Gallery: 'K-Rob' skate park dedication

EAST PROVIDENCE — The skateboard and bike riding apparatus at the Onna Moniz John Park/Central Avenue Playground was formally named in honor of the late Kevin “K-Rob” Robinson during a ceremony …
Francesconi is selected as new Deputy Chief of East Providence Police

EAST PROVIDENCE — Christopher Francesconi has been appointed the new Deputy Chief to East Providence Police Department by Mayor Bob DaSilva, the administration announced Friday afternoon, May 17. …

Gallery: Rumford Lions 'Lasagna Cook Off'

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rumford Lions Club held its first “Lasagna Cook Off” Friday, May 10, in city at the Santa Maria Club on Broadway. The contest featured some of the club's culinary …

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East Providence's Sears hurls CCRI to NJCAA championship tourney

Aided in part by the superb pitching performance of city native Ben Sears, the Community College of Rhode Island baseball team swept the Suffolk County (N.Y.) Community College Sharks in a best …

Former EPHS standout Santos signs to play college basketball at Virginia State

EAST PROVIDENCE — Former East Providence High School boys’ hoops standout Jarron “J.C.” Santos, before a large group of family and friends inside EPHS’s Ramos Gymnasium, penned his National …

East Providence memorializes Robinson with skate park plaque

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence will formally recognize one of its legendary residents Saturday, May 18, when officials and other dignitaries gather to dedicate the skateboard and …

District receives good news from RIDE on grad rates, new EPHS funding

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence School District received a few of pieces of good news over the last couple of weeks, the School Committee learned at its meeting Tuesday night, May …

Locals help CCRI baseball capture Region XXI championship

The Community College of Rhode Island baseball team won the Region XXI championship earlier in the week, the Knights doing so with some help from a few city players. CCRI earned the title with a …

Committee approves new uniform design for EPHS Marching Band

EAST PROVIDENCE — The “Pride of East Providence,” East Providence High School Townies Marching Band will soon be getting new uniforms for the first time in likely a quarter century after the …
Obituaries
Stanley Alfred Boren Jr., 80, East Providence

Stanley “Lee” Alfred Boren Jr., 80, formerly of East Providence, lost his battle with Mesothelioma, and passed away on May 7, 2019, in his home in Oro Valley Arizona, with family at his side. …

Mary L. Cabral, 69, Riverside

Edmund J. Clegg, Jr., 93, Barrington

Richard G. Filippo, 72, of Riverside

J. Anne Mitchell, 83, Riverside

Carol Ann (Palumbo) Huffman, 67, Riverside

J. Anne Mitchell, 83, Riverside

John Anthony Signore, 75, formerly of Riverside

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Sports
Gallery: East Providence High School boys' volleyball

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ volleyball team’s bid for a second victory in what has been a trying season to date came up empty late last week as the Townies suffered …

Four EPHS softball players pen collegiate letters of intent

Townies fall to Westerly in Unified Basketball championship game

Gallery: Townies win a pair, climb back over .500 in Division I baseball

Townies Unified hoops team heads to finals

Things to Do
Culinary competitions highlight East Providence weekend community events

EAST PROVIDENCE — Culinary delights are on order this weekend in city as two local organizations plan competitions, the Rumford Lions Club hosting its inaugural “Lasagna Cook Off” on Friday …

Towers' implosion Saturday will set world record

‘Love + Harmony’ concert will benefit Common Fence Music

Affordable drawing tablet that rivals the ‘big boys’

Common Fence Music’s Fall Moon Festival is Saturday

Opinion
Editorial: A 'quenching' decision

On a variety of fronts, the mayor and the council made the right decision recently by accepting the proposal of the Bristol County Water Authority, which represents the interests of neighboring East …

Letter: Time is now to set precedent of legitimate oversight by the council

Letter: Editorial attacking unions does not tell the whole story

Letter: Slavery abhorrent but reparations don’t right that wrong

Editorial: Save the Bay has it right

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