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Senior group seeks nominees for yearly award

Senior group seeks nominees for yearly award

EAST PROVIDENCE — Every day, Rhode Island senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here’s your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service program. Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of


East Providence’s Waterfront Commission receives planning award

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Planning Association has conferred the East Providence Waterfront District Commission with the 2013 Award for Best Plan Implementation. The award was presented to East Providence Waterfront Commission Chairman Bill Fazioli along with Jeanne Boyle, Executive Director and City Planner, and Roberta Groch, Waterfront Senior Planner,  on

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EPPD Officer Vose among those to be recognized for heroic service by state officials

PROVIDENCE — An East Providence Police officer is among those Rhode Islanders Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis plan to honor with the 2013 Rhode Island Lifesaving Medal, the state’s highest award for heroics while saving human life. Officer Vose is among the group of 26 that will be honored

East Providence Coalition members Tim Horton, Ken Schneider and Corliss Blanchard (center, right to left) receive their award during the Local Environmental Action 2013 event.

East Providence Coalition receives regional anti-pollution honor

BOSTON — Hailed by many locally for their efforts in helping shutter the Pond View recycling plant, the East Providence Coalition was recently honored by a regional anti-pollution organization. Members of the EPC were some of the over 300 citizen activists from across Southern New England who gathered at an event entitled “Local Environmental Action