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Colt Andrews kindergartener William Massey blasts a water stream from a firehose into High Street with Dreadnaught’s past captain of Engine 4, Scott Illingworth. Photos by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

Future firefighters

Future firefighters

Kindergarten students from Colt Andrews School got a first-hand look at the life of a firefighter thanks to Dreadnaught’s past captain of Engine 4, Scott Illingworth. The tour, arranged by kindergarten teacher Donna Cheatom, was part of Fire Prevention Week activities. Mr. Illingworth demonstrated the equipment and clothing used by firefighters, and gave the students


League, Post host general election debate for East Providence candidates

EAST PROVIDENCE — The League Of Women Voters and The East Providence Post/East Bay Newspapers along with the Rotary Of East Providence and Seekonk and the Cape Verdean Progressive Center present a forum for East Providence candidates in the 2014 General Election on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Weaver Library,

Lauren Vine and Sabrina Yackouri joined different partners to win their matches and help the EPHS girls' tennis team advance in the Division III playoffs.

East Providence advances to D-III girls’ tennis semifinals

PAWTUCKET — The favorites, including East Providence High School, advanced during preliminary round matches in the Division III girls’ championship tournament played Wednesday afternoon, Oct, 15, at Slater Park. The Townies, the fourth seed in the playoffs after finishing their regular season with a 10-3 record, had little trouble in dispatching fifth-seeded Tiverton, 4-1. As


Joe Locke Duo in Bristol

Vibraphonist Joe Locke is widely considered to be one of the major voices of his instrument. Capable of stunning physical power and broad emotional range, he will perform a wide-ranging repertoire of jazz standards, blues, ballads and original numbers, accompanied by the exceptionally talented Jim Ridl on piano. WHERE: Roger Williams University, Global Heritage Hall


Barrington policeman sniffs out pot harvest

The smell of marijuana at a Houghton Street home drew the attention of a Barrington police officer on Tuesday morning, Oct. 7. According to the police report, the officer was on routine patrol through the neighborhood at about 9 a.m. when he smelled the odor of marijuana. He followed the scent to a Houghton Street

Henriqueta Coelho, formerly of Bristol

Henriqueta Coelho, of Monterey Dr., Bristol, passed away unexpectedly on July 16, 2014 in her hometown of Paco de Arcos, Lisbon – Portugal. She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph Coelho; daughter, Constance M. (Coelho) Karnehm; son, Joseph N. Coelho; grandson, Andrew D. Karnehm; son-in-law, Rollin G. Karnehm; and one sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Maria

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