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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Public Works Department, Recycling/Refuse Division announces that due to the Memorial Day Holiday no rubbish, recycling or yard waste will be collected on … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — At a special session Tuesday, May 23, held specifically to take action on the agenda items posted, the East Providence School Committee gave near unanimous approval to a list of … more
The Mt. Hope high school 2017 regular season baseball campaign has come to an end. An inconsistent year ended in a 3-5 slump that dropped their record to 10-8 overall. After a hot start to the … more
TIVERTON — Emily Taradash was raised on a horse farm on Neck Road in Tiverton, her life now consists of a full immersion in theater. She designs costumes for performers in Warwick's Ocean State Theater (Ocean State or OST) productions — shows like "Victor Victoria," a musical that has just finished its run, and the upcoming [and now cancelled, see update] "Shrek" (July), and "Clue" (August), and "Titanic" (September). more
Barrington Town Moderator Julia Califano was moving quickly through the municipal budget line items during Wednesday night's financial town meeting, until she reached "debt service." That's when … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Some residents recently have been startled by the perceived surge in the frequency and number of notifications they’ve received from law enforcement about the presence … more
After traveling half-way around the world, competing at the highest level of her sport, and coming home a champion, Bristol’s own world-class athlete didn’t just on her laurels. She went … more
The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 3 Houghton St. — $410,000 4 Paquin Road — $355,000 16 Evergreen St. — … more
A financial town meeting boils down to votes, and in Barrington on Wednesday night, the votes were lopsided. On two straight tallies, taxpayers overwhelmingly voted to support increases to the … more
By Tom Killin Dalglish tdalglish@eastbaynewspapers.com TIVERTON — Tiverton has a new town administrator. He is Paul E. McGreevy, 57, of Newport, and he starts with the town on Monday, … more
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