East Providence man pleads guilty to 2017 shooting

PROVIDENCE — Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Robert Fonseca, 30, of East Providence, was sentenced Thursday, Oct. 12, on his guilty plea before Superior Court Justice Robert D. …
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Crowley's contract extension maintains 'security, continuity'

EAST PROVIDENCE — By the time her current contract expires, Kathryn Crowley will have served as superintendent of East Providence schools for a minimum of five years after the school committee, at …

Colt School is a step closer in getting back to it's former glory in Bristol

Alpha Omega Construction crew from East Providence put the second set of marble steps into place on Wednesday, Oct. 11, and are moving to the final stages of getting the Colt School back to it's …
World record challenge in sight as growers cross fingers; weigh-off Saturday

Will Warren pumpkins squash world record? Today's the day

Pumpkin growers from across New England will be chasing a world record when they converge on Frerichs Farm Saturday for the Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers’ annual weigh-off, …

E.P. council approves switch of sync fund monies to road repairs in FY17-18 Budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence’s need to address some of its worst roads was the focal point of a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget at the October 3 City Council …

Agawam Hunt’s latest settlement plan doesn’t break par

EAST PROVIDENCE — For the second time in a matter of weeks a representative from the owners of the financially strained Agawam Hunt Club approached the City Council and administrators with a …
Opinion
Letter: Antifa protesters not so innocent either

To the editor:Arlene Violet’s “Growing Decency Deficit” (August 30-31) was a breath of fresh air. We are constantly bombarded with articles on how”the other guy” is …

Sports
Gallery: East Providence-Tiverton girls' tennis

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' tennis team edged visiting Tiverton, 4-3, in a key mid-season Division III-A matchup between the sides near the top of the league standings …

Slow starts leave EPHS boys' soccer team seeking results

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ soccer team took a brief respite from early season Division I competition at the start of this week, hosting neighbor Providence Country …

Youngster wins 15th In Step for Autism Road Race

Late rally helps Townies upend Saints in Division I football

Thunderbolts strike down Townies in D-I football opener

Obituaries
Mary Rego, 83, Rumford

Mary (Cardose) Rego, of Rumford, died peacefully at home after a brief illness on October 4, 2017. She was the wife of Luis P. Rego, having married in April of 1958. Born June 21, 1934 in Providence, …

Marie Campo, 76, of East Providence, Riverside

Marie (Santie) Campo, 76, of East Providence and Riverside, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Evergreen House Health Center in East Providence. Born in Providence, on July 14, 1941, …

Stephen R. 'Steve' Blakely, age 76

Judith 'Judy' Anderson, 77, of Barrington

Charles H. Loudfoot, 91, of Riverside

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