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Lineman Dajon Pereira celebrates with Trystan Casey after the latter scored the first E.P. touchdown Friday night.

East Providence High football opens season with a victory

East Providence High football opens season with a victory

PROVIDENCE — Off and running early, the East Providence High School football team needed to fend off host Mt. Pleasant late as the Townies opened up their 2014 regular season with a 40-24 non-league victory over the Kilties Friday night, Sept. 12, at Conley Stadium. The Townies, of Division I, never trailed against the Kilties,

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Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

Dozens of homes around the East Bay have changed hands recently, including professional golfer Brad Faxon’s $4.5 million estate. Following is a list of properties that have sold in the region and their sales price: Barrington 85 Nayatt Road — $4,525,000 11 Wallis Ave. — $295,000 1 Massasoit Ave. — $345,000 152 Lincoln Ave. —

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DEM issues warning for East Providence’s Turner Reservoir

PROVIDENCE — The Department of Health (HEALTH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid recreational activities in Turner Reservoir and Central Pond in East Providence because a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom has been detected in the waters of the reservoir and pond. Following a report received by DEM yesterday,


Seekonk Police note car break-ins near East Providence border

SEEKONK — Seekonk Police Chief Craig Mace reported a rash of car break-ins occurred in the town on Saturday, Sept. 6. The chief did so in a press release dated September 8. The Seekonk PD received numerous reports of the breaks Saturday in northern and central residential neighborhoods. The specific streets where the robberies happened

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Portsmouth man commits suicide in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — A 20-year-old Portsmouth man committed suicide by pouring gasoline over his body and lighting himself on fire Labor Day Monday, Sept. 1, in city, East Providence Police confirmed. Detective Captain Richard Frazier said the incident occurred at approximately 9 a.m. when the victim entered the Exxon gas station on Taunton Avenue just