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Alleged arsonists sprayed swastikas and race-related graffiti while perpetrating the crime four years ago.

East Providence Police continue to seek information on four-year-old hate crime

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department is still chasing leads in regard to finding the perpetrator in a four-year-old hate crime. The incident occurred on September 27, 2009, and remains unsolved. According to a recent report issued by EPPD Detective Lieutenant Michael David, at about 12:30 a.m. on that day, swastikas and a

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Investigators tentatively rule East Providence fire accidental, likely caused by production process

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island State Fire Marshals Office, in conjunction with local and federal officials, has tentatively determined sparks created during the production process ignited what turned into a four alarm blaze Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20, at the Inferno Wood Pellet Inc. factory located on Ferris Avenue in the Rumford section of the

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Maine’s Warren rises up late to win NEPGA Championship at East Providence’s Wannamoisett C.C.

EAST PROVIDENCE — Shawn Warren, a fledgling pro out of Nonesuch River Golf Club in Maine, carded a 1-under par 68 Wednesday, Aug. 21, in the final round at Wannamoisett Country Club to finish with a 4-under par total and as the winner of the 93rd Annual New England PGA Championship Tournament. Warren, who has

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East Providence Fire, other officials conduct investigation into Inferno Pellets factory fire

EAST PROVIDENCE — Representatives from the East Providence Fire and Police Departments as well as other officials from the city and area Wednesday, Aug. 21, were readying to conduct an investigation into the cause of the fire that engulfed the Inferno Wood Pellets factory on Ferris Avenue in Rumford the previous afternoon. An official at

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Updated: One employee injured, Inferno Pellet fire raised to four alarms in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — A 54-year-old employee is the lone confirmed injury as a result of a four alarm fire Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20, at the Inferno Wood Pellets manufacturing plant located at 275 Ferris Avenue in Rumford. Acting East Providence Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian said the man was thrown some “20 feet” following a dust

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Updated: One person injured in three-alarm mill blaze

EAST PROVIDENCE — A three-alarm fire engulfed the unfortunately-named in this instance Inferno Wood Pellet manufacturing plant located at 275 Ferris Ave. in the Rumford section of the city Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20. Acting East Providence Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian confirmed that one employee was injured in the fire and taken to a hospital. He

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Three Little League All Star teams from East Providence win respective District 2 championships

EAST PROVIDENCE — Representatives from East Providence Central Little League recently won two District 2 Softball All Star tournaments while one of their counterparts from Rumford won the Junior Baseball title and another fell in the Major Baseball championship round. The EPCLL Major Division Softball Stars went undefeated en route to winning the championship, including

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Brazil’s Becker stays in the lead through three rounds at the Northeast Amateur

RUMFORD — Some of the largest galleries in recent memory watched Wannamoisett win the day once again as the venerable golf course proved ever-challenging during the third round of the 52nd Annual Northeast Amateur Invitational on what was a pristine Friday, June 21. Big-hitting Brazilian Rafael Becker remained atop the leader board. Becker had a

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