July 19, 2019

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State House — An school accountability measure introduced by Rep. Gregg Amore (D-Dist. 65, East Providence) and Sen. Ryan W. Pearson (D-Dist. 19, Cumberland, Lincoln), and passed by the General … more
State House – Sen. Walter S. Felag’s (D-Dist. 10, Warren, Bristol, Tiverton) legislation (2019-S 0620) that would increase the amount of beer sold directly to customers by breweries has … more
In a press release from Live Nation New England and the City of East Providence and the East Providence Waterfront Commission, it was announced that Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading … more

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Sports

Riverside and Rumford 9-10 all-stars are advancing toward a championship final in the 2019 Ron Silva Little League Tourney. Both teams are alive and could face off in the championship game but are … more
The Riverside Minor All-Star team defeated Pineview Little League of Pawtucket by a 13-3 score on Friday night. Riverside combined shut down pitching with an offensive attack in a game which was … more
Girls Little League Pioneer, Robert F. Amaral, HonoredThe East Providence City Council at its June 18, 2019 meeting, voted unanimously to name the girls little league field at Pierce Stadium after a … more

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Schools

The following East Providence residents have achieved Honor Roll status at St. Luke’s School in Barrington for the recently completed trimester. Grade 6 Honors with Distinction: Tyler Rose, … more
The 25th annual community-wide phone-a-thon sponsored by Scholarship Foundation of East Providence set milestones for the local volunteer group. The recent phone-a-thon topped their $100,000 goal. … more

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People

In a press release from Live Nation New England and the City of East Providence and the East Providence Waterfront Commission, it was announced that Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading … more
Nashville, TN - Grace Abrams of Rumford has been named to Trevecca Nazarene University's Dean's List for the Spring 2019 semester, released on July 12.Abrams is a graduate of East Providence Senior … more
Burlington, VT - Aidan Murphy of Rumford, RI, has been named to the Champlain College Dean's List for the Spring 2019 semester. Students on the Dean's List have achieved a grade point average of … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Rotary Club of East Providence, RI/Seekonk, MA had its Installation Ceremony and Club Awards at Davenport’s on Monday June 24, 2019. more
On June 6, 2019 the Adult Leaders of Troop 55 Riverside attended the 2019 Southeast Area Service Awards Dinner for the Narragansett Council of the BSA. This active Troop was very honored to be named … more
July 6, 2019 - The Cape Verdean Museum will host a Tardi Kultural, an afternoon of culture in celebration of our Independence at the Cape Verdean Progressive Center (CV Club) located at 329 Grosvenor … more

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Seniors

The East Bay Foster Grandparent Program is actively recruiting community members 55 years of age or older to serve as volunteer Foster Grandparents in their communities. The heart of the program is … more
In an announcement from the Mayor's office on July 9th, the city announced that Robert “Bob” Rock, director of the East Providence Senior Center, will retire. Rock will remain director until a … more
Would you like to stay in your own home as your grow older? Do you wish there were more services to help you do that? -- for instance rides, help with home maintenance and errands? Do you wish you … more

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Police & Fire

Lt. Salisbury and other firefighters with the EPFD work with participants of the first annual Mayor Bob DaSilva Youth Summer & Fire Academy. Participants spent the day with East Providence Fire … more
In a late Thursday afternoon press release, the City of East Providence reported that the East Providence Police Department, in conjunction with the Pawtucket Police Department, report the arrest of … more
In a press release issued from the office of the Mayor on May 28th, 2019, the East Providence Police have made a statement about a social media video that has circulated regarding a local arrest. … more

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Churches

Shine like a star with the Jesus in you, because “You are the light of the world.” (Matthew 5:14a).Area children entering grades K-6 in the fall are invited to bring their energy and … more
East Providence, RI (July 3, 2019): Church of the Epiphany, an Episcopal denomination church, located at 1336 Pawtucket Avenue in the Rumford section of East Providence, R.I., is the new home of JDP … more
Haven United Methodist Church, 200 Taunton Ave., E. Providence, RI. Call 401-438-4911 or email havenumchurch@yahoo.com for more information. Office hours Monday thru Thursday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. … more

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