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Providence Business News
Phil Oliveroinstitutions, and state and local governments. We serve over 50 customers aroun
Phil Olivero
Providence Business News / Posted 2 days ago
institutions, and state and local governments. We serve over 50 customers around the state in markets such as Providence, East Providence, Woonsocket, Smithfield, Cumberland, Pawtucket, Seekonk, Cranston, Warwick, West Warwick and Coventry. PBN:... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Authorities: Man robbed 3 at gunpoint, set fire to cartwo counts of assault with intent to rob, one count of fourth degree arson and
Authorities: Man robbed 3 at gunpoint, set fire to car
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
two counts of assault with intent to rob, one count of fourth degree arson and more offenses. Authorities allege the East Providence resident committed the crimes on May 12, 13 and 16. They say Dejesus also vandalized two other motor vehicles... Read more
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Providence Business News
South Kingstown superintendent named R.I. superintendent of the yearof the Scituate school district. She also was a principal in Scituate and a tea
South Kingstown superintendent named R.I. superintendent of the year
Providence Business News / Posted 4 days ago
of the Scituate school district. She also was a principal in Scituate and a teacher in Providence, Cranston and East Providence. The Coventry resident and lifelong Rhode Islander will be honored by the American Association of School... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
East Providence City Council appoints a new interim City ManagerBy: News Staff news@abc6.com The East Providence city council appointed a new
East Providence City Council appoints a new interim City Manager
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
By: News Staff news@abc6.com The East Providence city council appointed a new interim city manager during special meeting Sunday night. Timothy Chapman, formerly the city solicitor, will fill the hole left behind by Richard Kirby’s... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
$5,000 reward offered for information on July arson firesEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - East Providence police and the Rhode Island State
$5,000 reward offered for information on July arson fires
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 days ago
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - East Providence police and the Rhode Island State Fire Marshal's Office are offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the conviction of whoever was responsible for two arson fires last month. Det. Lt.... Read more
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Providence Business News
J. Goodison Co. debuts Marine Travelift, completes expansion at Quonsetferries, fishing vessels and more. J. Goodison, which was founded in 1999, mov
J. Goodison Co. debuts Marine Travelift, completes expansion at Quonset
Providence Business News / Posted 7 days ago
ferries, fishing vessels and more. J. Goodison, which was founded in 1999, moved to Quonset in 2010 after being located in East Providence and Coventry. Goodison said they just finished a $9.4 million expansion of the business that included leasing... Read more
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OJornal News
Great Feast of the Holy Ghost: 30 years of faith, traditionS. Miguel, Azores, will perform for the ceremony. 7:30 PM — Performance by the
Great Feast of the Holy Ghost: 30 years of faith, tradition
OJornal News / Posted 7 days ago
S. Miguel, Azores, will perform for the ceremony. 7:30 PM — Performance by the Folia from the Our Lady of Rosary Church of East Providence. The Folia is a traditional group of singers and musicians who play songs in honor of the Holy Ghost. 8:00... Read more
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Providence Business News
Will leaders emerge to avert a looming municipal pension and benefit crisis?company's distribution of ads for illegal prescription drug sales, according to
Will leaders emerge to avert a looming municipal pension and benefit crisis?
