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Townies secure football playoff berth with late win over West

EAST PROVIDENCE — It wasn’t pretty by any means, but the East Providence High School football team got the win it needed to punch its ticket into the upcoming Division I playoff tournament as the …
Luba stays on as financial advisor to East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Paul Luba will continue in his role as a financial advisor for the city beyond the current Fiscal Year 2018-19 … Read More
Last-minute snags cause delay in East Providence State Street/Runnins River culvert project
EAST PROVIDENCE — The State Street/Runnins River Culvert Project, seemingly on track to be completed by this time, has been beset by … Read More
East Providence, Cranston police officers arrest four in narcotics case
CRANSTON — East Providence and Cranston Police Department investigator coordinated in the arrests of four suspects in connection … Read More
Scheduled weekend lane closures for I-195 affect East Bay travel
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the … Read More
Chevron seeks change to TIF agreement for East Providence property
EAST PROVIDENCE — A consultant for Chevron, owners of a large swathe of land on the city’s waterfront parallel to Veterans … Read More
Local Scout sets up start of Sabin Point Park memorial garden in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Last Saturday morning, Oct 13, a hearty group of volunteers led by local youngster Liam Wojas began the … Read More
Obituaries
Charles H. Patterson Jr., 84, formerly of Riverside Charles H. Patterson Jr., 84, of Swansea, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Pauline L (Carpenter) Patterson. Born in …
Michael J. Damiani, 63, Riverside Michael J. Damiani, 63, of Willett Avenue, Riverside, died unexpectedly on September 8, 2018. He was the beloved husband and perfect counterpart …
Sports
Gallery: East Providence High School girls' soccer EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' soccer team collected its second win of the season Friday afternoon, Oct. 12, with a 4-0 shutout of visiting St. Raphael in a Division II …
Portsmouth shuts out East Providence in boys' soccer EAST PROVIDENCE — Visiting Portsmouth High School potted a pair of first-half tallies as the Patriots tripped up host East Providence, 2-0, in a Division I boys’ soccer contest played Saturday …
East Providence's iconic Pierce Field facility is in need of 'dire' repair EAST PROVIDENCE — Pierce Field grounds supervisor Tony Vieira has a stark message for the residents and administrators of the city: Its landmark stadium and facilities are crumbling and are in need …
Admirers commemorate dedication of Mutter Athletic Complex EAST PROVIDENCE — About three dozen family and friends gathered on a splendid early Fall Saturday morning, Sept. 22, for a ceremony formally marking the dedication of the softball fields and …
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Opinion
Editorial: Bike path crime spree is a crock Years ago, when there was talk of building the East Bay Bike Path, some along its route raised a ruckus, arguing that this path past their backyards would surely bring a crime wave the likes of which …
Letter: Do you really know what the Progressives stand for? In an earlier letter to the editor I cautioned all Rhode Island voters to beware of candidates running for state and local elected office who subscribe to the Progressive Democrat left — aka …
Editorial: A fine vista revived For all who cherish a good view, great news from the owners of those twin towering Somerset eyesores that grab attention from every part of Mount Hope Bay and beyond. The owners announced recently …
Letter: Political donations are no different than bribes Money is the root all of evil. That statement is never truer than in Rhode Island politics. You can call corporate donations “Pay to Play” or “Corporate Influence” or …

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