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Unions of East Providence help spread holiday cheer

By   /  January 3, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Working East Providence, a coalition of the public and private labor organizations and their members who reside in the city, recently gathered at the East Providence Education Association office on Waterman Avenue to perform what it hopes to become annual charitable offerings. This year Working East Providence delivered to 35 needed families […]

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Letter: No room in the manger in Barrington

By   /  December 26, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  No Comments

To the editor: “And laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” (Luke 2:7 ) I am sure that if Mary and Joseph came to Barrington, they would have no trouble finding suitable accommodations. Churches would open their doors wide, even vie for the opportunity to host the […]

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Holiday tree lighting season begins in earnest in East Providence

By   /  December 4, 2013  /  News, Things to Do  /  No Comments

The Crescent Park/Looff Carousel tree lighting event took place in Riverside on Saturday, Nov. 30.

EAST PROVIDENCE — The holiday tree lighting season and appearance by “Santa Claus” locally began in earnest last weekend with the annual Crescent Park/Looff Carousel event held Saturday, Nov. 30. Santa arrived to the Carousel by escort of the East Providence Fire Department. The Carousel Commission oversaw the event, which included the tree lighting and […]

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There’s a war on civility, not Christmas

By   /  December 22, 2012  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

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Let’s get this straight once and for all. There is no  “War on Christmas,” real, imagined or otherwise. The alleged assault on the holiday is a product of talk radio and cable news networks. It’s their way of creating controversy, inflating ratings and driving yet another wedge between us. How else could either medium survive […]

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Bristol families receive Christmas joy from local college students

By   /  December 7, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Roger Williams University students stand next to the table of presents they will deliver to six Bristol families this Christmas.

Students at Roger Williams University are doing their part to make Christmas a little bit better for some Bristol families this year. The RWU Student Volunteer Association is conducting a “giving tree” program that will benefit six low-income families from Bristol. More than 25 students in the association received the wish list items from the families […]

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Rock of Ages for PC gets a merry update for Christmas

By   /  December 19, 2011  /  News, Video Game News  /  No Comments

ATLUS and ACE Team today revealed that the Steam-exclusive PC version of Rock of Ages would ring in the holidays and the new year with a Christmas content update. The holiday-themed content includes an all-new Snowman’s Head boulder skin (for both online and local use), permanently unlocks all defensive units for all maps, and introduces a […]

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