Providence Business News / Posted 7 days ago
company's distribution of ads for illegal prescription drug sales, according to a news release. Both North Providence and East Providence received settlement money through the case, and later sought and received federal approval to apply the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
North Kingstown responds to record number of boat firesit took us about 45 minutes.” "Just two weeks ago we responded all the way up
North Kingstown responds to record number of boat fires
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 7 days ago
it took us about 45 minutes.” "Just two weeks ago we responded all the way up into the Providence River for a dock fire in East Providence. So that was a hike. It actually took us an hour and ten minutes to get there,” added Beattie. Critics have... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
RI police on high alert as tensions mount between feuding biker gangsAngels have had a clubhouse in Providence for years. “[The Hells Angels have]
RI police on high alert as tensions mount between feuding biker gangs
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
Angels have had a clubhouse in Providence for years. “[The Hells Angels have] controlled this area for a while,” said East Providence Police Lt. Raymond Blinn. “Now the Outlaws – which they have always had a feud with – have moved into this... Read more
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The Herald News
Great Feast of the Holy Ghost opening Aug. 24the Azores. The festivities continue through the day to 10 p.m. with a concert
Great Feast of the Holy Ghost opening Aug. 24
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
the Azores. The festivities continue through the day to 10 p.m. with a concert by Lira de São Francisco Xavier Band, from East Providence, R.I., and Fall River’s Our Lady of Light Band from 5 to 6:30 p.m. the musical performers for the evening are... Read more
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Providence Business News
University Medicine moves eight practices into new East Providence facilityEAST PROVIDENCE – A new facility has been built at 375 Wampanoag Trail for Univ
University Medicine moves eight practices into new East Providence facility
Providence Business News / Posted 9 days ago
EAST PROVIDENCE – A new facility has been built at 375 Wampanoag Trail for University Medicine to serve its primary care and sub-specialty patients. Eight of University Medicine’s practices moved into the new building in June, taking up three out of... Read more
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Providence Business News
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. to acquire Providence and Worcester Railroad for $126MCustoms bonded intermodal terminal in Worcester. P&W also owns approximately 45
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. to acquire Providence and Worcester Railroad for $126M
Providence Business News / Posted 11 days ago
Customs bonded intermodal terminal in Worcester. P&W also owns approximately 45 acres of undeveloped waterfront land in East Providence, R.I., that was initially created as a deep water, rail-served port through a $12 million investment. G&W... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Junior PGA Championship: Xiong and Li take home titles Posted Aug. 12, 2016 at 6:11 PM Posted Aug. 12, 2016 at 6:11 PM EAST PROVID
Junior PGA Championship: Xiong and Li take home titles
The Providence Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Posted Aug. 12, 2016 at 6:11 PM Posted Aug. 12, 2016 at 6:11 PM EAST PROVIDENCE — Patrick Welch will be the first one to admit that, truth be told, he wouldn’t have predicted what unfolded... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Municipalities given grants for economic development contestRaimondo announced on Friday the municipalities that were awarded $15,000 desig
Municipalities given grants for economic development contest
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 14 days ago
Raimondo announced on Friday the municipalities that were awarded $15,000 design grants. They are: Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly. The grants aim to help cities develop their applications for... Read more
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Providence Business News
Seven communities named for Boston Fed Working Cities Challenge supportto improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. The s
Seven communities named for Boston Fed Working Cities Challenge support
Providence Business News / Posted 14 days ago
to improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. The seven communities – Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Newport, Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly – were feted at AS220 in Providence, and will now compete for... Read more
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OJornal News
Officer Brenton Medeiros to be honored at Revs’ Noite Portuguesatraining too. I just did what I thought I was supposed to do.” On March 24, 20
Officer Brenton Medeiros to be honored at Revs’ Noite Portuguesa
OJornal News / Posted 14 days ago
training too. I just did what I thought I was supposed to do.” On March 24, 2015, Medeiros was driving to work on I-195 in East Providence when he noticed a SUV on fire on North Hull Street with a person in the driver’s seat. He called 911, but... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Junior PGA Championship: Locals Welch, Chatfield within striking distanceLocals Welch, Chatfield within striking distance Posted Aug. 11, 2016 at 7:11
Junior PGA Championship: Locals Welch, Chatfield within striking distance
The Providence Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Locals Welch, Chatfield within striking distance Posted Aug. 11, 2016 at 7:11 PM Posted Aug. 11, 2016 at 7:11 PM EAST PROVIDENCE -- Two familiar local names lurk within striking distance of the boys leader entering Friday’s final round of... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Fishing Report: Tournament ending soon20 Main St. , Saltersville; and Tuesday, Aug. 16, 23, 30 at the Riverside Sport
Fishing Report: Tournament ending soon
The Providence Journal / Posted 15 days ago
