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EPPD photo — Evelinda V. Adames

East Providence Police charge CNA in theft of elderly patient

East Providence Police charge CNA in theft of elderly patient

EAST PROVIDENCE — A nurse’s assistant was charged by East Providence Police with one felony count in connection with a string of thefts she allegedly inflicted upon a local senior citizen in her care. Evelinda V. Adames, 37, of 10 George St., Pawtucket, was taken into custody on Friday, Jan. 2. She was charged with

When he returns from medical leave, facilities manager Ed Catelli will give up oversight of school buildings in the stead of a new hire.

East Providence expects to hire dedicated school facilities manager

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence School Department will soon have a dedicated facilities manager. So said Acting City Manager Paul Lemont in response to a statement made by Ward 4 representative Tim Conley during the member privilege section of the Tuesday night, Jan. 6, City Council meeting. Upon returning from medical leave, Ed Catelli,


Council retains Vision as East Providence’ valuation firm

EAST PROVIDENCE — Vision Government Solutions will remain as the appraiser of East Providence real estate properties after the City Council during its Tuesday night, Jan. 6, meeting approved a contract for a necessary revaluation to take place over the course of the next year. Acting City Manager Paul Lemont and Tax Assessor Steve Hazard


East Providence Police recognize 13th anniversary of McGregor’s tragic death

EAST PROVIDENCE — December 27 isn’t just another day to decompress from Christmas nor will it ever be just another day on the calendar for many veteran members of the East Providence Police Department. This past Saturday, EPPD officers from top to bottom, from Chief Chris Parella to the rawest rookie, took a few moments

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Pawtucket Avenue bridge work in East Providence nears completion

EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents and motorists who frequent Pawtucket Avenue near Centre Street will have noticed some recent road work being done by construction crews, which despite the minor inconvenience will ultimately lead to safer conditions for pedestrians and drivers alike. Urged on by constituents, State Representative Katherine Kazarian (D-Dist. 63, East Providence) and the


Photo Gallery: East Providence High students perform at State House

PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School chorus and concert band performed for a large audience in the State House foyer Friday morning, Dec. 18, part of the annual holiday music series at the capitol. Under the direction of MaryAnn Lasorsa and Marisa Martinez, the students sang and played a variety of standard and religious

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Council approves firms for East Providence water improvements

EAST PROVIDENCE — Moving past the often tense talks about rates, the City Council at its meeting Tuesday night, Dec. 16, approved the credentials of several firms seeking to participate in the planned $19 million in improvements to East Providence’s water system. Presented by Steve Coutu, Director of Public Works, to City Purchasing Agent Gerald