July 12, 2020

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State House – The sponsors of legislation to protect access to birth control in Rhode Island railed against today’s Supreme Court decision allowing some employers to claim a religious or … more
State House – AARP have awarded their Capitol Caregiver Awards to several members of the Rhode Island General Assembly who were instrumental in passing legislation concerning caregivers during … more
Incumbent elected officials and some newcomers have declared for the upcoming September primary and November 2020 general elections.  Candidates had until June 24th to file intention to run for … more

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Sports

The Covid 19 crisis has put a hold on most sporting activities in East Providence as well as throughout the nation.  This is the time of year when local youth sports, especially little leagues … more
The East Providence Recreation Department will hold the 65th annual Dolly Searle Golf Tournament on Monday, July 27, 2020. The event will take place at the Agawam Hunt Club located at 15 Roger … more
Townies Bob Lyons chosen for RI Track & Field Coaches Hall of FameLongtime head coach of the East Providence Sr. High School boys track & field team, Bob Lyons, has been chosen for induction … more

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Schools

MC's for the night: Mary Nascimento and Heather Resendes, EPLAC Co-ChairsThank you to School Committee members, Admin, and Principals and DIrectorsOpening remarks from Superintendent Kathryn … more
[Pawtucket, RI June 25, 2020] — Saint Raphael Academy congratulates students from the East Providence who have achieved honor roll status for the fourth quarter marking period in academic year … more
[Pawtucket, RI June 2020] — Local seniors attending Saint Raphael Academy received several academic awards this spring. Underclassmen will receive awards at a rescheduled ceremony in the … more

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People

Dymond Bush of East Providence has been named a 2020-2021 American Library Association Spectrum Scholar. She is currently pursuing a Master of Library and Information Science at Simmons University … more
F. Angelo Chiong, son of the proud parents Frank & Mina Chiong of Martin Street in East Providence, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA on May 28, 2020 at Johnson & Wales University with … more
Students Named To Dean’s List at Fitchburg StateFitchburg, Mass.—Fitchburg State University President Richard S. Lapidus has announced the students who qualified for inclusion on the … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

East Providence Girl Scout Troop 519 built a "Little Free Library" at the East Providence Scout House located at 351 Willett Avenue in Riverside. Little Free Libraries are a global phenomenon. There … more
“2nd Sunday” Summer Open Houses - July 12/ August 91:00 - 3:30 pmJohn Hunt Museum - 65 Hunts Mills Road - 02916“ Hikes At Hunt’s”- 1:30 at the GazeboYes, we are … more
The Scouts of Troop55 have been doing their part during the pandemic by staying home and meeting virtually for the last three months. Both the boy and girl troops worked on rank advancement, merit … more

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Seniors

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
Rumford Towers Residents Association with help from Shamrock Home Loan Assoc. set up a Blue mailbox on the Shamrock Property at 75 Newman Avenue, Rumford, where children or anyone can make cards, … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence, together with the East Bay Community Action Program, is seeking participants for its second annual Mayor’s Youth Summer Police & … more
East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence Fire Dept. has raised nearly $2,000 in order to help support Autism awareness. Throughout the month of April the EPFD sold nearly 250 Autism … more
East Providence Police Chief William Nebus has reported that the city lived through its first ever curfew in recent memory with "no incidents." Mayor Bob DaSilva and Chief Nebus announced a citywide … more

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Churches

1. July 26th - We Are Returning To In-Person Worship!!!! @ 9:30 am. For your safety, we will be following CDC and State guidelines. Bring your mask and join us! Please use the rear parking lot … more
Our nation is in a particularly vulnerable place as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic and grieve over the loss of family, friends, and our ability to worship in our sanctuaries, synagogues, and … more
Barrington United Methodist Church230 Washington RdBarrington RI 02806Email Resumes to: bumcchurchoffice@gmail.com Responsibilities:• Use bookkeeping software as well as online spreadsheets … more

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