Tag Archives: Sen. Daniel DaPonte

A prototype floor design for the renovated Riverside Middle School gym (by Jeff Carreira).

Sen. DaPonte secures $10K grant for ‘Townie Project 2.0′ gym project

Sen. DaPonte secures $10K grant for ‘Townie Project 2.0′ gym project

PROVIDENCE — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Daniel Da Ponte (District 14 – East Providence) announced the awarding of a $10,000 legislative grant to the “Townie Project 2.0,” which aims to revitalize the Riverside and Martin Middle School Gymnasiums as a follow-up project to last summer’s highly successful EP High School Gymnasium Restoration Project. The announcement,

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DaPonte bill could ease controversy over East Providence solid waste facility on Dexter Road

PROVIDENCE — The State Senate passed legislation Wednesday, May 22, authored by East Providence’s Daniel DaPonte (D-Dist. 14) that would modify 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 into line

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Sen. DaPonte urges immediate cleanup at East Providence’s TLA Pond View Facility

EAST PROVIDENCE — Responding to the ongoing concerns of residents and constituents near the disputed TLA/Pond View recycling plant in Rumford, State Senator Daniel DaPonte has called upon administrators to take action. In a letter dated Jan. 15, Sen. DaPonte (D-Dist 14, East Providence) urged Governor Lincoln Chafee and Director Janet Coit of the Rhode

Sen. Daniel DaPonte (far right) presented EPHS softball coach Rob Traverse (far left) along with seniors Lindsee Allienello, Lauren Discuillo and Lucianna Medici (middle, left to right) with $6,000 in grant money towards the renovation of their high school diamond.

East Providence High softball field project gets more grant money

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School softball field renovation project, directed under the auspices of head coach Rob Traverse, received yet another significant boost from the state when Sen. Daniel DaPonte and Rep. Helio Melo provided an additional $6,000 in grant dollars from the General Assembly. Sen. DaPonte delivered the check to Coach

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