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Historic Odd Fellows Hall in East Providence could finally be ready for redevelopment

EAST PROVIDENCE — The dilapidated Odd Fellows Hall at the heart of what aspires to be East Providence’s Arts center at Watchemocket Square on Warren Avenue may finally be ready for a reprieve …
New EPHS remains over budget, but is expected to meet mark
EAST PROVIDENCE — The proposed design of the new East Providence High School remains over budget, but the principles representing … Read More
Tiverton sailor killed in Sunday boat crash
A Tiverton woman known widely as an accomplished sailor has been identified as the person killed in a Sunday collision between a … Read More
Fifth annual ‘The Looff: East Providence Arts Festival’ approaches in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — The momentous fifth annual edition of “The Looff: East Providence Arts Festival,” sponsored by the East … Read More
Committee approves revised Fiscal Year 19-20 East Providence school budget plan
EAST PROVIDENCE — The School Committee held the third in a series of budget workshops Tuesday night, Aug. 6, where it listened to … Read More
East Providence's Rebello defends CES MMA heavyweight title
LINCOLN — A year removed from his last fight, East Providence's Greg Rebello (25-9) defended his title as the promotion’s … Read More
Riverside Minors Stars win Silva district baseball title
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Little League Minor Baseball Division All-Star team completed an undefeated run to the District … Read More
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Obituaries
Wallace J. Souza, 80, East Providence Wallace J. Souza, 80 , of Somerset, and formerly of Goldsmith Avenue, East Providence, died Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Morton Hospital, Taunton. He was the husband of the late Muriel (McCarron) …
Robert C. Samuels, 81, Westport Robert C. Samuels, Esq., 81 died peacefully Saturday, August 3, 2019, at home surrounded by his loving family.  Bob was born on May 14, 1938, in Providence, the son of the late Ralph M. and Dorothy …
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Sports
Gallery: East Providence's Peixoto wins CES Boxing debut LINCOLN — East Providence's Elijah Peixoto won the second fight of his fledgling boxing career Friday night, Aug. 9, making his debut with the locally-based CES promotion on its card at Twin River …
East Providence fighter makes promotion debut August 9 LINCOLN — East Providence fighter Elijah Peixoto makes his debut with the promotion Friday night, Aug. 9, at Twin River Casino on the CES Boxing card scheduled for the evening. Peixoto, who …
Post 10’s season ends in Junior Legion baseball quarterfinals EAST PROVIDENCE — Riverside Post 10’s stay in the Rhode Island Junior American Legion Baseball League state tournament ended after the locals went down in a two-game sweep to eventual runner-up …
Opinion
Editorial: Stop the guns, slow down the massacres There are myriad ways to explain the epidemic of mass executions in this country. There’s a growing mental health crisis, with overworked advocates, providers and social workers struggling to …
Editorial: Fifty-five years and counting 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. …
Commentary: Sight of East Providence High School pool still evokes lasting memories 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 …
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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.