Suspect in East Providence stabbing arrested in Texas

The suspect in the December 10 murder of city resident Jasper Williams was apprehended halfway across the country in West Texas. In a press release late Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 28, the East …
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East Providence council gives first passage to levy late fee grace period

EAST PROVIDENCE — Taxpayers in city will soon get a bit of a breather when it comes to paying their quarterly property levies after the city council, at its December 20 meeting, gave first passage …

East Providence initiates bid requests to renovate Odd Fellows meeting house

EAST PROVIDENCE — The redevelopment of Watchemoket Square on Warren Avenue continued to gain momentum in recent days as the city council backed a recommendation made by acting city manager Tim …

Hoping for a White Christmas in the East Bay? Keep dreaming

Residents in the East Bay hoping for a white Christmas are likely to be disappointed as temperatures are expected to remain above freezing this weekend. Christmas Eve won't be a dry day, but it …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 18 Robbins Drive — $540,000 61 Adams Point Road — $430,000 57 3rd St. — …

Featured home: Former firehouse is unique Barrington home

Built in 1931, what was once the Barrington Firehouse at 3 Rumstick Road has been transformed with exquisite attention to detail into a private home with an industrial minimalist interior. The …
Opinion
Commentary: East Providence council can find common ground

With the support of a 5-0 vote for Mayor James Briden and Assistant Mayor Robert Britto, your newly elected City Council placed their faith in them to issue us forward with an honest, balanced, and …

Commentary: East Providence councilman-elect Faria questions transparency

Transparency. I was elected by the people to bring transparency to our City Government. I was informed on Friday that all of the appointments had been decided and were final. I have to question the …

Letter: Dedications should be considered thoughtfully

Letter: Vote yes on Question 7

Editorial: Vote YES on 6

Letter: Sen. Coyne is a positive, principled woman

Letter: Sen. Coyne helped pass key legislation

Sports
East Providence seeks first girls' Open State basketball berth

EAST PROVIDENCE — The ultimate aim of the East Providence High School girls' basketball team for the just commenced 2016-17 season is a lofty one, finish the year competing amongst the best …

East Providence eyes another successful boys' hoops season

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ basketball team will be under new leadership during the 2016-17 season as former assistant Joe Andrade returns to the program to replace …

Gallery: East Providence boys' indoor track

Girls Basketball: East Providence beats Mt. Hope, 43-29

Local athletes hope to bring home football national title

Obituaries
Daniel Barbosa, 86, formerly of East Providence

Daniel Barbosa, 86, of Scarborough, Maine, passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House. He was the husband of J. Lucille (Fagnant) Barbosa. Born and raised in East …

Norma A. Messinger, Riverside

Norma A. (Chace) Messinger, 86, of Riverside, died Thursday, December 8, 2016. Born June 21, 1930 in Pawtucket, to the late Grace S. (Higgins) Chace and Earl B. Chace. She was the wife of the late …

Joyce N. Hall, 69, Barrington

Joan B. Cain, 79, Barrington

Marcella H. Goss, 88, of East Providence

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