Regional vaccination pod soon will shift locations in East Providence, increase volume

EAST PROVIDENCE — The new East Bay regional vaccination site located in East Providence has started with modest aspirations, but should likely soon see increased levels of activity as the state …
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East Providence awaits details on American Rescue Plan Act funds
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence will get a portion of the $1.78 billion earmarked for Rhode Island through the American Rescue … Read More
Senate Judiciary approves nomination of Matos for lieutenant governor
PROVIDENCE — The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne (D-Dist. 32, Barrington, Bristol, East Providence), … Read More
State announces East Providence as East Bay regional vaccination site
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence has been charged to be one of three newly created regional COVID-19 vaccination pods, which will … Read More
Sports
Cumberland clips E.P. in Townies’ only football home game
EAST PROVIDENCE — It was an almost…almost perfect return to their home grounds for the members of the East Providence High School … Read More
LaSalle races past E.P. in football opener
PROVIDENCE — The LaSalle Academy football team, somewhat unsurprisingly, had little trouble dispatching visiting East Providence in … Read More
EPHS begins abbreviated football season
EAST PROVIDENCE — Delayed six months due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic health and safety measures implemented by the state and the … Read More
Obituaries
Joao Oliveira, 89, formerly of East Providence Joao “John” Oliveira, 89, of Davenport, Florida, passed away on April 3, 2021. He was born on April 13, 1931 in Brava, Cape Verde and moved to the United States in 1964 settling in East …
Edward C. Foster Jr., 92, Riverside Edward C. Foster Jr., 92, formerly of Riverside, died peacefully on March 17, 2021. He was the beloved husband of the late Joyce (Possner) Foster. Born in Providence, the son of the late Edward …

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