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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 …
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, … Read More
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, … Read More
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 … Read More
Stop & Shop stalemate continues
The stalemate between the parent company of Stop & Shop Supermarkets and five local unions of United Food & Commercial Workers in … Read More
Size of new EPHS structure is reduced due to prohibitive cost estimates
EAST PROVIDENCE — The updated schematic design of the new East Providence High School reduces the overall size of the building due … Read More
EPHS Theatre Troupe performs 'Jesus Christ Superstar'
The East Providence High School Theatre troupe last weekend presented its annual spring production, this year a version of the Andrew … Read More
Obituaries
Mary L. Cabral, 69, Riverside Mary L. Cabral, 69, formerly of Willet Avenue, Riverside, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care in Providence. She was born in Providence, she was a daughter of …
Edmund J. Clegg, Jr., 93, Barrington Edmund J. Clegg, Jr., 93, of Barrington, died January 31, 2019 after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Claire Messinger Clegg. Born in Warwick on November 1, 1925, he was the son of the …
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Sports
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 …
EPHS expects ample girls’ outdoor track state meet qualifiers EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ outdoor track and field team entered the new week with a 4-2 record in Eastern Division dual meets and with an eye towards the …
EPHS starts 2019 boys’ tennis season strongly EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School has made an exemplary return to the realigned Division III ranks over the first few matches of the 2019 regular season, completing last week with …
EPHS boys’ volleyball team seeks some redemption during 2019 season EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ volleyball team kicked off its 2019 season last week after coming off a campaign that ended disappointingly with the Townies losing to …
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Opinion
Letter: Today’s high school students need financial literacy To the editor: Financial Literacy Month is April of each year. This year is a special year for Rhode Islanders! In 2003, the United States Senate declared April “Financial Literacy for …
Letter: These labor bills would cost taxpayers dearly To the editor: Evergreen contracts. Binding arbitration. Expanded overtime for firefighters. We’re only three months into the General Assembly’s legislative session, and we’re already seeing …
Editorial: Approach of East Providence Council to appointments is appreciated One of the most salient, sage comments to come from what has appreciably been an auspicious start to the term of the City Council elected in November 2018 was delivered last week by new Ward 3 …
Letter: Finocchio should be lauded for his service To the editor: Veterinarian Dr. Ernie J. Finocchio, DVM, is receiving countless human accolades for his passionate and compassionate work as he retires from the Rhode Island Society for the …

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