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East Providence Police make presence known at city’s elementary schools

East Providence Police make presence known at city’s elementary schools

EAST PROVIDENCE — Responding to a rash of recent threats made about potential attacks on elementary schools throughout the region and in the state, the East Providence Police Department made its presence known and felt at those buildings Wednesday morning, Oct. 8. No schools in the city were specifically targeted, but both academic and law

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East Providence City Council approves finance ordinances

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence City Council passed a pair of finance related ordinances at its meeting Tuesday night, July 15, including one that should save the city a significant amount of money. Finance Director Malcolm Moore proposed an ordinance which would allow the city to issue what are called general obligation refund bonds.

Bristol Warren Education Foundation awards more than $52,000 in grants

To the editor: The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) is pleased to announce the awarding of $52,710 in grant funding for the 2014-15 school year. The funds will support 28 programs that will impact students in each of the Bristol Warren Regional School District’s (BWRSD) schools. The diverse array of programs presented by the BWRSD

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BWEF awards more than $52,000 in grants

The students of Bristol and Warren received some good news this week, a boost in support for innovative programs and classes. The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) has awarded $52,710 in funding for the 2014-15 school year. The funds will support 27 grants that impact students in each of the Bristol Warren Regional School District’s schools.

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East Providence students ready for annual ‘Rock ‘N Roll’ show

EAST PROVIDENCE — The fourth annual East Providence Schools student Rock Chorus takes place Tuesday night, June 17, in the East Providence High School Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. The event features some 200 elementary school students belting out Rock ‘N Roll classics to contemporary hits. A small band and a light show are also part

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RIDE tags two East Providence elementary schools as low performing

PROVIDENCE — The academic and tutorial performances at Agnes B. Hennessey and Orlo Avenue Elementary Schools in East Providence are a concern for state education officials. Monday, June 9, the Rhode Island Department of Education released its latest performance accountability list of schools throughout the state and the two city elementary schools, as has been

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Youth Art Month gallery opens in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The fifth annual Youth Art Month gallery of works done by students throughout the East Providence School System debuted Thursday night, March 6, at the Weaver Library Branch. The show will remain open throughout the month of March. The gallery features the artistic expressions of some 50 students from Orlo Avenue, Silver

Barrington resident Tad Segal will be one of the presenters at the second Common Core forum tonight in Barrington.

Common Core opposition holding its own forum tonight

A group of people, including a member of the Barrington School Committee and a state representative, will hold its own presentation on the Common Core State Standards just a few feet away from the Rhode Island Department of Education forum on the same subject. The presentation, set for 8:30 p.m. in the Barrington High School

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