Division playoff runs end for East Providence High School cagers

Tuesday, Feb. 20, was unfortunately “D-day” as in defeat day for the East Providence High School basketball teams as both squads were eliminated from their respective division playoff …
Ogunronbi saves best for last in winning indoor state title

PROVIDENCE — It’s an oft-repeated cliche in sports, but in the case of East Providence High School track and field standout Clinton Ogunronbi it is an apt one. Saturday, Feb. 17, in the 2018 …

East Providence bests Mount St. Charles in girls’ hoops playoff opener

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ basketball team topped visiting Mount St. Charles, 47-40, on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 17, in preliminary round of the Division II …

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Bella Mente Racing back for more from New England Boatworks

Famed ocean racer Hap Fauth liked the job done by New England Boatworks on his last maxi racers enough that he has returned to the Portsmouth firm with his third Bella Mente order. Mr. Fauth …

No rubbish collection changes in East Providence for Presidents Day holiday

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence Public Works Department would like to remind all residents that Presidents Day, February 19, is not considered a holiday for rubbish and recycling …

Superintendent updates recent East Providence schools health concerns

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence School Committee received an update on a few health-related issues the administration dealt with in recent days, one immediate and the other on a …

East Providence sets school calendar for 2018-19 term

EAST PROVIDENCE — As has now been the case for the past few years, the upcoming 2018-19 school term in East Providence will begin the last full week of August before Labor Day. The school …

East Providence schools among those RIDOH investigates for allergic-type reactions

EAST PROVIDENCE — Three East Providence elementary schools are among those being investigated by the Rhode Island Department of Health over the occurrence of allergic-type reactions in school …

Council approves city’s reimbursable effort to repair state roads in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The long sought after repair of state roads in city should soon come to fruition after the council at its meeting Tuesday night, Feb. 7, approved an agreement brokered locally …
Obituaries
Jeffrey S. Smith, 68, Swansea

Jeffrey S. Smith, 68 of Swansea, died January 24, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. Born in New Bedford and served in the United States Coast Guard. Long-time resident of Swansea. A …

Dayle Hathaway Turner, of Assonet, Mass.

Howard M. 'Howie' Springer, 80, of Riverside

Jane A. Drew, 82, Riverside

Lloyd E. Broomhead, 68, of Riverside and Naples, Fla.

Mary Rego, 83, Rumford

Marie Campo, 76, of East Providence, Riverside

Charles H. Loudfoot, 91, of Riverside

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Blueberries, lemon and ricotta all in one tasty muffin

Looking for something special to make for your honey for Valentine’s Day? These muffins say I love you.I recently made ricotta with a cheese-making kit I got for Christmas. It came out great. …

A cozy winter brunch dish for a crowd or just the family

A Jazz-Inspired Musical Journey with the Lois Vaughan Quartet

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Fiddle n Folk Festival set for Sept. 16

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Warren veterans support 'Moving Wall' visit to Ocean State

To the editor:It is our duty to remember those who are willing to carry out the difficult work of keeping us free. This became even more apparent to me at the start of this school year when one of …

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Letter: Thank you for your kindness, love and support

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