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Hundreds of people — old and young, male and female, and most wearing yoga pants — paraded down Robbins Drive and Knapton Street on Sunday afternoon. The march served as a peaceful … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The "light" should soon once again shine brightly from the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, the historic structure located off shore in Riverside.... more
EAST PROVIDENCE — At its meeting held Tuesday night, Oct. 18, the East Providence City Council by a 4-1 vote gave its formal approval to the $174,334,775 Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget proposed by … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Work on new elementary level report cards for children in grades K-5 is all but completed and the finished project is just about ready for use, assistant superintendent Dr. … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A roughly two-hour workshop on the proposed Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget for East Providence held Wednesday night, Oct. 12, was at times contentious and ultimately ended with no … more
Friday, Oct. 7, was National Manufacturing Day, and to celebrate locally the East Bay Chamber of Commerce held a tour of three local businesses and invited educators, dignitaries and other business … more
To the editor:I have had the pleasure of serving with Katherine Kazarian since we were both sworn into the R.I. House of Representatives in January of 2013. During the past four years I have come to … more
To the editor:East Providence voters will have the ability this Election Day to finally choose the form of government they want in their City. At present, we have a strong City Council/City Manager … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Even with intrinsic knowledge of the situation, East Providence School Superintendent Kathryn Crowley nevertheless said she was still taken aback by a physical plant review of the … more
TIVERTON, LITTLE COMPTON, WESTPORT — Drought has hit the Tiverton, Little Compton and Westport communities, and has sharply limited the availability of water needed to fight fires and, in some cases, for drinking. Last weekend’s rains helped a bit but it will take much more of that to make a real difference. “It's going to take a lot of rain to fill the ponds up," said Little Compton Fire Chief Rick Petrin, who said the 12 pond locations he normally uses to obtain firefighting water have dwindled to two. He said the town hasn't had a big fire in two months more
Richard Wallace looked stunned as the crowd around him jumped for joy when his son Ron announced on the loud speaker that Wallace's giant pumpkin weighed in at 2261.5 pounds at Frerichs Farm's … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Schools Superintendent issued the following statement about the consequences of social media speculation in light of Friday's false claims... "Many of our young … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Fire Department Chief Oscar Elmasian will soon recommend the activation of a fourth emergency services vehicle to be housed at Station 3 in the Rumford section of … more
TIVERTON —A night shift police lieutenant stands accused of directly or impliedly ordering officers under his command that the hours between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. were to be "quiet time," during which no law enforcement work was to be done. That is one of the revelations in a seven-page Tiverton Police Department report, dated Sept. 23, and modified Sept 27, that was released last week under a public records request to the department. more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Rumford Center, the site of the successful renovation of the former Rumford Baking Soda Company grounds, will soon be expanded with the addition of a multi-unit residential … more
PORTSMOUTH — It was Marykate McGuire’s own Homecoming Tuesday night at Portsmouth High School, and boy did she put on a show. more
WOONSOCKET — The East Providence High School football team broke from the gates early, scoring two first-quarter touchdowns en route to earning its first win of the season with a 20-0 shutout of … more
The Bristol Town Council agreed to amend the town’s Comprehensive Plan last Wednesday, allowing a small expansion at Roger Williams University. The campus will absorb the former James L. … more
Barrington school officials have ordered tests on the air quality inside the current middle school building. The tests, which were conducted on Monday, Sept. 3 — there was no school because … more
PORTSMOUTH — An overnight standoff on Boyd’s Lane ended peacefully this morning with the arrest of a local man on firearms charges. James Lawrence, of 561 Boyd’s Lane, was … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' volleyball team had a somewhat surprisingly difficult time dispatching winless host Bay View Thursday night, Sept. 29, despite recording a … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Riverside Middle School was the site of a recent Eastern Division cross country meet between the host Vikings, Martin Middle School and Kickemuit of Bristol-Warren on Tuesday, … more
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