October 19, 2021

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East Providence City Council President Robert Britto has announced his candidacy for the Rhode Island State Senate-District 18 seat. The seat is currently held by first term Senator Cynthia Mendes. … more
State Representative Gregg Amore (Democrat - District 65, East Providence) has launched a candidacy last month to become Rhode Island’s next Secretary of State.  Amore’s announcement … more
City’s Administration calls on Council to release findings of an investigationEast Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva is asking the City Council to release to the public the full report and findings … more

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Sports

Saint Margaret School Boy’s Cross Country Team won the Northern Division of the Catholic Athletic League. Races were run at Slater Park. more
Newton, MA -- Five different Lasell University Lasers scored in their victory over the Elms College Blazers, 5-0, Saturday at Taylor Field. The win improves the Lasers to 7-3 overall and 7-1 in … more
Veteran Townie Coach Inducted into RI Track Hall of FameEast Providence High School Boys Cross Country and Indoor and Outdoor Head Track Coach Bob Lyons was recently inducted into the Rhode Island … more

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Schools

Saint Margaret School Boy’s Cross Country Team won the Northern Division of the Catholic Athletic League. Races were run at Slater Park. more
Sacred Heart School will have a Christmas BINGO on Saturday, December 4, in the Sacred Heart Church Hall, 118 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, RI. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m., and games will … more
Hello Families, The East Providence Local Advisory Committee For Special Education (EPLAC) welcomes all to the first meeting of the school year on Wednesday September 29th at 6:30pm at the Martin … more

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People

Newton, MA -- Five different Lasell University Lasers scored in their victory over the Elms College Blazers, 5-0, Saturday at Taylor Field. The win improves the Lasers to 7-3 overall and 7-1 in … more
Maura Healey, Attorney General for Massachusetts announced on Friday, October 8 that Amanda Hainsworth, an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division has been promoted to Managing … more
[Providence] The historic Providence Art Club is excited to host the 117th Annual Little Pictures Show & Sale from November 7 – December 23, 2021. The exhibition, which is the oldest and … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

On September 25, 2021, Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England will be celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of Camp Hoffman with an activity-packed Centennial Celebration. Current Girl Scouts, … more
Girl Scout troop 447 recently crossed their 5 junior Girl Scouts over to cadets. Also, troop 447 decided to give service to the Girl Scout house by pruning bushes and maintaining the grounds. more
Jules Hope Chest is a non-profit organization that was established to provide the extra hope and enhancement of items and programs that are truly essentials of childhood. They are the items that are … 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 – With opioid overdose deaths increasing, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announces its 21st Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday October 23rd, 2021. The DEA … more
East Providence, RI – The East Providence Fire Dept. has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures … more
The East Providence Police Department is recruiting citizens to attend a Citizens Police Academy. The academy will meet on Tuesdays for several hours in the evening starting September 22. It will run … more

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Churches

Sacred Heart School will have a Christmas BINGO on Saturday, December 4, in the Sacred Heart Church Hall, 118 Taunton Avenue, East Providence, RI. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m., and games will … more
1. Haven Youth Basketball - Starting November 3, 2021!! Open to anyone in the community! Ages 8-14 practice from 5:30 to 7:00pm; 15-17 yrs. practice from 7:00 to 8:30pm. Call if you have any … more
Seekonk Congregational Church In Person Sunday ServicesSeekonk Congregational Church UCC is open for in-person services Sundays at 9:30 AM in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA. … more

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