School building renovations could get a boost in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — While the proposed construction of a new East Providence High School has taken up much of the oxygen recently, the school department’s need to renovate several of the …
Annual Challenger Jamboree in Portsmouth brings smiles to all
PORTSMOUTH — For the 12th straight year, children with developmental ad and physical disabilities from around Rhode Island and … Read More
Gallery: East Providence High School 2018 commencement
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School Class of 2018 graduated during commencement ceremonies held Friday evening, June … Read More
Gallery: East Providence Elementary Schools Kids Rock Concert
EAST PROVIDENCE — The eighth annual East Providence Schools Kids Rock Chorus concert was held on Friday, June 1, at 6:30 p.m. in … Read More
Lane closures this weekend for East Providence bridge work
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that this weekend it will start bridge … Read More
E.P.’s Badji, Bay View’s Burrows win outdoor track state titles
EAST PROVIDENCE — Two athletes with city ties were victorious at the 2018 Rhode Island Interscholastic League State Championship … Read More
East Providence rallies for dramatic boys' volleyball playoff victory
RICHMOND — The last of the East Providence High School spring sports teams to participate in their respective playoff competitions, … Read More
East Providence Council issues subpoenas for peer Faria
EAST PROVIDENCE — At a special session of the City Council Thursday night, June 7, the body issued a pair of subpoenas to one of its … Read More
East Providence Career and Tech Center gains state grant dollars
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Career and Technical Center was one of eight schools to be included among an award of nearly … Read More
E.P. Council scuppers potential streetlight purchase for the moment
EAST PROVIDENCE — Proposed changes to how the city illuminates its streets several years in the making were once again tabled by the … Read More
Obituaries
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) …

Luis P. Rego, 85, Rumford

Dorothy Flowers, 94, East Providence, Pawtucket

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Opinion
Letter: If it is not about love, it is not about God To the editor: Over the past week you may have heard or read the following verse from St. Paul’s letter to the Romans: “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for …
Letter: Support ‘Right to Treat’ bills To the editor: My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago. She said,“At the commencement they said, ‘You have your degree, and it can never be taken …
Letter: On riding RIPTA To the editor: Not having to worry about the pitfalls of a personal vehicle feels like a luxury when I ride RIPTA. Being able to ride the bus 35 miles from Providence to Point Judith for a couple …
Sports
East Providence edges Lincoln in baseball playoff opener EAST PROVIDENCE — Seth Daly twirled a two-hitter and his East Providence High School teammates did just enough at the plate as the Townies edged a tough Lincoln squad, 1-0, in the Division I …
East Providence High School golfers clinch postseason berth The terrific 2018 season for the East Providence High School golf group continued earlier this week when the Townies both clinched a spot in the upcoming Eastern Division playoffs and just about …
Ogunronbi, Badji, Teodoro win for EPHS outdoor tracksters PORTSMOUTH — The East Providence High School boys’ and girls’ outdoor track and field teams competed in their 2018 Eastern Division Championship Meets last week at …

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