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DEM announces plan for closure of TLA/Pond View plant in East Providence

By   /  May 10, 2013  /  Breaking News, News  /  No Comments

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PROVIDENCE – There’s no mistaking this latest news about the controversial TLA/Pond View recycling plant on Dexter Road in the Rumford section of East Providence. Its days as an active facility, for the time being at the very least, are now officially numbered. Late Thursday, May 9, 2013, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management […]

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East Providence School Committee sets public hearing on possible Oldham School closing

By   /  January 17, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  No Comments


EAST PROVIDENCE —  In a press release issued Thursday, Jan. 17, the East Providence School Committee announced it has scheduled a public hearing on the fate of Oldham Elementary School. The hearing is set to be held at the Riverside Middle School Auditorium, 179 Forbes Street, on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. The purpose […]

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Proposed Oldham School closing should spark discussion at East Providence School Committee meeting

By   /  January 10, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — With word now officially out about the possible closing of the James R.D. Oldham Elementary School in the Riverside section of the city, the East Providence School Committee will hear the formal recommendation from Interim Superintendent Dr. John DeGoes Thursday night, Jan. 10, at its monthly meeting in City Hall at 7 […]

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East Providence cancels school Tuesday

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments


EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence schools will be closed Tuesday, Oct. 30, the system becoming the latest in the area to shut down due to the continued effects of Hurricane Sandy. St. Mary Academy-Bay View in city and Seekonk High were among the first of those local schools that canceled classes for Tuesday, doing so […]

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