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‘Pink Out’ proves successful on, off court for East Providence High girls’ hoops program

By   /  February 19, 2014  /  Schools, Sports  /  1 Comment

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ basketball program capped what has become its annual “Pink Out” night in support of breast cancer awareness with a victory, a 56-38 non-league decision over visiting Classical Monday evening, Feb. 17. Events featured a meeting between the Martin and Riverside Middle School teams, the regular junior […]

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Hennessey School students hit their target in support of local cancer patients

By   /  May 8, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

Photos by Rich Dionne
Hennessey Elementary School principal David Britto climbs up from the cold water after being dunked by Ms. Kerri Vermette's third graders at during an assembly on Wednesday.

  EAST PROVIDENCE — Area cancer patients were recently the beneficiaries of some kindness on the part of students at the Hennessey Elementary School in city, who raised $2,500 through the “Pennies for Patients” program. The youngsters collected pennies during the winter and the class that raised the most money, Kerri Vermette’s third graders, collected […]

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Brain tumor no match for Bristol boy

By   /  September 12, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Troy St. Onge, 7, and his mom, Maria pose in their backyard on Friday.

  Troy St. Onge of Bristol is just like most boys his age. The 7-year-old likes to play basketball, he teases his older brother, and dreams of one day being a secret government agent where he’ll carry out covert operations, just like they do on his favorite video games. He’s just like any other boy […]

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