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Bailey Wilkinson stands outside the middle school alongside a sign announcing her honor.

Bailey Wilkinson chosen as WMS Ambassador

Bailey Wilkinson chosen as WMS Ambassador

By Carolyn Pontes and Kelly Chouinard, Westport Middle School The Westport Middle School is proud to announce Bailey Wilkinson as the 2015 Project 351 Ambassador to the State.  The students selected for this honor come from an exemplary group of 8th grade service leaders who represent every city and town in the Commonwealth.  Project 351

A student enrollment decrease in Barrington schools could impact the cost of a new middle school building.

Barrington student population projected to drop

Over the next 10 years, Barrington schools will reportedly see a significant drop in student enrollment. According to projections from the New England School Development Council, Barrington’s student enrollment will decrease by more than 600 students over the next decade. The district had approximately 3,323 students at its six public schools last year, but by

Thomas A. Rose Jr. is sworn in as ceremonial mayor by supreme court justice William Robinson during the inauguration ceremony at  city hall.  Photos by Rich Dionne

Peers promote Rose to East Providence Council president, mayor

EAST PROVIDENCE — Thomas A. Rose Jr. was selected by his city council peers as its president and ceremonial mayor during an inauguration ceremony for the latest crop of East Providence’s elected and appointed officials held Monday evening, Dec. 1, at City Hall. Mr. Rose, entering his third term as the Ward 3 representative on

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EPLAC holds next meeting on December 3

EAST PROVIDENCE — The December meeting of EPLAC, the East Providence Local Advisory Committee for Special Education, will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Martin Middle School Library located at 111 Brown St. The Public is cordially invited to attend any of our meetings and informative workshops. Upcoming workshops include:

Kyron Lopes' touchdown accounted for the winning margin as LaSalle defeated East Providence on Thanksgiving Day.

Rams give ‘thanks’ for holiday win over Townies

EAST PROVIDENCE — Kyron Lopes’ five-yard touchdown run proved the difference in LaSalle Academy’s  24-21 win over East Providence in the 86th annual Thanksgiving Day game between the sides played Thursday, Nov. 27. On the 75th anniversary of Pierce Memorial Stadium the contest was one of the many great games played at there through the


Thanksgiving Day football: LaSalle outlasts East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE —  LaSalle Academy outlasted East Providence, 24-21, to win the 86th edition of the teams’ Thanksgiving Day football classic Thursday, Nov. 27, at Pierce Memorial Stadium. The Rams held a 17-14 lead at halftime courtesy of an Andrew Salzillo field goal, which barely made it over the crossbar. The Townies’ scores came on


East Providence Gallery: Stringfellow dedication/Pierce Field 75th anniversary

EAST PROVIDENCE — During halftime of the 2014 East Providence High School-LaSalle Academy Thanksgiving Day football game, November 27, a ceremony was held noting the 75th anniversary of Pierce Memorial Stadium as well as the dedication of the press box there to long-time EPHS coach and administrator Bill Stringfellow along with his wife Sheila.