East Providence City Council gives final approval to FY17-18 Budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — At a special session of the council held Friday evening, Oct. 20, the body unanimously gave its final approval to the city’s total Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget of just over $180 …
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EPLAC plans next meeting for October 25

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Local Advisory Committee For Special Education (EPLAC) Welcomes All to the Next Meeting on Wed. October 25th from 6:30- 8:00 pm at the Martin Middle School …

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. …

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 …

Old asphalt resurfaces at Haines Park

A large pile of ground up asphalt recently appeared in the dirt parking lot at Haines Park. The new addition to the state-owned and town-maintained park drew some quick interest from …
Obituaries
Lloyd E. Broomhead, 68, of Riverside and Naples, Fla.

Lloyd E. Broomhead, 68, of Riverside and Naples, Fla., passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at home with his family by his side. He was the beloved husband of Sue (Dudley) Broomhead. Born …

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

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