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Located in the Hampden Meadows neighborhood in Barrington, Thios expanded Cape Cod-style home rests on a breathtaking, professionally designed and maintained landscape of specimen trees and mixed …
Latest News

Boyle leaves East Providence for Pawtucket position

EAST PROVIDENCE — Jeanne Boyle is leaving her position as Planning Department director for the city to take over as the new director of commerce in Pawtucket. Her last day is supposed to be June 21. …

Ethics Commission fines former East Providence councilman Rose

EAST PROVIDENCE — The State Ethics Commission adjudicated against former city councilor Tommy Rose in regard to a complaint filed alleging improper conduct while in office. He was admonished by …

Bay View Academy announces third quarter honor roll

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Bay View Academy community recognizes those students who demonstrate above average scholastic achievement on a quarterly basis via the Honor Roll. A student in grade six …

East Providence DPW sets Memorial Day week trash schedule

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 …

EPPD changes way it informs residents about convicted sex offenders

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 …
Opinion
Editorial: Tides rising; time fading

The waters are rising, of that there is no longer any doubt. No one can credibly argue any more that sea level rise — caused by human activity that has fueled global climate change — is a …

Letter: Don't buy into pothead 'B.S.'

To the editor, Dear members of the RI House Judiciary Committee, I understand you had a hearing on Tuesday, April 11, on House bill H-5555 that seeks to legalize marijuana for recreational use. I …

Why does the law continue to allow hidden guns in schools?

Editorial: Complements to the commission

Sheriff Hodgson: Too much time on his hands

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Letter: I cannot support school start time legislation

Sports
East Providence baseball team upsets first place South Kingstown

EAST PROVIDENCE — Seth Daly and Nathan Silveira combined for the shutout on the mound for the East Providence High School baseball team as the Townies handed first place South Kingstown just its …

Softball: Moses Brown bests Townies, 5-1

EAST PROVIDENCE — Host East Providence High School put a scare into unbeaten Moses Brown for six innings Friday night, May 12, in the teams' Division I softball contest before the visiting Quakers …

Gallery: East Providence High School Unified Basketball

Gallery: East Providence High School baseball

East Providence piles on runs in win over Portsmouth

Obituaries
David E. Ward, 49, Portsmouth

David Earl Ward, 49, died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the Spokane Veterans Home after enduring the debilitating rigors of ALS. He last resided in Portsmouth before moving to be with his family in …

Anthony L. Memmolo, 72, East Providence

Anthony L. Memmolo, 72, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in East Providence. He was born in East Boston, son of the late Dante and Mary Memmolo (Laurano).  A graduate of …

Joseph E. Botelho, 60, Riverside

Joseph D. McLaughlin Jr., 83, Rumford

Geoffrey P. Higginbotham, 33, Rumford, Barrington

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