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The Indoor Court owner Tom Brun (center) tossed the coin for the match between Lleyton Hewitt (left) and Ryan Harrison.

Hall recognizes The Indoor Court’s 100th anniversary

Hall recognizes The Indoor Court’s 100th anniversary

NEWPORT — A hearty group of devotees from The Indoor Court in city made the trek to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in the City by the Sea Tuesday afternoon, July 9, to take in some action at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships and be recognized during a noteworthy anniversary for the local

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East Providence will have three primary races

EAST PROVIDENCE — With the July 11 deadline for signatures from constituents comes formal indication of three September primary elections in East Providence and more unopposed candidates. The three primaries take place in City Council races. In Ward 3, two newcomers, Joseph Carter and Chelsie Tague, remained in the race to unseat incumbent Tommy Rose,

Enrollment for consideration to be included in the next East Providence Fire Department training academy begins on July 20.

East Providence Fire Department prepares for next training academy

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence and its fire department will conduct an enrollment period beginning July 20 and running through Aug. 28 in anticipation of conducting a training academy in the spring of 2015. According to EPFD Chief Oscar Elmasian, the academy is being held “to fill current and future openings in

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EP man arrested for Cranston house robbery

CRANSTON — An East Providence resident was among those subjects arrested by Cranston Police on breaking and entering charges at a residence on Priscilla Drive in the city. According to the police report, Wednesday morning, July 9, at approximately 7:08 a.m., officers responded to the area of 123 Priscilla Drive in the City of Cranston

Richard "Spunk" Pimental as decided against pursuing re-election to the East Providence School Committee.

Pimental ends EP School Committee re-election bid

EAST PROVIDENCE — Richard “Spunk, Spunky” Pimental has opted against further pursuit of re-election to the East Providence School Committee, he informed The Post and early this week. Citing health concerns, Mr. Pimental, who took ill in recent months, acknowledged he will not submit signatures from residents of Ward 3, the district he represented

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East Providence fireworks are postponed once again

EAST PROVIDENCE (Updated) — Concerns over high winds covering the area, the remnants Hurricane Arthur, led city officials to once again postpone the East Providence Fourth of July fireworks display scheduled for Pierce Memorial Stadium. The show, originally slated for July 3 then delayed to July 5, has now been rescheduled for Sunday evening, July

The slick-fielding left side of third baseman Marc LaValley (front) and Adam Duarte, key members of the EPHS title team, will help the Post 10 Juniors defend their state championship this summer.

In East Providence, Post 10 Juniors eye another Legion baseball title

EAST PROVIDENCE — The L&M Construction-sponsored Riverside Post 10 squad is off to a fast start in defense of its Rhode Island American Legion Junior Division Baseball League title, the locals winners of their first five games played over the last week plus. Post 10 reached mid-week with a perfect 5-0 record, which leads the