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Coming Soon! East Providence Patch Gets a New Look
Hi, everyone! I have some exciting news to share about Patch - we're getting a whole new look! It's coming soon and it's going to make East Providence Patch easier to use, and a better place to connect and share.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Providence weather forecast for Jun. 19, 2013
Forecast discussion: After seeing some sunshine in the morning and afternoon, Providence did see a repeat of yesterday's weather, as a cold front brought some strong rainfall and thunderstorms in the late afternoon.
Collapsed Runner's Life Probably Saved by Community Police Officer
An East Providence jogger probably owes his life to a police officer who administered CPR to him last Tuesday evening, June 11. The Leonard Avenue man, 49, apparently was running on Blanding Avenue about 6 pm when he collapsed in the street.
E.P. Residents Get Their Citizens 'Bricks'
Six new red bricks bearing the names of East Providence residents will be laid in One Citizens Plaza in Providence -- the plaza outside the headquarters of Citizens Bank.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Eats in Seekonk a History of Food for 60 Years
Eats Restaurant in Seekonk has been a staple in the town for over 30 years, but its history goes back a lot farther than that.
Liquor Store, 2 Restaurants Face License Hearings Before City Council
Another liquor store and two restaurants face "show-cause" hearings Tuesday night, June 18, in front of the East Providence City Council after selling alcoholic beverages to minors.
Severe, Scattered Thunderstorms Expected
Don't let those sunny blue skies outside fool you, meteorologists are predicting severe rain and lightning throughout the region on Monday afternoon and Tuesday.
5 Things to Know About Today
Here are five things you should know about today in East Providence: Partly cloudy and warmer with temperatures getting into the low 80s.
Benny Needs Some Special TLC
A grey domestic short hair cat named Benny is available for adoption at the East Providence Animal Control Center.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
East Providence #33: RI's Best Communities 2013
East Providence has beautiful neighborhoods, historic cemeteries, vibrant immigrant culture, and surprising waterfront properties.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
'Quiet Giant' Takes Big Step at EPHS Commencement 2013
The "quiet giant" graduated from East Providence High School Friday evening, June 14. But the commencement of the Class of 2013 was hardly that as an estimated 2,800 parents, family members and friends joined 354 graduating seniors to whoop and holler and laugh their way through a 90-minute ceremony at Pierce Memorial Field.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
7 E.P. Waterways on Most-Impaired List
East Providence swimmers should think twice before jumping into some local waterways this summer.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
E.P. Budget Board OKs New Posts for City Hall, Schools, Camp
East Providence is looking to hire a new information technology manager, an HVAC specialist and a plumber, a budget analyst, a deputy tax collector, several teachers, and summer staff for the recreation department.
Rhode Island Real Estate Tax Appeals for Non-Profit Organizations
It is clear that the municipalities in Rhode Island are facing tough financial times.
Students, Volunteers, Coach Cited by E.P. School Committee
Two Martin Middle School eighth-graders were among a group of 11 students, two volunteers and a coach who get some recognition at the East Providence School Committee meeting on Tuesday evening, June 11. Patricia Hurley and Andrew Rogers were honored as Middle Level Scholar Leaders for their academic achievements and service and leadership to the ... (more)
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Rec Center Offers Babysitting Course
The East Providence Recreation Department is offering babysitter certification programs for children ages 11-16.
Siver Spring Elementary Ranks High in Absenteeism; Other Schools Mid-Pack
East Providence Public Schools on the scale in what the state Department of Education terms "chronic absenteeism," meaning students who miss more than 18 days of the school year.
Vandals Damaging Agawam Golf Course
Vandals have been targeting the Agawam Hunt golf course in East Providence over the past few weeks.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Man, 36, Charged as Cyber-Stalker
An East Providence man, 36, faces charges of stalking and cyber-stalking after sending scores of "vulgar" text and email messages to an East Providence woman on whom he appears romantically fixated.