Monday, February 8, 2016
East Providence

East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — A faulty heating unit was at the root cause of a carbon monoxide leak at an East Providence club, which sent several patrons to hospital after taking ill. East Providence Fire Department Chief Oscar Elmasian confirmed initial suspicions that a gap in the heating system at the Holy Ghost Beneficial Brotherhood Club located on Phillips Street in...

SEEKONK — Tara is a double pawed, female brown tiger kitty who is estimated to be 2-3 years old. Sadly, Tara was reported to be lying on the front lawn of a home, frozen in fear, during a rainstorm. She appears to be someone’s indoor cat due to her soft clean coat, trimmed nails, overall condition and she has already...

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Firefighters and rescues from about a half-dozen other area departments responded to a significant carbon monoxide incident Saturday evening, Jan. 23, at the Holy Ghost Beneficial Brotherhood Club located at 51 North Phillips St. EPFD Chief Oscar Elmasian reported some 25 party-goers at a private function became overwhelmed and began to take ill at approximately...

PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys' indoor track and field team concluded its Metropolitan Division dual meet schedule with a decisive 91-8 victory over the Wheeler School and a 72-33 setback to Central Wednesday night, Jan. 20, at the Providence Career and Tech Academy Field House. The Townies finished their slate with a 5-3 record. Central wound up...

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department received overwhelmingly high marks from residents who participated in a Community Evaluation conducted by students at Salve Regina University under the supervision of adjunct professor and former Middletown Police Lieutenant Robert S. Nutt. EPPD Chief Chris Parella and Prof. Nutt led the City Council through a thorough PowerPoint presentation revealing the results...

EAST PROVIDENCE — Calling it a "very big issue," City Council President and Mayor Tommy Rose at a meeting of his body on January 19 wondered aloud if the School Department was running a significant surplus and questioned how it was spending that money if indeed it was. Mr. Rose claimed the schools were either "$5.4 or $5.6 million" in...

EAST PROVIDENCE — Representatives from two of East Providence's community populated boards spoke before the City Council at its meeting Tuesday night, Jan. 19, doing so from differing perspectives. Arts Council Chairman Rick Lawson and Vice Chair Courtney Repoza approached the Council seeking its backing in pursuit of a Centennial Community Grant from the Rhode Island Foundation. Mr. Lawson said the...

EAST PROVIDENCE — Two members of the community who have taken to social media to criticize members of the Council, specifically in regard to their acceptance of healthcare benefits through the city, accepted an open invitation made to them to speak to the elected officials directly. At the Tuesday night, Jan. 19, Council meeting, Scott Scienzo and Jason Desrosiers voiced...

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Martin Middle School Theatre Company performed "Arsenic and Old Lace" as its winter offering over two nights last week. East Providence Post and eastbayri.com staff photographer Rich Dionne chronicled one of the performances in the gallery below. Actors in order of appearance are as follows: 1: Juliet Antonio as Martha Brewster (left) and Jillian Aronhalt as Abby Brewster...

SEEKONK — OK Star Wars fans, our sweet Yoda is not green but is a longhaired, white and grey male who is around 5 years old. He is quiet and on the shy side but we know he must be a very wise kitty because Yoda loves to sit in a warm lap and be pet while he purrs up...

- Advertisement -

STAY CONNECTED

10,846FansLike
234Subscribers+1
183FollowersFollow
3,330FollowersFollow
94SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -