May 9, 2021

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East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence will soon begin to see an annual savings of $250,000 thanks to a newly-negotiated wastewater operations contract.The City of East Providence … more
State House – House Majority Whip Katherine S. Kazarian’s (D-Dist. 63, East Providence) legislation (2021-H 5763) that would ban health insurers from utilizing the discriminatory practice … more
State House — Rep. Michelle E. McGaw (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Little Compton) has introduced legislation that would give new car owners more time to transfer their … more

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Sports

The East Providence City Council at its June 18, 2019 meeting, voted unanimously to name the girls little league field at Pierce Stadium after a long-time league volunteer, Robert F. Amaral. The … more
The crack of the baseball bat, sounds of kids’ cheers, and tempting smells of ballpark fare are here as the Rumford Little League season swings into action at Kimberly Ann Rock Field this … more
EPHS Girls & Boys Swimming Excel – Boys Take D3 ChampionshipThe Townie girls and boys swim teams had a great season, even for a school without a pool as once was the case.  Both squads … more

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Schools

Jules Hope Chest a local non-profit children's organization wishes to recognize teachers and spotlight the importance of educators in our children’s lives. Our commitment is to instill hope and … more
Jules Hope Chest is a local non-profit organization that is focused on enhancing the lives of children and we are committed to instilling hope and to make sure that the essentials needed for the … more
Mr. Tarasevich is an 8th grade English Teacher at Martin. He is well respected by his colleagues within our school as well as in the district, he is well liked by families, and most importantly … more

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People

Jules Hope Chest is a local non-profit organization that is focused on enhancing the lives of children and we are committed to instilling hope and to make sure that the essentials needed for the … more
Caroline Elizabeth Mignacca of Rumford has received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Johnson & Wales University. She graduates with highest honors of Summa Cum Laude. Caroline … more
Mr. Tarasevich is an 8th grade English Teacher at Martin. He is well respected by his colleagues within our school as well as in the district, he is well liked by families, and most importantly … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

The weather was warm with a slight breeze. People, who had waited more than a year to resume normal activities, were anxious to begin again. Combined with a worthy cause, they made perfect conditions … more
For the first time in a year Troop55 returned to monthly camping at the end of March with corvid precautions in place. Scouts from both troops worked on scout skills, advancement and had a great time … more
Members of the Rhode Island Rose Society are anticipating an outstanding rose growing season. Our May 8th meeting will be from 10:00 - 12:30 on ZOOM and will feature preparations for our Virtual Rose … more

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Seniors

East Providence, R.I. (December 10, 2020): Linn Health & Rehabilitation, a nonprofit skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care community in East Providence, is one of eight nursing … more
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

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Police & Fire

East Providence, RI – On Friday April 16, 2021 shortly after 3 a.m., a person was observed via video surveillance vandalizing the front of the East Providence Police Department headquarters, … more
East Providence, RI – The City of East Providence Fire Department recognized 18 members of the fire service with various awards including the Silver Lifesaving award and promoted 16 members … more
East Providence, RI – With opioid overdose deaths increasing during the pandemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announces its 20th Take Back Day is scheduled for April 24th, 2021. … more

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Churches

Historically, American institutions have contributed to the unequal and sometimes violent treatment of many of its citizens. Recent tragic events have only highlighted the accumulative angst and … more
This summer, Newman Congregational Church, United Church of Christ is inviting those in the wider community to join in reading through the Bible, from cover to cover, in 90 days.The narrative arc of … more
Area children and their families are invited to bring their curiosity to a Racial Equity Story Time via Zoom. During the first Saturday of each month we will read a collection of books on various … more

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