Back Eddy: We dare you!

WESTPORT — For the 18th time, Westport’s Back Eddy restaurant challenges brave souls to leap from their dock into the nippy Westport River on New Year’s Day. The dock float is in the water, …
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For rescued sheep, a better home for the holidays

Three sheep, among nearly six dozen refugees from the Westport animal cruelty case to wind up at Tiverton’s West Place Animal Sanctuary, greet visitors on Christmas Eve morning. Kirstin Burdett photo

Hoping for a White Christmas in the East Bay? Keep dreaming

Residents in the East Bay hoping for a white Christmas are likely to be disappointed as temperatures are expected to remain above freezing this weekend. Christmas Eve won't be a dry day, but it …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 18 Robbins Drive — $540,000 61 Adams Point Road — $430,000 57 3rd St. — …

Tim King a finalist for Eastham administrator post

WESTPORT — Hired here in 2014, Town Administrator Tim King said he hoped to enjoy a long and productive tenure in Westport. But his stay may prove shorter than anticipated. The Cape Cod Times …

Court orders brewery to curtail some events

WESTPORT — A court order has forced Buzzards Bay Brewing to call a halt to gatherings and entertainment in its warehouse and brewing area. The brewery, located at 98 Horseneck Road, announced …

Featured home: Former firehouse is unique Barrington home

Built in 1931, what was once the Barrington Firehouse at 3 Rumstick Road has been transformed with exquisite attention to detail into a private home with an industrial minimalist interior. The …
Tyler White, Gooseberry Island, Westport

There is likely no one on earth who loved the beauty and wonders of Gooseberry Island at Westport Point more than my Dad, Tyler White.  Probably no man who spent more of his waking and dreaming …

Loretta T. Brodeur, 91, Westport

Thomas E. Deschene, 65, Adamsville

D. Alberta Andrade, 84, Westport

Priscilla Church

William W. Kirby, 76, formerly of Westport

Robert E. Sands, 94, Westport

Judith A. Porter, 75, Westport

Recent COmments
Sacred Heart hands Westport home soccer loss

Adam Charest scored Westport’s lone goal on Wednesday as Sacred Heart edged the Wildcats 2-1 on Westport’s home field. Dawson VosVais assisted on the goal. The Westport game came on a corner …

Guinness 5K a party, not just a race

Local girls part of second-best-in-nation soccer team

J/Fest to bring big fleet to the bay

A cool Little Compton Church Fair helps break records

Things to Do
Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

The New Year brings cold weather, quiet after the holiday revelry, and cutting back. After splurging on holiday presents, it’s time to tighten our budgets a little. This recipe for Mock Lobster …

Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

Sakonnet holiday celebration begins this weekend

Combat chilly weather with this colorful tomato/egg dish

Put more fiber in your diet — use white whole wheat flour

Letter: Make a commitment to end domestic violence

To the editor: The month of October brings many traditions to Rhode Island: hay rides, pumpkin carving and apple picking, among others. It also marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, …

Editorial: Face facts — Climate Change is real

Letter: Hey cartoonist, get some help

New websites (and a book on English/Colonial history) to aid your research

Vote yes for new Westport police station

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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