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East Providence eyes ending LaSalle’s Thanksgiving Day run

East Providence eyes ending LaSalle’s Thanksgiving Day run

EAST PROVIDENCE —  For the first time in the 86-year history of the LaSalle Academy and East Providence High School Thanksgiving Day football rivalry the holiday contest will be a non-league game. Adding to the story line, the Rams have won the last seven holiday meetings between the sides and with a win over Cranston

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Rift could lead to new East Providence School Committee chair

EAST PROVIDENCE — A move to replace sitting School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro, the At-Large member, has picked up steam  in the lead up to inauguration night Monday, Dec. 1, at City Hall. That evening, besides being sworn in, members of the Committee will vote on various officers, including chairman. If conjecture is to be

LaSalle junior outside linebacker abnd city resident Tim Faria moves in on the Cranston-East QB.

City natives Pena, McLean help LaSalle reach Super Bowl

PROVIDENCE —  Nicholas Varrichione’s interception return for a touchdown proved to be the difference as unbeaten and top-seeded LaSalle Academy defeated fourth-seeded Cranston East, 14-7, in a Division I football playoff semifinal contest played Friday night, Nov. 21. The game was a thriller that came down to the last minutes. At a cold and blustery

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Council sets special session on East Providence rate increases

EAST PROVIDENCE — With several residents of the city concerned about the rise in water/sewer rates, it makes sense to look back on how East Providence reached this point. The current rates, which were determined in a 2011 study conducted by Malcolm Pirnie/ARCADIS environmental consultants, were first approved by the former state-appointed Budget Commission back