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East Providence’s Riverside Middle School announces first quarter honor roll

East Providence’s Riverside Middle School announces first quarter honor roll

EAST PROVIDENCE — Dr. Cheri Guerra, Principal, and Mr. Gregory McCarthy, Assistant Principal of Riverside Middle School have announced the Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2014-15 term. Honors are as follows: FIRST HONORS (All As) Grade 6:  Mollie Amaral, Kyleigh Anderson, Aileen Charron, Anna Coelho, Carly Corbett, Ashley Dias,Patrick Harrison, Darien Kane,

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Gorbea names East Providence native Rock Director of Elections

PROVIDENCE — Secretary of State-Elect Nellie Gorbea today announced that Robert B. Rock will become the Director of Elections for the Secretary of State’s office.  Mr. Rock is currently the Town Administrator for Richmond, Rhode Island where he manages the town’s day-to-day operations and oversees its departments. Prior to becoming Richmond’s Town Administrator, Mr. Rock

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Council approves firms for East Providence water improvements

EAST PROVIDENCE — Moving past the often tense talks about rates, the City Council at its meeting Tuesday night, Dec. 16, approved the credentials of several firms seeking to participate in the planned $19 million in improvements to East Providence’s water system. Presented by Steve Coutu, Director of Public Works, to City Purchasing Agent Gerald


The Post, East Providence businesses team up for another free holiday give-away

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post and businesses throughout the city are offering readers another chance to win prizes through our Holiday Rewards program. Need help with your shopping list? Win a $100 gift basket from these great retailers! Gilmore’s Flower Shop Ch’i Spa Saks Consignments Casa Ideal There is no cost. All you

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School Committee agrees to bring back accelerated program to East Providence middle schools

EAST PROVIDENCE — Saying many of the city’s middle school age students are not being challenged to the proper extent, School Committee member Joel Monteiro urged the board during the body’s meeting Tuesday evening, Dec. 9, to begin the process of reimplementing an advanced academic program for grades six through eight. “We need to meet

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Jury convicts suspect in 2012 East Providence stabbing incident

PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police lauded a jury decision late last week, which returned a conviction of a Providence man in the stabbing of two brothers in the fall of 2012. Jasper Williams, 22, was found guilty on four counts — two of felony assault with a dangerous weapon and two for assault and battery

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East Providence Rep. Amore among those lawmakers noted by MADD for national award

PROVIDENCE — Mothers Against Drunk Driving has named 11 Rhode Island lawmakers, including a local legislator, among its national Legislators of the Year for their work in the passage of a new law allowing judges to require ignition interlocks for those convicted of drunken driving. The 11 locals include  Rep. Gregg Amore (D-Dist. 65, East