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BRISTOL — The Mt. Hope High School football team shut out Division I East Providence, 13-0, in a non-league home game on Friday night. Running backs Josh Pompey and Dylan Martins led the … more
A man who poured gasoline on himself and threatened to light himself on fire was saved Sunday evening by police and Warren Fire Chief Al Galinelli, who used kindness and compassion to talk the … more
Benny’s stores, for 93 years a unique family-owned fixture in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Southeastern Massachusetts retailing, will cease operations at all locations, effective at the close … more
Once again, about a month ago, a cyclist came to grief on a short stretch of the East Bay Bike Path just north of Bristol’s Beach Road. Linda Brunini-Formica didn’t see it happen but arrived … more
The sale is over, and the countdown begins. Benny's announced Friday morning that a sale that had every item in the store 40 percent off has now ended, and soon stores will be closing. The store … more
Rhode Island’s schools are old and outdated, cramped and inadequate — and it will cost billions to bring them into the 21st century. That was the word Wednesday from Gov. Gina … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — On Saturday, Aug. 26, Ward 3 Councilman Joe Botelho issued the following press release on the matter of the “secret recordings” made of Council President and Mayor Jim Briden, … more
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EAST PROVIDENCE — A second City Councilor has issued a press release related to the matter of the alleged surreptitious recordings made of Council President/Major Jim Briden, Ward 4 representative … more
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Gas prices in Rhode Island rose by 2 cents this week, averaging $2.28 a gallon across the state, according to AAA Northeast. The $2.28 price is 4 cents below the national average of $2.32 for … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Though the first two years were nothing to sneeze at, the third edition of “the looff: East Providence Arts Festival” sponsored by the East Providence Arts Council to be held … more
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