Benatar concert in East Providence cancelled over wind concerns

EAST PROVIDENCE — Waterfront Productions announced at 4:45 p.m. today the Pat Benatar-Neil Giraldo concert scheduled for this evening, September 22, at Bold Point Park has been cancelled due to …
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Admins fear East Providence waterfront could become “exclusive”

EAST PROVIDENCE — Saying they feared residential developments on the waterfront could become “exclusive” properties, administrators urged the city council at its September 19 to express …

Local boats shine at Newport International Boat Show

A star of last weekend’s Newport International Boat Show was Hinkley’s (Portsmouth) all-electric-powered 28.5-foot Dasher, billed as the first electric luxury powerboat. Looking little like …

Folks flock to fiddle fest

Young and old made their way to Haines Park on Saturday afternoon for the seventh annual Fiddle n Folk Fest. The fun event featured a number of talented performers, including Golden Bantams, …

Friday, Sept. 22 will be ‘Beach Boys Day’ in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — If you live in Portsmouth, you may want to cue up “Good Vibrations,” “Fun, Fun, Fun” and “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” on your iPod when …

RIDE report confirms East Providence High School needs urgent attention

EAST PROVIDENCE — To those keeping a close eye on the subject in city, the huge sums included in the just-released Rhode Island Department of Education structural assessment of the …
Opinion
Letter: Antifa protesters not so innocent either

To the editor:Arlene Violet’s “Growing Decency Deficit” (August 30-31) was a breath of fresh air. We are constantly bombarded with articles on how”the other guy” is …

Sports
Thunderbolts strike down Townies in D-I football opener

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School football team opened up league play on Friday night, Sept. 15, against Division I rival Cranston East. In the end it was the Thunderbolts who …

East Providence soccer sides earn league wins

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School soccer teams each recorded victories to open the week. The EPHS boys’ soccer team earned a 3-1 win over Chariho earlier this week to level its …

East Providence nearly shuts out Shea in girls' tennis

Gallery: EPHS Cross Country

Mt. Hope blanks East Providence, 13-0

Obituaries
Stephen R. 'Steve' Blakely, age 76

Stephen R. “Steve” Blakely, age 76, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Born in Waterbury, Conn., a son of the late Frank L. Blakely and Alice M. (Wilson) Blakely, he was a longtime …

Judith 'Judy' Anderson, 77, of Barrington

Judith "Judy" Anderson, 77, of Barrington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of …

Charles H. Loudfoot, 91, of Riverside

Leo T. Paquin, 80, East Providence

Paul F. Armstrong, 60, Riverside

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