Gallery: East Providence High School wrestling

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School wrestling team opened up its 2016-17 Division I-A schedule last week with a victory over defending state champion Bishop Hendricken in city at …
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 …

Cookies, pancakes, chainsaws and food processors on recall list

Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that they feel the public should be …

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Featured home: Waterfront Touisset property is entertainer's dream

Enjoy the privacy and remoteness of this updated, waterfront home in the Touisset area of Warren — not to mention breaktaking views from sunrise to sunset. Homeowners can enjoy sitting out …

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 …
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

Frank J. Palumbo Jr., 74, Riverside

Kenneth E. Handshaw, 71, Riverside

Francis "Tut" Jamiel, Warren

Margaret L. Tainsh, 70, East Providence

Barbara Donovan, Barrington

Robert P. Harrison, East Providence

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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

Gallery: East Providence boys' indoor track

Gallery: East Providence girls' basketball

East Providence edges Tiverton in overtime in boys' hoops

Things to Do
Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

The New Year brings cold weather, quiet after the holiday revelry, and cutting back. After splurging on holiday presents, it’s time to tighten our budgets a little. This recipe for Mock Lobster …

Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

Chorus of East Providence readies holiday concerts

Combat chilly weather with this colorful tomato/egg dish

Put more fiber in your diet — use white whole wheat flour

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

Letter: Dedications should be considered thoughtfully

Letter: Vote yes on Question 7

Editorial: Vote YES on 6

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