May 28, 2024

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Town News

It is fitting that Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse chose Memorial Day to debut their new boat. The U.S. Coast Guard served as keepers of the Riverside light station from 1956 until it was … more
East Providence, RI – The East Providence Recreation Department announces the 2024 Summer Concert line-up. Shows are weather permitting and take place at Crescent Park located at 701 Bullocks … more
State House – Warwick resident Pearl Holloway was excited to buy her grandchildren Harlem Globetrotter tickets whose lowest ticket price at an online site was $23. After promising to take them, … more

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Sports

RMS has outscored opponents 67-8 so far After an exciting Mayor's Cup baseball game on Monday which was also a league contest, both middle school teams play today, Tuesday April 30th. Martin … more
Baseball fans were treated to an old-fashioned pitching duel in a must win playoff game which was tied at 0 at the end of 7 innings. Tim Robitaille pitched a strong 7.2 shutout innings, striking out … more
Westerly Middle School had no answers for the dazzling performance by Riverside Middle School’s top pitcher, JJ Renaud in first round baseball playoff action on Wednesday, May 22nd. Before a home … more

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Schools

The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society ( RAS ) is accepting applications for the 2024-2025 second semester scholarship. Applicants must be planning to major in a field related to museum or library studies. … more
East Providence Prevention Coalition celebrated Red Ribbon Week in October at Silver Spring Elementary and was happily reminded in May of autumn promises made with beautiful springtime tulip blooms. … more
Wednesday, August 7, 2024, is the date set for the 60th Reunion for the East Providence High School Class of 1964 at Benjamin's Restaurant, 213 Taunton Avenue in Seekonk, Massachusetts. Reunion … more

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People

Newton, MA -- Andrew Soares, a Lasell University student from East Providence (02914), was named to the Dean's List for their academic performance in the Spring 2024 semester. To be named to the … more
Easton, MA -- 625 students processed at Stonehill College's 73rd Commencement on Sunday, May 19, 2024. Madison Cabral of East Providence (02914) Mia Jackson of Rumford (02916) Reilly Johnston of East … more
Manchester, NH - It is with great pleasure that Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) congratulates the following students on being named to the Winter 2024 President's List. The winter terms run … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse was recently selected as a recipient of a 2024 general operating support grant from Rhode Island Humanities. The grant is part of the THRIVE grant program, … more
Hi-Lo Jack tournament will be held Sunday, June 23rd at 6 pm sharp. The sign-up sheet is in the lodge. Come enjoy a friendly game of cards for a chance to win cash! Mark your calendar for the July … more
On May 18th folks joined community group EP Urban Forest and renowned arborist Matthew “Twig” Largess for a “Notable Tree Walk” through the woods at Hunt’s Mills. Guided … more

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Seniors

Robert Rock Senior Center (East Providence Senior Center) 610 Waterman Avenue, East Providence 401-435-7800 or 401-270-1788 Monday, May 20th, 2024 - 11 am to 4 pm. Peck Center (Barrington Senior … more
Join us for Bingo at Harborview Manor, 3663 Pawtucket Avenue Riverside, RI, every Wednesday night at 5:30. You will get free admission for every ten players and always free bingo paper. Call 401 … more
The East Bay Foster Grandparent Program is actively recruiting community members 55 years of age or older to serve as Foster Grandparent volunteers in local elementary schools, Head Starts and … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – On Monday, East Providence Police responded to Cricket Wireless located at 328 Warren Avenue for a report of a possible robbery. Investigating officers obtained the … more
The East Providence Police Department held a ceremony at East Providence High School on April 23, 2024, swearing in the newest officers, and issuing promotions, and commendations to officers and … more
East Providence Police Department will be hosting Casting with a Cop, an event that allows officers to interact with the community positively at one of the city's best fishing spots, where there are … more

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Churches

We hope you will join us each Sunday at Seekonk Congregational Church UCC at our weekly services with Communion in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA. All services begin at 9:30 and … more
Find out why so many people are regulars at Centenary’s Lobster Luncheon! Order a Lobster Tortilla Wrap or the Traditional Famous Lobster Roll. Both are filled with chunky lobster meat on a thin … more
We hope you will join us each Sunday at Seekonk Congregational Church UCC at our weekly services with Communion in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA. All are welcome. Church school … more

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