Gallery: East Providence Rec Department's Turkey Trot 5K

EAST PROVIDENCE — The 37th Annual East Providence Recreation Department Turkey Trot 5K road race took place Saturday morning, Nov. 18, on and around the grounds of Pierce Memorial …
Long-needed repair of Martin Middle School courtyard area is expected shortly

EAST PROVIDENCE — The interior section of the Martin Middle School grounds known as the courtyard area, which has long been a nuisance, is finally expected to be remedied in the coming …

East Providence council sets starting figure for determining elected-mayor’s compensation

EAST PROVIDENCE — At a special session of the City Council held Wednesday night, Nov. 15, the body gave non-binding approval to a proposed compensation figure for the position of elected mayor, …

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Police, school district laud mutually beneficial collaboration between both in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — A discussion on a variety of matters pertaining to the district’s buildings was included when East Providence Police Department Chief Chris Parella engaged the School Committee …

Johnston ends East Providence’s pursuit of girls’ soccer perfection

PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls’ soccer team came up just shy in its attempt to repeat as Division III champions as Johnston, which lost to the locals in the final a year ago, …

Three juveniles held for East Providence stabbing incident

EAST PROVIDENCE — Three juveniles were arrested by East Providence Police for their alleged involvement in a stabbing incident Sunday afternoon, Nov. 12, on Elinora Street off Willett Avenue in …

Barrington church to host talk on 'Slavery in Rhode Island'

Barrington Interfaith Partners is sponsoring a presentation, "Forgotten History: Slavery in Rhode Island," on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. The presentation will be given by Joanne Pope Melish and …

East Providence voters overwhelmingly support charter changes

EAST PROVIDENCE — All six of the proposed amendments to the City Charter to coincide with the change of governance in East Providence from a manager-council to an elected mayor-council next …

Commissioners urge passage of all six East Providence charter change election questions

EAST PROVIDENCE — When voters go to the polls next Tuesday, Nov. 7, for a special election on proposed changes to City Charter coinciding with East Providence’s switch in governance to a strong …
Obituaries
Jane A. Drew, 82, Riverside

Jane A. (Cross) Drew, 82, of Riverside, died on October 20, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Earl and Emma (Hadfield) Cross of Slatersville, where she resided until her marriage to her …

Lloyd E. Broomhead, 68, of Riverside and Naples, Fla.

Mary Rego, 83, Rumford

Marie Campo, 76, of East Providence, Riverside

Charles H. Loudfoot, 91, of Riverside

Leo T. Paquin, 80, East Providence

Paul F. Armstrong, 60, Riverside

Bernard V. Lamarre, 85, Riverside

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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, …

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Letter: We can all do something to stop domestic violence

To the editor: When we stay silent, domestic violence thrives. With 1 in 4 Rhode Islanders experiencing domestic violence in their lifetimes, and nearly 1 in 10 Rhode Island high schoolers …

Letter: Antifa protesters not so innocent either

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