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Welcome back, indoor dining, hair cuts and youth sports

Beginning Monday, when Rhode Island transitions to Phase 2 of its economic reboot, residents will be able to dine indoors, cut and color their hair, get a new coat of nail polish for the first time …
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Gallery: Elisha Project, E.P. Boys & Girls Club food delivery event
RIVERSIDE — City-based Elisha Project partnered with the East Providence Boys & Girls Club to distribute food to more than 1,000 … Read More
Gov. Raimondo reveals new rules for gyms, fitness centers
Governor Gina Raimondo continued her preview of what Phase 2 re-openings will look like in Rhode Island with a focus on gyms and … Read More
E.P. Arts Council changes tact, takes ‘The Looff’ fest on tour
EAST PROVIDENCE — “The Looff on Tour” is the East Providence Arts Council’s answer to COVID-19 restrictions on … Read More
Sports
EPHS soccer sides stay in place under next realignment proposal
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ and girls’ soccer sides are likely to stay put under the proposed … Read More
Hockey Hall of Fame, Reds Heritage Society announce postponements
LINCOLN — The Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame and the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society have jointly announced the postponements … Read More
EPHS girls’ hoops likely steps back with eye on moving forward
PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ basketball program would be placed down a level into Division II if the … Read More
Obituaries
Joan M. O’Connell, 88, Barrington Joan M. (Thibert) O’Connell, 88, formerly of Tanglewood Drive, Barrington died peacefully on May 21, 2020 at the Hallworth House, Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of …
Nancy L. Handshaw, 72, Riverside Nancy L. (Christey) Handshaw, 72, of Holland Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on May 15, 2020 at Eastgate Nursing Home, East Providence. She was the wife of the late Kenneth Handshaw.Born in …
Opinion
Letter: Citizens should be allowed to ‘peaceably assemble’

With regard to the police ‘dispersing’ groups of any size, the First Amendment reads, in part: "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the right of the people peaceably to assemble …

Letter: General Assembly is asleep at the wheel

Letter: In 1943, our graduation was interrupted by war

Editorial: It's a great time to follow your government

Commentary: Underage drinking during COVID-19

Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices – April 30, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providence Post on April 30.

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