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East Providence High tennis courts get painted ‘Townie Red’

East Providence High tennis courts get painted ‘Townie Red’

EAST PROVIDENCE — Step two in the process of rehabilitating the East Providence High School tennis courts commenced Wednesday, Aug. 12, as John Carnevale led a host of volunteers laying down a couple coats of “Townie Red” paint on the surface. Mr. Carnevale is leading the effort through his D’amours Step organization in association with

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Wallace appreciates promotion to East Providence High principal position

EAST PROVIDENCE — Calling it an “honor and a privilege,” assistant principal Shani Wallace has accepted her elevation to the position of principal at East Providence High School with great enthusiasm tempered a bit however with a sense of realism. Superintendent of Schools Kim Mercer announced the move among several building administration changes some two


East Providence High tennis courts get some much-needed TLC

EAST PROVIDENCE — Through his D’amour Step foundation, city native John Carnevale is currently tackling two renovation jobs at once, adding the tennis courts at East Providence High School to his on-going efforts at the Hull Street playground. Mr. Carnevale and a few others were toiling away Thursday afternoon, July 16, on the dilapidated EPHS


Almquist retires as East Providence High Guidance Department chair

EAST PROVIDENCE — Working to the very end, East Providence High School Guidance Department chairwoman Trish Almquist was busy helping one last student with college enrollment during her final days on the job prior to retiring at the conclusion of the 2014-15 term. Mrs. Almquist has been chair of the often under-appreciated department for the


Council gives approval to final version of East Providence turf field pact

EAST PROVIDENCE — Deal…done…finally. After some two months of intense and sometimes heated negotiations and discussions on the topic, the East Providence City Council gave its final approval to a three-party deal to complete a public-private partnership for the construction of an artificial turf field on the high school grounds. The Council voted 4-0 at

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Decision could affect East Providence High School coaches

EAST PROVIDENCE — Can city workers use personal or vacation time to work other jobs? According to a decree from Acting City Manager Paul Lemont, the answer is no. Mr. Lemont made his position known after recent events brought the question to his attention. When city employee Leah Stoddard first was offered and wanted to


East Providence High School names top three students in Class of 2015

EAST PROVIDENCE — For those unaware, it’s become commonplace for the top graduates annually from East Providence High School to continue their education at some of the nation’s elite colleges and universities, and 2015 is no different. Monica Barbosa, Tabitha Fiske and Bradford Bonanno depart EPHS for, respectively, Yale University, Brown University and Worcester Polytechnic

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East Providence High softball team staves off elimination

PAWTUCKET —  The seventh-seeded East Providence High School softball team beat the third-seeded Tolman Tigers Tuesday afternoon, June 9, by the score of 5-3 in a Division I championship tournament elimination game at Slater Park. The Townies were led by Haley Rodriques, who pitched a complete game, and got continued support from sophomores and freshmen,


East Providence escapes Mount to open softball playoffs

EAST PROVIDENCE — The host East Providence High School softball team beat Mount Saint Charles, 10-9, in a dramatic 11-inning Division I preliminary round playoff game Wednesday, June 3. The teams traded runs throughout the latter portion of the contest before Jordan Farnsworth drove in the game-winning run with a single for the seventh-seeded Townies, who