East Providence Mayor-elect DaSilva begins transition process

EAST PROVIDENCE — Nearly a week after he was selected by residents as East Providence’s first duly-chosen chief executive officer, Mayor-elect Roberto DaSilva was still coming to grips with his …
Superintendent lauds voter approval for new EPHS funding

EAST PROVIDENCE — In a letter sent to families, staff and residents of the city, Superintendent Kathryn M. Crowley expressed her appreciation for voter approval of Question 4 on the November 6 …

Route 6 Papa Gino's remains open despite earlier reports

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Papa Gino’s Restaurant located at 80 Highland Ave./Route 6 in city at the border with Seekonk, which was initially tabbed as one of the regional pizzeria’s operations to …

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Libraries, EPPC present ‘Prescription for Parents’ addiction seminar

EAST PROVIDENCE — The next chapter in the continuing opioid epidemic awareness joint effort between the East Providence Prevention Coalition and East Providence Public Libraries takes place Monday …

East Providence council gives first passage to amended Chevron TIF agreement

EAST PROVIDENCE — In a meeting that had more acrimony than accomplishment, the City Council, Wednesday night, Nov. 7, did approve one significant piece of legislation by giving the first of two …

Gallery: Kent Heights Neighborhood Halloween Parade

EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents, last week, hope they’ve started a tradition by participating in the first Kent Heights Neighborhood Halloween Costume Parade held from the Fuller Learning Center on …

Skylark squeezes her way to the sea

The immense new catamaran Skylark will battle storms and circle the globe, but few of the challenges to come will compare to those posed by the first couple miles. At 4 a.m. on a recent October …

East Providence Fire Department seeks federal grant funds to replace dated equipment

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Fire Department has applied for nearly $1 million in aid through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG) sponsored by FEMA, the Federal Emergency …

Voters elect DaSilva as first East Providence mayor, approve new high school bond

EAST PROVIDENCE — The first elected mayor of East Providence will soon be in position to help assist in the oversight of building a new high school after voters Tuesday, Nov. 6, chose Roberto DaSilva as the …
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Sports
Upstart Knights upset Townies in D-I football playoffs

EAST PROVIDENCE — Unfortunately for the East Providence High School football team things started poorly for the Townies in their Division I championship tournament quarterfinal contest against …

Gallery: EPHS girls' volleyball

Townies secure football playoff berth with late win over West

East Providence High School boys' soccer team fails to claim playoff bid in final home game

Gallery: East Providence High School girls' soccer

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Common Fence Music’s Fall Moon Festival is Saturday

NEWPORT — One of Common Fence Music’s most impressive lineup of singer-songwriters will be sharing the stage Saturday night, Nov. 3, for the second annual Fall Moon Festival.

Weaver Library Farmers Market celebrates fifth summer season

Gallery: Crescent Park Carousel 'Cruise Nights'

A light, flaky pastry for Easter dessert

Blueberries, lemon and ricotta all in one tasty muffin

Opinion
Column: A new East Providence High School would be an historic achievement

Any way you look at it, November 6th will be an historic one in the City of East Providence. We’ll establish a City Council with four year terms. For the first time ever, we’ll choose our …

Letter: Vote 'yes' on Question 3 ballot measure

Letter: Do you really know what the Progressives stand for?

Editorial: A fine vista revived

Letter: Arlene needs to clarify her column

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