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East Providence Police recognize 13th anniversary of McGregor’s tragic death

East Providence Police recognize 13th anniversary of McGregor’s tragic death

EAST PROVIDENCE — December 27 isn’t just another day to decompress from Christmas and it will never be just another day on the calendar for many veteran members of the East Providence Police Department. This past Saturday, EPPD officers from top to bottom, from Chief Chris Parella to the rawest rookie, took a few moments

A snowy owl stops to have a look around at the top of the Audubon building at Sachuest Point in Middletown. Photos by Rich Dionne

Snowy owls are back at Sachuest Point

MIDDLETOWN—A pair of snowy owls basked in the sun while hikers and photographers gazed and snapped photos at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday afternoon. One of the raptors sat on top of a wooden overlook close to the parking lot and was guarded by Audubon staff.  Another soaked in the sun on top of a

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East Bay business leaders, innovators welcome 2015 with big plans, optimism

With just a handful of days remaining before General Treasurer Gina Raimondo takes over as Rhode Island’s chief executive on January 6, the governor-elect has been crossing the state, holding a series of meetings with business and community leaders in an effort to hear more about economic development efforts at the community level, as well


OLD BRISTOL – Christmas 1914

Despite the ongoing Great War, Bristolians found reason to celebrate in 1914. Take a look at some of the Bristol Phoenix headlines from 100 years ago, Christmas, 1914. Christmas spirit alive in Bristol Through the kindness and thoughtfulness of the officers and employees of National India Rubber Company, many families in Bristol will enjoy a

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Pawtucket Avenue bridge work in East Providence nears completion

EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents and motorists who frequent Pawtucket Avenue near Centre Street will have noticed some recent road work being done by construction crews, which despite the minor inconvenience will ultimately lead to safer conditions for pedestrians and drivers alike. Urged on by constituents, State Representative Katherine Kazarian (D-Dist. 63, East Providence) and the


Ursillo reappointed as town solicitor

The Bristol Town Council settled some unfinished business from its reorganizational meeting by reappointing the firm of Ursillo, Teitz and Richt Ltd. as the town’s solicitor for the next two years. The council reappointed the firm Dec. 17 after interviewing Michael Ursillo, a partner in the firm, which has held the solicitor position in Bristol

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East Providence’s Riverside Middle School announces first quarter honor roll

EAST PROVIDENCE — Dr. Cheri Guerra, Principal, and Mr. Gregory McCarthy, Assistant Principal of Riverside Middle School have announced the Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2014-15 term. Honors are as follows: FIRST HONORS (All As) Grade 6:  Mollie Amaral, Kyleigh Anderson, Aileen Charron, Anna Coelho, Carly Corbett, Ashley Dias,Patrick Harrison, Darien Kane,