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East Providence Police arrest two in possible child abuse case

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Detective Division has taken up the case of a potential child abuse incident allegedly committed in city, arresting two adults involved in the …
East Providence launches affordable home lottery with veterans preference
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence has launched a lottery for a single-family home at below market rent that will give preference to … Read More
Veterans Day Salute: Historical Society compiles ‘Honor Roll’ recognizing East Providence veterans
EAST PROVIDENCE — It's November again. Colorful leaves are falling during this cooler autumn season. In addition to celebrating a … Read More
Falcons fly past Townies in D-I football playoffs
CRANSTON — Cranston West, the top seed on its side of the bracket in the Division I football championship playoffs, offered up a … Read More
Native actor Jennings talks ‘Aladdin’ with EPHS students
EAST PROVIDENCE — City native Albert Jennings returned to his alma mater Thursday afternoon, Nov. 7, for a visit with the Theatre … Read More
State receives federal BUILD grant for Washington Bridge project
EAST PROVIDENCE — The planned reconstruction of the Washington Bridge on Interstate 195, which includes a new ramp in city leading … Read More
Council signals support for Chevron TIF agreement with East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — The council at its November 5 meeting took the precautionary step of giving tacit second approval to an ordinance … Read More
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Obituaries
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 …
Jeanne Fulford, 95, formerly of Barrington Jeanne (Heckman) Fulford, born in Atlantic City, NJ, and raised in Bridgeton, NJ; a long-term resident of Barrington and Swansea, Mass., and for the past 11 years a resident of Greenspring Retirement …
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Sports
EPHS sports trio sign collegiate letters of intent EAST PROVIDENCE — A trio of East Providence High School senior student-athletes — Mia Jackson, Yanis Benadouda and Cole Poissant — held a National Letter of Intent signing ceremony in the …
Gallery: East Providence-Portsmouth boys' soccer playoffs PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth and East Providence High School recently met in a Division I boys' soccer playoff contest won by the host Patriots, 3-1. Portsmouth advanced to the quarterfinals a few …
Chargers upset Townies in girls’ soccer playoffs EAST PROVIDENCE — A successful season by any measure came to a harsh conclusion for the East Providence High School girls’ soccer team Monday night, Nov. 3, at Pierce Stadium as the Townies were …
Opinion
Letter: Suicide prevention barriers on bridges save lives To the editor: As a lifelong East Bay resident, I have always enjoyed the beauty of Narragansett Bay. But behind this cozy New England life, the beauty is often marred by the sound of helicopters …
Letter: Crowley continues to put the cart before the horse Joseph Crowley’s recent letter, entitled  “The real problem with our schools is poverty,” continues a theme that he pursued in two previous letters. As I noted in a previous …
Letter: The real problem with our schools is poverty The scores were unacceptable. Something needed to be done to fix the schools. Rhode Island? Yes, based on the second year of administering the RICAS. Massachusetts? Yes, based on the first years …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices – Nov. 7, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 7 East Providence Post.
East Providence Legal Notices – Oct. 31, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 31 East Providence Post.
East Providence Legal Notices – Oct. 24, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 24 edition of the East Providence Post.

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