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East Providence teen faces sex trafficking charges

East Providence teen faces sex trafficking charges

EAST PROVIDENCE — A young East Providence male is facing charges for sex trafficking following an investigation by local and federal authorities. Reginald Chaney, 19, was picked up by East Providence Police and turned over into the custody of Providence Police, who investigated the case along with representatives from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

7 Blount Circle, Barrington

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following properties in the East Bay have changed hands in recent weeks: Barrington 112 Walnut Road — $450,000 7 Hearthwood Drive — $285,000 143 Middle Highway — $345,000 7 Blount Circle — $345,000 East Providence 211 Brightridge Ave. — $195,000 135 Ivy St. — $169,000 1 Barbara Circle — $335,000 130 Circuit Drive —

Mayor Tom Rose presents members of the Highway Department with citations on behalf of the East Providence City Council.

Councilors cite highway department’s efforts in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Showing his appreciation and that of the entire City Council, East Providence Mayor Tommy Rose presented members of the Public Works/Highway Division with citations during a brief afternoon ceremony Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the department’s headquarters on Commercial Way. Mr. Rose, joined by At-Large Councilwoman Tracy Capobianco, thanked the employees for their

David Stewart, 5, sends a shovel full of snow into the air while helping his dad clear their driveway. Photo by Rich Dionne

Poll: Who should have to shovel the sidewalks?

In Barrington, an ordinance states that residents must clear the snow off the sidewalks on their property the day after a storm. Otherwise they could face a $50 fine. Other towns have similar ordinances, and a few East Bay towns stop short of governing snow-covered sidewalks. Here’s our question: Do you think towns should force residents


Grants to help local homeless programs

Two East Bay housing programs for the homeless received HUD awards recently. Continuum of Care grants were awarded to the East Bay Coalition for the Homeless transitional housing project for $62,057 and the Lucy’s Hearth transitional housing program for $40,352. Continuum of Care grants are awarded competitively to local projects to meet the needs of homeless individuals or families

A snow drift at Portsmouth High School blocks an entrance after week’s storm. Photo courtesy of PHS Principal Robert Littlefield.

East Bay schools announce Monday closures

EAST BAY — Several local schools have canceled classes for Monday in light of the winter storm warning that’s in effect from 9 p.m. this evening to 1 a.m. Tuesday. Here’s a list of the some places that will be shutting its doors tomorrow, including private schools, plus parking bans to observe. We’ll update this list