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East Providence Police arrest city man for vacation fraud scheme

EAST PROVIDENCE — A city man has been detained for his role in a scheme to defraud vacationers. The East Providence Police Department arrested Anthony DeBarros, 57 and of Seth Street in East …
East Providence School Committee approves architects for Martin renovations
EAST PROVIDENCE — The School Committee at its meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 8, approved the architectural firm of Ai3 recommended by … Read More
Long-overdue renovations at the Pierce Stadium Complex begin
EAST PROVIDENCE — The repair, renovation and restoration of the Pierce Memorial Stadium/Field Complex has been an ongoing concern of … Read More
North Kingstown eases past East Providence in D-I football
EAST PROVIDENCE — Things didn’t start well for the East Providence High School football team in its Division I home contest … Read More
Gallery: EPHS boys' soccer
PORTSMOUTH — The sputtering East Providence High School boys' soccer team dropped its fourth consecutive Division I outing in row … Read More
Council concludes workshop series on proposed East Providence FY19-20 budget
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council concluded a series of workshops on Mayor Bob DaSilva’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget with … Read More
Council cuts some, adds a bit to East Providence FY19-20 budget
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council held another marathon four-hour workshop session Thursday night, Oct. 3, at City Hall, dissecting … Read More
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Obituaries
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 …
Richard Drew, 87, Riverside Richard Drew, 87, of Riverside, died September 12, 2019. He was the son of the late Charles and Phyllis Drew of Riverside and beloved husband of the late Jane (Cross) Drew. He leaves his daughter, …
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Sports
Townies trounce Thunderbolts in Division I football CRANSTON — The East Providence High School football team got a win it needed to have as the Townies chase a spot in the upcoming Division I playoffs after the locals blew out host Cranston East, …
Gallery: EPHS boys' soccer vs. North Kingstown EAST PROVIDENCE — The string of unsatisfying results for the East Providence High School boys’ soccer team continued as the host Townies opened the week with a wild 5-4 loss to first-place and …
EPHS girls’ tennis team opens second half with playoffs in sight EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ tennis team embarked on the second half of its Division II regular season schedule in the thick of the playoff race, something the Townies …
Opinion
Editorial: East Providence budget deliberations have been thorough, thoughtful Credit where credit is due, the administration and the City Council both deserve plaudits for their efforts over the last few weeks hashing out East Providence’s Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget. Mayor …
Letter: Don’t ban guns, ban schools The typical reaction composed by our press and public figures focuses on the “shooting” side of “school shooting.” But no attention is made to the environment that the …
Letter: East Providence councilor asks mayor to explain budget priorities To the editor:I’m happy to explain why I penned the resolution to restore the mayor's proposed cut of $950,000 (the $950k the School Committee voted unanimously to request), and to explain …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices – Oct. 3, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providence Post on Sept. 26, 2019.
East Providence Legal Notices - Sept. 26, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providence Post on Sept. 26, 2019.
East Providence Legal Notices – Sept. 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 19 edition of the East Providence Post.

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