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 …
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 from the public in locating the target of a robbery …

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 Gano Street (Exit 3) off-ramp on I-195 West in Providence. …

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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 performance Wednesday evening, Aug. 1, on the lawn. East Providence …

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 local law enforcement officials. Late Friday evening, EPPD …

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 Championships held this week at Metacomet Country Club, …

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 last few weeks when representatives from both sides appeared before …

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 Municipal Finance Advisor Paul Luba is scheduled to come an end …

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 …
Obituaries
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

Luis P. Rego, 85, Rumford

Dorothy Flowers, 94, East Providence, Pawtucket

Raymond J. Grant, 82, Seekonk

Jed A. Coggins, 89, formerly of Riverside

Agnes E. O’Brien, 99, East Providence

Douglas B. Roy, 87, East Providence

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Weaver Library Farmers Market celebrates fifth summer season

EAST PROVIDENCE — The “little engine that could” or more aptly “the little weekly gathering that could” marks a noteworthy achievement this year as the Weaver Library Farmers Market …

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Opinion
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 …

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