April 19, 2024

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Join us for Bingo at Harborview Manor, 3663 Pawtucket Avenue Riverside, RI, every Wednesday night at 5:30. You will get free admission for every ten players and always free bingo paper. Call 401 … more
State House — Sen. Linda Ujifusa and Rep. Michelle E. McGaw are sponsoring legislation to rein in so-called step therapy protocols used by health insurance companies that can delay or prevent … more
East Providence Police Department will be hosting Casting with a Cop, an event that allows officers to interact with the community positively at one of the city's best fishing spots, where there are … more

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Sports

After graduating 6 starting seniors the Townies are struggling this season in looking for their first win. EP plays Chariho today, Thursday, in a 4:30 pm league game at home. The Townies have just 2 … more
Elmira, NY -- Elmira College women's wrestling standout Skylah Chakouian, of East Providence , turned in a banner performance at the USA Wrestling USMC Women's Nationals in Spokane, Washington. The … more
East Providence High baseball is off and running with a 5-0 division record so far (6-0 overall) after a 2-0 win over previously unbeaten Barrington High in a Monday game at EPHS. The Townies are … more

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Schools

The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society (RAS) is accepting applications for the 2024-2025 second semester scholarship. East Providence students are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be planning to major … more
On April 9, everyone had a great afternoon of learning with the students at Orlo Avenue Elementary School today. Mayor Bob DaSilva joined students and staff to take part in the afterschool … more
Providence, RI -- At the time of year when colleges are sending out their financial aid packages, $4 million in scholarships is available through the Rhode Island Foundation. More than two dozen … more

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People

Elmira, NY -- Elmira College women's wrestling standout Skylah Chakouian, of East Providence , turned in a banner performance at the USA Wrestling USMC Women's Nationals in Spokane, Washington. The … more
On April 9, everyone had a great afternoon of learning with the students at Orlo Avenue Elementary School today. Mayor Bob DaSilva joined students and staff to take part in the afterschool … more
Scranton, PA -- Gianna Detorie of Rumford was among the 42 University of Scranton students inducted into Omega Beta Sigma, the women's business honor society. Induction is open to students who major … more

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Scouts & Civic Organizations

Meat Raffles each Saturday continue until May 18th. The raffles take place each Saturday at 2 pm. There are 3 tables of steaks, chicken, seafood, TV and other prizes. 50/50 raffle. Kitchen opens at 1 pm. more
Looking for a unique adventure this summer without going far from home? Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse have scheduled tours to the historical island light station from June to September. This … more

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Seniors

Join us for Bingo at Harborview Manor, 3663 Pawtucket Avenue Riverside, RI, every Wednesday night at 5:30. You will get free admission for every ten players and always free bingo paper. Call 401 … 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
The East Bay Foster Grandparent Program is actively recruiting community members 55 years of age or older to serve as volunteer Foster Grandparents in their communities. Foster Grandparents assist in … more

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Police & Fire

East Providence Police Department will be hosting Casting with a Cop, an event that allows officers to interact with the community positively at one of the city's best fishing spots, where there are … more
The end of March brought a close a busy month for the EP men and women in blue.  Along with the Townie Cops basketball and hockey teams, members of the Community Policing Unit participated in … more
East Providence, RI – The city of East Providence has named Michael P. Carey as Chief of the East Providence Fire Department effective Feb. 27, 2024. After an interview panel of candidates, … more

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Churches

We hope you will join us each Sunday at Seekonk Congregational Church UCC at one of our 2 weekly services - 9AM & 10:30 AM in the Sanctuary at 600 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk, MA for our weekly … more
1. Spring Family Concert - Sunday, May 5th at 3pm. Join us for what is sure to be an amazing, uplifting concert featuring opera singers, Community Music Project Chamber Ensemble, Brown University … more
Historically, American institutions have contributed to the unequal and sometimes violent treatment of many of its citizens. Recent gun deaths and other tragic events have highlighted unfair policies … more

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