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Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr. — East Providence High lacrosse players practice for the upcoming season in between snow piles on the school grounds.

East Providence spring sports teams contend with snow-covered fields

East Providence spring sports teams contend with snow-covered fields

EAST PROVIDENCE — After East Providence and much of Rhode Island faced one of the harshest winters on record, it now poses a challenge for the spring high school sports seeking to begin on time. While most East Providence High School spring teams have been practicing since March 16, almost all with the exception of

Candidate Collins: Greenwood Terrace has seen considerable progress

By Elizabeth Collins, candidate for Westport Housing Authority I, Elizabeth Collins, announce my candidacy for reelection to the Westport Housing Authority.  Greenwood Terrace serves close to 50 elderly and disabled residents. The state legislature established Housing Authorities and the Department of Housing and Community Development, DHCD, oversees our facility. A local commissioner’s primary responsibility is

10 reasons to create an estate plan now

You may want to consider making one of your New Year’s resolutions creating an estate plan. Many people think that estate plans are for someone else, not them. They may rationalize that they are too young or don’t have enough money to reap the tax benefits of a plan. But as the following list makes

A year of shameful wine trends

2014 was a busy year wine in the wine world. Looking back, there are several exciting, emerging producers, regions and trends that will enrich the wine industry in the coming years. Yet the year was also rife with a number of not so noteworthy moments. Here, we take a look back at some of the

Appy Valentine’s Day

Call it a “Hallmark holiday” if you like, but don’t be caught empty handed. Like it or not, Valentine’s Day is here and your smartphone and this list of apps might be your key to making the most of this once a year romantic ritual. •    30 Day Relationship Do you think you could do


Tiger cheerleaders shine at Portsmouth event

The Tiverton High School cheerleading team, seen here in action Saturday, took first place in the small division at last week’s Portsmouth Invitational. The event drew some 21 teams from around the region competing in small, medium, large and co-ed divisions. Team members are Natasha Andrade, Ashleigh Cordeira, Kelsie Mendoza, Taylor Moniz, Abigale Neville, Haley

James Dumont Jr. (on the rings) and Andy Dion (on the rowing machine) recently opened Anytime Fitness in Barrington.

Barrington gym offers very flexible hours

  Imagine having insomnia and wishing your gym was open at midnight so you could work-out rather than stare at the ceiling hoping to get some shut-eye. That dream can come true at Anytime Fitness. Located in the Barrington Shopping Center, the new gym concept is making working out anytime during the day or night