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East Providence Police apprehend suspect in Barrington stalking case

East Providence Police apprehend suspect in Barrington stalking case

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police have located a city man suspected in a recent stalking case involving a real estate agent who was showing a home on Heritage Road in Barrington on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The man was taken into custody, questioned and admitted to the claims of the victim. However, there was not

A picture of the Santander Bank robbery suspect captured on security cameras.

East Providence Police search for suspect in Santander Bank robbery

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police are on the hunt for the suspect in a robbery at the Santander Bank branch on Taunton Avenue Thursday afternoon, Oct. 16. The incident occurred at approximately 4:20 p.m. Police units responded to the Santander location at 184 Taunton Avenue. As officers approached, dispatch received a 911 call which

State Senate candidate Gio Cicione and House of Representative candidate Joel Hellmann give their take on an issue during a debate at the Weaver Library in East Providence on Thursday night. Photos by Rich Dionne

Differences among state candidates on display at East Providence forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — While little seemingly separated the candidates for city seats during the General Election forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and The East Providence Post/East Bay Newspapers Thursday night, Oct. 16, at the Weaver Library, there were some meaningful contrasts drawn between those involved running in state races. Based in the


East Providence City Council approves FY14-15 budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — At a special meeting Tuesday evening, Oct. 14, in the City Hall Chamber, the East Providence City Council voted unanimously to approve a revised Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget. All four Councilors present — President and Mayor Jim Briden, Tracy Capobianco, Chrissy Rossi and Tommy Rose — voted for the final budget’s final

East Providence resident Jace Pena is in his second year as LaSalle's starting quarterback.

LaSalle football team features key East Providence contributors

EAST PROVIDENCE — When the East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy football teams partake in their first-ever non-Thanksgiving Day regular season meeting Friday night, Oct. 10, at 7 o’clock at Pierce Stadium, the Rams will come to town with a very local flavor. LaSalle features eight East Providence residents among its core players, including

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East Providence Police make presence known at city’s elementary schools

EAST PROVIDENCE — Responding to a rash of recent threats made about potential attacks on elementary schools throughout the region and in the state, the East Providence Police Department made its presence known and felt at those buildings Wednesday morning, Oct. 8. No schools in the city were specifically targeted, but both academic and law

EPHS Chorus members Lauren Vine, Cassandra Marques-Leach, Rachel Vandal, Deja Oakes, Jena Pothier, Marina Ramso, Shawn Contente, Juliet Antonio, Michaela Alarie, Carina Ferriera and Briana Medeiros rehearse.

East Providence High Chorus performs with Foxborough counterparts

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School Student Chorus has been invited to participate in the annual Chorus and Orchestra “Voices & Strings” concert performance by its counterpart from Foxborough High later this month. David Piper, the chorus director at Foxborough, reached out to EPHS Chorus director Maryann Lasorsa during the spring about doing

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