May 20, 2022

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State House – The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairwoman Cynthia A. Coyne to authorize the secretary of state and the Board of Elections to conduct … more
State House – The Senate today passed legislation (2022-S 2203A) sponsored by Sen. Valarie J. Lawson (D-Dist. 14, East Providence) which would require insurance coverage for the treatment of … more
State House – Rep. Gregg Amore’s legislation (2022-H 7810) which extends the “look back” period on repeat alcohol and drug-related vehicular offenses was passed by the House … more

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Sports

In no particular order of importance, The EP Reporter presents an East Providence school sports update: EPHS GIRLS LAX UNDEFEATED: The Townies haven’t been known for lacrosse through the … more
The Riverside Middle School baseball team continued their undefeated march toward a Rhode Island Middle School championship with an 11-0 mercy-rule drubbing of Birchwood MS in North Providence on … more
The Seekonk Junior Golf League is a non profit tax exempt volunteer league that provides an opportunity for kids ages 9 through high school to be introduced to the game of golf. All towns (Seekonk, Rehoboth, East Providence, etc.) are welcome to … more

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Schools

Hennessey Elementary kicked off their Move in May with Jump Rope for Heart. “Move in May” is an annual school wide initiative to increase the amount of physical activity we get each day. … more
Hennessey students and staff came together to celebrate the HARD WORK, PERSEVERANCE and EFFORT that our students in Grade 3-5 exhibited during the administration of our ELA RICAS state testing in … more
The following Seekonk residents have achieved Honor Roll status at St. Luke’s School in Barrington for the recently completed trimester. Grade 6: Second Honors: Samuel Cyanna Devaney. Grade 8: … more

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People

East Providence, RI – As hundreds of business and community leaders watched, an East Providence woman has been honored for her work with one of the Rhode Island Foundation’s most … more
Worcester, MA )-- WPI awarded nearly 1,200 bachelor's degrees at the undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 14.The following local students were awarded bachelor's degrees at WPI's Commencement … more
The East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the following 2022 Scholarship recipients:01-Britney Carlson from East Providence Career & Technical Center02-Lily … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

The East Bay Retired Teachers Association will be holding their Spring luncheon at the Old Grist Mill, Fall River Ave. Seekonk, Ma. on June 16, 2022.The meeting will convene at 11:30 with the … more
The East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the following 2022 Scholarship recipients:01-Britney Carlson from East Providence Career & Technical Center02-Lily … more
Warwick, RI (May 4, 2022)—Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England (GSSNE) donated over 4,500 Girl Scout Cookie packages to health care workers, first responders, military personnel, and local … 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
Dear East Providence voters. East Providence has one of the higher numbers of senior citizens as homeowners in Rhode Island. As the City Councilman-at-Large, I will explore an ordinance which … more
CareLink, a nonprofit healthcare network of post-acute and community-based providers serving older adults, was awarded a one-year grant extension from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America hosted its annual Narragansett Council Dinner on April 7th. The council honored East Providence Police’s Lieutenant … more
East Providence, RI –With opioid overdose deaths increasing, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announces its 21st Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 30th, 2022. The DEA will … more
East Providence Police Chief, Colonel Christopher Francesconi, released a statement today, March 14, 2022, regarding the arrest of three men suspected of stealing catalytic converters in East … more

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Churches

As part of Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ’s ongoing commitment to education and dialogue on structural racism and white supremacy, we invite the wider community to … more
Ready to cook up some fun this summer? Newman Congregational Church Invites children entering grades K-6 in the fall to a Food Truck Party - where we will be On a Roll with God at Vacation Bible … more
Zion Gospel Church of 70 Leonard Ave, East Providence RI will be hosting their annual "Rock The Block" on Saturday August 20, 2022 from Noon - 4pm. FREE EVENT. Pig Roast, Mechanical Bull, Bouncy … more

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