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Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr. — Carousel Commission member Laureen Perry hands out wine samples.

Gallery: East Providence Carousel Commission food and wine pairing

Gallery: East Providence Carousel Commission food and wine pairing

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Crescent Park Carousel Preservation Association held its third annual Food and Wine Pairing with Silent Auction at the Historic Charles I.D. Looff Carousel on Thursday, Sept. 18. Among the local eateries to participate in the event were 2 Pauls’ City Grille, Avenue N American Kitchen, B. Pinelli’s – Simply Italian, Blount


Looff Carousel to open in East Providence as scheduled despite management change

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Looff Carousel on the Crescent Park grounds in city will be in operation as scheduled this weekend despite a recent change in management of the historic structure. City officials confirmed the Carousel’s traditional season-opening event on Easter Sunday, this year being April 20, remains a go. The Carousel ride will be

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East Providence Firefighters secure truck after being swallowed by the high tide

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Fire Department, which in the last few days helped put out two blazes in nearby Barrington and also rescued a deer, continued its very busy stretch Sunday, Jan. 12. An East Providence Post/eastbayri.com reader submitted a photo (below) showing firefighters “securing a truck stuck in the sand and overcome


Vote to rename Larisa Park in East Providence could take place at Council meeting

EAST PROVIDENCE — At any other East Providence City Council meeting, a resolution seeking to rename Rose Larisa Memorial Park in the Riverside section would be front and center. It just so happens to likely be item 1A on a Council agenda for its meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 5, that also includes a resolution on