championship Meets held …
Gallery: EPHS boys' volleyball vs. Barrington EAST PROVIDENCE — Among the recent run of successes for the East Providence High School boys' volleyball team was a victory over neighboring Barrington in a Division II match last Thursday …
EPHS golfers split Eastern Division outing with Middletown, St. Raphael EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School golf team stayed on track to earn a bid in the upcoming Eastern Division playoffs after the Townies split their home outing at the Agawam Hunt …
EPPD SWAT team members run BankNewport 10 Miler for charity NEWPORT — The Annual BankNewport 10 Miler, scheduled for June 5, expects more than 2,000 runners to take on the streets of Newport, including two officers from the East Providence Police …
Opinion
Letter: Opposed to taxpayer funding for abortion on demand

I am writing in strong opposition to taxpayer funding for abortion on demand in Rhode Island.  There is a bill in the state legislature (S2549 and H7442) which will allocate your tax dollars …

Letter: Patience! Spring, and life, is returning

To the editor: It was such a long wet winter that the fields couldn’t be mowed until a few weeks ago. This did not please my beautiful pheasant and he fled next door where there was a nice …

Letter: America, imploding from within

To the editor: Ka-Boom!  Could our democratic society implode from internal causes?  Tragically, this is becoming thinkable and even likely.  Many Americans seem clueless or …

Letter: Pay attention to the real threats to our liberty

To the editor: Liberty, in common usage, means “freedom from arbitrary or despotic government or control.” Thankfully, because of our constitution, we have a system of laws to protect …

Letter: Who scorns women? Look at these democrats

To the editor: This letter is in response to Will Newman's letter of April 7, titled "Not hard to see who scorns woman in America." Mr. Newman forgets about the Democratic senator …

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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.