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EP man arrested for Cranston house robbery

EP man arrested for Cranston house robbery

CRANSTON — An East Providence resident was among those subjects arrested by Cranston Police on breaking and entering charges at a residence on Priscilla Drive in the city. According to the police report, Wednesday morning, July 9, at approximately 7:08 a.m., officers responded to the area of 123 Priscilla Drive in the City of Cranston

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EP man, ACI guard arrested during domestic dispute

EAST PROVIDENCE — An East Providence Police Department representative refused to expand further on a previous media report about the arrest of a city resident and Adult Correctional Institute guard following an alleged domestic disturbance incident over the holiday weekend. ABC6.com first reported the story about Kenneth Barros, 49, being arrested at home Sunday night,

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EP Equal Employment to hold meeting Tuesday

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence’s Affirmative Action/EEO Office will be conducting a number of informational sessions about potential job opportunities within its police and fire departments as well as other divisions in the coming week, including one Tuesday night, July 8, at the Cape Verdean Progressive Center, 329 Grosvenor Ave., from 6

Richard "Spunk" Pimental as decided against pursuing re-election to the East Providence School Committee.

Pimental ends EP School Committee re-election bid

EAST PROVIDENCE — Richard “Spunk, Spunky” Pimental has opted against further pursuit of re-election to the East Providence School Committee, he informed The Post and eastbayri.com early this week. Citing health concerns, Mr. Pimental, who took ill in recent months, acknowledged he will not submit signatures from residents of Ward 3, the district he represented

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More fireworks to fly in area Sunday

The 4th of July isn’t quite over on the East Bay yet. After concerns over high winds spawned from Hurricane Arthur led city officials to twice postpone the East Providence Fourth of July fireworks display, the show is scheduled to go on at Pierce Memorial Stadium tonight. The show, originally slated for July 3 then delayed to July

Letter: East Bay at risk without second water supply

Recently there has been press attention relative to the Bristol County Water Authority’s interest and activity to secure an additional supply of water and end its total dependence on a 16-year-old pipeline under the Providence River. The Board of Directors of the BCWA thought it was important to again communicate its position on this issue.

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East Providence fireworks are postponed once again

EAST PROVIDENCE (Updated) — Concerns over high winds covering the area, the remnants Hurricane Arthur, led city officials to once again postpone the East Providence Fourth of July fireworks display scheduled for Pierce Memorial Stadium. The show, originally slated for July 3 then delayed to July 5, has now been rescheduled for Sunday evening, July

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