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East Providence plans Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance event

By   /  January 20, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments


EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Affirmative Action/EEO Office plans a Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative program. On the third Monday of January the country celebrates Dr. King’s birthday to remember his tireless fight for justice and equality. The East Providence EEO invites the public to participate in commemorating his life and legacy […]

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East Providence announces rubbish collection change for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By   /  January 19, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE —  The City Of East Providence Public Works Department has announced that due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday, Jan. 20, rubbish collections for the entire week will be delayed one day. Residents are asked to have rubbish  containers at the curbline by 6 a.m.  for collection. For information call 435-7710 […]

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Editorial: In discussing race honestly we honor Dr. King

By   /  September 1, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

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It should happen daily, if not at the very least on a yearly basis, but the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s momentous “I Have a Dream” speech should be cause for us as a country and as a civilized people to reflect upon race relations in the United States. We’re aren’t, unfortunately, […]

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