House Hunt: Open houses in East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 15 Belton Drive — Sunday, Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Colonial, 4, 2, $429,000. Residential …
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East Providence's Kent Heights Elementary is named "National Blue Ribbon School'

EAST PROVIDENCE — U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced Wednesday, Sept. 28, Kent Heights Elementary School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Kent Heights …

Barrington hires new town manager

Jim Cunha, a longtime officer in the U.S. Navy, will serve as the next town manager for Barrington. On Wednesday morning, Sept. 28, members of the town council voted to offer the position to Mr. …

Second bridge span is replaced in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The second span in city to be overhauled using the Rhode Island Department of Transportation's "rapid replacement" method, the McCormick Quarry Bridge, was done so expediently …

East Providence council keep up water, synchronization talks

EAST PROVIDENCE — A couple of issues that have been on both the front and back burners at times through the last year-plus — interest charges on water payments and the synchronization of …

Featured home: Large Portsmouth colonial overlooks Sakonnet River

The River Hylands neighborhood in Portsmouth is home to an architect-designed Colonial that offers everything for a growing family looking for space, comfort and modern amenities. The …
Editorial: Face facts — Climate Change is real

The earth is warming, the seas are rising and if communities are to cope with what’s to come, they need to sit down and seriously talk things through. Climate change deniers need to take …

Gallery: Martin, Riverside Middle School cross country

EAST PROVIDENCE — Riverside Middle School was the site of a recent Eastern Division cross country meet between the host Vikings, Martin Middle School and Kickemuit of Bristol-Warren on Tuesday, …

Gallery: East Providence Unified Volleyball vs. Portsmouth

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Portsmouth High School Unified volleyball team visited East Providence's Ramos Gymnasium for a match Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 28. The reigning Division II champion and …

St. Ray's stomps East Providence in Division I football

East Providence High School cross country teams rebuild on the fly

East Providence dominates again in girls' soccer

Dennis M. Moniz, 62, of East Providence

Dennis M. Moniz, 62, lifelong resident of East Providence, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. He was husband to the late Christine Moniz (Huling) and son to the late Elisha and Etta …

Rose E. Swanson, 93, East Providence

Rose E. (Gervais) Swanson, 93, of East Bay Manor in East Providence and formerly of Warren, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at the Grace Barker Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Leroy …

Frank J. Palumbo Jr., 74, Riverside

Kenneth E. Handshaw, 71, Riverside

Francis "Tut" Jamiel, Warren

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