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Casey Traverse's 16 digs helped the EPHS girls' volleyball beat LaSalle and put the Townies into sole possession of first place in the Division I-North standings.

In duel for first, East Providence spikers sweep LaSalle

In duel for first, East Providence spikers sweep LaSalle

PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ volleyball team faced a familiar foe and Division I-North rival in the LaSalle Rams Wednesday night, Oct. 15, on the road at the McLaughlin Athletic Center, the Townies earning a 3-0 victory. The teams, who entered the contest in a share of first place, had faced off


League, Post host general election debate for East Providence candidates

EAST PROVIDENCE — The League Of Women Voters and The East Providence Post/East Bay Newspapers along with the Rotary Of East Providence and Seekonk and the Cape Verdean Progressive Center present a forum for East Providence candidates in the 2014 General Election on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Weaver Library,

Lauren Vine and Sabrina Yackouri joined different partners to win their matches and help the EPHS girls' tennis team advance in the Division III playoffs.

East Providence advances to D-III girls’ tennis semifinals

PAWTUCKET — The favorites, including East Providence High School, advanced during preliminary round matches in the Division III girls’ championship tournament played Wednesday afternoon, Oct, 15, at Slater Park. The Townies, the fourth seed in the playoffs after finishing their regular season with a 10-3 record, had little trouble in dispatching fifth-seeded Tiverton, 4-1. As

Transit Bond Question – The right route for RI

Any state with a growing, vibrant economy invariably has one critical component: an efficient, reliable and easily accessible public transit system that gets people where they want to go, when they want to go.  Those destinations include workplaces, schools, shopping centers, and doctors and health care facilities, the core of people’s everyday lives. This November,


East Providence City Council approves FY14-15 budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — At a special meeting Tuesday evening, Oct. 14, in the City Hall Chamber, the East Providence City Council voted unanimously to approve a revised Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget. All four Councilors present — President and Mayor Jim Briden, Tracy Capobianco, Chrissy Rossi and Tommy Rose — voted for the final budget’s final

Charlie Leiber of Lexington, Mass. poses with his first place 1870 pound pumpkin. Photos by Rich Dionne

Leiber’s pumpkin king of the giants

WARREN—After loading dozens of pumpkins onto the weighing platform all day, Lexington, Mass. pumpkin grower Charlie Leiber watched his ginormous pumpkin out weigh the others with a weight of 1870 pounds at Frerich’s Farms 2014 Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers Weigh Off on Sunday afternoon. Steve Sperry of Johnston, took second place and was


House of the Week: Sits on 32 wooded acres

Rehoboth, Mass., is a rural community with miles of country roads and tree-lined streets, which is also home to me of the area’s most beautiful properties, including the home at 250 County St. The sprawling contemporary yet classic home sits on 32 acres of prime real estate. With more than 7,500 square feet of living


LaSalle beats East Providence in historic football first

EAST PROVIDENCE — Meeting in the regular season not on Thanksgiving Day for the first time in the historic 86-year history of their football rivalry, visiting LaSalle pulled away in the second half to defeat East Providence High School, 28-13, in a Division I contest played at Pierce Stadium before a couple thousand fans Friday