September 24, 2020


Town News

East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence Dept. of Public Works (DPW) has launched a new mattress pickup and drop-off program. Beginning Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, the DPW Refuse and … more
Live On ZoomOctober 14Senate District 14 - Valarie Lawson v. Major PettawaySchool Committee - Ward 1 - Michael Budziszek v. Charles TsonosWard 2 - Anthony Ferreira v. Max BrandleWard 3 - Jenni … more
East Providence, RI – Mayor Bob DaSilva today signed a newly revamped group of ordinances that will ultimately improve East Providence’s sanitation program. The ordinances, introduced by … more

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Post 10 ATC-Townies Win State ChampionshipGoing 4-0 in the playoffs after a successful regular season, The Post 10 ATC-Townies won the Rhode Island Elite Junior Baseball League state championship … more
Dear Editor: Due to the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Friends of Townie Athletics has decided to forego this year’s golf tournament scheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2020. … more
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

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Hennessey Elementary students, staff and families are off to a strong start in this one of a kind school year! We started our school year making connections with students whether in person or … more
Middle Schooler’s Award-Winning Financial Plan Wows Wall Street, Sweeps SIFMA Foundation’s National InvestWrite® Competition Evan Gendreau’s long-term investment plan … more
Thanks to the generosity of local residents and businesses, Scholarship Foundation (SF) of East Providence awarded scholarships totaling more than $208,000 to East Providence residents this year. … more

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Newton, MA - Andrew Soares became a new student at Lasell University this fall. Soares, a resident of East Providence (02914), will study Criminal Justice.More than 370 new students joined the Lasell … more
Worcester, MA (09/11/2020)-- Assumption University has announced that Olivia Kelton, of Rumford, has been awarded a prestigious Light the Way Scholarship, awarded to a select number of first-year … more
Worcester, Mass. - September 9, 2020 - Hope A. Briden, of Rumford, Rhode Island (02916), has been named to first honors on the Clark University Dean’s List. This selection marks outstanding … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Troop 55 has many wonderful scouts and instead of hearing about what life has been like Scouting during a pandemic from their adult leader, I have asked the Senior Patrol Leaders of each troop to … more
Join Big Brothers Big Sisters for a weekend of music, performance, art, creativity, and hope for the future. Local performing artists will join forces for one weekend to raise funds for Rhode Island's largest mentoring program and bring awareness to … more
“2nd Sunday” Fall Open Houses - Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 6, Dec. 131:00 - 3:30 pmJohn Hunt Museum - 65 Hunts Mills Road - 02916“ Hikes At Hunt’s”- 1:30 at the GazeboWe … more

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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 East Providence Fire Dept. has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award for implementing quality improvement measures for … more
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

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St. Mary's Episcopal Church's Thrift Shop "Mary's Closet" is permanently closing its doors. Our last day will be on Saturday October 10, 2020 from 9 am to 3 pm, we will be giving away for free all … more
1. Welcome Back To In-Person Worship!!!! Sunday @ 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 entrance. 2. … more
Area children in grades 6-12 are invited to bring their energy and curiosity to our youth racial equity and social justice book discussions with Newman Congregational Church, located at 100 Newman … more

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