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Water main break stalls snow removal in East Providence

Water main break stalls snow removal in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — An early morning water main break stalled the on-going effort to clear city streets during the latest round of snow Monday, Feb. 9. According to Council President and Mayor Tommy Rose, a break in the water lines near Hillside Avenue off South Broadway occurred at approximately 1 a.m. Monday morning. Public Works

Mayor Tom Rose presents members of the Highway Department with citations on behalf of the East Providence City Council.

Councilors cite highway department’s efforts in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Showing his appreciation and that of the entire City Council, East Providence Mayor Tommy Rose presented members of the Public Works/Highway Division with citations during a brief afternoon ceremony Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the department’s headquarters on Commercial Way. Mr. Rose, joined by At-Large Councilwoman Tracy Capobianco, thanked the employees for their


Thieves break into Sparky’s restaurant in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Noted local eatery, Sparky’s Coney Island Systems on Taunton Avenue, fell victim to a robbery in the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 29. According to the report of East Providence Police Detective Corporal Chris Ellinwood, the establishment was broken into some time between when it closed for business at approximately 2

East Providence digs out from storm, trash collection resumes

EAST PROVIDENCE — Heaping ample praise on the efforts of their employees and the collaboration between all aspects of government, three of the city’s top administrators to a person said East Providence’s response to the Blizzard of 2015 was near perfect in its execution. East Providence Police Chief Chris Parella, Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian and