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East Providence water issues come to a simmer

East Providence water issues come to a simmer

EAST PROVIDENCE — The water and sewer rate issues which have been boiling over for the last six weeks have seemingly come to a simmer after another in a series of lengthy discussions held on the matter during a special City Council session held Wednesday night, Dec. 10. The Council, the new five-member group meeting

Jasper Williams

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

Rep. Gregg Amore

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

Sen. Daniel DaPonte

East Providence’s DaPonte to be recognized by Portuguese Secretary of State

PROVIDENCE — East Providence State Senator Daniel DaPonte will be among those honored by a Portuguese diplomat at the State House. His Excellency Dr. Jose Cesario, Secretary of State for Portuguese Communities and His Excellency Dr. Nuno Brito, Portuguese Ambassador to the United States, will be at the State House in Providence on Wednesday, Dec.


Reed, other dignitaries formally reopen East Providence Fire Station 1

EAST PROVIDENCE — The cold outside did little to chill the enthusiasm inside Sunday afternoon, Dec. 7, as several dignitaries, residents and firefighters gathered for the formal reopening of the East Providence Fire Department’s headquarters at Station 1 on Broadway. Acting City Manager Paul Lemont served as master of ceremonies, opening the day by lauding

Erin Lopes (left) and Abby Chace stand in front of one of the many Christmas trees at Winterfest.

Photo Gallery: East Providence Winterfest 2014

EAST PROVIDENCE — “April” showers, unfortunately, greeted the opening of the annual December East Providence Winterfest Saturday evening, but several hearty souls still descended upon the Senior Grounds to view the displays and welcome Santa Claus to town. East Providence Post photographer Tim Marshall chronicled the event in the photo gallery below.

A 45-year-old man is believed to have died by overdose at the Americas Best Value Inn on Newport Avenue.

East Providence Police Log: Officers investigate overdose, suicide, stabbing

EAST PROVIDENCE — In the last week East Providence Police have investigated an apparent drug overdose death, a suicide and a drug deal gone bad. After receiving a missing person report on November 30, Providence Police notified local law enforcement the following day of the apparent and unfortunately successful suicide of 17-year-old Riverside male. The

holiday contest

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

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post and businesses throughout the city are offering readers a chance to win prizes through our Holiday Rewards program. There is no cost. All you have to do is visit The Post’s Facebook page and “Join” the Holiday Rewards event (click the link below) by Dec. 10. Good luck! And

Thomas A. Rose Jr. is sworn in as ceremonial mayor by supreme court justice William Robinson during the inauguration ceremony at  city hall.  Photos by Rich Dionne

Peers promote Rose to East Providence Council president, mayor

EAST PROVIDENCE — Thomas A. Rose Jr. was selected by his city council peers as its president and ceremonial mayor during an inauguration ceremony for the latest crop of East Providence’s elected and appointed officials held Monday evening, Dec. 1, at City Hall. Mr. Rose, entering his third term as the Ward 3 representative on