April 17, 2021

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East Providence, RI – On Friday April 16, 2021 shortly after 3 a.m., a person was observed via video surveillance vandalizing the front of the East Providence Police Department headquarters, … more
Prior to 63 years ago, the rectangle formed by today's Purchase St., School St., Oakley St., Broadway, and Freeborn Ave. was filled with houses, two schools, and an outcrop of stone. Today, from this … more
East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence is challenging residents to work together to make East Providence a litter-free community. “While East Providence is so fortunate to … more

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Sports

The East Providence City Council at its June 18, 2019 meeting, voted unanimously to name the girls little league field at Pierce Stadium after a long-time league volunteer, Robert F. Amaral. The … more
The crack of the baseball bat, sounds of kids’ cheers, and tempting smells of ballpark fare are here as the Rumford Little League season swings into action at Kimberly Ann Rock Field this … more
EPHS Girls & Boys Swimming Excel – Boys Take D3 ChampionshipThe Townie girls and boys swim teams had a great season, even for a school without a pool as once was the case.  Both squads … more

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Schools

[Pawtucket, RI April 16, 2021] — Saint Raphael Academy congratulates students from the East Providence who have achieved honor roll status for the third quarter marking period in academic year … more
Hennessey celebrated their annual reading week with a variety of fun and engaging activities. The theme this year was “Read Around the World” and students and staff participated in … more
Fifth graders in Mrs. Almada’s ELA class at Whiteknact Elementary School advocated for the installation of Little Free Library for their school community. The idea all started with fifth grade … more

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People

State House – Rep. Gregg Amore (D-Dist. 65, East Providence) has been honored by the Rhode Island School Superintendents’ Association (RISSA) with the 2021 Paul Crowley Award. … more
Sixty years ago, today's Interstate 195 in East Providence was named the East Providence Veterans' Memorial Expressway (EPVME). Fourteen bridges or spans across the freeway were named in memory of 28 … more
The Warwick FireFighters, coached by Nicole Guyon, clinched the title of “Boys U8-U9 Premier Champions,” after winning the championship game and going undefeated all season. The season … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

The year 2021 will be a most exciting time for Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, as it marks its 150th anniversary. Events are being planned throughout the year for members and the community to celebrate this … more
To commemorate the 150th Jubilee of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse in Riverside, RI, Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse are sponsoring a benefit run on Saturday, April 24, 2021. The event is one of many … more
In March Troop55Riverside put on a Scout Skills day for the Cub Scouts of Pack 5 at St Martha’s Church. It was the first day of spring and the kids enjoyed being outdoors and helping the Cubs … more

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Seniors

East Providence, R.I. (December 10, 2020): Linn Health & Rehabilitation, a nonprofit skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care community in East Providence, is one of eight nursing … more
More than 60 million people ages 65 and older and younger adults with long-term disabilities are covered by Medicare. Due to their older age and higher likelihood of having serious medical conditions … more
Since 1993, the Friends of Townie Athletics Organization (FOTA), has been providing student-athletes of East Providence High School with scholarships, annual banquets, trophies and awards, … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – On Friday April 16, 2021 shortly after 3 a.m., a person was observed via video surveillance vandalizing the front of the East Providence Police Department headquarters, … more
East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence Fire Department recognized 18 members of the fire service with various awards including the Silver Lifesaving award and promoted 16 members … more
East Providence, RI – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announces its 20th Take Back Day is scheduled for April 24th, 2021. … more

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Churches

Area children and their families are invited to bring their energy and curiosity to a Racial Equity Story Time via Zoom.During the first Saturday of each month we will read a collection of books on … more
Centenary United Methodist Church is cooking up another take-out dinner on Saturday, April 17. All meals will be ready to go by 5:30pm. This month we are featuring; Chicken or Eggplant Parmesan with pasta, tossed salad, dinner roll and a … more
1. Easter Celebration - Come celebrate the RISEN CHRIST!! with us on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 9:30am!2. Spring Family Concert - May 1, 2021 at 3:00pm at the church. Along with a professional organist … more

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