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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 … more
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 … more
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. … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The administration and the School Committee held their annual district teaching staff awards ceremony during the body’s May 14 meeting at City Hall, culminating with Leila … more
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