June 26, 2017

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State House – The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne to create a 19-member joint legislative commission to study the effects of legalizing recreational … more
July 9, August 13 1:00 - 3:30pmJohn Hunt Museum - 65 Hunts Mills Road - 02916“Hikes” : meet Ernie Germani of the EP Conservation Com. at the gazebo -1:30“Talks and Walks” - … more
State House – With full passage in the House today, the General Assembly gave its approval to legislation sponsored by Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne and Rep. Jason Knight to protect Rhode Island youth … more

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Sports

June 4, 2017 On the weekend of June 2nd thru June 4th, the Special Olympics team from East Providence competed in the Special Olympics of Rhode Island’s 2017 State Summer Games, held on the … more
Martin Middle School Girls Track Wins State Championship:The Martin Middle School Girls track team won their first state title in school history scoring 48 points. MMS Boys finished in 13th place … more
Senior Day Win For East Providence is Big: Josh Silveira slammed a single to left field scoring Riley Cronin with the game winning hit over North Kingstown in the bottom of the 9th inning today on … more

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Schools

On June 15th, Agnes B Hennessey School held an end-of-the-year school celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony for their playground. Mayor Jim Briden, Assistant Superintendent Celeste Bowler, School … more
Fatima T. Avila, Principal of Martin Middle School, announces the Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 Fourth Quarter. Honors are as follows: 1st Honors, “Summa Cum Laude” (all A’s) and 2nd Honors … more
Our 54th reunion will be held on Saturday, September 16, at Davenport's Restaurant in East Providence.. Cocktail hour is from 6 - 7, dinner at 7. This will be an "It's Just Dinner" evening. Come and … more

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People

Fatima T. Avila, Principal of Martin Middle School, announces the Honor Roll for the 2016-2017 Fourth Quarter. Honors are as follows: 1st Honors, “Summa Cum Laude” (all A’s) and 2nd Honors … more
Pawtucket: The Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2017 Pawtucket Hall of Fame. This annual signature event is a celebration to recognize those individuals whose … more
Easthampton, MA (Grassroots Newswire) June 21, 2017 - The Williston Northampton School announces that the following student graduated during the school’s 176th Commencement Ceremony on the … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse has recently received two grants to help with the restoration of the interior of the Lighthouse. Nate Chace, Director of Development for the Lighthouse group, … more
Troop 55 of Riverside is an amazing troop with excellent Scouts and growth every year. One of the things that keep us so active and involved is our Leadership Training. NYLT, National Youth … more
A new collection of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse merchandise is now available. Included in the collection are 12-ounce ceramic mugs for $10 and absorbent, cork-backed coasters, which are sold individually … more

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Seniors

The AARP Local Chapter #1302 will be holding its Annual June Installation Luncheon on Thursday, June 22, at 12:00 pm at Davenport's Restaurant, 1925 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Tickets are … more
The AARP Local Chapter #1302 will be holding its Annual June Installation Luncheon on Thursday, June 22, at 12:00 pm at Davenport's Restaurant, 1925 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Tickets are … more
It was a sad day but an exciting one. The end of the 2016-2017 indoor tennis season for Senior Men’s Tennis at Center Court in E. Providence on May 1 drew to a close all too quickly; but, the … more

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Police & Fire

Council Receives Solicitor Dias Report: Faria Motion passes to send questions to Hearing Board: The East Providence City Council voted unanimously at its February 21, 2017 meeting to ask the city … more
The City of East Providence is once again seeking applicants to fill vacant positions within the fire department. The move is seen as one which will delay the eventual hiring and cost the city … more
City to Start Process Over. Waterbury: "No Comment". In a major surprise to many, newly reinstated city Human Resources Director, Kathleen Waterbury has sent all applicants for vacant fire … more

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Churches

The Barrington United Methodist Church (230 Washington Road) has teamed up with St. Pauly Textile Inc., a used clothing collection company that was founded 21 years ago in Rochester NY and is an A+ … more
Riverside Circle # 28 Daughters of Isabella will NOT meet the month of July. The Circle will meet again on August 8, 2017 1:00 PM at the home of Gloria Garvin Lindy Avenue Riverside . Will have a … more
St Mary's Episcopal Church is having is 24th Annual Clam Boil-Steak Fry on Sunday September 17, at the South Seekonk Gun Club on Reed Street in Rehoboth. Clam Boil is $30 and the Steak Fry is $25.00 … more

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