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Third annual East Providence Rec Department ‘Winterfest’ lights up

By   /  December 8, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments


EAST PROVIDENCE — The third annual East Providence Recreation Department “Winterfest” came alive Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Senior Center grounds located on Waterman Avenue. Dozens of trees sponsored by city businesses and families dot the walkway in the Senior Center courtyard. Santa Claus arrived to light the winter landscape of trees that will remain […]

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Council rejects proposal to consolidate management, change name of East Providence Rec Department

By   /  October 16, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  3 Comments

Former Rec Department director Alba Curti spoke against proposed changes to the name and management structure of the division.

EAST PROVIDENCE — Heeding the advice of past director Alba Curti as well as the insistence of community members, the East Providence City Council voted to reject the proposed consolidation of management positions for the Recreation Department and Senior Center. The Council made the move Tuesday night, Oct. 15, during its final meeting prior to […]

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Bousquet, Simmons among winners of 32nd East Providence Rec Turkey Trot

By   /  November 10, 2012  /  News, Sports  /  No Comments

Jacob Oliver, (left), 10, of Riverside won the Junior Division ivision of the 2012 EPPRD Turkey Trot on Nov. 10.  Beside him is Chuck Hyson of Lincoln, who won the Diamond Master Division, (age 70+).

EAST PROVIDENCE — Tom Bousquet was the overall winner of the 32nd Annual Turkey Trot Charity Road Race sponsored by the East Providence Parks & Recreation Department Saturday, Nov. 10. A total of 33 runners participated in the 4.3 mile fun run. Todd Simmons was the winner of the Edward Cronan Sr. Memorial Trophy, which […]

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