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Five cadets with city ties were among the graduates of the 2024 Rhode Island State Police Academy. Troopers Jaren Alves, Noel Miranda, Kyle Murphy, Alex Newton and Joseph Rego and their … more
Athletes from East Providence on the FAST TRACK youth track and field club team earned top finishes at the Region 1 USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships held last weekend in New York … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police have identified the three suspects in an armed robbery attempt Tuesday morning, … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A social media transaction gone wrong is considered the likely cause of a shooting incident in city Tuesday morning, July 16. East Providence Police were alerted to a … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The city's two entrants into the Ron Silva/Minor Baseball Division District 2 All-Star Tournament won again in games played Sunday night, July 14. EP Central, which lost … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — In the inimitable words of "Queen" another one bites the dust, which isn't necessarily a good thing for residents of the city when it comes to elections in the 2024 cycle. … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The last victory needed is usually the toughest one to get, so fittingly for the Rumford Little League 10U Baseball All-Stars the locals captured the 2024 District 2 … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — It's certainly been a life well lived for Harry "Hawk" Edmonds, and the noted East Providence native received one of the highest accolades the city could offer when on … more
PROVIDENCE — There's more than a hint of irony in the updated traffic figures for the Washington Bridge provided by state officials last week after they were forced to make dramatic alterations … more
It's been an admittedly unsatisfying start to the 2024 Rhode Island American Baseball League season for the Riverside Post 10 Senior Division club. The locals, however, are hoping to turn around … more
One city-based side got its Ron Silva/Little League District 2 Minor Baseball Division tourney run going, while another got its first win of the event as play resumed Tuesday night, July 9, following … more
PROVIDENCE — It's likely the general public will not get all of the information it would expect and want to know about the Washington Bridge debacle any time soon. At least that's how the … more
The Riverside Post 10 Junior Division squad, sponsored by the ATC (Athletes Turn Champion) Training Facility, returned to Rhode Island American Legion Baseball League action after the July Fourth … more
PROVIDENCE — The stresses and strains associated with such a significant and scrutinized project are what state officials believe to be the reasons why no company formally bid to rebuild the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police and Fire Departments have identified the two male kayakers found dead Friday, July 5, at the Omega Pond off Roger Williams Avenue in the Rumford … more
City public safety personnel were searching for two apparently missing kayakers in the Omega Pond after receiving calls early Friday morning, July 5. The East Providence Fire Department was … more
The lone city entry into the District 2 Little League Major Baseball 10U Division All-Star event from Rumford has raced through the competition so far, winning all three of its games via the 10-Run … more
Bill Black, Principal, Shane Messier, Assistant Principal, Jill Usenia, Assistant Principal, Bob Hanlon, CTC Director and the Amazing Staff of East Providence High School, announce the Honor Roll for … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Dr. Julie Giangiulio, Principal of Riverside Middle School and Mr. Glen Salgueiro, Assistant Principal, are pleased to announce the Honor Roll for Quarter 4 of the 2023-2024 … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Edward R. Martin Middle School Principal Laurie Marchand, Assistant Principal Greg McCarthy, and Mia Millea, Dean of Students, announces the Fourth Quarter Honor Roll for the … more
Monday, July 1, the city-wide East Providence Central/Riverside/Rumford Minor Softball Stars played host to Middletown at Pierce Field in an opening round contest, which was won by the visitors … more
It’s 5:15 on a Thursday morning. Down a dusty lane aside the shore of Hundred Acre Cove in Barrington, one car after another crunches and slows to a stop. Each driver steps out, makes … more
Ask any crew of eight rowers — or get thrust unexpectedly into a boat with an empty seat, as this writer experienced while reporting this story — and you understand the critical role of … more
PROVIDENCE — With a decision that will have a direct impact on at least one significant new housing development proposal planned in East Providence, Jennifer Hawkins has announced she is … more
Over the weekend, the Ron Silva Minor Baseball Division District 2 Little League All-Star tourney, named in honor of the long-time Riverside and district contributor, began with one of the two local … more
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