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Demolition starts at Getty Terminal yard in East Providence

Demolition starts at Getty Terminal yard in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Work has begun dismantling the storage tank yard at the site of the former Getty Fuel terminal in city with an eye towards likely enhancing its sale attractiveness. The landmark parcel, which has been dormant for some time now, was most recently listed at a sale price of $2,795,000 or $379,755.43 per

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Council sets special session on East Providence rate increases

EAST PROVIDENCE — With several residents of the city concerned about the rise in water/sewer rates, it makes sense to look back on how East Providence reached this point. The current rates, which were determined in a 2011 study conducted by Malcolm Pirnie/ARCADIS environmental consultants, were first approved by the former state-appointed Budget Commission back


Grand juries indict East Providence men on child molestation charges

PROVIDENCE — Grand juries recently reported out indictments for two city men on child molestation charges. The Providence County Grand Jury read out an indictment of a city man for numerous child abuse charged. On Wednesday, Oct. 15, the Grand Jury charged Jonathan Vieira with five counts of first degree child molestation. According to the

From left to right, EPHS students who represented the gubernatorial candidates in the 2014 mock election included Randy August, Nick Guarino and Sam Lawrence.

East Providence High students pick Raimondo in mock election

EAST PROVIDENCE — Nate Silver, the noted statistician and political prognosticator at, has nothing on the electorate at East Providence High School. If the results of the 2014 EPHS mock election and its track record of correctly predicting the outcomes of past gubernatorial races are to be considered, then Gina Raimondo should feel good