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 beyond descended upon Glen Park Sunday for a day full of …

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 8, at Pierce Memorial Stadium. The event was overseen by …

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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 the Elmasian Auditorium at the East Providence High School. The …

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 demolition work on the structurally deficient Horton Farm Bridge. …

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, the boys’ volleyball team, took to the court Thursday night, …

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 own: Ward 4 representative Brian Faria. The agenda for the …

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 $1.2 million by the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) of …

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 current council at its meeting Tuesday night, June 5.The …
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

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

Jeffrey S. Smith, 68, Swansea

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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 Outdoor Track and Field Meet held Saturday, June 2, at Brown …

East Providence edges Lincoln in baseball playoff opener

East Providence High School golfers clinch postseason berth

Ogunronbi, Badji, Teodoro win for EPHS outdoor tracksters

Medeiros retires as Pierce Field supervisor

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A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

This is one of my husband’s favorite desserts. I will make some for Easter because they’re such a light pastry, making them perfect after a big meal.My mother had the recipe for ages and …

Blueberries, lemon and ricotta all in one tasty muffin

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

Will Warren pumpkins squash world record? Today's the day

Let them eat zucchini bread

Opinion
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

Letter: Senate needs to vote on animal abuse bill

Commentary: Satisfied with legal officials engaging in East Providence election matter

Most New England French Canadians are descended from daughters of the king

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