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ACLU questions minority hiring practices in East Providence

ACLU questions minority hiring practices in East Providence

PROVIDENCE —  The East Providence School Department made headlines this week for all the wrong reasons after a letter authored by the local branch of the American Civil Liberties Union condemning the district’s minority hiring practices was released to media outlets. Steven Brown, Executive Director of the Rhode Island ACLU, said he was writing the

51 Rhode Island Blvd., Portsmouth

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following properties have changed hands recently in towns across the East Bay: Portsmouth 51 Rhode Island Blvd. — $315,000 34 King Phillip St. — $280,000 Tiverton 18 Randolph Ave. — $1,972 45 Lucy Ave. — $152,000 1413 Crandal Road — $185,000 35 Bourne Ave. — $178,000 41 Charles Drive #5 — $180,000 Westport 39-E

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East Providence Police Vice unit arrests city man on heroin charge

EAST PROVIDENCE — Christopher Andreozzi, a 42-year-old city resident, was recently arrested by members of the East Providence Police Vice Unit for possession of heroin at his Knowlton Street residence. According to the detailed report of Vice Unit Superivor Detective Sergeant Diogo Mello, EPPD Vice along with the Patrol Division executed a search warrant on

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East Providence CTC restaurant hosts St. Patty’s Day event

EAST PROVIDENCE —  As we approach St. Patrick’s Day this year, we prepare ourselves with plans. Plans to celebrate.  Plans to wear green.  Plans to decorate with Shamrocks, rainbows, and gold coins.  However, how many of us plan to prepare a traditional Irish meal?  In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you may be

Senior guards Rylee Leonard (left) and Sofia Cabral embrace after the victory. Photos by Rich Dionne

Bay View rallies past rival Rams for girls’ hoops state title

KINGSTON — Bay View Academy captured the first Rhode Island Interscholastic League girls’ basketball open state tournament title with a 54-39 victory over rival LaSalle Sunday afternoon, March 15, at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center. The Bengals, seeded second in the state tourney field, rallied from a seven-point deficit at halftime (22-15) to


Grand Victorian includes equestrian center

Overlooking a state-of-the-art equestrian facility, this Victorian estate set back off Bulgarmarsh Road offers luxury living for horse lovers in Tiverton. The home is a dream come true for horse enthusiasts. The equestrian center includes a 21-stall heated barn with an indoor and outdoor clay/sand ring. The 9.73-acre property contains five large and six individual

A photo of the drugs, cash and other items seized from a Seekonk home by police Friday, March 13.

Seekonk Police help seize ample sums of drugs, cash from town residences

SEEKONK — Seekonk Police seized an unspecified amount and value of what it called controlled substances from a residence on Fall River Avenue Friday, March 13, a popular throughway also known as Route 114A that connects Taunton Avenue Route 44 to Route 6A. Seekonk Detectives worked in cooperation with Providence Police Detectives and Federal Agents

42 High St., Bristol

Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are planned throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 10 Edwin St. — Sunday, March 15, 12-2 p.m. Cottage, 3, 3, $325,000. Friedman Real Estate Group, 401-864-0269. 1 Valentine Drive — Sunday, March 15, 1-3 p.m. Cplit-level, 4, 1.5, $389,000. Residential Properties, Anna Clancy, 401-245-9600. Bristol 221 Hopt St. #13 —