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Historic Odd Fellows Hall in East Providence could finally be ready for redevelopment

EAST PROVIDENCE — The dilapidated Odd Fellows Hall at the heart of what aspires to be East Providence’s Arts center at Watchemocket Square on Warren Avenue may finally be ready for a reprieve …
New EPHS remains over budget, but is expected to meet mark
EAST PROVIDENCE — The proposed design of the new East Providence High School remains over budget, but the principles representing … Read More
Tiverton sailor killed in Sunday boat crash
A Tiverton woman known widely as an accomplished sailor has been identified as the person killed in a Sunday collision between a … Read More
Fifth annual ‘The Looff: East Providence Arts Festival’ approaches in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — The momentous fifth annual edition of “The Looff: East Providence Arts Festival,” sponsored by the East … Read More
Committee approves revised Fiscal Year 19-20 East Providence school budget plan
EAST PROVIDENCE — The School Committee held the third in a series of budget workshops Tuesday night, Aug. 6, where it listened to … Read More
East Providence's Rebello defends CES MMA heavyweight title
LINCOLN — A year removed from his last fight, East Providence's Greg Rebello (25-9) defended his title as the promotion’s … Read More
Riverside Minors Stars win Silva district baseball title
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Little League Minor Baseball Division All-Star team completed an undefeated run to the District … Read More
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Obituaries
Wallace J. Souza, 80, East Providence Wallace J. Souza, 80 , of Somerset, and formerly of Goldsmith Avenue, East Providence, died Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Morton Hospital, Taunton. He was the husband of the late Muriel (McCarron) …
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 …
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Sports
Gallery: East Providence's Peixoto wins CES Boxing debut LINCOLN — East Providence's Elijah Peixoto won the second fight of his fledgling boxing career Friday night, Aug. 9, making his debut with the locally-based CES promotion on its card at Twin River …
East Providence fighter makes promotion debut August 9 LINCOLN — East Providence fighter Elijah Peixoto makes his debut with the promotion Friday night, Aug. 9, at Twin River Casino on the CES Boxing card scheduled for the evening. Peixoto, who …
Post 10’s season ends in Junior Legion baseball quarterfinals EAST PROVIDENCE — Riverside Post 10’s stay in the Rhode Island Junior American Legion Baseball League state tournament ended after the locals went down in a two-game sweep to eventual runner-up …
Opinion
Editorial: Fifty-five years and counting We were remiss, and considering the current state of our politics and our societal ills it was a glaring omission, in not recognizing the 55th anniversary of the signing by President Lyndon B. …
Commentary: Sight of East Providence High School pool still evokes lasting memories Summer nights bring me back to the sound of my father’s flip-flops as we walked from the car toward the high school — tightly rolled towels in our hands. Once inside, the unmistakable …
Letter: Our memories of ‘old’ EPHS will always exist To the editor: I read with great interest Michael Pare’s excellent commentary in the July 18 issue regarding his fond memories evoked by the mere sight of East Providence High School. Reading …
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Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike about The Post or to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc. in East Providence, email mrego@eastbaymediagroup.com.