June 7, 2020

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EAST PROVIDENCE, RI – East Providence residents will see a slight tax increase in their tax bills this year, a direct result of the budget set in November 2019. Residents are slated to receive … more
The global pandemic has canceled all traditional senior class activities such as prom, award banquets, concerts and the 2020 graduation itself.  Diplomas and academic & athletic awards have … more
City Council Actions Last Month Council Holds Off on Immediate Hiring/Spending FreezeA suggestion by councilman at-large Bob Rodericks to enact a temporary hiring and spending freeze on all … more

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Sports

The East Providence Recreation Department will hold the 65th annual Dolly Searle Golf Tournament on Monday, July 27, 2020. The event will take place at the Agawam Hunt Club located at 15 Roger … more
Townies Bob Lyons chosen for RI Track & Field Coaches Hall of FameLongtime head coach of the East Providence Sr. High School boys track & field team, Bob Lyons, has been chosen for induction … more
Since 1993, the Friends of Townie Athletics Organization (FOTA), has been providing student-athletes of East Providence High School with scholarships, annual banquets, trophies and awards, … more

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Schools

The global pandemic has canceled all traditional senior class activities such as prom, award banquets, concerts and the 2020 graduation itself.  Diplomas and academic & athletic awards have … more
The school committee met on May 26, 2020 to vote on Superintendent of School’s Kathryn Crowley’s recommendation to lay off 106 various staff due to potential lack of funding. The district, like … more
Just a reminder that all applications for the Lauren Zarembka Memorial Scholarship foundation awards are due and must be postmarked no later than July 15, 2020.Graduating and continuing students who … more

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People

The EP Reporter NewsMag occasionally looks back on graduates of East Providence High School in a feature called, “Where are they now?” This story checks up on the life and career of … more
Burlington, VT - Some 3,183 students were awarded degrees during the University of Vermont's 220th commencement ceremonies. The class's academic achievement was saluted online with remarks from UVM … more
The year 2020 will not be remembered as a good year for many reasons. A global pandemic has most likely changed the way we will live forever. As many lament having to wear a mask in public, not being … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Girl Scout cookie sales were suspended. However, we still have cookies available for sale if you would like to purchase some. Because the health and safety of the … more
On behalf of the American Legion Riverside Post 10, I would like to thank Mayor Bob DaSilva and the numerous departments who helped to organize, provide safety and participate in the parade. Also, a … more
The Committee is proud to announce the following 2020 Scholarship recipients:Jordan Durfee from East Providence Career & Technical Center Micah Abrams from East Providence High … more

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Seniors

More than 60 million people ages 65 and older and younger adults with long-term disabilities are covered by Medicare. Due to their older age and higher likelihood of having serious medical conditions … more
Since 1993, the Friends of Townie Athletics Organization (FOTA), has been providing student-athletes of East Providence High School with scholarships, annual banquets, trophies and awards, … more
Rumford Towers Residents Association with help from Shamrock Home Loan Assoc. set up a Blue mailbox on the Shamrock Property at 75 Newman Avenue, Rumford, where children or anyone can make cards, … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence Fire Dept. has raised nearly $2,000 in order to help support Autism awareness. Throughout the month of April the EPFD sold nearly 250 Autism … more
East Providence Police Chief William Nebus has reported that the city lived through its first ever curfew in recent memory with "no incidents." Mayor Bob DaSilva and Chief Nebus announced a citywide … more
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Girl Scout cookie sales were suspended. However, we still have cookies available for sale if you would like to purchase some. Because the health and safety of the … more

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Churches

Inspired by The New York Times’ May 24th front page listing of the names of 1,000 people who have died due to COVID-19, Newman UCC presents a local opportunity to remember our Rhode Island … more
As our communities continue to deal with the challenges restricting our in-person gatherings, Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ holds weekly worship services online. All are welcome to participate. Sunday … more
As our communities continue to deal with the challenges restricting our in-person gatherings, Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ holds weekly worship services online.All are … more

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