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PROVIDENCE — East Providence's now some two-decade-long attempt to update aspects of its water system recently received a significant boost after it was announced the city had closed on a … more
Members of the East Providence Police Department are actively investigating a shooting that occurred at the Hull Street playground. Officers responded to the playground just after 1 p.m. … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — An elderly man died during a car accident on Saturday, Dec. 23, in Riverside. The driver, a 78-year-old male and resident of East Providence, appeared to have suffered a … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School swim teams opened up their 2023-24 Division IV meet slates Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 20, with easy wins over Mount St. Charles in city at the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Kent Heights Playground/Park renovation project, stalled for a moment due to the need of more funding, received an influx of cash from the City Council after the body at … more
PROVIDENCE — An initial aimed at remedying increasing homelessness around the state was recently announced by key players involved in the effort. The Rhode Island Pay for Success program … more
  Owen Boudria scored 19 points as the Westport basketball team pounded St. John Paul II 70-33 in a non-league home game on Thursday night. Boudria, an athletic junior that can do it all, dished out 19 assists and made 6 steals and 4 blocks defensively as the Wildcats climbed back to 4-2. The athletic junior got what he asked for, which was more scoring from his peers. Senior forward Chris Duarte scored 14, his brother Cole Boudria, a freshman guard scored 9, Will Quinlan, Dane Leary and Luke Coelho each scored 6, Max Gallant netted 5, Fotis Machairas sank a 3-pointer, and Anthony Raposa hit a jumper. more
The Mt. Hope wrestling team is jam packed with talented grapplers this season as they begin another campaign towards a crack at the state title. None are more excited than head coach Ryan Fazzi who … more
The US Small Business Administration has opened a disaster relief Business Recovery Center located at the Weaver Memorial Library in East Providence as part of the state's ongoing response to the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Nick Scandura put on a one-man clinic while the rest of his Barrington High School mates were also on point as the visiting Eagles pulled away from East Providence in the … more
Napoleon Gonsalves, who served as the Director of Administration for Mayor Bob DaSilva since January of 2020, left the position in the last two weeks. No immediate successor to the position has … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Potter Pets in Need Veterinary Clinic  is among nearly two dozen animal welfare programs across the state that is sharing $530,000 in grants from the Rhode Island … more
The Rogers/East Providence High School gymnastics co-operative begins its third season this winter with its coaches swapping roles, former assistant Vickie Lombardi taking over the top spot and … more
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has contracted with SeaStreak, Rhode Island Fast Ferry and the Block Island Ferry to offer free ferry service to … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — At least a week before its stated goal, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation and its partners completed two bypass lanes headed west on the east side of the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School girls' basketball team completed the first week of its 2023-24 Division I schedule with a pair of losses, 50-28 on the road in Providence … more
East Providence was recently awarded a six-figure grant to create what is termed a "Citywide Comprehensive Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan.” The Rhode Island Division of Statewide Planning … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Construction crews in recent days scurried to configure two westerly lanes on the east side of the Washington Bridge to help alleviate congestion created by the necessary … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — As anyone who has driven a car around East Providence knows full well as the end of the week approaches since the sudden closure of the westerly side of the Washington Bridge … more
PROVIDENCE — In time for the Friday morning, Dec. 15, rush hour, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation has opened two bypass lanes on the eastbound side of the Washington Bridge to … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Superintendent of Schools Dr. Sandra Forand in consultation with the administration of Mayor Bob DaSilva announced students here will once again attend classes … more
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti, at what is for the moment a scheduled daily update on the crisis, said two bypass lanes on the east side of the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys basketball team isn't just turning the page to a new campaign in 2023-24, the Townies were also pretty much starting a whole new chapter … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Pictured are scenes from the 2023 Riverside Renaissance Movement's annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Riverside Square on December 8. The night included ornament making, … more
PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys' indoor track and field team  began its Metropolitan Division dual meet slate Monday night, Dec. 11, back at the Providence Career and … more
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