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Cardoso, Mt. Hope mates pace East Bay wrestlers at state championship meet

Cardoso, Mt. Hope mates pace East Bay wrestlers at state championship meet

PROVIDENCE — Former East Providence standout and current Mt. Hope High star Colin Cardoso collected the lone individual title among the many locals who placed Saturday, March 1, in the 2014 Rhode Island State Wrestling Championship Meet held at the Providence Career & Tech Academy Field House. Cardoso defeated Hendricken’s Jonathan Celico, 7-1, in the


City native Salisbury spurs LaSalle boys’ title; East Providence scores little in state indoor meet

PROVIDENCE — Two individual wins by city resident Jack Salisbury helped the LaSalle Academy boys capture the 2014 state indoor track and field team championship Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Providence Career & Tech Academy Field House. A sophomore, Salisbury claimed both the 1,000 and 1,500 meter titles, greatly aiding the Rams’ pursuit of their


East Providence Rep. Kazarian sheds light on mental health issues

PROVIDENCE — State Representative Katherine S. Kazarian (D-Dist. 63, East Providence) has submitted two bills early in the 2014 session to address school security issues, pieces of legislation she also submitted last year in the wake of the  Newtown, Conn. “Despite our country’s promise to work toward preventing future tragedies like the one in Connecticut,

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Finn, Duarte, Horton lead East Providence at indoor track class championships

PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School indoor track and field teams competed in their respective class championship meets Saturday morning, Feb. 1, at the Providence Career and Tech Academy Field House, the Townies placing seventh in the boys’ Class A event and eighth in the girls’ Large Class competition. In the girls’ meet, LaSalle

East Bay boys’ teams compete in division indoor track and field championship meets

PROVIDENCE — Boys’ high school teams from the area and around the state competed in their respective division championship indoor track and field championship meets Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Providence Career & Tech Academy Field House. Results of each meet, provided by RITFF correspondent Bob Leddy, are as follows: METROPOLITAN DIVISION Team scores 1,


House Speaker Fox visits East Providence Young Democrat Club

EAST PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island House of Representatives Speaker Gordon Fox (D-Dist. 4, Providence) visited with the Young Democrats Club at East Providence High School Friday, Jan. 10. As part of his 90-minute stay, Speaker Fox presented the group with his views on the current status of state government while answering several questions asked by


State DOH Director says flu virus is widespread

PROVIDENCE —Michael Fine, MD, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) declared that flu is widespread in Rhode Island. This declaration triggers Rhode Island’s regulation requiring all healthcare workers who have not been immunized against the flu to wear surgical masks during direct patient contact. More information on this mask regulation can be


East Providence’s Waterfront Commission receives planning award

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Planning Association has conferred the East Providence Waterfront District Commission with the 2013 Award for Best Plan Implementation. The award was presented to East Providence Waterfront Commission Chairman Bill Fazioli along with Jeanne Boyle, Executive Director and City Planner, and Roberta Groch, Waterfront Senior Planner,  on

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Interscholastic League postpones Friday hockey games

PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Interscholastic League has postponed high school hockey games scheduled for Friday evening, Jan. 3, due to recent snowstorm. Visit riil.org for updates on the status of games scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 4. Among the local games impacted by the postponement are: BOYS Prout vs Mt. Hope Burrillville vs Barrington Pilgrim