Wednesday, February 10, 2016
East Providence

East Providence

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...

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence Office of Affirmative Action / EEO sponsors a commemorative program in honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the East Providence City Hall, 145 Taunton Ave. "On the third Monday of January the country celebrates Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday to remember...

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence Public Works Department has announced that due to the Martin Luther King JR. holiday there will be no rubbish collection on Monday, Jan. 18. Rubbish collections for the week will be delayed one day. Residents are asked to have rubbish containers at the curbline by 6 a.m. for collection.

EAST PROVIDENCE — It's looking likely the next East Providence School District term will once again begin prior to Labor Day as it did this current year for the first time in recent memory. The School Committee green-lighted a request by Superintendent Kathryn Crowley to start planning the 2016-17 calendar and in doing so initiate contact with the East Providence...

By Nick Friend EAST PROVIDENCE — While the East Providence High School girls’ basketball team beat Mt. Hope on Thursday night, Jan. 14, at home in city, the victory paled in comparison to the theme of the evening, “Buckets for Bravery." For the past several months many have joined OpportUNITY Knocks, a local community support non-profit organization, in helping raise money...

EAST PROVIDENCE — On a night centered around a fund-raising effort in support of a fellow student, the host East Providence High School girls' basketball team delighted a large home crowd by cruising past Mt. Hope, 48-27, in a Division II-South contest played January 14. The Townies were in command throughout, leading 23-11 at intermission as they improved to 4-4...

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its' meeting Tuesday night, Jan. 12, in the City Hall Chamber, the East Providence School Committee approved a sweeping set of contracts for the department's administrative staffers. The Committee, at the behest of new Superintendent Kathryn Crowley, gave its backing to pacts forged with the principals and assistant principals at a number of the district's buildings,...

Robert Gallagher, an East Providence resident with Little Compton roots, won this year’s Little Compton Education Foundation Scenic Winter Road Race by a comfortable 32 second margin Saturday. He ran the course in a time of 28 minutes, 6.9 seconds — a pace of 5:51 minutes per mile. Also cause for family celebration — his mother Margaret Gallagher, 55, of...

- Advertisement -

STAY CONNECTED

10,858FansLike
235Subscribers+1
186FollowersFollow
3,334FollowersFollow
94SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -