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Warren Avenue bridge closes in East Providence

Warren Avenue bridge closes in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced it will close the Warren Avenue bridge on-ramp, between Purchase Street and First Street in East Providence overnight into Saturday morning, Nov. 1. During the same time, Exit 5 (Warren Avenue) off of Interstate 195 East will be closed. This will allow for the installation

Richard Cordeiro (left) with Luxe owner John Elkhay.

East Providence’s Cordeiro wins fourth annual Luxe ‘Build Your Own Burger’ contest

EAST PROVIDENCE — Not one for the kitchen before he left home for a four-year enlistment in the United States Marine Corps, city native Richard Cordeiro has made up for lost time and then some. His newfound affinity for cooking led him to give Luxe Burger’s fourth annual “Build Your Own Burger” contest a try

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East Providence’s Rome Packing recalls Ocean’s Catch brand crab meat

EAST PROVIDENCE — Rome Packing Co., Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of its Ocean’s Catch brand All Natural Jonah Crab Leg Meat after routine product sampling by the company determined some of the finished products may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The city-based company is cooperating with the Food and Drug Administration

East Providence's Cassia Spivey sets the ball up for  Jayla Semedo during the Townies' match against Mount St. Charles, October 22.

Mount edges East Providence in girls’ volleyball thriller

EAST PROVIDENCE — The host East Providence High School and Mount St. Charles Academy girls’ volleyball teams squared off in a Division I-North thriller Wednesday night, Oct. 22, at Carvalho Court, the visiting Mounties narrowly winning in five sets by the scores of 15-25, 25-19, 25-21, 23-25, 13-15. East Providence was led offensively by Jayla


All involved are shocked about cat killing by East Providence man

EAST PROVIDENCE — A grotesque case of animal cruelty has left many in the community angered and aghast, including the parents of the perpetrator. A city man admitted to viciously killing his family cat after the incident was investigated by the East Providence Police Department over the last week. Anthony Stravato, 22 of Riverside, was

Townies one singles player Tess Amore hits a backhand during her match against North Smiithfield's Gabrielle Lafond.

North Smithfield ends East Providence’s season in girls’ tennis semis

BARRINGTON — The superb bounce-back season for the East Providence High School girls’ tennis team came to an end Friday afternoon, Oct. 17, with a 4-0 loss to North Smithfield in the Division III championship tournament semifinals at the Barrington High School courts. The unbeaten Northwomen, 14-0 and the top seed in the tournament, won