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When it comes to infrastructure and redevelopment in East Providence, one can’t help but feel a sense of excitement about the possibilities that lay in store for the city in the short and long … more
Credit where credit is due, the administration and the City Council both deserve plaudits for their efforts over the last few weeks hashing out East Providence’s Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget. Mayor … more
To the editor:I’m happy to explain why I penned the resolution to restore the mayor's proposed cut of $950,000 (the $950k the School Committee voted unanimously to request), and to explain … more
To the editor:In this year’s school budget the school administration asked the tax payers for an additional $950,000 for school capital improvements. A few weeks ago, the school superintendent … more
On Sunday, Sept. 22, a few hundred people took part in the Autism Society of Rhode Island/Groden Center 17th Annual “In Step for Autism” walk and family fun day, which for the last several years … more
To the editor:The fact that Townie Pride is ALIVE and WELL in East Providence was evident on Saturday, September 7th. The Friends of Townie Athletics Organization held its 11th annual golf tournament … more
There’s an unfortunate reality about the entirety of the journalism business, but a specific downside for us here in the print discipline. Research has shown a significant amount of “readers,” … more
We were remiss, and considering the current state of our politics and our societal ills it was a glaring omission, in not recognizing the 55th anniversary of the signing by President Lyndon B. … more
Summer nights bring me back to the sound of my father’s flip-flops as we walked from the car toward the high school — tightly rolled towels in our hands. Once inside, the unmistakable … more
To the editor: I read with great interest Michael Pare’s excellent commentary in the July 18 issue regarding his fond memories evoked by the mere sight of East Providence High School. Reading … more
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