20 Main St. , Saltersville; and Tuesday, Aug. 16, 23, 30 at the Riverside Sportsman’s Association, One Sportsman Drive, East Providence.Space is limited and registration is required. To register, contact Scott Travers at... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
State officials: Convicted animal killer may strike againR.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has release
State officials: Convicted animal killer may strike again
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has released an advisory stating that they believe an East Providence sex offender convicted of torturing and killing small animals will kill again. Environmental officials... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Man sentenced to prison for sex trafficking minorsMassachusetts for the purpose of sex trafficking them. Rhode Island U.S. Attor
Man sentenced to prison for sex trafficking minors
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 15 days ago
Massachusetts for the purpose of sex trafficking them. Rhode Island U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha says Reginald Chaney, of East Providence, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years behind bars followed by five years of probation. Chaney pleaded guilty... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man sentenced for running Mass., R.I., teen sex trafficking ringA 21-year-old East Providence man who admitted to running a sex trafficking rin
Man sentenced for running Mass., R.I., teen sex trafficking ring
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
A 21-year-old East Providence man who admitted to running a sex trafficking ring that transported two teenage girls over the Rhode Island and Massachusetts state lines was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Wednesday, according to the Rhode... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Rain shortens girls Junior PGA tournament to 54 holes Posted Aug. 10, 2016 at 8:38 PM Posted Aug. 10, 2016 at 8:38 PM EAST PROVID
Rain shortens girls Junior PGA tournament to 54 holes
The Providence Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Posted Aug. 10, 2016 at 8:38 PM Posted Aug. 10, 2016 at 8:38 PM EAST PROVIDENCE — Heavy rains changed the Junior PGA Championship dramatically on Wednesday at Wannamoisett Country Club. Two... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
East Providence man gets 10 years for sex traffickingBy: News Staff news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. An East Providence man is sente
East Providence man gets 10 years for sex trafficking
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 16 days ago
By: News Staff news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. An East Providence man is sentenced to 10 years in Federal prison for conspiring to transport minors for sex trafficking. 21-year-old Reginald “Reggie” Chaney plead guilty Wednesday to conspiring with... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Junior PGA Championship: Galdiano off to fast start Posted Aug. 9, 2016 at 8:01 PM Posted Aug. 9, 2016 at 8:01 PM EAST PROVIDEN
Junior PGA Championship: Galdiano off to fast start
The Providence Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Posted Aug. 9, 2016 at 8:01 PM Posted Aug. 9, 2016 at 8:01 PM EAST PROVIDENCE — Mariel Galdiano is at Wannamoisett Country Club this week to take care of some unfinished business. Galdiano, 18,... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Mariel Galdiano, 18, of Hawaii sets female scoring record at Wannamoisett18, of Hawaii sets female scoring record at Wannamoisett Posted Aug. 9, 2016 a
Mariel Galdiano, 18, of Hawaii sets female scoring record at Wannamoisett
The Providence Journal / Posted 17 days ago
18, of Hawaii sets female scoring record at Wannamoisett Posted Aug. 9, 2016 at 3:33 PM Posted Aug. 9, 2016 at 3:33 PM EAST PROVIDENCE – Mariel Galdiano is at Wannamoisett Country Club this week to take care of some unfinished business.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Staying safe while jogging: Vital tips from policeEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — As police in New York and Massachusetts continue
Staying safe while jogging: Vital tips from police
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — As police in New York and Massachusetts continue to investigate two separate murders of young women attacked while jogging, we’re gaining vital information from local police on how to protect yourself. “There are... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
East Providence man arrested for child molestation due in court todayBy: News staff news@abc6.com An East Providence man is due to face a judge to
East Providence man arrested for child molestation due in court today
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 17 days ago
By: News staff news@abc6.com An East Providence man is due to face a judge today on child molestation charges. This comes after 21-year-old Andrew DaSilva allegedly targeted teen girls on social media to meet up with him. The suspect in this case... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Wannamoisett to host junior tournamentPosted Aug. 8, 2016 at 6:58 PM Posted Aug. 8, 2016 at 6:58 PM EAST PROVIDENCE
Wannamoisett to host junior tournament
The Providence Journal / Posted 18 days ago
Posted Aug. 8, 2016 at 6:58 PM Posted Aug. 8, 2016 at 6:58 PM EAST PROVIDENCE — Before he went on to major success on the PGA and Champions Tours, Billy Andrade won the Junior PGA Championship as a 17-year-old at the Providence Country Day School.... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Man molested 13-old he met onlineEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island man is facing charges after police
Man molested 13-old he met online
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 18 days ago
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island man is facing charges after police say he molested a 13-year-old child he met online. WJAR-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2b8BXOt) 21-year-old Andrew DaSilva, of East Providence, was arrested Saturday. He's... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Junior PGA Championship begins Tuesday at Wannamoisett C.C.PGA Championship begins Tuesday at Wannamoisett C.C. Posted Aug. 8, 2016 at 1:
Junior PGA Championship begins Tuesday at Wannamoisett C.C.
