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Debris created by Tuesday's thunderstorms litters Dover Avenue in the Kent Heights section of the city.

East Providence deals with damage created by Tuesday thunderstorms

East Providence deals with damage created by Tuesday thunderstorms

EAST PROVIDENCE — Severe thunderstorms struck the area early Tuesday morning, Aug. 4, the high winds associated with it making a significant impact throughout the city. Public Works Director Steve Coutu said most if not all of his department employees were scattered throughout East Providence attempting to clear the debris. He said the southern most

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East Providence parking technically in effect to midnight

EAST PROVIDENCE — The parking ban initiated in city Friday, Feb. 8, in anticipation of Winter Storm Nemo technically remains in effect to midnight tonight, though the East Providence Police Department isn’t to enforce it unless it hinders clean-up measures by the Public Works Department. EPPD Major Christopher Parella relayed the information to The Post

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Much of East Providence regains power, rest of East Bay still in the dark

EAST PROVIDENCE — Just in time for what is expected to be a bone-chilling night, much of East Providence regained power around 7 o’clock Saturday, Feb. 9. National Grid’s latest update showed about 3,000 city residents still without electricity as of 7:30 p.m., down from over 17,000 for much of the day as the area

A backhoe clears out a side street in East Providence at nightfall Saturday, Feb. 9.

Governor Chafee gives update on power outages during press conference

CRANSTON — During a 5:30 p.m. press conference Saturday, Feb. 9, at the state Emergency Management headquarters, Governor Lincoln Chafee and other officials offered an update on the status of power outages and travel in Rhode Island in the wake of winter storm Nemo. The Governor noted most main thoroughfares around the state have been