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EAST PROVIDENCE — In a meeting that had more acrimony than accomplishment, the City Council, Wednesday night, Nov. 7, did approve one significant piece of legislation by giving the first of two … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Advisors representing the interests of Chevron Corporation were once again present at a meeting of the council, speaking to the body about a proposed modification to an existing … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A consultant for Chevron, owners of a large swathe of land on the city’s waterfront parallel to Veterans Memorial Parkway, approached the City Council at its October 16 meeting … more
In its years as the main Prudence Island ferry, the Herbert C. Bonner has carried countless passengers back and forth to Prudence Island. But few sails were as memorable as its two and a half-hour … more
Eric Hall was once president and CEO of thriving Bristol-based spar and rigging maker Hall Spars, the firm he founded that supplied masts around the globe for maxi-racers, cruisers, Cup … more
A magnificent collection of sailing yachts gathered at the Herreshoff Marine Museum last week (Thursday through Saturday) for racing and reunions at the 2017 Panerai Herreshoff Classic Yacht … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents on both sides of the Seekonk River heard about proposed concepts for the reconstruction of the Henderson Bridge, which connects the cities of East Providence and … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Saying they feared residential developments on the waterfront could become “exclusive” properties, administrators urged the city council at its September 19 to express … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — As a coastal community in Rhode Island, East Providence should support and help initiate moves to address the potential impacts of climate change. It can be presumed from a recent vote … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Waterfront Commission and the city’s Planning Board each recently gave tentative approval to the proposed redevelopment of a dormant structure, which previously … more
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