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Providence Country Day formally welcomes new head of school Folan

EAST PROVIDENCE — Providence Country Day formally welcomed new Head of School Kevin Folan to the fold during a luncheon and ceremony at the Evan West Field House on campus Wednesday afternoon, Oct. …
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 … Read More
East Providence Council opts against holding special budget hearing
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council late last week opted not to hold a separate, special public hearing on proposed changes to the … Read More
Plaque placed at East Providence City Hall memorializing fallen public servants
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence held a dedication ceremony at City Hall on Thursday, Oct. 10, memorializing the seven … Read More
Council formalizes proposed changes to East Providence's FY19-20 budget
EAST PROVIDENCE — At what doubled as yet another workshop review and a second public hearing on the $168.5 million Fiscal Year … Read More
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
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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, …
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 against North Kingstown Saturday afternoon, Oct. 5, at Pierce Memorial …
Gallery: EPHS boys' soccer PORTSMOUTH — The sputtering East Providence High School boys' soccer team dropped its fourth consecutive Division I outing in row when the Townies fell to host Portsmouth, 4-0, on a wind swept …
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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