September 23, 2019

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Riverside, RI, September 17, 2019– The Rhode Island SPCA will be hosting its 17th annual “Almost-Free” Rabies Clinic on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This … more
East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence Recreation Department will host a home alone safety class on Wednesday November 6, 2019 from 6-9pm at the East Providence Recreation Center, … more
East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence Recreation Department will host “How to be a Great Babysitter!” on October 16 & 23 from 6-9pm at the East Providence Recreation … more

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Sports

East Providence, led by the running of Juan Diaz and Quarterback Justin Pena, defeated Mt. Hope High 36-29 at Pierce Stadium on Friday, September 13, 2019. Of course, at half time the crowd was … more
The East Providence Athletic Club recently held its 23rd Annual John J. Chalmers Charity Golf Tournament at Hazelton Golf Course, Rehoboth, MA. The event, which raised $4,000, benefits the Leukemia … more
East Providence lost a favorite daughter yesterday. Sheila Stringfellow was a giant icon in our community. She and Bill were loving leaders and mentors of a large extended family. And, of course, … more

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Schools

The East Providence Local Advisory Committee For Special Education (EPLAC) welcomes all to the first meeting of the school year on Tuesday, September 24th at 6:30pm in the Martin Middle School … more
We are still looking for vendors to participate in the 45th Annual Pumpkin Somethin' on Saturday, September 28th. This is a fun, family event that attracts over 500 attendees! If interested, please complete the vendor form under this message and … more
45TH Annual PUMPKIN SOMETHIN’ Saturday, September 28th, 2018 10a.m. – 3 p.m. Aitken Elementary School 165 Newman Avenue, Seekonk, MA Food, games, crafts, prizes, vendors, … more

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People

East Providence, RI – The city of East Providence today announced that Diane M. Feather, A.I.C., acting director of the East Providence Planning Department has retired after serving as acting … more
A Ward 2 Community Meeting is being held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 4 PM to discuss the years long flooding issues in the Abbott Street neighborhood. The meeting is sponsored by Ward 2 … more
(Evanston, Illinois) Today officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Saturday, October 12, 2019Providence MarriottOne Orms StreetProvidence, RI 6:00 PM – 1:00 amSemi – Formal AttireAdmission - $75.00Entertainment – Brother to Brother & Monte … more
Girl Scout troops 447 and 516 of East Providence got together at Hill Orchard to go apple picking and earn their Bridge to Junior. more
East Providence Elks #233760 Berkeley St.East Providence, RI 02914Saturday, October 4th – Noon to 4:00 PM$20.00 for 20 minute reading(Can purchase additional time)Cash Bar will be OpenBenefits … more

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Seniors

East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva has appointed Laura Jones to the position of senior services director. Jones is replacing the retiring Bob Rock who will remain in his current role during the … more
Saturday September 28th, from 9:00 - 11:45 AMat the Courtyard by Marriott37 Paramount Drive Rte 44, Raynham, MA This very special event offers Grandparents the opportunity to meet one another over … more
The 9-story Harborview Housing complex in Riverside, RI, lost all of its power on Friday, August 30th around 9 PM. An emergency generator provided power to the common areas, hallways and the … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – The East Providence Police Department has promoted Sgt. Jeffrey Mace to the rank of sergeant. Sgt. Mace, who is currently assigned to Rhode Island State Police’s … more
The 9-story Harborview Housing complex in Riverside, RI, lost all of its power on Friday, August 30th around 9 PM. An emergency generator provided power to the common areas, hallways and the … more
The City of East Providence and Police Department released a statement on Monday morning, 7/29/2019, in which they announced the arrest of a local man involving drugs, weapons and cash. The report … more

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Churches

Rumford, R.I. (September 18, 2019): This September, the Church of the Epiphany, an Episcopal church located at 1336 Pawtucket Avenue in the Rumford section of East Providence, will celebrate its 75th … more
Hope Congregational Church, 120 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, will be holding its annual “Christmas on the Trail” Bazaar on Saturday, November 2nd, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each room in … more
On Sunday, October 20, Hope Church, located at 120 Wampanoag Trail, will welcome Rev. Marilyn Kendrix as she discusses the topic of mass incarceration. She will give the sermon during the 10 a.m. … more

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