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Public Works officials hope East Providence City Council reconsiders water plan

By   /  April 11, 2014  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

kent heights water station

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though there remains some time to gain passage from the City Council, a proposal from the Department of Public Works to address East Providence’s failing water system is on the brink of being delayed for yet another year, according to the administrators charged with its management. Public Works Director Steve Coutu and […]

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Like others, East Providence nears its budget max for snow removal

By   /  February 18, 2014  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

plow-wamp trail

EAST PROVIDENCE — Like most other cities and towns in the state and the region, the winter of 2013-14 has been a drain on the snow removal budget for East Providence. Department of Public Works Director Steve Coutu, Highway Supervisor Rob Walker and crew have been extremely active over the last few months. To date, […]

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Public Works sets changes to East Providence trash collection dates

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

A Martin Avenue resident's dog attacked a Mega Disposal employee on Friday morning, biting his right leg.

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Department of Public Works has announced its schedule for holiday trash and tree collections. Due to the Christmas Holiday, rubbish collection for Wednesday, Dec. 25, will be delayed one day and collected on Thursday, Dec. 26, Thursday collection will be on Friday, Dec. 27, and Friday collection will be […]

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Work is underway on Barrington family’s memorial

By   /  August 14, 2013  /  News  /  2 Comments

Two Barrington Department of Public Works employees straighten up the site for a new memorial to the Dellefratte family at Chianese Park.

A large stone is in place and a semi-circle of sod has been removed at the site for the newest memorial in town — a small space honoring the Dellefratte family’s years of service to the department of public works. For years, the Dellefrattes petitioned for the memorial, stating that generations of male members of […]

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