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State Police note additional patrols during New Year’s celebration period

State Police note additional patrols during New Year’s celebration period

SCITUATE — The Rhode Island State Police are once again stepping up patrols during the New Year’s holiday period, warning motorists not to drink and drive as they celebrate. “The Rhode Island State Police will be stepping up enforcement of driving while impaired, speeding, aggressive driving, texting while driving, seat belt, and child restraint laws. 

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Atwater-Donnelly Trio to perform at East Providence’s Weaver Library

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Weaver Library, 41 Grove Avenue, invites you to a free outdoor concert with the Atwater-Donnelly Trio on Wednesday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m. Joining Aubrey and Elwood is Cathy Clasper-Torch, a remarkable fiddler, cellist and vocalist who knows just where to add an exquisite cello line, an exuberant burst of old-time

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East Providence-based McNamara embarks on Citizens Bank community service sabbatical

PROVIDENCE — Citizens Bank recently announced Ana McNamara, Officer and Risk Management Specialist at the East Providence Operations Center as the most recent colleague to embark on a paid three-month Community Service Sabbatical. The program celebrated its 100th sabbatical placement in 2012 and has generated more than 48,000 volunteer hours valued at more than $1

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Brown’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority honors East Providence resident Coleman

EAST PROVIDENCE Tockwotton on the Waterfront resident Miss Beatrice Coleman was joined for a celebration of her 109th birthday by Brown University President Christina Paxson and a roomful of family members and sorority sisters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Coleman is a 1925 graduate of Brown University and the oldest alumnae of the institution. 

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East Providence Police, Prevention Coalition hold annual drug take-back event

EAST PROVIDENCE The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the East Providence Police Department (EPPD), and the East Providence Prevention Coalition (EPPC), announce a prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. The DEA will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction on Saturday, April 27, from

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Residential manager named to ‘30 Under 30’

Residential Properties sales manager Ian Barnacle has been announced as a member of Realtor magazine’s “30 under 30” Class of 2013. He will be featured in the upcoming May/June 2013 issue of the magazine, as well as the “30 Under 30” program, which can be found online at http://realtormag.realtor.org/30under30. Beginning his real estate career in

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Rhode Island’s unemployment rate drops to lowest level in over four years

CRANSTON — The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training announced the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February 2013 dropped to 9.4 percent, down four-tenths of a percentage point from the January 2013 rate and one and three-tenths percentage points from the February 2012 rate. The U.S. unemployment rate was 7.7 percent in February

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Erin Go Bragh Performs Live at the Seekonk Public Library

SEEKONK – Enjoy the sounds of the season on Wednesday, March 13, at 6:30 p.m. when singer/songwriter David Polansky performs at the Seekonk Public Library. Polansky’s show, Erin Go Bragh – Songs from and about Ireland, includes classic favorites Gloccamora, Danny Boy, I’ll Take You Home Again, Kathleen, and many more. The show is at times funny, at

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