Tag Archives: 2014

Thomas A. Rose Jr. is sworn in as ceremonial mayor by supreme court justice William Robinson during the inauguration ceremony at  city hall.  Photos by Rich Dionne

Peers promote Rose to East Providence Council president, mayor

Peers promote Rose to East Providence Council president, mayor

EAST PROVIDENCE — Thomas A. Rose Jr. was selected by his city council peers as its president and ceremonial mayor during an inauguration ceremony for the latest crop of East Providence’s elected and appointed officials held Monday evening, Dec. 1, at City Hall. Mr. Rose, entering his third term as the Ward 3 representative on

From left to right, EPHS students who represented the gubernatorial candidates in the 2014 mock election included Randy August, Nick Guarino and Sam Lawrence.

East Providence High students pick Raimondo in mock election

EAST PROVIDENCE — Nate Silver, the noted statistician and political prognosticator at fivethirtyeight.com, has nothing on the electorate at East Providence High School. If the results of the 2014 EPHS mock election and its track record of correctly predicting the outcomes of past gubernatorial races are to be considered, then Gina Raimondo should feel good

Barrington's Emma McMillan (middle) won the gold medal in the girls  cross country state championship for the third straight year. The Lady Eagles took second place behind LaSalle Academy. McMillan clocked 17:47.8.
Photos by Rich Dionne

Barrington’s McMillan wins another girls’ harrier title

NORTH SCITUATE — This season’s three coaches polls, conducted by the R.I. Track & Field Foundation, consistently predicted that the LaSalle Academy girls’ and boys’ cross country teams would emerge from the 2014 State Championship as standard-bearers. On a blustery and wintry Sunday afternoon at Ponaganset High on its “Covered Bridge” 3.1-mile course, the nationally-ranked

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Rain forces East Providence High graduation ceremony indoors

EAST PROVIDENCE — The threat of rain has forced the East Providence High School Class of 2014 commencement ceremony scheduled for Friday night, June 13, indoors. Instead of its traditional home of Pierce Stadium, the current crop of Townies will instead receive their diplomas at the Providence Country Day Field House adjacent to the high


Cardoso, Mt. Hope mates pace East Bay wrestlers at state championship meet

PROVIDENCE — Former East Providence standout and current Mt. Hope High star Colin Cardoso collected the lone individual title among the many locals who placed Saturday, March 1, in the 2014 Rhode Island State Wrestling Championship Meet held at the Providence Career & Tech Academy Field House. Cardoso defeated Hendricken’s Jonathan Celico, 7-1, in the

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East Providence Rep. Melo comments of House passage of 2014 state budget

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island House of Representatives voted 52-20 Wednesday, June 26, to approve an $8.2 billion 2014 state budget bill that includes no tax or fee increases, contains numerous economic development initiatives, fully funds the implementation of the school funding formula, adds funding to higher education and provides additional funding for cities and