May 29, 2017

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Barrington, RI – On Saturday, May 13, letter carriers partnered with the outreach organization TAPIN-RI (Touch A Person In Need) to collect over two tons of non-perishable food items for East … more
The East Providence Recreation Department in partnership with the city’s Office of Affirmative Action and Trinity Tabernacle Church, is sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program, (SFSP), at … more
The East Providence Department of Recreation will sponsor the 62nd Annual Dolly Searle Memorial Golf Tournament on Monday July 17th, 2017, at the Agawam Hunt Club located at 15 Roger Williams Ave. in … more

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Sports

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
First Title In School History for GirlsThe Martin Middle School Girls track team won their first state title in school history scoring 48 points. MMS Boys finished in 13th place scoring 13 points. … more
EP Defeats Top Ranked SK Late Last Week:East Providence High has been battling to make the post-season playoffs this season and made a statement with a 2-0 upset win over 12 win South Kingstown. The … more

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Schools

Aileen Charron and Colby Nelson, grade 8 students at Riverside Middle School were recently honored as Middle Level Scholar Leaders at a banquet held on May 23, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, … more
East Providence High School’s graduating class of 1997 will be hosting its 20th year reunion on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 11:30 PM at the Wicked Good Bar and Grill within Twin River … more
East Providence, RI – On Friday, June 16th, 2017, Hennessey Scholar Camp will be holding their First Annual Spring Fair. All proceeds will benefit the Hennessey Scholar Camp, a before and after … more

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People

Willimantic, CT- Eastern Connecticut State University's annual graduation ceremony was held at the XL Center in Hartford on May 16, with more than 12,000 family members and friends cheering on their … more
Anthony Miller, son of Kevin and Janet Miller of Rumford, recently received the “Match Of the Year” Wrestling Award at the LaSalle Academy Wrestling Banquet. Anthony is a sophomore at LaSalle … more
Poughkeepsie, NY - Kaela Sullivan of Riverside, RI received a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising from Marist College the weekend of May 19.Marist College is located in the historic … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

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
East Providence Daisy Troop 417 visited the RI Resource Recovery Center in Johnston, RI. They toured the facility and learned where the trash, recyclables, and leaf and yard debris goes after it is … more
The East Bay Retired Teachers Association will be holding their spring luncheon on June 15, 2017 at the Wharf tavern in Warren. The meeting will convene at 11:00 a.m. with the scholarship raffle to … 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

Sacred Heart Church118 Taunton AvenueEast Providence, RI 02914434-0326 Sacred Heart Parish in East Providence will hold their patronal feast on June 9, 10, and 11.Schedule of events:Friday: Food and … more
The First United Methodist Church of Warren/Bristol (25 Church Street in Warren, RI) will be hosting a church-wide yard sale on Saturday, June 3rd from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. Items include jewelry, toys, … more
July 31 through August 4, Newman, UCC located at 100 Newman Ave Rumford, Rhode Island will host “ReNew” an environmentally themed Vacation Bible School (VBS) week! Your children will … more

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