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East Providence resident runs Boston Marathon with a purpose

East Providence resident runs Boston Marathon with a purpose

Editor’s Note: East Providence resident John Ponte recently completed the Boston Marathon not only for himself, but with a very special cause in mind. The following is his first-person account of the event: EAST PROVIDENCE — I did it! After months of preparation and four and a half hours of mental and physical exertion, I

East Providence Police officer adds perspective to Boston Marathon tragedy

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police Lieutenant Raymond Blinn has an intricate knowledge of attempting to contend with incidents such as the tragic bombings Monday afternoon, April 15, during the 117th running of the Boston Marathon. Lieutenant Blinn, a 22-year veteran of the force, is currently authoring the city’s updated response protocols to violence in

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