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DEM fines Dexter Road C&D facility, owner for violations

DEM fines Dexter Road C&D facility, owner for violations

PROVIDENCE — In a notice of violation dated Aug. 22, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has leveled fines totaling $85,627 on the proprietor of the construction and demolition facility and land owner at One Dexter Road in city. In the order, Railway Environmental Services LLC and owner Ken Foley were each cited. The

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Governor signs off on measure easing controversy over solid waste facilities

PROVIDENCE – The governor has signed a bill modifying the definition of a construction and demolition (C&D) debris processing facility in order to protect the quality of life in residential areas and bring facilities treating less than 150 tons of debris per day into line with other plants. Gov. Lincoln Chafee penned the new law

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St. Margaret School transitions from leadership of Rezendes to Alba

EAST PROVIDENCE — By all accounts, the administration at St. Margaret School in Rumford is in the midst of a seamless switch as long-time and well-regarded principal John Rezendes hands over the leadership reins to Dr. Guy D. Alba. Mr. Rezendes officially retires after 14 years in the position this summer with Dr. Alba taking

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Jolly maintains his lead at 53rd Annual Northeast Invitational

EAST PROVIDENCE — Heavy rains in the morning did little to soften Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford or the leader as Stewart Jolly maintained his position atop the field at the conclusion of Round 2 of the 2014 Northeast Amateur Invitational Thursday, June 19. Jolly, of LSU and an Alabama resident, backed up his 2-under par 67

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Jolly takes first round lead at Northeast Amateur Invitational

EAST PROVIDENCE — Firm and fast conditions greeted the participants in the opening round of the 53rd Annual Northeast Amateur Invitational on a warm and windy Wednesday, June 18, at Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford. The renowned Donald Ross-design lived up to its billing as one of the most testing tracks in the state, if

(From left to right) Sarah Kelly-Palmer, LICSW, senior clinical administrator, Family Service of Rhode Island; former foster mom Lynne Bates of Tiverton, RI;  former foster child. Michelle Saunders, of Rumford, RI.   In the back, Greg Wright, Family Service of RI foster care manager.  Press conference Monday, May 5, in front of historic house that was part of an orphanage from 1885-1979, now known as the “Yellow Cottage” at Rhode Island Cottage.

One-time East Providence foster child urges others to participate in program

PROVIDENCE — A former state orphanage site on the Rhode Island College campus was the setting Monday, May 5, for a gathering of former foster children and others dedicated to finding loving homes for children in need, particularly older children. “Because two Rhode Islanders cared enough to open their home and heart to me, I

City resident Geoffrey Lanez recently won the title 2014 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Northeast Region Student Chef of the Year.

East Providence Chef Lanez wins regional culinary competition

PROVIDENCE — Rumford resident Geoffrey Lanez, CC, a student at Johnson & Wales University, was recently named 2014 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Northeast Region Student Chef of the Year after winning a competition held during the 2014 ACF Northeast Regional Conference in Providence, April 11-14. The ACF Student Chef of the Year Award, sponsored by

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Aspiring East Providence chef Lanez is one of four to compete in regional event

PROVIDENCE — City resident Geoffrey Lanez, is one of four young cooks from across the Northeast preparing to battle for the title of 2014 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Northeast Region Student Chef of the Year. The competition takes place at Johnson & Wales University, Providence during the 2014 ACF Northeast Regional Conference held at The

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Mary N. Mayer, 96, Rumford

Mary N.“Sis” (Leroy) Mayer, 96, of Byron Avenue, Rumford, died peacefully on February 14, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Joseph F. Mayer. She is survived by a daughter; Ellen P. Lowell and her husband James of East Providence, a son; Michael E. Mayer and his wife Cheryl

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