November 27, 2021

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“2nd Sunday” Fall Open Houses: Dec 121pm - 3:30 pm1 Day Only! Ruth Major ExhibitHikes at Hunts : 1:30 at the GazeboChildrens’ Crafts at the Education Center : 1 - 3PMJohn Hunt … more
City seeks RFPs for the sale and construction of single-family homes at former Platt-Watters School complex East Providence, RI – The city of East Providence is seeking fee proposals from … more
Saturday, Nov. 6th was a beautiful day for the 60th anniversary double re-dedication ceremony of the EP Veterans Memorial Expressway (EPVME, I- 195) at Pierce Memorial Stadium. The Riverside Scouts, … more

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Sports

East Providence Junior townies 9U team, had a record of 5 wins 1 lose, during the regular season, from there they went on to win playoffs, and went on to defeat Woonsocket in the Super bowl. Our team … more
Townies Girls Soccer Rolls on Townie Night - Townie Pride Parade of SchoolsIn a night of visible Townie Pride and community togetherness, one East Providence High School soccer player was riding an … more
After a nice post season run came to an end in the District 2 semi-finals of the mid summer RI State All Star Tournament, The Rumford Majors All Stars took to the field for one last weekend of great … more

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Schools

[Pawtucket, RI November 18, 2021] — Saint Raphael Academy congratulates students from the East Providence who have achieved honor roll status for the first quarter marking period in academic … more
Hennessey Heroes are wrapping up 2021 by showing our dedication and commitment to being Feinstein Junior Scholars and continuing to make the world a better place by helping others. We would like to … more

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People

[Pawtucket, RI November 18, 2021] — Saint Raphael Academy congratulates students from the East Providence who have achieved honor roll status for the first quarter marking period in academic … more
Easton, MA -- To qualify for the Dean's List, students must have a semester grade point average of 3.50 or better and must have completed successfully all courses for which they were … more
Worcester, MA -- John Larsen of Rumford, majoring in History and Asian Studies, has been inducted into the Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society at College of the Holy Cross, the Jesuit honor society founded … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

“2nd Sunday” Fall Open Houses: Dec 121pm - 3:30 pm1 Day Only! Ruth Major ExhibitHikes at Hunts : 1:30 at the GazeboChildrens’ Crafts at the Education Center : 1 - 3PMJohn Hunt … more
Bradley Hospital in East Providence recently renovated its library and is in dire need of new and/or gently used books for its patient’s kindergarten age through teenagers. They also need puzzles … more
East Providence (Cadette) Girl Scout Troop 447 had a very busy start to their new scouting year. They began the year by earning their Night Owl Badge. The requirements to earn the badge included … more

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Seniors

The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is part of AmeriCorps Senior, a national network of service programs that provides older Americans the opportunity to apply their life experience to … more
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
East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is looking for volunteers, ages 55 and older, to join its Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). RSVP is part of AmeriCorps Seniors, a national network … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – The East Providence Police Dept. promoted three new members of its force to its command staff. Deputy Chief Barry Ramer, Capt. Mark Cadoret and Lt. Todd Poland were sworn … more
East Providence, RI – The East Providence Fire Dept. has rolled out its first new ladder truck in 20 years. The ladder truck, with a price tag of just over $1 million, will be assigned to … more
The East Providence Fire Dept. has rolled out its first new ladder truck in 20 years. The ladder truck, with a price tag of just over $1 million, will be assigned to Station 2, located on Bullocks … more

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Churches

Christmas Concert – Sunday, December 5th @ 3:00pm. “Christmas Pops & Carols” featuring a special String Chamber Orchestra, “Healing through Harmony” from Brown … more
Newman Congregational Church, UCC in Rumford continues in its relationship with St. Pauly Textile Inc., a used clothing collection company that was founded 20 years ago in Rochester NY and is an A+ … more
For those who have experienced loss, the holidays can be a particularly painful time, stirring up grief in acute ways. As a result, churches around the world have adopted the practice of having a … more

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