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Photo Gallery: East Providence Mohawks summer basketball

Photo Gallery: East Providence Mohawks summer basketball

EAST PROVIDENCE — The second annual East Providence Mohawks summer basketball league is nearing the close of its 2015 season. Several teams were in action Saturday, Aug. 1, at the recently renovated Pierce Field courts, including the squad sponsored by the East Providence Post.

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Wallace appreciates promotion to East Providence High principal position

EAST PROVIDENCE — Calling it an “honor and a privilege,” assistant principal Shani Wallace has accepted her elevation to the position of principal at East Providence High School with great enthusiasm tempered a bit however with a sense of realism. Superintendent of Schools Kim Mercer announced the move among several building administration changes some two

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Grand Jury indicts suspect in East Providence Mother’s Day murder

PROVIDENCE — The suspect in the murder of a city woman will face charges in Superior Court in August. The Attorney General’s office announced Thursday morning, July 30, Providence County Grand Jury reported out an indictment charging Germaine Stansfield with one count of murder and two counts of violating a restraining order in the death

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East Providence City Council revokes East Bay Tavern license

EAST PROVIDENCE — By unanimous 5-0 vote the East Providence City Council, at a special session held Tuesday afternoon, July 28, voted to revoke the liquor license for the operators of East Bay Tavern effectively shuttering the business. The Council held the “show cause” hearing from its purview as the city’s licensing board. It is

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East Providence ‘nines’ win state baseball tourney openers

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rumford Little League Junior League All Stars and the Riverside Post 10 American Legion Junior Division squad each won their opening round state tournament games Saturday, July 25. Rumford defeated Glocester, 7-2, in the Little League state tourney being played in Cumberland at Bentley Field. Nate Pimental was the winning pitcher

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Mayor is pleased with pool of East Providence manager applicants

EAST PROVIDENCE — With the end of the application period coming Wednesday, July 22, the East Providence City Council wasted little time moving forward with the process of finding a permanent city manager as the elected officials met in an executive session the same day to review the resumes of prospective candidates. Council President and

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Two men face felony assault charges in East Providence bar altercation

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department announced two men have been arrested following a violent altercation at the controversial East Bay Tavern located on Lyon Avenue in city. Working in concert with their counterparts from the Central Falls PD, officers arrested Cheikh Thaim, 26, of Central Falls and Amorino Amaral, 24, on multiple