February 27, 2020

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According to a press release from the Rhode Island Senate this morning, February 26, 2020, a newly formed coalition called Revenue for Rhode Island launched its campaign to raise revenue for the … more
State House – Sen. Valarie J. Lawson (D-Dist. 14, East Providence) has introduced legislation (2020-S 2465) which would establish the Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund to provide … more
With its exciting 57-54 homecourt win over Cumberland High on February 24th on senior night, the Townies boys basketball team, with 13 Division and 14 overall wins, has achieved the most wins in … more

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Sports

With its exciting 57-54 homecourt win over Cumberland High on February 24th on senior night, the Townies boys basketball team, with 13 Division and 14 overall wins, has achieved the most wins in … more
William Stringfellow, the East Providence and Rhode Island football icon, died on . Widely known to legions of Townie and Rhode Island sports fans, Bill Stringfellow was also called in his younger … more
Riverside Middle School boys basketball avenged their only loss of the season against a strong, previously unbeaten UCAP (Providence) team in a lopsided 77-40 win today at Johnston High School. The … more

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Schools

With its exciting 57-54 homecourt win over Cumberland High on February 24th on senior night, the Townies boys basketball team, with 13 Division and 14 overall wins, has achieved the most wins in … more
[Pawtucket, RI February 2020] — Saint Raphael Academy congratulates students from the East Providence who have achieved honor roll status for the second quarter marking period in academic year … more
The setting earlier today, Monday February 24th, was the Emma G. Whiteknact School in East Providence for the announcement of an educational grant. A press release was issued by Tiffany Haverly of … more

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People

Tiverton, RI – February 25, 2020 – The Boat House, located at 227 Schooner Drive in North Tiverton, RI, is pleased to name Louis Capodilupo as general manager. Capodilupo, a graduate of … more
[Pawtucket, RI February 2020] — Saint Raphael Academy congratulates students from the East Providence who have achieved honor roll status for the second quarter marking period in academic year … more
Smithfield, RI -- Bryant University is committed to the pursuit, recognition, and celebration of academic excellence. The University is pleased to recognize the students who have been named to the … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 4 pmto benefit the Building Fund • GRAND PRIZES:1st: Tree of Eggs-traordinary Gift Cards2nd: Google Nest Mini + Ring Doorbell3rd: $50 Gas Card4th: Easter Dinner … more
The public is invited to attend the 6th Annual Spring Meat Raffle on Saturday, April 4, 2020, beginning at 4:00 p.m. At the East Providence Elks Lodge, 60 Berkeley Street in East Providence. Six meat … more

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Seniors

William Stringfellow, the East Providence and Rhode Island football icon, died on . Widely known to legions of Townie and Rhode Island sports fans, Bill Stringfellow was also called in his younger … more
For the residents of the Foxtrot unit of the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol, Rhode Island, days can be long, with little to brighten them. The 36 veterans who comprise the Foxtrot unit, … more
A four-part education series on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias will be held at the East Providence Senior Center, 610 Waterman Ave., East Providence, RI on four consecutive Tuesday … more

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Police & Fire

Criminals possess an arsenal of tools to steal identities and make lives miserable. Today, all it takes is one misclick to get hacked, and recovery can be long and painful. Library Director Michael Carlozzi will present strategies to help keep you … more
Brendan Doherty (former Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police ) and Joe Broadmeadow (Retired Captain from East Providence Police) will discuss their new book, It’s Just the Way It Was: Inside the War on the New England Mob and Other … more
The East Providence Firefighters will be holding their 13th annual Freaky 5K road race on Sunday October 20th at 10 AM. The race will be held at the Rumford Fire Station 30 North Broadway East … more

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Churches

Mary's Closet Thrift Shop is open in Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm (weather permitted) We have a varied of items such as clothing for men, women, children and babies, also kitchenware, … more
Haven United Methodist Church, 200 Taunton Ave., E. Providence, RI. Call 401-438-4911 or email havenumchurch@yahoo.com for more information. Pastor's Office Hours are Monday and Tuesday from 9am to … more
Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ began 2020 with an intentional focus on Racial Justice. This work will continue to be highlighted during the Lenten Season in both our shared … more

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