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Enrollment for consideration to be included in the next East Providence Fire Department training academy begins on July 20.

East Providence Fire Department prepares for next training academy

East Providence Fire Department prepares for next training academy

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence and its fire department will conduct an enrollment period beginning July 20 and running through Aug. 28 in anticipation of conducting a training academy in the spring of 2015. According to EPFD Chief Oscar Elmasian, the academy is being held “to fill current and future openings in

Police Chief Joseph Tavares, EEO Officer Elmer Pina and Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian are hoping to attract more women and minorities into the recruitment process.

East Providence Fire, Police seek to recruit more women, minorities

EAST PROVIDENCE — In the mind of Elmer Pina, while the city is on the right path in terms of its minority hiring practices, it can always do more. With applications about to be accepted for planned police and fire academies, East Providence’s Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Officer is attempting to be pro-active in the recruitment

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East Providence Fire Department helps quell two fuel spills in city

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Fire Department helped to quell two potentially significant situations that occurred concurrently Thursday morning, Dec. 19, in city. At the Aspen Aerogels station located on Dexter Road, the EPFD joined the Clean Harbors company, representatives from the state Department of Environmental Management and the U.S. Coast Guard in making

Paul Luba (left) was confirmed as the state-appointed Municipal Finance Officer for the city by the East Providence Budget Commission Thursday, Sept. 12.

East Providence Budget Commission confirms Luba, Elmasian to administrative posts

EAST PROVIDENCE — During what was expected to be its final meeting of its second stint in city, the East Providence Budget Commission confirmed Paul Luba as the state-appointed Municipal Finance Advisor and Oscar Elmasian as the permanent fire chief among other business Thursday afternoon, Sept. 12. The Commission agreed unanimously to support the naming


East Providence fire chief acknowledges staff for storm work

To the editor, This past weekend members of the department experienced some of the greatest challenges the East Providence Fire Department has faced in many years. The combination of blizzard-like weather conditions, long continuous hours, coupled with a very high call/response volume including two structure fires within an eight hour period, required members of the