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Public safety personnel participate in annual Special Olympics Torch Run

Public safety personnel participate in annual Special Olympics Torch Run

EAST BAY — Several members of  law enforcement and public safety departments in the East Bay participated in the 30th Annual Special Olympic Torch Run held Friday, May 30. The local leg began in East Providence around noon and continued down the Bay. The Torch Run is an annual running event during which representatives from

Narragansett Beer Brewery was one of the local beer companies to attend the first-ever East Bay Beer Fest.

East Bay Beer Fest to donate thousands from charity event

Brickyard Wine & Spirits, the lead sponsor of the first ever East Bay Beer Festival, announced this week that they would present Tap-In and The Stephen Hopkins Center for Civil Rights checks from the money raised at the recent event. A representative from the local store was scheduled to present the money on Tuesday, June

Bayside YMCA Executive Director Joe Martino shows off the new filtration units at the Bayside YMCA.

Bayside YMCA more than $100K away from goal

Ethan Kehoe can’t stop checking his cell phone. The chief development officer for the Greater Providence YMCA can’t help from checking his cell phone for updates on the Bayside YMCA community fund-raising challenge, a 12-week program designed to raise $500,000 for the Y’s renovation project. Earlier in the day on Thursday, April 4, Mr. Kehoe


Bill would make bridge, road repair easier for East Providence, others around the state

PROVIDENCE — Calling it a “home run” piece of legislation, Rhode Island Speaker of the House Gordon Fox and other dignitaries announced at a State House briefing Thursday morning, March 21, a proposal which would make it easier for cities and towns to maintain their bridges and roads while also spurring job creation. The “Municipal

A backhoe clears out a side street in East Providence at nightfall Saturday, Feb. 9.

Governor Chafee gives update on power outages during press conference

CRANSTON — During a 5:30 p.m. press conference Saturday, Feb. 9, at the state Emergency Management headquarters, Governor Lincoln Chafee and other officials offered an update on the status of power outages and travel in Rhode Island in the wake of winter storm Nemo. The Governor noted most main thoroughfares around the state have been