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East Providence remains on track for monthly water bill change

EAST PROVIDENCE — A move to stall the implementation of a monthly water billing cycle by Ward 4 representative Brian Faria at the Tuesday, March 21, city council meeting never materialized, the …

East Providence man pleads guilty to federal fraud charge

PROVIDENCE – The office of Acting United States Attorney for Rhode Island Stephen G. Dambruch announced Wednesday, March 22, an East Providence resident had pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud …

Committee approves small hike in East Providence school lunch costs

EAST PROVIDENCE — Lunches in the district will cost slightly more starting in the fall after the school committee approved a 10 cent increase for the 2017-18 term at its meeting Monday night, March …

Bristol’s Enright, Towill team up again for Volvo Ocean Race

Will lead Team Vestas - 11th Hour Racing campaign Rhode Island will again have a home team to root for when the next Volvo Ocean Race sets sail in October. Team Vestas is returning for the …

Meeting is set for East Providence High School structural analysis

EAST PROVIDENCE — The long awaited and much anticipated analysis of the East Providence High School structure will made be known to the public at a special session of the school committee to be …
Opinion
Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that …

Sports
East Providence hoop teams earn ample accolades

EAST PROVIDENCE — Both the East Providence High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams recently completed superb seasons, each finishing among the leaders in their respective …

Hawks crush Townies in boys' hoops state tourney

PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ basketball team squared off against the number one overall seed in the Open State Tournament, Hendricken, who proved to be too much to handle as …

Rams end East Providence's run in girls' state hoops tourney

Townies tip Tigers in boys' state hoops tourney

East Providence whisks Wheeler from girls' hoops state tournament

Obituaries
Joseph E. Botelho, 60, Riverside

Mr. Joseph E. Botelho, 60, of Jackson Avenue, Riverside, and formerly of Bristol, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Carol …

Joseph D. McLaughlin Jr., 83, Rumford

Joseph D. McLaughlin Jr., 83, formerly of Providence and Rumford, whose big personality, gift of connecting with people, and ability to tell boisterously funny stories, passed away at St. Elizabeth …

Geoffrey P. Higginbotham, 33, Rumford, Barrington

Mary "Ann" Hall, 73, Portsmouth

Father Edmund Adams, 77, Portsmouth

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