The Providence Journal / Posted 18 days ago
PGA Championship begins Tuesday at Wannamoisett C.C. Posted Aug. 8, 2016 at 1:06 PM Posted Aug. 8, 2016 at 1:06 PM EAST PROVIDENCE – Before he went on to major success on the PGA and Champions Tours, Billy Andrade won the Junior PGA... Read more
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Providence Business News
Aspen cuts 2Q lossprepayments from the supply agreement with BASF. “In addition, we commenced co
Aspen cuts 2Q loss
Providence Business News / Posted 21 days ago
prepayments from the supply agreement with BASF. “In addition, we commenced construction of the pilot line in our East Providence facility designed to support the creation of next generation products for both new and existing markets. We... Read more
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Providence Business News
Requests grow for solar grids on farmlandland cannot be cleared for them, he said. The proposal is modeled after effort
Requests grow for solar grids on farmland
Providence Business News / Posted 21 days ago
land cannot be cleared for them, he said. The proposal is modeled after efforts approved in the past two years in Foster, East Providence and Coventry. In a statement, Cumberland Mayor William S. Murray said the ordinance tries to balance... Read more
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Providence Business News
Help for seniors is hereresidents need a ride to appointments and family members aren't available, wher
Help for seniors is here
Providence Business News / Posted 21 days ago
residents need a ride to appointments and family members aren't available, where do they turn? A new business, based in East Providence, hopes to become one answer. Bookseniorcare, located online at www.bookseniorcare.com, is a service platform... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Men face charges after house break, police chase in East ProvidenceBy News Staff news@abc6.com East Providence Police have arrested two men foll
Men face charges after house break, police chase in East Providence
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 22 days ago
By News Staff news@abc6.com East Providence Police have arrested two men following a home break and police chase Wednesday. Police say the men broke into a house on Church St. and stole various items totaling just under $2,000. The homeowner... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
RI Burglary Suspects May Be Linked to Conn. CasesEast Providence, R.I. police are investigating the possibility that two men arr
RI Burglary Suspects May Be Linked to Conn. Cases
NBC Connecticut / Posted 22 days ago
East Providence, R.I. police are investigating the possibility that two men arrested after a chase in East Providence could be tied to several break-ins around Rhode Island and Connecticut. The suspects, who were not immediately identified, are... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
2 men accused of break-in arrested after chaseEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Police are investigating the possibility that two
2 men accused of break-in arrested after chase
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 22 days ago
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Police are investigating the possibility that two men arrested after a chase in East Providence could be tied to several break-ins around Rhode Island and Connecticut. WPRI-TV (http://bit.ly/2anNrIj ) reports that the... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Spain is the next stop in Vandell Andrade's basketball odysseyanother minefield to get through in the inner-city. By the time she was attendi
Spain is the next stop in Vandell Andrade's basketball odyssey
The Providence Journal / Posted 22 days ago
another minefield to get through in the inner-city. By the time she was attending Bay View, the Catholic girls school in East Providence, commuting back and forth from the West End, she already was living in two very different worlds. Basketball... Read more
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The Providence Journal
K-Rob to attempt new BMX backflip record in ProvidenceX Games Los Angeles 2012, an event in which he also competed and took home a br
K-Rob to attempt new BMX backflip record in Providence
The Providence Journal / Posted 23 days ago
X Games Los Angeles 2012, an event in which he also competed and took home a bronze in BMX Freestyle Big Air. Robinson started the K-Rob Foundation in his hometown of East Providence, which works to ensure children have access to athletic activit... Read more
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The Providence Journal
K-Rob to attempt new backflip record in ProvidenceX Games Los Angeles 2012, an event in which he also competed and took home a br
K-Rob to attempt new backflip record in Providence
The Providence Journal / Posted 23 days ago
X Games Los Angeles 2012, an event in which he also competed and took home a bronze in BMX Freestyle Big Air. Robinson started the K-Rob Foundation in his hometown of East Providence, which works to ensure children have access to athletic activit... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Mt. Hope High School Dean of Students resignsbeing arrested on felony drug possession charges. According to East Bay RI, Wi
