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EPHS Sports Notes: Wrestling team wraps up busy stretch of Division I matches

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School wrestling team recently completed what was a relatively busy stretch of league outings as the locals vied in three Division I meets with six …
Mayor appoints director of administration in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Mayor Bob DaSilva has appointed a new member to his staff with the naming of Napolean Gonsalves as the East … Read More
EPHS sports notes: Townies keep pace with leaders in D-I boys’ hoops
EAST PROVIDENCE —  The start of the 2019-20 Division I season for the East Providence High School boys’ basketball team could not … Read More
Officials display vision, gather ideas for future of Watchemocket Square in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Well over 50 residents and interested parties were in attendance at a meeting about the future of the Watchmoket … Read More
EPHS students vie in ‘Poetry Out Loud’ contest for first time
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School English Department held the first of what it plans to be an annual participation … Read More
E.P. School Committee narrowly adds another year to superintendent’s pact
EAST PROVIDENCE — Superintendent Kathryn Crowley is secure in the knowledge that she’ll be employed by the district come the … Read More
East Providence native O’Donnell reflects on 2019 Emmy Award win
It was quite literally a “high flying” journey for city native William O’Donnell en route to his recently receiving … Read More
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Obituaries
June C. Page, 84, formerly of East Providence June C. Page, 84, of Wakefield, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020. She was the wife of the late Richard F. Page. Born in East Providence, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Richard and …
Donald E. Rinebolt, 91, formerly of East Providence Donald Edwin Rinebolt, 91, of Chesapeake, Va., formerly of East Providence, passed away peacefully in his home January 13 surrounded by his loving family.A beloved husband for 66 years, he is …
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Sports
East Providence's Davis Pinto wins boys’ division long jump title PROVIDENCE — Jahad Davis Pinto led a short-handed East Providence High School squad at the 2020 boys’ indoor track and field Metropolitan Division championship meet Monday night, Jan. 27, …
EPHS Hall of Fame nomination process concludes February 1 EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School Hall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for 2020 inductees. Nominations will be accepted through February 1.Selection is based upon …
Hendricken completes season-sweep of EPHS in boys' basketball WARWICK — The anticipated rematch between the East Providence High School and Bishop Hendricken boys’ basketball teams ended the same way as the first, just by a larger …
Opinion
Editorial: Taxes and the damage done Bravo to Governor Gina Raimondo for aiming to make Rhode Island the first state in the nation to get all of its power from renewable energy. That end-of decade goal might just be achievable and could …
Commentary: On 10th anniversary, congressman calls for end to ‘Citizens United’ Any grade schooler could tell you a dollar bill is not the same thing as a conversation. Or that a big company is not the same thing as a human being.But conservatives on the Supreme Court …
Editorial: State priorities should be schools and jobs Welcome to January, the season of rebirth, when all hope springs eternal … Something seem amiss? It is. Gov. Gina Raimondo’s State of the State address was easy to cheer. She spoke …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices – Jan. 2, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 2 East Providence Post.
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