Committee gets update on new East Providence High School plans

EAST PROVIDENCE — As part of its ongoing effort to adhere to state guidelines for the potential construction of a new high school, the school committee at its Tuesday, Dec. 12, meeting approved …
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Task Force proposals could directly affect new East Providence High School effort
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island School Building Task Force, co-chaired by General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Education … Read More
East Providence school official suffers health scare at meeting
EAST PROVIDENCE — Those inside the city hall chamber and those watching from afar were stunned late in the Tuesday, Dec. 12, school … Read More
RIDOT announces Newman Avenue Bridge work closures
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has modified its schedule for closures this week of a portion of … Read More
House Hunt: 22 homes open for viewing this weekend
There's snow, holiday shopping, fairs, festivals and music, but despite all the distrations, the real estate market chugs along. More … Read More
Taunton Police arrest East Providence robbery/stabbing suspect
TAUNTON — Police have arrested one of the two suspects in the recent string of armed robberies in Rhode Island and Southeastern … Read More
East Providence Police aid in discovery of hidden narcotics at Providence home
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police detectives were at the genesis of a recent narcotics investigation, which made headlines … Read More
Obituaries
Mary S. Brooks, 91, of East Providence

Mary S. (Baker) Brooks, 91, of East Providence, formerly of Prudence Island, died peacefully on Dec. 2, 2017, at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Raymond H. …

Dennis Donovan, 78, formerly of East Providence

Jane A. Drew, 82, Riverside

Mary Rego, 83, Rumford

Marie Campo, 76, of East Providence, Riverside

Stephen R. 'Steve' Blakely, age 76

Sports
Gallery: EPHS girls' basketball

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' basketball team opened up it 2017-18 season with a non-league game against neighbor Bay View Thursday night, Dec. 7, on the road with the …

Gallery: EPHS boys' basketball

Ferri takes helm of EPHS girls’ hoops program

Gallery: East Providence beats LaSalle in Thanksgiving Day football game

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