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Gallery: EPHS girls' soccer vs. Moses Brown

EAST PROVIDENCE — Two of the teams atop the Division II girls' soccer table, host East Providence High School and Moses Brown, met Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, at Pierce Stadium, the home Townies …
Mayor makes initial Fiscal Year 19-20 East Providence budget presentation to council
EAST PROVIDENCE — Bob DaSilva made his initial budget presentation since becoming East Providence’s first mayor at the November … Read More
EPHS girls' soccer stays unbeaten with another one-sided win
REHOBOTH — The East Providence High School girls’ soccer team followed up an eight-goal effort in a win over Johnston to close the … Read More
Gallery: East Providence routs rival Johnston in girls' soccer
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ soccer team thumped newfound rival Johnston, 8-1, in a Division II … Read More
Gallery: Annual McGregor Memorial Golf Tournament
REHOBOTH — The 18th Annual Major Alister McGregor Memorial Golf Tournament took place Monday, Sept. 9, at Crestwood Country Club. … Read More
East Providence schools seek significant state funding being held by city side
EAST PROVIDENCE — Among the more notable items discussed at the September 10 School Committee meeting held at City Hall included the … Read More
Gallery: East Providence, Barrington boys' soccer
BARRINGTON — The East Providence High School and host Barrington boys' soccer teams played to a 1-1 draw in a Division I contest … Read More
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Obituaries
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, …
Mary Anne LeBlanc, 81, Rumford Mary Anne (O'Melia) LeBlanc, 81, passed away at home on September 2, 2019 surrounded by her family. Born June 10, 1938 in Holyoke, Mass, daughter of John and Edna (Pothier) O’Melia, she grew up in …
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Sports
EPHS boys' soccer continues early season unbeaten run EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ soccer squad remained unbeaten through five Division I regular season games after the Townies played visiting Tolman to a 1-1 draw at …
EPHS harriers hope some can qualify for state championship meet EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School cross country teams opened up their 2019 Eastern Division dual meet schedules last week at the Tiverton High 3.1-mile course, the girls winning …
East Providence edges Mt. Hope in non-league football opener EAST PROVIDENCE — Juan Diaz scored three of the five East Providence High School football touchdowns, including two 20-plus yard rumbles in the third quarter to put the locals ahead for good as the …
Opinion
Letter: We need a sensible discussion about gun control in America In the past several weeks there were three letters in the Phoenix dealing with gun violence. This is a serious problem that requires dispassionate discussion, a discussion based on fact not emotion. …
Editorial: New EPHS will be funded There’s an unfortunate reality about the entirety of the journalism business, but a specific downside for us here in the print discipline. Research has shown a significant amount of “readers,” …
Letter: Government creates false market on alternative energy Editor’s note: This letter is in response to a Sept. 5, 2019 editorial, “No laughing matter,” regarding alternative energy. To the editor: If wind and solar are our …
Legal Notices
East Providence Legal Notices – Sept. 19, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 19 edition of the East Providence Post.
East Providence Legal Notices – Sept. 12, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Sept. 12 edition of the East Providence Post.
East Providence Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providence Post on July 11, 2019.

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