East Providence High School boys' soccer team fails to claim playoff bid in final home game

EAST PROVIDENCE — The already tough task facing the East Providence High School boys’ soccer team in its quest to earn a spot in the upcoming Division I playoffs became that much more …
East Providence mayoral candidates DaSilva, Russo respond to questions at forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — The second of two candidate forums during the 2018 election cycle, this one for the general election, took place last Wednesday evening, Oct. 17, in the Martin Middle School …

Council appears ready to approve amended East Providence FY2018-19 operating budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — Barring any more last-minute changes, the City Council seemed poised to give final approval to the Fiscal Year 2018-19 operating budget for East Providence during a special …

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Luba stays on as financial advisor to East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Paul Luba will continue in his role as a financial advisor for the city beyond the current Fiscal Year 2018-19 budget season, Acting City Manager/East Providence Police Chief …

Last-minute snags cause delay in East Providence State Street/Runnins River culvert project

EAST PROVIDENCE — The State Street/Runnins River Culvert Project, seemingly on track to be completed by this time, has been beset by delays and will not be undertaken likely until the summer of …

East Providence, Cranston police officers arrest four in narcotics case

CRANSTON — East Providence and Cranston Police Department investigator coordinated in the arrests of four suspects in connection with the alleged distribution of narcotics. Jonathan R. King, …

Scheduled weekend lane closures for I-195 affect East Bay travel

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the Horton Farm Bridge on I-195 in East Providence this coming weekend. …

Chevron seeks change to TIF agreement for East Providence property

EAST PROVIDENCE — A consultant for Chevron, owners of a large swathe of land on the city’s waterfront parallel to Veterans Memorial Parkway, approached the City Council at its October 16 meeting …

Local Scout sets up start of Sabin Point Park memorial garden in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Last Saturday morning, Oct 13, a hearty group of volunteers led by local youngster Liam Wojas began the installation of a “reflection garden” and brick walkway at …
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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 …

Gallery: Crescent Park Carousel 'Cruise Nights'

A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

Blueberries, lemon and ricotta all in one tasty muffin

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

Opinion
Letter: Do you really know what the Progressives stand for?

In an earlier letter to the editor I cautioned all Rhode Island voters to beware of candidates running for state and local elected office who subscribe to the Progressive Democrat left — aka …

Editorial: A fine vista revived

Letter: Arlene needs to clarify her column

Letter: Support ‘Right to Treat’ bills

Letter: On riding RIPTA

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