Board of Education formally backs new East Providence High School plan

PROVIDENCE — The State Board of Education at a meeting held Tuesday night, May 15, gave its final approval for plans to construct a new East Providence High School. The decision allows the …
East Providence Council officially fires former manager Chapman
EAST PROVIDENCE — Already a well established "fait accompli," the City Council at its Tuesday night, May 15 meeting, formally … Read More
East Providence High School golfers clinch postseason berth
The terrific 2018 season for the East Providence High School golf group continued earlier this week when the Townies both clinched a … Read More
State Board of Elections affirms East Providence Canvassing Authority votes
PROVIDENCE — At a meeting Monday night, May 14, called specifically to discuss the recent tumult surrounding East Providence term … Read More
Committee backs hiring city firm to manage new EPHS project
EAST PROVIDENCE — The efforts of the School Committee to keep the proposed construction of a new East Providence High School on pace … Read More
East Providence considers placing two resource officers at elementary schools
EAST PROVIDENCE — Among the security issues being considered by the School Department in the near term, Superintendent Kathryn … Read More
Massachusetts grand jury indicts East Providence business, employee
BOSTON — A Massachusetts grand jury cited an East Providence business and one of its employees on charges of labor trafficking, … Read More
Rumford Motor Inn receives positive police review of operations
EAST PROVIDENCE — Though it remains a concern for elected officials, residents and law enforcement, the Rumford Motor Inn on Newport … Read More
Botelho backs Canvassing decision to hold 2018 election in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Ward 3 City Councilor Joe Botelho issued the following statement following the May 3 decision of the Canvassing … Read More
Volvo Ocean Race: Leaders under pressure as the race to Newport closes up
Bekking’s Dutch-flagged crew jumped into the top spot on May 1 after exiting the Doldrums and have so far defended their position … Read More
Obituaries
Dorothy Flowers, 94, East Providence, Pawtucket

Dorothy Flowers, 94, died Friday at the Linn Health Center in East Providence where she had been a resident for 18 years. She was the wife of the late Woodrow W. Flowers. Born in Pawtucket, she was a …

Raymond J. Grant, 82, Seekonk

Jed A. Coggins, 89, formerly of Riverside

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Time to Stamp Out Hunger — at your mailbox It’s that time of year when kind individuals, such as yourselves, can help the less fortunate in our area. How? By leaving non-perishable food by your mailbox or on your porch, to be picked up …
Commentary: Satisfied with legal officials engaging in East Providence election matter It was satisfying to learn that the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office has sent to the Rhode Island Supreme Court the matter relating to term lengths in East Providence. Due to the …
Most New England French Canadians are descended from daughters of the king When I run into people with French Canadian ancestry, I always ask if they have discovered an ancestor who was one of les filles du roi. Most don’t know what that is. When I tell them it means …
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Ogunronbi, Badji, Teodoro win for EPHS outdoor tracksters PORTSMOUTH — The East Providence High School boys’ and girls’ outdoor track and field teams competed in their 2018 Eastern Division Championship Meets last week at …
Medeiros retires as Pierce Field supervisor EAST PROVIDENCE — The steward of one of the city’s most venerable beacons stepped away from his position recently when Joe Medeiros retired as the East Providence Parks and Recreation …
Gallery: East Providence High boys' tennis EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys' tennis team recently hosted Classical in a Division II-B match. The Townies are approaching the mid-point of 2018 their season.

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