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Gallery: 2022 East Division golf playoff match

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth High School was the far-and-away winner of the East Division golf playoff match held over its home layout of Green Valley Country Club Monday afternoon, May 23, as the …
Tiverton police: Investigators probe alleged rape
Monday, May 9 A caller reported a disorderly person at the Tiverton Casino Hotel at 1:16 a.m. A caller asked that police keep … Read More
Little Compton's 'Meehan Triangle' to be a model for nature-based land stewardship
The tiny sliver of land tucked between Old Main and West Main roads, near Taylor's Lane, is easy to miss — it's just two and a … Read More
Guide dog training – learning as they go
1 Perky Nellissen and 8-month-old Ziti pose together at their Little Compton home. Nellissen and Ziti are both going through guide … Read More
Two face multiple gun and drug charges following Tiverton car stop
Two Massachusetts residents are being held without bail after officers found a large quantity of suspected fentanyl and crack cocaine, … Read More
No more weddings at Tiverton's Meeting House
After recently notifying 10 couples that weddings they had scheduled this spring and summer at the Meeting House at Tiverton Four … Read More
Portsmouth Police make arrests for DUI, disorderly conduct and weapons violation
PORTSMOUTH — A 26-year-old Providence man was arrested early Tuesday morning, May 10, after officers found a loaded firearm in his … Read More
Walker's, a Little Compton institution, closes its doors
LITTLE COMPTON — An institution known well beyond the bounds of this seaside farming community is closing its doors. Walker's … Read More
Tiverton police logs: Man charged with drag racing, eluding police
Monday, April 25 Police were called to Mathew Road just before 11 a.m. to keep the peace. A resident from Highland Road reported … 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
Kathleen Scorpio Memorial |On June 1st on a Wednesday I am having a memorial service for Kathleen Scorpio at 10am at the First Congregational Church on 300 high st in Bristol Rhode Island. Following the mass a recepti
Anthony Eddins Eddins, Anthony J. Sr., 59, of Terrace Avenue, Riverside Terrace, Riverside, died peacefully on May 16, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Susan C. (Sturm) Dus
John Braz John Braz, 66, of Pawtucket, RI, passed away, May 15, 2022, at Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI. He was the husband of Wanda C. (Banalewicz) Braz. Born in Fall River, MA, he was the son of th
Helen Waite Waite|Helen H. (Hastie) Waite, 94, of Tiverton, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at The Dawn Hill Home for Rehab and Healthcare. She was the wife of the late Arnold W. Waite with whom she shared
Sports
DEM restocks freshwater areas around the state with more trout PROVIDENCE – East Bay area ponds are among those the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced are receiving a second round of spring stocking through May 2. Over 40 plus, …
Tiverton edges Portsmouth in softball, 7-6 (photos) PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Patriots’ softball team dropped a close one to Tiverton on Thursday at home, 7-6. Mary Rainey, a PHS freshman, earned the player-of-the-game …
Adamsville's Cory named sports administrator of the year Little Compton resident Keith Cory, an educator and long-time athletic administrator, has been named Athletic Director of the Year by the Rhode Island Interscholastic Athletic Administrator …
Pitching depth and offense could carry Tigers in Bob Murray’s last season as coach The Westport and Tiverton baseball teams met for their first ever scrimmage game behind the former Westport High School on a cold and raw Wednesday afternoon. The Tigers won the seven inning game …
Opinion
Op-ed: How will children grade us?

One in four households with children in Rhode Island are food insecure, meaning they struggle to afford adequate food.

End nuclear weapons, or they may end us

To the editor: Last June, the Little Compton Town Council voted to endorse part of the policy platform of the Back from the Brink campaign, a national grassroots effort advocating for the …

Dear Republicans, I'll try to use better rhetoric

To the editor: Mea “Gulpa!” Authors of three published letters have criticized three of my recent letters to the editor. I thank all readers. One writer called me out regarding …

Thank you for addressing shoreline access issues

To the editor: Your excellent articles on shoreline access, including the last one on April 21 by Glen Sherman, finally deal with the elephant which has been lurking in our collective conscience, …

Let's go electric in Little Compton

To the editor: I am writing to urge you to add a discussion of the transition of the town's fleet of vehicles from gas to hybrid and eventually electric vehicles to the town's agenda. I'm sure …

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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.