November 24, 2017

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The Newport Gallery Organization will be participating in Small Business Saturday on November 25, 2017. Small Business Saturday takes place on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and is meant to encourage shoppers to shop at small, local businesses. … more
The East Providence Recreation Department held the 37th annual Turkey Trot 5K on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Pierce Memorial Stadium. Special thanks to Gary Menissian of Ocean State Multi Sports, … more
Rhode Island Foundation offers $600,000 in fellowships to encourage entrepreneurial innovationWinners will receive $200,000 in seed grants to purse their big ideasProvidence, RI – The Rhode … more

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Sports

EPHS Girls Soccer - Winners On and Off the FieldA highlight of the 2017 Fall sports scene in the city has been the EPHS girls soccer team. The Townies are running on all cylinders. The defending … more
November usually means the end of the nice fall weather season as the region begins to prepare for the doldrums of winter. It also means football and turkey for most. For Townies, the tradition of … more
Compete – Connect – SucceedContest Location: Pawtucket Boys and Girls ClubHosted By East Providence Lodge #2337Saturday, November 4, 201710:30 AM – till last ball thrown!Directors … more

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Schools

Kent Heights School participated in a November food collection benefiting the Hope and Faith Drive. Students collected 1005 non-perishable items to donate to neighbors in need. Kent Heights students … more
Dr. Cheri Guerra, Riverside Middle School Principal has announced the Honor Roll for the 2017-2018 First Quarter. Honors are as follows: FIRST HONORS (All A’s) Grade 6: Tianna Brierly, … more
EPCTC now has a vibrant Work Based Learning Program! We believe that exposing our students to the world of work is critical to the development of a skilled workforce and a thriving economy. … more

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People

On November 8, 2017, the East Providence Lions Club held a “special” meeting at the Scandinavian House in Cranston, RI. One of our elder members, Tom Wallace, is a resident there and unable to … more
Air Force Airman Nathan L. Correia graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas on September 2017. Airman Nathan Correia completed an intensive, … more
Sarah Fessler, MD, of Riverside, was awarded the Rhode Island Health Center Association’s (RIHCA) Clinical Leadership Award at RIHCA’s annual meeting on October 16 for her leadership in … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

On November 8, 2017, the East Providence Lions Club held a “special” meeting at the Scandinavian House in Cranston, RI. One of our elder members, Tom Wallace, is a resident there and unable to … more
Providence (November 8, 2017) – The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America held its 30th Annual “Scouting for Food Good Turn” drive from October 28 through November 4 across … more
Chicago, IL, October 24, 2017: Some twenty-two million veterans live in our communities. The Elks National President, Malcolm J. McPherson Jr. , has proclaimed November is Veterans Remembrance Month … more

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Seniors

Brookdale East Bay, 1440 Wampanoag Trail, East Providence, RI is sponsoring this AARP Smart Driving Program. The curriculum contains the latest research & industry insights and exciting new … more
Senior citizens can get answers to their home safety questions and have a bite to eat during a free seminar Nov. 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Brotherhood Hall, 846 Broadway, East Providence. Raymond Melanson, owner of the … more
There’s still time to sponsor a Christmas tree at the 7th annual WinterFest celebration scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2nd from 12-8pm at the EP Sr. Center, 610 Waterman Ave.The $25 fee includes … more

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Police & Fire

The East Providence Citizen Police Academy Association (EPCPAA) and the East Providence Police Department invite the community to participate in the National Night Out on Tuesday August 1st, 2017 at … more
Council Receives Solicitor Dias Report: Faria Motion passes to send questions to Hearing Board: The East Providence City Council voted unanimously at its February 21, 2017 meeting to ask the city … more
The City of East Providence is once again seeking applicants to fill vacant positions within the fire department. The move is seen as one which will delay the eventual hiring and cost the city … more

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Churches

December 2nd, Saturday, 9am-2pm Christmas Bazaar and Gift Festival, Seekonk Congregational Church, UCC, 600 Fall River Ave, Seekonk. Handmade crafts, knitted goods, decorations, jewelry, Live … more
The Parish Choir will present Lessons and Carols, an evening of word and song, at Holy Angels Church in Barrington on Sunday, December 17 at 5PM. The public is cordially invited to this special … more
Don’t miss our Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 17, at 4 p.m. at St. Margaret Church, 1098 Pawtucket Avenue, Rumford. Come and enjoy our outstanding choir and instrumentalists performing the … more

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