East Providence Police arrest two in robbery/shooting incident

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police officers have arrested two suspects from Providence in a shooting during a robbery attempt at a residence near the intersection of Waterman Avenue and Green …
Candidates' forum is Sept. 5 in East Providence
Two Barrington residents who are running for the District 66 seat in the Rhode Island House of Representatives will meet in a … Read More
Police seek target in East Providence robbery
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department issued a press release late Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11, seeking assistance … Read More
Taunton Avenue ramp shuts at times due to Washington Bridge repair
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of the upcoming long-term closure of the … Read More
Trending Stories
Gallery: URI Jazz Big Band concert
EAST PROVIDENCE — The University of Rhode Island Jazz Big Band closed out the 2018 Weaver Library Summer Concert Series with a … Read More
One injured in East Providence shooting
EAST PROVIDENCE — Elements from outside the city were responsible for a shooting Friday, Aug. 10, in East Providence, according to … Read More
Three with area ties vie for RIGA Jr. Amateur golf titles
EAST PROVIDENCE — Three golfers with area ties were among the finalists of the 2018 Rhode Island Golf Association Jr. Amateur … Read More
Parella reiterates East Providence’s data protection policy
EAST PROVIDENCE — The recent legal jousting between Ward 4 Councilman Brian Faria and his peers on the body came to a head in the … Read More
Formal state oversight of East Providence is slated to end in September
EAST PROVIDENCE — Quietly and with little fanfare, the tenure of state oversight in East Providence in the form of the presence of … Read More
Prosecutors seek life without parole for Warren murder suspect
Prosecutors are seeking life without the possibility of parole for Warren resident Owen Morris, 21, who is accused of brutally … Read More
Obituaries
Clive W. Bridgham, of East Providence Friends and family are invited to join in the celebration of life of Clive W. Bridgham who left us in January of 2018. Like his forefathers he became an active member of the community and had a …
William A. Mac Intosh, 83, formerly of East Providence William A. Mac Intosh, Jr., 83 of Jamestown and formerly of East Providence, passed away on June 9, 2018. Bill was the son of the late William A. Mac Intosh and Edna Jeannette (Lavoie) Mac Intosh and …
Wayne M. Turchetta, 50, Riverside Wayne M. Turchetta, 50, of Riverside, died Sunday June 3, 2018 at home. He was the husband of Kristine (Parisi) Turchetta. Wayne was born in Providence a son o the late Joseph and Lorraine (Cabral) …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices - Aug. 9, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providenced Post on Aug. 9, 2018.
Opinion
Political statement: Taxes should not force people to move out of town To the editor: In my campaign for the District 66 seat, I am meeting voters every week. We've talked about issues like Roe v. Wade and Gun Control, and my views are in the public record on my …
Letter: Concern over chemical spraying on bike path To the editor: As a “frequent flyer” on the East Bay Bike Path, I was horrified to see chemical application signs popping up on the bike trail a few weeks ago. After several phone …
Letter: Arlene needs to clarify her column To the editor: Dear Arlene, your Barrington Times article about immigration needs some clarification. To state that Melania Trump came into this country twice illegally is inaccurate at …
Letter: Setting the record straight on Gaspee Project To the editor: Like many of my neighbors, I received a mailing this week that can only be described as a misleading and insulting piece of junk mail aimed at attacking Senator Cindy …
Sports
Riverside beats Rumford for District 2 All-Star title EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Little League entry emerged from the losers' bracket to defeat previously unbeaten intra-city rival Rumford twice last weekend to claim the District 2/Ron Silva 9-10 …
Gallery: Riverside, Warren baseball All-Stars WARREN — Teams from the Warren and Riverside Little Leagues met Monday night, July 23, in the losers' bracket final of the Ron Silva-District 2 Minor Baseball All-Star tournament, a game won by …
Gallery: Annual Agawam Hunt Father-Son Tennis Tournament EAST PROVIDENCE — The Agawam Hunt Club in city was once again last week the site of one of the nation’s premier grass court tennis events, its 69th Annual Father-Son Invitational played Thursday …
Gallery: East Providence Central/Portsmouth Little League All-Stars PORTSMOUTH — East Providence Central sent a contingent of youngsters to face host Portsmouth in the District 2 Little League Ron Silva 9-10 Minor Baseball Tournament. Portsmouth defeated …

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