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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


East Providence man ordered to repay over $12,000 in labor fraud case

EAST PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training Director Charles J. Fogarty announced Friday, Dec. 6, two plea agreements in unemployment insurance fraud cases, including one involving a city resident. Anthony Amaral, 33,  with a last known address of 292 Pleasant Street, East Providence, pleaded nolo contendere

Dr. Joseph DeLuca works at Alpha Pediatrics at 310 Maple Ave., in Barrington.

Barrington doctor allegedly violated law, behaved badly

The Rhode Island Department of Health issued a consent order on Thursday, Nov. 14, calling for Dr. Joseph DeLuca, who practices in Barrington, to pay a fine and attend a course that addresses disruptive physician behavior. According to the consent order, Dr. DeLuca displayed conduct that violated state law when he spoke to a department


East Bay pols, residents once again question need for tolls on Sakonnet River Bridge

PROVIDENCE — The Special Legislative Commission on infrastructure heard an overview of the Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority’s extended operational plans as well as the impassioned testimony of local lawmakers and residents along with the input of a financial expert at the second meeting of the body held Wednesday, Oct. 16, in Room 35


Chafee, Gallogly comment on East Providence’s rating upgrade

PROVIDENCE — Two of the people most responsible for the state take-over of East Providence nearly two years ago — Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Director of Revenue Rosemary Booth Gallogly — offered up their take on the recent upgrade of the city’s bond rating by the firm Standard and Poor’s. S & P noted a

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