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Warren volunteers feed nearly 400 on Thanksgiving
A fleet of volunteers and a fleet of cars delivered nearly 400 meals to the needy Thanksgiving afternoon, running the operation out of … Read More
Can bridge barriers save lives?
Bristol resident Bryan Ganley was about 21 years old when he got a late night call from his best friend, who said he wanted to end his … Read More
East Providence's Silva among Gridiron Club Hall of Fame inductees
PROVIDENCE — Former East Providence High School and College of the Holy Cross standout Steve Silva is among the Providence Gridiron … Read More
Consumers urged to avoid Romaine lettuce from Salinas, California
PROVIDENCE — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are advising people … Read More
East Providence hosts Native American Heritage Month event
EAST PROVIDENCE — The city’s Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity office celebrated Native American Heritage Month … Read More
Finance directors lay out initial plan on how to pay for new EPHS
EAST PROVIDENCE — Besides talking about the aid money owed by the city to the schools, a joint meeting between legislative bodies … Read More
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Obituaries
Ralph A. Paparella, 101, East Providence Ralph A. Paparella, 101, of Wampanoag Trail in East Providence, peacefully passed away on November 24, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Eleanor (Verdi) Paparella and the brother of the …
Walpurga M. Motta, 89, East Providence Walpurga M. “Margie” Motta, 89 and of East Providence, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 at the Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center. She was the wife of the late Anthony M. Motta. Born in …
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Sports
EPHS athletes earn fall sports accolades EAST PROVIDENCE — The coaches associations in their respective sports recently announced awards for the just completed 2019 seasons, including several honorees from East Providence High School. The …
Council backs grant applications for East Providence rec projects EAST PROVIDENCE — Continuing its review of projects proposed under the “Capital Improvements” header in the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget earlier in the fall, the City Council at its December 3 …
Little Compton's Emma Leary excels at USRowing Challenge Emma Leary of Little Compton and a student at St. Mary Academy - Bay View in East Providence, competed in the 2019 USRowing Youth Regional Challenge last weekend in Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla. She was …
Opinion
Editorial: East Providence’s improving infrastructure 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 …
Letter: The paper continues its history of anti-union views There are certain recurring things in life that you can always set your clock by, such as long lines at the mall on Black Friday, hot and humid weather in July, and of course a regular bashing of …
Letter: Editorial showed a bleak picture of unions As a former municipal employee, now retired, I want to respond to the Bristol Phoenix editorial, entitled ”The end of contract give-and-take.” The editorial paints such a bleak picture …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices – Nov. 21, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 21 East Providence Post.
East Providence Legal Notices – Nov. 14, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 14 East Providence Post.
East Providence Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 East Providence Post.

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