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Barrington police: X-rated behavior at bird sanctuary

Barrington police: X-rated behavior at bird sanctuary

East Providence resident Manuel T. Lopes is facing a felony charge for indecent exposure after he allegedly approached a woman inside the Osamequin Bird Sanctuary on Monday afternoon, June 23. According to police, a 25 year-old woman was reading a book inside the bird sanctuary at about 1:45 p.m. when the 64 year-old Mr. Lopes


As Tavares retires, Parella rises to interim East Providence Police chief

EAST PROVIDENCE — When Joseph Tavares relinquishes his position as Chief of the East Providence Police Department on July 1, 2014, Major Christopher Parella will assume the post on an acting or interim basis, The East Providence Post and confirmed the anticipated move earlier this week. City Manager Paul Lemont acknowledged the move during

Sen. David Bates announced on Wednesday, June 25, that he will not run for re-election.

Sen. Bates not running for re-election

Sen. David Bates did not file his papers to run for re-election to the District 32 Senate seat. That means he will not be spending his afternoons and evenings discussing the state budget or other fiscal matters involving the legislature, as he has for the last 22 years, and he will not be attending all-night


Barrington bank robbery suspect convicted by jury

A federal jury in Providence late Tuesday afternoon, June 24, convicted David Lasseque, 33, of Providence, for his role as getaway driver during the July 2013 armed robbery of the Barrington branch office of Bank of America. The conviction was announced by U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha, Barrington Police Chief John M. LaCross, East Providence Police

EPCTC principal Karen Mellen talks with a recent class of automotive students. The CTC's auto program recently received national accreditation.

East Providence CTC auto program receives national accreditation

EAST PROVIDENCE — The automotive technology program at the East Providence Area Career and Technical Center has received accreditation by NATEF and The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). The East Providence Area Career and Technical Center’s automotive program has been accredited in the following area: Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR). EPCTC Auto


Two teams share lead at CVS Caremark Charity Classic

BARRINGTON – Two teams sit on top of the leaderboard after Monday’s first round of the 2014 CVS Caremark Charity Classic. FedExCup points leader Jimmy Walker and Peter Jacobsen and defending champions Bo Van Pelt and Steve Stricker, finished at 9-under-par 62, one stroke ahead of Bill Haas and tournament co-host Billy Andrade. Hot on