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Resource Recovery urges residents to recycle Thanksgiving cooking oil

Resource Recovery urges residents to recycle Thanksgiving cooking oil

JOHNSTON — For Rhode Island residents deep frying their turkeys this Thanksgiving, the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) provides the perfect recycling service for that leftover waste – a cooking oil collection that recycles and converts the waste into alternative, sustainable fuel. RIRRC provides this cooking oil collection service year-round, but many residents find

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Rebels’ product, East Providence resident Karalekas pens college baseball commitment

WAKEFIELD — More than half dozen members of the Rhode Island Rebels elite showcase baseball program have signed Letters of Intent during the fall signing period. “This is an exciting time for the members of our program who have worked hard towards their goal of continuing their baseball careers at the collegiate level,” said RI

North Broadway Bridge to reopen Friday, Nov. 16

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that the Ten Mile River Bridges in East Providence will reopen to traffic tomorrow afternoon, Friday, November 16. Originally scheduled to reopen in late 2013, RIDOT worked with its contractor to reduce the closure to less than one year. The bridges, which carry North Broadway

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City Manager outlines proposed East Providence Charter changes on Nov. 6 ballot

EAST PROVIDENCE — In a press release issued late last week, East Providence City Manager Peter Graczykowski outlined the proposed amendments to the City Charter up to vote in next Tuesday’s election. The release reads as follows: On the November 6, 2012 ballot, the residents of East Providence will be asked to vote on important

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Secretary of State’s Office offers IDs, advises East Providence residents on voting Tuesday

PROVIDENCE — Election Day is Nov. 6, and Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is offering voters some advice to help make their trip to the polls go smoothly. “You should be prepared for the changes you will encounter at the polls. From Voter ID to the location of your polling place and the hours


RIEDC initiates legal proceedings against 38 Studios

PROVIDENCE — In a press release issued mid-day Thursday, Nov. 1, Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced the state, through the embattled Rhode Island Economic Development Commission, has initiated legal proceedings against 38 Studios in an effort to recoup the upwards of $75 million lost to taxpayers. The release reads as follows: As you know, in the


Barrington resident promoted at WSBE

WSBE Rhode Island PBS President and CEO David W. Piccerelli recently announced the promotion of Barrington resident Debra Hall to Director of Corporate Relations at the station. In her new role, Ms. Hall will cultivate, solicit, and steward relationships with corporations and corporate foundations, to support the mission and goals of WSBE Rhode Island PBS.