July 3, 2022

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East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence is using $445,000 for the creation of more affordable housing opportunities and existing affordable housing programs in the City. A total of … more
East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence was awarded a grant from the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging to expand its public health workforce within the aging and disability … more
November 30 - Newport Playhouse/Cabaret ShowPPAC ShowsSeptember 11 - Tina The Tina Turner MusicalOctober 9 - Mean GirlsOctober 30 - Toostie Dinner/show/trolley ride included Davenport's … more

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Sports

Entering second round little league play on Sunday June 26th was not kind to both East Providence teams in RI District Two Major Division all-stars. Riverside/EP Central playing in the winners … more
Led by an impressive 15 strikeout, one-hit pitching performance by Jonathan "JJ" Renaud, East Providence/Riverside defeated Barrington 3-1 Saturday at Barrington.  Renaud also knocked in all … more
Semifinal Playoff- Providence Country DayThe boys tennis team persevered over Providence Country Day in a 4-3 come from behind victory to advance to the finals of Division 3. PCD took the lead with a … more

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Schools

For more than a quarter of a century, Scholarship Foundation of East Providence has gathered a group of volunteers in a local business to reach out to the community to request funds for scholarships … more
The following East Providence residents have achieved Honor Roll status at St. Luke’s School in Barrington for the recently completed trimester. Grade 6 First Honors: Samuel Jonah, Daniella … more
Semifinal Playoff- Providence Country DayThe boys tennis team persevered over Providence Country Day in a 4-3 come from behind victory to advance to the finals of Division 3. PCD took the lead with a … more

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People

Atlanta, Ga. (Grassroots Newswire) June 30, 2022 - A career and technical student in East Providence, Rhode Island won one of the nation's highest awards at the 2022 SkillsUSA Championships, held in … more
Springfield, MA -- Lindsey Amaral, of East Providence, has been named to the Spring 2022 Dean's List at American International College. Dean's List students are full-time students who have achieved a … more
Berea, OH -- Andrew Faria of East Providence (02914), a graduate of La Salle Academy, graduated from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Music: Music Theatre.Baldwin Wallace … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse is sponsoring a water-themed fundraising raffle to help maintain its island light station. Experience a night to remember. See the wonder of WaterFire up close and … more
“2nd Sunday” Summer Open Houses : July 10, Aug. 141pm - 3:30 pmDing, Ding, Ding Goes The TrolleyHikes at Hunt’s : 1:30 at the GazeboFamily Games: 1 - 3PMRumford Junction Band : 1:30 … more
Chicken BBQA Chicken BBQ will be held on Saturday, August 20th at 2 pm at the Seekonk American Legion located at 351 Fall River Ave, 2nd floor, Seekonk, MA. A $20.00 donation per person is requested. … more

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Seniors

East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence was awarded a grant from the Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging to expand its public health workforce within the aging and disability … more
Peck center for Adult Enrichment, 281 County Road in Barrington, RI is hosting this AARP Smart Driving Program. The course and associated videos have been revised and the text is more user friendly … more
The East Bay Foster Grandparent Program is actively recruiting community members 55 years of age or older to serve as Foster Grandparent volunteers in local elementary schools, Head Starts and … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – On June 17, 2022, the East Providence Police Department reports the arrest of Alyshia Tkacs, age 33, formerly of East Providence on five counts of First Degree Child … more
East Providence, RI – The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America hosted its annual Narragansett Council Dinner on April 7th. The council honored East Providence Police’s Lieutenant … more
East Providence, RI –With opioid overdose deaths increasing, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announces its 21st Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 30th, 2022. The DEA will … more

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Churches

We hope you will join us each week at Seekonk Congregational Church UCC at 9:30 AM in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA for our weekly service. Please come if you feel comfortable, … more
The Bread of Life Food Pantry is a collaborative ecumenical effort of five East Providence churches: Bethany Church of the Nazarene, Church of the Epiphany, Evangelical Covenant Church of Riverside, … more
Rehoboth Congregational Church Annual Yard Sale Saturday June 18, 2022 9AM - 2PM 139 Bay State Road Rehoboth, MA 02769 more

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