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Matthew Price incorrectly responds to the 'Final Jeopardy' answer to conclude Monday's episode.

East Providence’s Price falls in second ‘Jeopardy’ appearance

East Providence’s Price falls in second ‘Jeopardy’ appearance

EAST PROVIDENCE — City native Matthew Price’s stay on “Jeopardy” lasted two episodes as the defending champ fell in his second appearance on the venerable game show that aired Monday evening, Sept. 22. Mr. Price, born and bred in East Providence, started off slowly to begin his defense, falling into negative numbers attempting to come

Matthew Price gives the correct answer to win the Friday, Sept. 19, edition of "Jeopardy."

East Providence’s Price wins ‘Jeopardy’ debut

EAST PROVIDENCE — City native Matthew Price was the champion of the evening during his debut appearance on the venerable television game show “Jeopardy,” Friday night, Sept. 19. Mr. Price, born and bred in East Providence, won $22,400 to take the top prize. Mr. Price dethroned then champ Bill Cossen, who had a three-win total

Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr. — Carousel Commission member Laureen Perry hands out wine samples.

Gallery: East Providence Carousel Commission food and wine pairing

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Crescent Park Carousel Preservation Association held its third annual Food and Wine Pairing with Silent Auction at the Historic Charles I.D. Looff Carousel on Thursday, Sept. 18. Among the local eateries to participate in the event were 2 Pauls’ City Grille, Avenue N American Kitchen, B. Pinelli’s – Simply Italian, Blount


Peter John Holmes, 72, Portsmouth

Peter John Holmes, 72, of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Janet (Blaess) Holmes. Born in Providence, R.I., on April 5, 1942, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Brooks) Holmes. Peter was a 1961 graduate of East Providence High

385 Read St., Seekonk

House of the Week: Luxury living in Seekonk countryside

Enjoy luxury and all the modern conveniences while living in a country setting at this North Seekonk home. This contemporary colonial at 585 Read St. in Seekonk, set on a 1.45-acre parcel in the Read Street section of town, features an open floor plan with a formal entry foyer and a sweeping staircase. The large, granite eat-in kitchen includes stainless steel

Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr. — Luis Carvalho (left) and Isadore Ramos were each honored during the formal dedication of the refurbished EPHS gym Friday night, Sept. 19.

East Providence gym is formally dedicated in honor of Ramos, Carvalho

EAST PROVIDENCE — Over a year in the making, the refurbished gymnasium at East Providence High School was finally and formally opened and dedicated during a ceremony prior to the Townies girls’ volleyball match the evening of Friday, Sept. 19. Those who spearheaded the 2013 renovation of the six-decade old facility, including community organizer John

95 Riverscape Lane, Tiverton, is open Sunday, Sept. 21, noon-2 p.m.

Open Houses: 32 planned this weekend

Whether you’re looking for a new home, checking out the competition or just looking for some new decorating ideas, check out these open houses scheduled throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 33 Meadowbrook Drive — Sunday, Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Ranch, 3, 2, $595,000. Residential Properties, Ceci Sartor, 401-245-9600. 9 Cold Spring Road

The Vietnam War Memorial at its current Massasoit Avenue location.

Council approves assisting relocation of East Providence’s Vietnam Memorial

EAST PROVIDENCE  — The city’s Vietnam War Memorial will likely soon have a new, more suitable home after the City Council, at its Tuesday, Sept. 16, meeting, voted unanimously to provide seed funding for the proposed shift. The memorial is currently located in the grassy area between heavily-trafficked Massasoit Avenue and the Henderson Bridge, which