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East Providence escapes Chariho's upset bid in D-II baseball playoff opener

Gavin Palombo's extra-inning base hit helped the East Providence High School baseball team avoid a massive upset by Chariho in the preliminary round of the 2024 Division II championship playoffs. …
Townies cruise past Crusaders in Division II boys' tennis quarters
The third-seeded East Providence High School boys' tennis team breezed by visiting and sixth-seeded Prout in the quarterfinal round of … Read More
Bengals get the better of East Providence again in D-III girls' lacrosse playoffs
For the second time in as many years in the postseason, cross-city rival St. Mary Academy-Bay View handed East Providence High School … Read More
Infrastructure Bank finances latest Narragansett Bay Commission project
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank announced on Monday, May 20, it had issued a $41,630,000 Clean Water State Revolving … Read More
East Providence Council meeting ends abruptly due to connectivity issue
The Tuesday, May 21, East Providence City Council meeting ended abruptly just under an hour into the session because of a technical … Read More
EPHS boys' tennis seniors hopefully leave a lasting legacy
Three matches is all that potentially remains in the noteworthy careers of the seniors on the East Providence High School boys' tennis … Read More
Gallery: East Providence Career and Tech Fashion Show 2024
Students in the East Providence High School Career and Tech Center's Fashion Design program held their annual show on Wednesday night, … Read More
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Crescent Park Carousel Summerfest 2023

Carnival at the Carousel

EAST PROVIDENCE — Riverside quite literally takes center stage on the city's community calendar in the coming days and weeks, beginning this weekend with the inaugural Crescent Park Carousel …

Fourth at Pierce 'fires' on July 3

The annual East Providence Independence Day Celebration, conducted by the Recreation Department, takes place Monday July 3, at Pierce Memorial Stadium on Mercer Street. Gates open at 6 p.m. A …

Endangered species: Saltmarshes — and what to do about it

The Barrington Land Conservation Trust kicks off its 2023 Land Trust Learning Series on Monday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m. with a presentation on saltmarsh degradation by Mark Bertness at the Barrington …
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Obituaries
Joel Kane Joel S. Kane, age 86, of Tiverton, passed away Friday, May 24, 2024 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Mary Elizabeth (Giordano) Kane. Born in Fall River, he was a so
Manuel Braga Manuel Braga, 87, of Pearse Avenue, passed away on May 21, 2024, at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of the late Maria Eduarda (Sousa) Braga. Born in Villa Franca do Campo, São Miguel, Azor
Ann Leary Ann Marie Leary, of Tiverton, RI, passed away at home on Friday, May 17th, 2024. She was the loving mother of Jessica (Daniel) Jackson of Middleboro, MA, and Dr. Joshua Morimoto of Cambridge, MA, and
Sports
Townies begin defense of Division II baseball crown against Chariho The East Providence High School baseball team begins its pursuit of a second consecutive Division II championship in city Friday night, May 24, when the Townies host Chariho. First pitch is 5 …
East Providence, Bay View face off in a Division III girls' lacrosse playoff rematch Crosstown competitors East Providence High School and St. Mary Academy-Bay View meet for the second time in as many years in the Division III postseason, this time in the quarterfinal round of the …
Townies come up short on pitch for state golf tourney berth It's best regular season record in decades as well as setting a new program scoring mark for stroke play scoring still weren't enough for the East Providence High School golf team to earn a berth …
MetLinks will tee off soon in East Providence following full Commission vote "MetLinks," the reimagined nine-hole layout on the site of the former Metacomet Country Club, will soon tee off for real after the full East Providence Waterfront Commission, at its May 16 meeting, …
Opinion
Letter: Help Rhode Islanders afford the medication they need

Fighting cancer is indeed a battle, and we can’t win it alone. Our lawmakers can help by passing legislation that removes the financial barriers many face to get care and treatment.

Letter: Managing to save Atlantic herring is a tall order

Thanks very much for your column on the status of Atlantic herring in the March 28, 2024, East Providence Post. As you probably know, the U.S. Supreme Court has taken up the Atlantic herring …

Letter: Concerns about the Mt. Hope Bridge

The failure of the Washington Street Bridge has been extensively reported. It seems there may also be reasons to raise questions about the Mt. Hope Bridge.

Letter: Dredging the Sakonnet River is a mistake

Dredging in the Sakonnet should be prevented and the attendant difficulties in bringing ashore the power cables returned to Massachusetts where they belong.

Letter: History’s lesson: Our strength lies in diversity

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI): These ideas are anathema to white Christian nationalists who fear losing their “rightful place” and their power and authority in America. DEI …

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