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East Providence School Committee approves revamped school closing plan

East Providence School Committee approves revamped school closing plan

EAST PROVIDENCE — Less than a week after his initial plan to close Oldham Elementary School in the Riverside section of the city was overwhelmingly panned by residents, Interim East Providence Schools Superintendent Dr. John DeGoes presented a revamped proposal to the School Committee Tuesday night, Jan. 29, which the governing body passed by a

Oldham students Cassandra Warr (left) and Laura Rejto look on durng the meeting.

Parents rail against possible closing of East Providence’s Oldham Elementary School

EAST PROVIDENCE — As expected emotions ran high Wednesday night, Jan. 23, at a special public hearing conducted by the East Providence School Committee in the Riverside Middle School auditorium on the topic of the possible closure of the James R.D. Oldham Elementary School located on Bullocks Point Avenue. The three-plus hour session featured another

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Oldham parents: ‘Don’t close our school’

EAST PROVIDENCE — Public comments were both caustic and constructive during a discussion of the proposed closing of the James Oldham Elementary School at the first East Providence School Committee meeting of the new year held Thursday night, Jan. 10, in the City Hall Chamber. The microphones on the dais weren’t working due to technical