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R.I. Capitol Police launches recruitment campaign

PROVIDENCE — A recruitment campaign for new Capitol Police Officers begins June 16, Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of …
Gallery: Whiteknact Elementary School 'Best Buddies Field Day'
EAST PROVIDENCE — Whiteknact Elementary School last week hosted what was planned as the first annual “Best Buddies Field Day” … Read More
Gallery: East Bay players feature prominently in Division I baseball title series
PAWTUCKET — The Division I state championship best-of-three final round series between Bishop Hendricken and LaSalle played last … Read More
Gallery: 2019 EPHS commencement
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence High School conducted its commencement ceremonies for the graduating Class of 2019 on a brilliant … Read More
East Providence announces property tax rates for FY19-20
EAST PROVIDENCE — As always it seems on the subject of taxation, customers in the City of East Providence received some good and bad … Read More
Community gathers for new EPHS groundbreaking ceremony
EAST PROVIDENCE — A groundbreaking ceremony for the new, $189.5 million East Providence High School took place Wednesday, June 6, on … Read More
Massachusetts man found guilty of arson in 2017 East Providence fire
PROVIDENCE — A jury Tuesday, June 4, found a Massachusetts man guilty in the 2017 case of alleged arson in city. Kamari Kerr, 26, … Read More
Obituaries
George H. Landry Jr., 91, Riverside George H. Landry Jr. 91 of East Providence, died Monday June 10, 2019 at home. He was the husband of Gail (Emerson) Landry, for over 52 years.George was born in Gloucester, Mass., a son of the late …
Stanley Alfred Boren Jr., 80, East Providence Stanley “Lee” Alfred Boren Jr., 80, formerly of East Providence, lost his battle with Mesothelioma, and passed away on May 7, 2019, in his home in Oro Valley Arizona, with family at his side. …
Sports
Gallery: EPHS state outdoor track and field meet PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School track and field teams vied in the 2019 State Championship Meet held Saturday, June 1, at its traditional home of Brown Stadium in Providence, the …
Gallery: EPHS state golf photos CRANSTON — The East Providence High School golf team returned to the RIIL State Championship Tournament for the first time in a decade last week at Cranston Country Club. The Townies shot a combined 366 to miss the team …
Friends of Townie Athletics accepts Suez donation Suez North America, which operates the city’s water/sewer plant in Riverside, recently presented the Friends of Townie Athletics Organization with a donation of $5,000 in support of the non-profit …
EPHS sports notes: Townies fall out of baseball, softball playoffs EAST PROVIDENCE — The 2019 spring seasons for most of the East Providence High School teams came to a close over the last week plus, including the Townies’ baseball and softball sides, …
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Opinion
Letter: For our planet, these numbers we dare not ignore To the editor: Four hundred fifteen. One million. What are these numbers, you ask? They are dire milestones in this continuing journey of destruction of our only home by the hands of …
Letter: It’s time to move on from old water supplies To the editor:Thank you for your continuing coverage of the East Bay pipeline leak and being an important information resource. Our letter is in response to your 5/16 editorial: "A water crisis …
Editorial: A 'quenching' decision On a variety of fronts, the mayor and the council made the right decision recently by accepting the proposal of the Bristol County Water Authority, which represents the interests of neighboring East …
Letter: Time is now to set precedent of legitimate oversight by the council To the editor:In regard to the discussion at the April 16 Council meeting over Council members’ access to department heads, it was bound to happen that differences of opinion would come up over …

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Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike about The Post or to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc. in East Providence, email mrego@eastbaymediagroup.com.