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EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council at its meeting Tuesday night, Aug. 15, gave first approval to a planned referendum to be presented to voters this fall, which would authorize the administration … more
Louis Del Sesto is dreading the arrival of Sept. 5. The owner of Ecig Shed on Maple Avenue said his business will be destroyed by the town council's new ordinance, which, in part, raises the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council, at a special session held Wednesday night, Aug. 9, approved the vast majority of 29 so-called “substantive” amendments recommended by the Charter Review … more
LITTLE COMPTON — Suspense and hard work dating back to 2014 will culminate Saturday, August 5, when the new town recreation field will be dedicated (rain date is Sunday).  It will be a ceremony accompanied by some serious hoopla extending into the evening — comments about honorees, for whom the field, tennis courts, and walking path will be named, two soccer games, a chicken barbecue, hot dogs, music, and fireworks. more
EAST PROVIDENCE — In a press release issued Thursday afternoon, Aug. 3, former state representative Roberto “Bob” DaSilva announced his intention to run for Mayor of East Providence in the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Municipalities around the state, including East Providence, have incurred an increase in charges for trash disposal and the tab is only going to grow again next year.At the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — When the City Council soon takes up suggested technical and substantive amendments to the City Charter, it did so following a nearly four-month review of East Providence’s … more
TIVERTON — Tiverton voters will go to the polls on July 18 to choose nine members of a Tiverton Charter Review Commission, which over the next year will examine, and make recommendations for changing, or not changing, the basic document that establishes the structure, organization, and powers of town government, and its governing procedures. more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Another fiscal year audit in the books, another solid performance financial performance recorded for East Providence. The City Council, at its Tuesday, June 20, once again … more
Construction on the Prudence Island Ferry dock is entering its final stages and should wrap up in a week or two, music to the ears of Prudence residents and visitors who have been losing patience … more
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