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CRANSTON — Billy Fitzgerald led a trio of East Providence High School players who qualified for the 2024 Rhode Island Interscholastic League state championship tournament contested over two … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Local, state and federal dignitaries gathered at the city shoreline in Riverside mid-morning Friday, May 24, offering up a curiously-timed, albeit, welcome update on the … more
Barrington High School senior Adam Gorman was two strokes off the lead and the Barrington team stood in second place overall after Day 1 of the RI State Golf Championship at Cranston Country Club on … more
Luke Tanous went 3-for-3 with three RBI, two runs scored and one stolen base as the Barrington High School baseball team (18-3) defeated Narragansett 5-0 in a Division II playoff game on Tuesday … more
The 2024 playoff season for a couple of East Providence High School entries started well enough with the baseball and boys' tennis teams winning. However, while the former continued its pursuit of a … more
East Providence Police arrested two Pawtucket men stemming from an attempted theft at a city business Monday, May 27. Isaiah Dalomba, 22, and Temilolluwa Akano, 20, are facing charges of Assault … more
Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 3 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team pounded Toll Gate 12-5 in the Division 3 quarterfinals at home on Thursday night. Goalkeeper Ethan Labolita made 15 … more
The Westport baseball and softball teams finished up their regular seasons and now wait for to learn their tournament fates.  The baseball team beat South Shore 3-2 on Friday and … more
Girls lacrosse beats Scituate 13-6, moves on to semis Peckham and Polofsky combine for 11 goals Zoe Peckham and Julia Polofsky combined for 11 goals as the Tiverton girls lacrosse team beat … more
Gavin Palombo's extra-inning base hit helped the East Providence High School baseball team avoid a massive upset by Chariho in the preliminary round of the 2024 Division II championship playoffs. … more
The third-seeded East Providence High School boys' tennis team breezed by visiting and sixth-seeded Prout in the quarterfinal round of the 2024 Division II championship tournament Friday, May 24. … more
For the second time in as many years in the postseason, cross-city rival St. Mary Academy-Bay View handed East Providence High School a gut-wrenching loss in the Division III girls' lacrosse … more
The East Providence High School baseball team begins its pursuit of a second consecutive Division II championship in city Friday night, May 24, when the Townies host Chariho. First pitch is 5 … more
Yes to the monastery development. Yes to the $5 million bond for athletic fields. Yes to the school and municipal budgets totaling more than $95 million. Barrington taxpayers approved nearly all … more
Crosstown competitors East Providence High School and St. Mary Academy-Bay View meet for the second time in as many years in the Division III postseason, this time in the quarterfinal round of the … more
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank announced on Monday, May 20, it had issued a $41,630,000 Clean Water State Revolving Fund bond, with $5,200,000 in principal forgiveness stemming … more
The Tuesday, May 21, East Providence City Council meeting ended abruptly just under an hour into the session because of a technical issue with the live stream of the event, halting viewing access to … more
It's best regular season record in decades as well as setting a new program scoring mark for stroke play scoring still weren't enough for the East Providence High School golf team to earn a berth … more
For a few hours Monday, 15 Special Olympians from Westport got to leave everything behind and just focus on competing. Sophia Siddal was as competitive and driven as ever. Ethan Cabral and Ethan … more
Three matches is all that potentially remains in the noteworthy careers of the seniors on the East Providence High School boys' tennis team as the Townies begin their pursuit of the 2024 Division II … more
Students in the East Providence High School Career and Tech Center's Fashion Design program held their annual show on Wednesday night, May 15, in the Elmasian Auditorium. East Providence Post … more
"MetLinks," the reimagined nine-hole layout on the site of the former Metacomet Country Club, will soon tee off for real after the full East Providence Waterfront Commission, at its May 16 meeting, … more
Makayla Grace struck out 9 and Jayda Pequita homered and drove in 4 runs as the Wildcats walloped South Shore 15-3, in a non-league home game on Tuesday afternoon. Westport improved their overall record to 6-8 with a power ranking of 33 in Division 5, as they fight for a playoff spot with four games left to play in the regular season. more
Kathie Rietheimer, an instructor at the Orlo Avenue Elementary School, was named the 2024 East Providence District Teacher of the Year during a ceremony held Tuesday afternoon, May 14, at East … more
A couple of aspiring East Providence High School spring sports playoff teams prepped for their respective upcoming championship tournaments with relatively comfortable victories Wednesday, May 15. … more
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