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Seekonk Walmart employees celebrate early Thanksgiving with East Providence seniors

By   /  November 27, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Walmart employee Ethel Wescott serves soup to seniors at the East Providence Senior Center during their Thanksgiving celebration on Friday.

EAST PROVIDENCE — Several employees of the Walmart Department Store in nearby Seekonk traveled to East Providence’s Senior Center Friday, Nov. 21, to provide a number of local residents with an early Thanksgiving meal. The employees acted as servers for the event, which was part of Walmart’s annual program of outreach during the holiday season. […]

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Resource Recovery urges residents to recycle Thanksgiving cooking oil

By   /  November 21, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

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JOHNSTON — For Rhode Island residents deep frying their turkeys this Thanksgiving, the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) provides the perfect recycling service for that leftover waste – a cooking oil collection that recycles and converts the waste into alternative, sustainable fuel. RIRRC provides this cooking oil collection service year-round, but many residents find […]

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East Providence Public Works sets holiday rubbish removal changes

By   /  November 20, 2012  /  News  /  5 Comments

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence Public Works Department has announced that due to the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 22, rubbish, yard waste and recyclables normally collected will be delayed one day, and collected on Friday, Nov. 23. Regular Friday collection will be delayed one day and collected on Saturday, Nov. 24. […]

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What St. Luke’s first-graders are thankful for

By   /  November 20, 2012  /  Schools  /  No Comments

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Thanksgiving is Thursday and a few students at St. Luke’s School recently took a moment to write down the non-material things they are thankful for. The following are responses from Kathy Meehan’s first grade students. Patrick Burke: I’m thankful for my mom and my dad because I would be sad without them. I’m thankful for […]

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Eagles, Huskies ready for Thanksgiving Day showdown

By   /  November 19, 2012  /  News, Sports  /  No Comments

Barrington quarterback Jacob Simons breaks away for a long run in a game earlier this season.

It has been a rough couple of days for the Mt. Hope and Barrington football coaches. Huskies coach Brian Cote saw his team lose a close playoff game to West Warwick on Nov. 10 and then watched in disbelief as more than a dozen of his players missed practice a few days later. In Barrington, […]

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