Hazelton Golf Club is approaching its time to shine once again

REHOBOTH — A local legend about the old Sun Valley Golf Club, the long ago revered public course located up Route 44 from East Providence through Seekonk at its border with Rehoboth, is that …
Henderson Bridge project meeting takes place in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence will host a public informational meeting Wednesday night, April 24, to discuss previously announced plans by the state to reconstruct the Henderson Bridge …

East Bay Prevention Coalitions, police participate in Prescription Drug Disposal Day

On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the East Bay Prevention Coalitions and police departments of Bristol, Warren, Barrington and East Providence are participating in the U.S. Drug …

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East Providence council gives first approval to retail plastic bag ban

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence could soon join a growing list of municipalities, specifically those like here that abut waterways, in phasing out single-use plastic bags most …

East Providence council rejects immediate call for water/sewer rate hikes

EAST PROVIDENCE — Before the council considers raising sewer rates to help offset existing and projected water authority deficits, it wants to exhaust all ways of potentially saving money …

Gallery: East Providence-PCD girls' lacrosse

EAST PROVIDENCE — Visiting Providence Country Day kept its next-door neighbor and host East Providence High School winless to date in Division III girls’ lacrosse after the Knights defeated the …

East Providence Mohawks ‘welcome’ increased participation in girls’ hoops program

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Mohawks Youth Organization is putting out a big “welcome” sign to girls from the city, attempting to increase their participation in its upcoming summer …

Gallery: Kent Height Family Fun Night

EAST PROVIDENCE — Kent Heights Elementary held its annual Reading Week celebration called “Family Fun Night” on Wednesday evening, April 10. The entire school read the same book this year, …

East Providence council, mayor’s office at odds over access to department heads

EAST PROVIDENCE — A simmering rift between the council and the mayor’s office over access to department directors came to a boil at the body’s April 16 meeting, with the results of the …
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‘Love + Harmony’ concert will benefit Common Fence Music

NEWPORT — A special night of music, stories and celebration to benefit Common Fence Music and its acclaimed local concert series is on Saturday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Casino …

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Common Fence Music’s Fall Moon Festival is Saturday

Weaver Library Farmers Market celebrates fifth summer season

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