RIDOT to start resurfacing East Bay Bike Path this week

EAST BAY — The R.I. Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is set to repair 12 miles of the East Bay Bike Path from Bristol to East Providence, removing cracks and resurfacing one of the …
East Providence Police arrest Scituate man on cocaine, heroin charges

PROVIDENCE — The owner of a Providence barber shot just over the line from East Providence was among a trio arrested recently on numerous charges of intent to sell narcotics. The Providence …

Photos: East Providence contends with 'normal' storm activity during latest nor'easter

EAST PROVIDENCE — All's quiet on the eastern front. East Providence that is, as the city and region contend with the third nor'easter storm to hit the area in the last two weeks. East …

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East Providence School District plans community meeting on school building safety

EAST PROVIDENCE — Following the most recent tragic act of gun violence in the nation’s schools, when 17 people were murdered at the Majorie Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14 in …

Assistant solicitor asserts 2018 municipal election isn't needed in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — In an interview as a follow-up to discuss a written opinion he offered last week stating elected officials in East Providence should serve four year terms, Assistant Solicitor …

Counsel backs four-year terms for East Providence elected officials

EAST PROVIDENCE — Assistant City Solicitor Robert Craven issued an opinion on the status of term lengths for elected officials in East Providence, doing so at the behest of the council …

Canine joins EPPD ranks; State Street culvert project stays on track

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department will soon welcome over a dozen new officers to its ranks, including one special member of the four-legged variety.EPPD Chief Chris …

Residents displaced in Sunday afternoon East Providence fire

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Fire and Police Department personnel responded to a two-alarm incident around noon on Sunday, March 11, at 13-15 Knowlton St. in the Riverside section of the …

Council talk reignites potential of four-year terms in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Should elected officials in city be serving four year terms? That enduring question, one that has seemingly lacked a definitive answer for some six years now, was broached at …
Douglas B. Roy, 87, East Providence

Douglas B. Roy, 87 of East Providence, died Wednesday Feb.21, 2018 at Hope Hospice. He was the husband of Annette (Campeau) Roy. They were married for over 61 years.Douglas was born in Providence a …

Jeffrey S. Smith, 68, Swansea

Jane A. Drew, 82, Riverside

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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Blueberries, lemon and ricotta all in one tasty muffin

Looking for something special to make for your honey for Valentine’s Day? These muffins say I love you.I recently made ricotta with a cheese-making kit I got for Christmas. It came out great. …

A cozy winter brunch dish for a crowd or just the family

A Jazz-Inspired Musical Journey with the Lois Vaughan Quartet

Will Warren pumpkins squash world record? Today's the day

Let them eat zucchini bread

Warren veterans support 'Moving Wall' visit to Ocean State

To the editor:It is our duty to remember those who are willing to carry out the difficult work of keeping us free. This became even more apparent to me at the start of this school year when one of …

Don't get scammed; Buddy almost did

Letter: Cuts will hurt traumatized youth across Rhode Island

Letter: What's the answer to last week's quiz?

Letter: We can all do something to stop domestic violence

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