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Gallery: EPHS Unified Volleyball League

The East Providence High School Unified League volleyball team fell to Chariho, 2-1, in the Division IV playoff championship match held recently at the Delaney Gymnasium on the Johnson & Wales …
Superintendent lauds voter approval for new EPHS funding
EAST PROVIDENCE — In a letter sent to families, staff and residents of the city, Superintendent Kathryn M. Crowley expressed her … Read More
Route 6 Papa Gino's remains open despite earlier reports
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Papa Gino’s Restaurant located at 80 Highland Ave./Route 6 in city at the border with Seekonk, which was … Read More
Libraries, EPPC present ‘Prescription for Parents’ addiction seminar
EAST PROVIDENCE — The next chapter in the continuing opioid epidemic awareness joint effort between the East Providence Prevention … Read More
East Providence council gives first passage to amended Chevron TIF agreement
EAST PROVIDENCE — In a meeting that had more acrimony than accomplishment, the City Council, Wednesday night, Nov. 7, did approve … Read More
Gallery: Kent Heights Neighborhood Halloween Parade
EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents, last week, hope they’ve started a tradition by participating in the first Kent Heights Neighborhood … Read More
East Providence Fire Department seeks federal grant funds to replace dated equipment
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Fire Department has applied for nearly $1 million in aid through the Assistance to … Read More
Obituaries
J. Anne Mitchell, 83, Riverside J. Anne Mitchell, 83, of Smith Street, a Riverside resident for 61 years, died peacefully on November 16, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Rex Mitchell. Born in …
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 …
Sports
Upstart Knights upset Townies in D-I football playoffs EAST PROVIDENCE — Unfortunately for the East Providence High School football team things started poorly for the Townies in their Division I championship tournament quarterfinal contest against …
Gallery: EPHS girls' volleyball EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' volleyball team remains in search of one more victory, which would grant the Townies a spot in the upcoming Division I playoffs. East …
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 …
East Providence High School boys' soccer team fails to claim playoff bid in final home game EAST PROVIDENCE — The already tough task facing the East Providence High School boys’ soccer team in its quest to earn a spot in the upcoming Division I playoffs became that much more …
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Opinion
Letter: In showing respect, sometimes reality intervenes To the editor: I don’t blame the Marine veteran in Little Compton. His letter [Nov. 15, p6] expressed dismay that our Commander-in-Chief, while in France to commemorate Armistice Day, had to …
Editorial: ‘Oh, my back!’ - confronting disability fraud There is one notion of public employee disability pay and pensions — the one that ought to be and once was. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner put it simply and well: “The disability …
Column: A new East Providence High School would be an historic achievement Any way you look at it, November 6th will be an historic one in the City of East Providence. We’ll establish a City Council with four year terms. For the first time ever, we’ll choose our …
Letter: America’s greatness is always conditional POTUS doesn’t seem to know what to do with the international outcry over the brutal death of Jamal Khashoggi, an American resident and contributor to the “Washington Post.” Recently …

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