Mt. Hope High School Dean of Students resigns
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 23 days ago
being arrested on felony drug possession charges. According to East Bay RI, William Pabst was arrested on July 8th in East Providence on two counts of felony possession of narcotics and one count of driving in possession of a controlled... Read more
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The Herald News
Swansea highway chief Corvi hitting road for RIDOT jobRhode Island graduated from the University of Rhode Island, then worked for pri
Swansea highway chief Corvi hitting road for RIDOT job
The Herald News / Posted 23 days ago
Rhode Island graduated from the University of Rhode Island, then worked for private engineering firms and for the cities of East Providence and Warwick in Rhode Island over the next decade. Town officials have not reportedly begun a search process... Read more
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The Providence Journal
At the Schools: Butler steps down as East Providence boys basketball coach Posted Jul. 30, 2016 at 9:01 PM Posted Jul. 30, 2016 at 9:01 PM EAST PROVID
At the Schools: Butler steps down as East Providence boys basketball coach
The Providence Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Posted Jul. 30, 2016 at 9:01 PM Posted Jul. 30, 2016 at 9:01 PM EAST PROVIDENCE — He enjoyed a storied high school athletic career followed by an outstanding collegiate... Read more
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The Providence Journal
At the Schools: Butler steps down as EP boys basketball coachSchools: Butler steps down as EP boys basketball coach Posted Jul. 30, 2016 at
At the Schools: Butler steps down as EP boys basketball coach
The Providence Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Schools: Butler steps down as EP boys basketball coach Posted Jul. 30, 2016 at 9:01 PM Posted Jul. 30, 2016 at 9:01 PM EAST PROVIDENCE — He enjoyed a storied high school athletic career followed by an outstanding collegiate basketball career,... Read more
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Providence Business News
Profit, revenue rise in 2Q for Capital PropertiesEAST PROVIDENCE – Capital Properties, which owns a significant part of the Capi
Profit, revenue rise in 2Q for Capital Properties
Providence Business News / Posted 28 days ago
EAST PROVIDENCE – Capital Properties, which owns a significant part of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, reported increases in net income and revenue in the... Read more
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The Herald News
The cars are piling up at the old Somerset Power Station, but no one's sure when they'll leavehe has to do to move forward with his proposed plan,” U.S. Coast Guard Commande
The cars are piling up at the old Somerset Power Station, but no one's sure when they'll leave
The Herald News / Posted 28 days ago
he has to do to move forward with his proposed plan,” U.S. Coast Guard Commander Keith Hanley said this week from his East Providence office. The chief of prevention for the Southeastern New England sector, Hanley said his field operations... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
East Providence police officer due back in court todayBy: News Staff news@abc6.com An East Providence police officer accused of dom
East Providence police officer due back in court today
ABC 6 Providence / Posted a month ago
By: News Staff news@abc6.com An East Providence police officer accused of domestic assault is due back in court Tuesday. 18-year-veteran of the force, Patrick Conaty, pleaded not guilty last week. Conaty stands accused of domestic violence. The... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Three vehicles damaged in East Providence firethink it was arson. In addition to the boat, two other cars caught on fire. Th
Three vehicles damaged in East Providence fire
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 1 months ago
think it was arson. In addition to the boat, two other cars caught on fire. Three vehicles damaged in total. East Providence Police tell ABC6 that they are investigating the fires as suspicious, but believe they were random, not... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
I-195 rollover sends 4 to hospital; charges expectedwith injuries not considered life-threatening. Police say the van fled the sce
I-195 rollover sends 4 to hospital; charges expected
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 1 months ago
with injuries not considered life-threatening. Police say the van fled the scene and was picked up a few miles away in East Providence. The driver was questioned but a search is underway for the second occupant believed to have been a passenger... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Award winners receive $5,000 scholarshipsand Providence Journal sports writer John Gillooly. HONOR ROLL BOY AND GIRL AWA
Award winners receive $5,000 scholarships
The Providence Journal / Posted 1 months ago
and Providence Journal sports writer John Gillooly. HONOR ROLL BOY AND GIRL AWARD WINNERSHONOR ROLL BOY1927 — Fred Mulvey, East Providence 1928 — Max Lebida, Central Falls 1929 — Dona Maynard, St. Raphael 1930 — Rex Coman, South Kingstown 1931 —... Read more
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