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Westport netters take another step toward tournament

By   /  April 29, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

No. 3 singles player Amanda Nicholas returns a backhand shot.

  Girls’ tennis team defeats Coyle Cassidy By Steve Rogers WESTPORT — If Amanda Nicholas was late for Friday’s Red Sox game it’s her own fault. The Westport High School senior could have won her match in two straight sets but instead was forced to drag it out. At least she went to the game […]

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Secretary of State Mollis Sets Voter Registration Drive at East Providence High

By   /  April 29, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

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PROVIDENCE — Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is urging students and staff at East Providence High School to register to vote when his office visits the Townies Tues., April 30, from 10 to 11 a.m. “Young people who register to vote are more likely to become engaged and effective citizens of Rhode Island. Some […]

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North Providence edges Tiverton tennis

By   /  April 29, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

In a close match, North Providence proved to be a little too much for Tiverton to handle last week winning a tight 4-3 victory today to take sole possession of first place in Division III Central. Tiverton moved into second with their first loss on the season. Match results were: Singles: 1. Seonglliyeong Kim (NP) […]

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Bioreserve Big Walk set for Saturday, May 4

By   /  April 28, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  No Comments

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On Saturday, May 4, at 9 a.m. the Bioreserve Partners invite hikers to join them at the Freetown/Fall River State Forest Headquarters on Slab Bridge Road in Assonet for the annual Bioreserve Big Walk.   The 12-mile hike spans entire length of the Bioreserve but pick-ups are available every 3 to 4 miles for those who […]

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Herreshoff Museum opening for the season

By   /  April 28, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  1 Comment

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As sure as the daffodils, the annual opening of the Herreshoff Marine Museum heralds the arrival of the warm season. If you have ever wondered what is in that enormous building with the boats on the front lawn, April 28 is the day to find out. Visit the Herreshoff Marine Museum on opening day, to […]

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East Providence Animal Control Pet of the Week: Len

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Len is a male white and black domestic long hair available for adoption at East Providence Animal Control Center. Len was found as a stray in East Providence in need of some TLC. Staff treated him for fleas and ticks, and he has since been neutered and vaccinated. He is now a […]

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East Providence, the place that can’t stand prosperity

By   /  April 28, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

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Two steps forward. One step back. That tried and true statement is often apropos when it comes to the political history of the City of East Providence, but it is especially meaningful with the goings-on over the last week here in our beloved municipality. Let’s review. First, the City Manager and the Human Resources Director, […]

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Kent Heights PTA thanks silent auction supporters

By   /  April 28, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor  /  No Comments

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To the editor, The Kent Heights Elementary School PTA’s Silent Auction took place on March 8 at B. Pinelli’s on North Broadway in East Providence.  The evening was extremely successful with over 130 auction and raffle items that helped raise funds for the school’s library and technology fund.  A 50/50 raffle was also held and […]

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Galapogas to be featured in bird club show

By   /  April 27, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  No Comments

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  The Paskamansett Bird Club’s monthly meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, at the Community Hall of Friends Meeting, 739 Horseneck Road, South Dartmouth.  John Van de Graaff will speak about his trips to the Galapagos Islands, an area which has been almost entirely preserved for its unique wildlife. Mr. Van de […]

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Barrington offers plenty to do this Saturday

By   /  April 27, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Barrington's Mary Jane Begin wrote and illustrated "My Little Pony: Under the Sparkling Sea." She will sign copies of her book on Saturday at Barrington Books.

Saturday should be a busy day in Barrington, especially for people with young children. Following is a quick list of events planned for April 27: 1. Barrington Little League opening day with a visit from former Red Sox second baseman Lou Merloni; according to league officials, Merloni will likely arrive later in the event and […]

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