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No injuries following early morning house fire in East Providence

By   /  March 11, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — An early morning house fire did significant damage to the structure, but no one was injured, according to an East Providence Fire Department spokesman. EPFD Lieutenant James Bellamy reported the fire, at 560 Taunton Ave., was discovered at approximately 3 a.m. early Tuesday morning, March 11. The single-family home suffered heavy damage. […]

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East Providence City Council votes down additional parking changes on Taunton Avenue

By   /  September 3, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  1 Comment

A map of the area on Taunton Avenue where a proposed change to parking times was defeated by the City Council Tuesday.

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 3, the East Providence City Council voted against making any additional changes to the allotted parking time on an area of Taunton Avenue near Six Corners. The Council passed a motion to deny the resolution by a 3-2 margin. Councilmen Helder Cunha, in whose district (2) […]

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Indecent exposure suspect turns self over to East Providence Police

By   /  March 22, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — A Cranston man showed something other than money to an employee at a local coffee shop and has been charged for the offense. The East Providence Police Department Friday, March 22, reported the arrest of Steven Alves, 46 and of Blackamore Avenue, Cranston, on two counts of Indecent Exposure (Disorderly Conduct). Mr. […]

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East Providence Police update weekend hit-and-run, dead body cases

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — It was another hectic weekend for the East Providence Police Department as investigators looked into a pair of serious cases involving a hit-and-run accident and the discovery of a dead body in the upper reaches of Narragansett Bay. The male corpse was found by a passer-by walking on the East Bay Bike […]

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East Providence Police make arrest in hit-and-run case

By   /  December 8, 2012  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in connection with the hit-and-run accident that occurred in the early morning hours of Dec. 8 on Taunton Avenue. Antonio DaSilva, 22 and of Waterman Avenue in city, turned himself in to the East Providence Police at approximately 1:45 p.m. […]

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East Providence Police investigate overnight hit-and-run

By   /  December 8, 2012  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department is investigating a hit & run pedestrian accident that occurred early Saturday morning, Dec. 8, at approximately 12:30 a.m. at the Six Corners section of Taunton Avenue. A 51-year-old male from East Providence was crossing the street when he was struck.  He sustained multiple broken bones to […]

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East Providence Burger King is burglarized on Thanksgiving

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The Burger King restaurant on Taunton Avenue, Route 44, in the city was burglarized overnight on Thanksgiving, Nov. 22, according to the store manager, Rep. Helio Melo. At some point after the store closed for the holiday and before the cleaning company hired to service the establishment entered, someone broke into the […]

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