East Providence Police arrest Scituate man on cocaine, heroin charges

PROVIDENCE — The owner of a Providence barber shot just over the line from East Providence was among a trio arrested recently on numerous charges of intent to sell narcotics. The Providence …
Photos: East Providence contends with 'normal' storm activity during latest nor'easter
EAST PROVIDENCE — All's quiet on the eastern front. East Providence that is, as the city and region contend with the third … Read More
East Providence School District plans community meeting on school building safety
EAST PROVIDENCE — Following the most recent tragic act of gun violence in the nation’s schools, when 17 people were murdered at … Read More
Assistant solicitor asserts 2018 municipal election isn't needed in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — In an interview as a follow-up to discuss a written opinion he offered last week stating elected officials in East … Read More
Counsel backs four-year terms for East Providence elected officials
EAST PROVIDENCE — Assistant City Solicitor Robert Craven issued an opinion on the status of term lengths for elected officials in … Read More
Canine joins EPPD ranks; State Street culvert project stays on track
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department will soon welcome over a dozen new officers to its ranks, including one … Read More
Residents displaced in Sunday afternoon East Providence fire
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Fire and Police Department personnel responded to a two-alarm incident around noon on Sunday, … Read More
Hockey: Barrington clobbers EP-Linc 8-3 in D-II Quarterfinals
Freshman winger Matt Spears scored a hat-trick and added two assists in leading the Barrington boys hockey team over EP-Lincoln Co-op, … Read More
Council talk reignites potential of four-year terms in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Should elected officials in city be serving four year terms? That enduring question, one that has seemingly … Read More
Council encourages engaging Carpionato over vacant Pawtucket Avenue parcel
EAST PROVIDENCE — A loud purple sign in front of the former Benny’s Store location on Pawtucket Avenue proclaiming the property … Read More
Douglas B. Roy, 87, East Providence

Douglas B. Roy, 87 of East Providence, died Wednesday Feb.21, 2018 at Hope Hospice. He was the husband of Annette (Campeau) Roy. They were married for over 61 years.Douglas was born in Providence a …

Jeffrey S. Smith, 68, Swansea

Mary S. Brooks, 91, of East Providence

Letter: Please speak out against the assault on our environment I recently moved to beautiful Bristol, R.I., from the Washington, D.C., area. We selected Bristol because of the wonderful historic community and the clean air and water of the Narragansett Bay …
Letter: Thanks for another successful holiday season for TAPIN To the editor: Once again TAPIN (Touch A Person In Need) has successfully completed its holiday season. Thanksgiving led right into our Christmas distribution with tons of new toys! With the …
Warren veterans support 'Moving Wall' visit to Ocean State To the editor:It is our duty to remember those who are willing to carry out the difficult work of keeping us free. This became even more apparent to me at the start of this school year when one of …
Top-seeded Barrington sweeps Lincoln-E.P. from D-II hockey playoffs The 2017-18 season for the Lincoln-East Providence High School boys’ hockey co-op team came to an end last weekend in the quarterfinal round of the Division II championship playoffs as the …
Barrington Pop Warner survey asks 'Do you love football?' The Barrington Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading program has released a survey to gauge future enrollment for the league's tackle and flag football teams.  The league has experienced a …
Gallery: Lincoln-East Providence vs. Barrington hockey The Lincoln-East Providence High School co-op hockey team completed its Division II regular season slate last weekend and will participate in the league playoffs starting Friday night, March 9, …

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