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Parella takes over as acting East Providence Police chief

Parella takes over as acting East Providence Police chief

EAST PROVIDENCE — An orderly transition of power, a step in a different and slightly new direction took place in the East Providence Police Department Tuesday, July 1, as the resignation of former Chief Joseph Tavares from active duty became official and Major Christopher Parella rose to the rank of acting chief. According to Acting


As Tavares retires, Parella rises to interim East Providence Police chief

EAST PROVIDENCE — When Joseph Tavares relinquishes his position as Chief of the East Providence Police Department on July 1, 2014, Major Christopher Parella will assume the post on an acting or interim basis, The East Providence Post and confirmed the anticipated move earlier this week. City Manager Paul Lemont acknowledged the move during

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St. Margaret School transitions from leadership of Rezendes to Alba

EAST PROVIDENCE — By all accounts, the administration at St. Margaret School in Rumford is in the midst of a seamless switch as long-time and well-regarded principal John Rezendes hands over the leadership reins to Dr. Guy D. Alba. Mr. Rezendes officially retires after 14 years in the position this summer with Dr. Alba taking


East Providence cuts ribbon on renovated Fire Station 4

EAST PROVIDENCE — U.S. Senator Jack Reed was among the honored guests Sunday afternoon, June 22, as the East Providence Fire Department formally opened its renovated Station No. 4 on Wampanoag Trail. City Manager Paul Lemont served as master of ceremonies for the event, which included brief remarks by dignitaries and an open house for