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East Providence schools should know snow make-up plan soon

East Providence schools should know snow make-up plan soon

EAST PROVIDENCE — All involved should know within the next few days how East Providence schools plan to make up a week’s worth-plus of days lost to snow in recent weeks, according to remarks made by Superintendent Kim Mercer at the School Committee meeting held Tuesday night, March 10, at City Hall. Mrs. Mercer told

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Two city men arrested on burglary charges in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department arrested two city men for burglary and other crimes. Christopher Storti, 22, and Jason Veader, 24, were taken into custody Friday, Feb. 27, on multiple charges stemming from a recent breaking and entering case. On Wednesday, February 25, patrol units responded to a Hazard Avenue address for


St. Andrew’s falls in hoops finale, awaits tournament selection

BARRINGTON — The local version of “Selection Sunday” took on a bit more drama for the St. Andrew’s School Varsity I boys’ basketball team following the Saints’ 70-61 loss to visiting Wilbraham & Monson Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 25, in their regular season finale at Sage Gymnasium. St. Andrew’s finished its slate with an 18-12 overall

St. Andrew's basketball players and coaches surround Sheila and John Martin after the No. 1 was retired in the couples' honor Wednesday, Feb. 25.

St. Andrew’s ‘retires’ retiring headmaster Martin’s number

BARRINGTON — The impact of John and Sheila Martin on the St. Andrew’s School community can’t be found on a scoreboard or in a record book, but that matters little to the hundreds of Saints’ athletes and coaches they’ve reached through the years. Head basketball coach and athletic director Mike Hart surprised the crowd and

Power outage hits Pawtucket Ave. in center of East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — A power outage caused disruption on Pawtucket Avenue, including its intersections with Warren Avenue and Wampanoag Trail, Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21. The outage, believed to have been accidental, created havoc with traffic at Warren and Pawtucket, forcing the need for East Providence Police into signal patrol. Businesses were also affected. The Cumberland


Turf field plan at East Providence High School gets public forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though sparsely attended, an informational meeting held at Breed Hall on the Senior Center grounds Wednesday night, Feb. 18, to discuss the proposed installation of an artificial turf field at East Providence High School nonetheless proved informative. Tony Vieira, the current East Providence High School boys’ soccer head coach and a city

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Alleged Pawtucket murder suspect found in Seekonk

SEEKONK — A suspect in a Pawtucket murder was taken into custody by a contingent of law enforcement agencies in town Thursday, Feb. 12. Matthew Marcotte, 21, was apprehended by Seekonk Police, the Rhode Island State Police Violent Fugitive Task Force, the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section and the U.S. Marshals Service to