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Heat is on the menu as Quahog Fest comes to Warren this weekend

Get ready for a hot one. The 37th annual Warren Quahog, Seafood and Arts Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at Burr’s Hill Park, Water Street. It's predicted to be the hottest …
Heat is on the menu as Quahog Fest comes to Warren this weekend
Get ready for a hot one. The 37th annual Warren Quahog, Seafood and Arts Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at … Read More
Friends of Townie Athletics celebrates completion of silver anniversary season
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Friends of Townie Athletics, the non-profit organization conceived to augment administrative support of sports … Read More
Concert promoters purchase idle East Providence waterfront property
EAST PROVIDENCE — The promoters of the Bold Point Park concert series in city have purchased the nearby parcel of land known as … Read More
Gallery: East Providence Heritage Days Fest
EAST PROVIDENCE — The 2019 East Providence Heritage Days Fest took place last weekend, July 12-14, at Pierce Memorial Field. East … Read More
Demolition of former Pawtucket Avenue Benny’s Store is complete
EAST PROVIDENCE — Demolition work at the site of the old Benny’s Store on Pawtucket Avenue is complete, setting the stage for the … Read More
Elmwood Senior All-Stars claim state title over Rumford
PAWTUCKET — The Elmwood Little League Senior All-Stars claimed their second straight state title on Thursday night, July 11, with … Read More
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Obituaries
Nathaniel Gonsalves, 82, Riverside Nathaniel “Nat” Gonsalves, 82, of Orlando, Florida, formerly of Circuit Drive, Riverside, passed away on May 8, 2019 in Orlando. Born in Onset, Mass., to Nathaniel and Margaret Gonsalves, he …
George H. Landry Jr., 91, Riverside George H. Landry Jr. 91 of East Providence, died Monday June 10, 2019 at home. He was the husband of Gail (Emerson) Landry, for over 52 years.George was born in Gloucester, Mass., a son of the late …
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Sports
Gallery: Warren, Rumford Silva Tourney All-Stars EAST PROVIDENCE — Warren traveled to Rumford Little League's Rock Complex Wednesday night, July 17, for a losers bracket contest in the District 2 Ron Silva Minor Baseball Division All-Star …
Friends of Townie Athletics celebrates completion of silver anniversary season EAST PROVIDENCE — The Friends of Townie Athletics, the non-profit organization conceived to augment administrative support of sports throughout the East Providence School District, recently …
Elmwood Senior All-Stars claim state title over Rumford PAWTUCKET — The Elmwood Little League Senior All-Stars claimed their second straight state title on Thursday night, July 11, with their 7-0 win over the Rumford Senior All-Stars in the championship …
Opinion
Editorial: Cut our sports?! Over in Warwick the school committee played the sports card recently and, no surprise, it worked to perfection. As Tiverton, Portsmouth, most districts that have used it know, this most potent and …
Editorial: Striped bass penalties aren’t tough enough Fishermen who do not respect the ocean, nor the fish they catch from it, should pay greater punishments than those handed out by a district court judge last week. Michael Saviano of Warren was …
Letter: Jim Taricani — His pursuit of truth made us all proud To the editor: Last week I went to a funeral. My friend and one-time colleague Jim Taricani died 23 years after receiving a heart transplant. With infinite gratitude, Jim squeezed every ounce of …
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