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East Providence Schools remained closed Thursday

East Providence Schools remained closed Thursday

EAST PROVIDENCE — The inability to properly and safely remove the excessive amount of snow from sidewalks and parking lots around its buildings have led East Providence to cancel school through Thursday, Jan. 29. Schools have been closed since Blizzard “Juno” struck the area Tuesday, Jan. 27. Buildings were kept shuttered Wednesday, Jan. 28.

Education officials will be in Barrington tonight to discuss the Common Core State Standards and answer questions from the public. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

Barrington will host forum on Common Core tonight

The Barrington Education Foundation and Barrington Public Schools are sponsoring an information session on the new Common Core State Standards tonight, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. The forum will be held in the Barrington High School auditorium. The Common Core State Standards, which were adopted by Rhode Island in 2010, have been discussed and debated

Sowams School students rehearse for an upcoming performance of "The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr."

Barrington’s Sowams School bringing Flat Stanley to life

Students at Sowams School will perform “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.” on Friday and Saturday nights. The shows are produced by Arts Alive!, a nonprofit that provides performing arts opportunities to students in Barrington Public Schools. The play, based on the award-winning children’s book “Flat Stanley” written by Jeff Brown and illustrated by