BBristol arrests: Domestic assault, counterfeiting, and more

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Muhammad Yasin, 48, of 2 Meadow Circle, Barrington, was charged with forgery/counterfeiting Dec. 19. Click here for more details …

2016 in Barrington — Year of the yoga pants

A letter to the editor tucked onto page 12 of the Oct. 19 Barrington Times yielded a quite a response. The letter, which was penned by Barrington resident Alan Sorrentino, posed the opinion: "The …
Opinion
Some new year resolutions

I know that it’s a bit audacious to make New Year’s resolutions for others, particularly when I will be starting my 5th year with the same one. I’ve been trying to scale back to a …

Latest News

Make something beautiful

In a world of consultants, where too many of us spend our work days staring at computer screens and the only tangible thing we "make" is money, Maria Grace Furtado is taking a different path. She's …

Students charged in separate theft, vandalism incidents

From the Warren police log: A 15-year-old boy from Bristol faces a vandalism charge after he allegedly punched out a window at the Kickemuit Middle School. The boy, a student at Mt. Hope High …

Memorial hockey game celebrating 15 years

The flame still burns brightly. More than a dozen years have passed since the tragic automobile accident that took the life of 20-year old John Paul “JP” Medeiros, Jr. But, thanks to …

Suspect in East Providence stabbing arrested in Texas

The suspect in the December 10 murder of city resident Jasper Williams was apprehended halfway across the country in West Texas. In a press release late Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 28, the East …

Banner season for Barrington Booster Club

The Barrington Booster Club recently recognized more than 100 Barrington High School students who won championships on Eagles sports teams this fall.  The students were invited to an event at …
Business
Featured home: Waterfront Touisset property is entertainer's dream

Enjoy the privacy and remoteness of this updated, waterfront home in the Touisset area of Warren — not to mention breaktaking views from sunrise to sunset. Homeowners can enjoy sitting out …

Obituaries
Frank J. Formisano, 78, Bristol

Frank J. Formisano, Sr., 78, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Dec. 24, 2016. He was the son of the late Raphael and Sadie (Matrone) Formisano. Frank was the beloved husband of …

N. Darrell Harvey III, 88, Little Compton

John Giacomini, 97, of Barrington

Edward J. Creamer, 88, of Barrington

Roger N. Cournoyer, DVM, 80, of Barrington

Kathleen M. Helger, 63, Tiverton

Sports
Column: Barrington loses an unsung sports hero

The town of Barrington lost one of its most beloved and iconic citizens recently when Dan MacPhee passed away on December 12, at the age of 96. Dan meant so much to so many people, particularly …

Girls Basketball: Barrington eges Portsmouth in D-I nail biter

Davies star sinks Tiverton girls by one point

Boys Basketball: Mt. Hope outlasts Burrillville, 53-47

New Year’s Day road race celebrates 32nd running

Opinion
A trade we need to make

I was at McCoy for Clay Buchholz' first start in AAA and at Fenway for his first major league start so seeing him get traded to Philly should make me a bit wistful—but it doesn't. He was a big …

Letter: Restore Bristol to its once and former glory

Editorial: Wishful thinking in Bristol

Letter: Safety award should go to pedestrians

Speak-Out: Cemetery Grinches, charming tree swings

Things to do
They'll be diving for the dogs in Portsmouth on Jan. 1

PORTSMOUTH — The New Year’s Day polar plunge in Island Park is going to the dogs. All the money that’s raised for the annual dive, set for noon on Sunday, Jan. 1 across from …

Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

Back Eddy: We dare you!

Visiting Bristol: Not just a summertime activity

Vigil to remember Claire Randall

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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 to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.