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Post offices remain closed, some still don’t have power in East Providence

By   /  November 2, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rumford and Riverside United States Post Office branches remain closed and a handful of residents in the city are still without power some four days after Hurricane Sandy blew through East Providence. Though the city suffered little damage in comparison to its neighbors in the East Bay and especially in the […]

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East Providence almost completely back to normal following Sandy’s exit

By   /  October 31, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

A crew from the Public Works Traffic Division repair a street light at Massasoit Avenue and North Broadway Wednesday afternoon.

EAST PROVIDENCE — City Emergency Management Deputy Wayne Barnes reported late Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 31, East Providence was almost completely back to normal following the departure of Hurricane Sandy from the area. Mr. Barnes said National Grid informed him about 30 customers remained without power as of mid-day Wednesday, which was down from roughly 100 […]

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East Providence counts its blessings as Hurricane Sandy departs

By   /  October 30, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Water from Narragansett Bay edged into a lane at the base of Memorial Boulevard, just about the worst East Providence roads suffered during Hurricane Sandy.

EAST PROVIDENCE — Most residents and officials of the city awoke Tuesday, Oct. 30, to find Hurricane Sandy had left East Providence rather unscathed in comparison to other parts of the state and especially areas in the northeast corner of the country. Sandy’s gusty winds did take down some trees, limbs and power lines locally, […]

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High tide comes and goes during Hurricane Sandy in East Providence

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

A police cruiser drives north on Memorial Parkway, beyond a "Road Closed" sign at its intersection with South Broadway Monday night, Oct. 29.

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though not feeling the same severe effects of Hurricane Sandy as other coastal areas around the area and state, East Providence did deal with some significant water-level increases as the nightly high tide rolled in just after 8 o’clock Monday evening, Oct. 29. East Providence Police blocked off the lowest lying area […]

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East Providence cancels school Tuesday

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence schools will be closed Tuesday, Oct. 30, the system becoming the latest in the area to shut down due to the continued effects of Hurricane Sandy. St. Mary Academy-Bay View in city and Seekonk High were among the first of those local schools that canceled classes for Tuesday, doing so […]

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Effects of Hurricane Sandy begin to take shape in East Providence

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Residents turn mulch bags into a make-shift barrier at the end of their driveway on Bullocks Point Avenue.

EAST PROVIDENCE — As expected the effects of Hurricane Sandy are beginning to take shape in East Providence. Road in the city remain relatively clear of debris. There are certainly fallen branches, but as of about 3 p.m. the most hazardous aspect of driving are the abundance of wet leaves, which make the streets slick. […]

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East Providence EMA issues update on Hurricane Sandy

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Emergency Management Agency, in a press release Monday afternoon, Oct. 29, issued an update on city services and responses during the Hurricane Sandy severe weather event. The City of East Providence is working with State partners on the response to Hurricane Sandy. The City’s Emergency Operations Center will be […]

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Mid-day in East Providence finds effects of Sandy beginning to pick up

By   /  October 29, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

A satellite look at Hurricane Sandy from mid-day Monday morning, Oct. 29.

EAST PROVIDENCE — Noting that things aren’t exactly business as usual, East Providence Fire Department Chief Joseph Klucznik and the rest of the city’s top officials said the ripple effects of Hurricane Sandy are only just starting to be felt as of mid-day Monday, Oct. 29. At about 1 p.m., Chief Klucznik said there are […]

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East Providence Emergency Management Agency issues Hurricane Sandy advisories, updates

By   /  October 28, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — In a press release late Sunday evening, the East Providence Emergency Management Agency announced plans and preparations the city is making in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. The City of East Providence is working with State partners in preparation for the arrival of the effects of Hurricane Sandy. The City’s Emergency Operations Center […]

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East Providence schools close due to Hurricane Sandy

By   /  October 28, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — All schools within the East Providence System as well as the Gordon School, Ocean State Montessori School, the Wolf School, the Bradley School and CADD at Bradley Hospital have announced closings Monday, Oct. 29, as Hurricane Sandy looms. Catholic schools in the city and around the state were already scheduled to have Monday […]

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