January 29, 2022

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State House – Sen. Valarie J. Lawson (D-Dist. 14, East Providence) has introduced a bill which eliminates the sales tax on cloth or disposable face masks and facial coverings.“As much as … more
East Bay Community Action Program's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will once again have certified IRS tax preparers available to provide free income tax preparation for low to … more
East Providence, RI – The city of East Providence is seeking a community response social worker to address the many social needs of its residents and first responders. Once hired, the Licensed … more

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Sports

COVID 19 Disrupting School SportsThe Rhode Island Interscholastic league is struggling with middle and high school athletic contests as the Covid 19 virus increases in intensity throughout the … more
The Riverside Middle School (RMS) boys’ basketball team toughed out a gritty 64-55 win over scrappy Thompson Middle School from Newport on Tuesday, December 21st. As COVID 19 is heating up again, … more
East Providence Junior townies 9U team, had a record of 5 wins 1 lose, during the regular season, from there they went on to win playoffs, and went on to defeat Woonsocket in the Super bowl. Our team … more

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Schools

The Rotary Club of East Providence, RI /Seekonk, MA announces the deadline for its annual scholarship program for 2022.Each year, the Rotary Club awards $1,000 scholarships each to three graduating … more
"Myron J. Francis Elementary School student, Keira Donato, was the lucky holder of a winning Feinstein Jr. Scholar Golden Ticket for the week of 1/10/22!! Myron J. Francis Elementary School will … more
Hennessey students and staff returned to school ready to kick off 2022 with new learning goals! Last month we focused on goal setting, and we are eager to start the second half of the school year to … more

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People

Smithfield, RI -- Bryant University is pleased to recognize the students who have completed their graduate studies to earn a Bryant University degree, one which has more value now than at any time in … more
Hamden, Connecticut - The following area students were named to the dean's list for the Fall 2022 semester at Quinnipiac University: Victoria Gouveia more
More than 6,800 University of Rhode Island students named to Fall 2021 Dean's List.  Students from our area are:  Matty Accinno, Lucas Alvernaz, Eli Alves, Kate Atwell, Freya Badger, Hasna … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

The Rotary Club of East Providence, RI /Seekonk, MA announces the deadline for its annual scholarship program for 2022.Each year, the Rotary Club awards $1,000 scholarships each to three graduating … more
Due to state mandates and safety concerns brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, there aren't many business locations where Girl Scout cookies can be purchased. If you would like to find one, please … more
East Providence Girl Scouts are holding a mini camp during winter recess, February 21st - February 25th, from 8:30 am - 11:30 am. It will be held at the East Providence Scout House located at 351 … more

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Seniors

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
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

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – The East Providence Police Department will increase its manning by 11 with nine new recruits who have joined the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy and two new … more
East Providence, RI – The city of East Providence Fire Dept. has been awarded the FY 2021 Homeland Security Grant in the amount $50,000 and the 2020 Homeland Security Grant in the amount of … more
With new, unwrapped toys to donate! Please bring any and all toys inside the Rehoboth Police Department *Join us on 12/11/2021 from 10 AM – 2 PM at the Rehoboth Police Department for a Fun … more

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Churches

During the month of February, The Faith Formation Team at Newman Congregational Church challenges your entire household to engage in exploring racial equity topics. Each participant will receive … more
1. Haven Free Music School - Second semester began January 29, 2022. If you are interested in taking free violin lessons, contact our office for an application or with questions. Once the application … more
Seekonk Congregational Church In Person Sunday ServicesSeekonk Congregational Church UCC is open for in-person services every Sunday at 9:30 AM in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA. … more

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