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TAP-IN Celebrates 30 Years of Touching People in Need in East Bay
Approximately 85 people celebrated the 30th anniversary of TAP-IN , the Barrington-based social service agency that serves communities from East Providence to Bristol, at the Rhode Island Country Club last Thursday, Dec. 5. Guest speakers included Cindy Elder of the RI Community Food Bank and Mark Searles, a WJAR-TV meteorologist.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Omg PD: Beer Necessities
No one wants to find himself or herself in the back of a police car. In fact, some people even fight officers to avoid the ordeal.
2 RI men plead no contest to unemployment fraud
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced Friday that Jaime Martin of Smithfield and Anthony Amaral of East Providence both pleaded no contest to charges of obtaining money under false pretenses.
EP Man Arrested for Domestic Assault
East Providence Police responding to a domestic disturbance Nov. 26 heard each party accuse the other of assault, but only the woman had injuries, leading to the man's arrest.
Foster/Adoption Night, Dual Winterfests, Concerts
Foster/Adoption Night - The Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families and Foster Forward are hosting a Foster Care and Adoption Information Night on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Foster Forward, 55 South Brow St., East Providence.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Man's Assumed Identity Fails EP Police Contact With Girlfriend
A Pawtucket man assuming a false name while speaking with East Providence Police Dec. 1 failed to include his girlfriend in the subterfuge, adding an obstruction charge to his impending arrest on a Sixth District Court warrant.
Winterfest Double Shot Saturday, Help Out
This Saturday promises to be the Winterfest-iest Saturday this year in East Providence, with two Winterfests, one at Riverside Middle School and a city-sponsored event at the Senior Center: RIVERSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL - The Riverside Middle School's annual Winterfest raffle returns this year at the school, 179 Forbes St., Riverside, 9 a.m. till 2 p.m.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
EP Animal Control Reports Hike in Sick Raccoon Calls
East Providence Animal Control and Police have responded to a high number of calls for sick raccoons this month, requiring officer Matthew McNulty to put down seven.
Baldelli-Hunt: 'We Are Not Going to Wait One Minute'
RI Speaker of the House Gordon Fox swore in Mayor Lisa Baldelli Hunt Tuesday night at Stadium Theater, launching the former state rep on a mission to mend Woonsocket's image, finances and future.
Man Tries Hammering Into Ex's Home, Nailed by Cops
East Providence Police arrested a Providence man Nov. 25 using a hammer to break into his ex-girlfriends apartment building, stopping him at her door with wood chips and the tool at his feet.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
WPRO's John DePetro Claims He Was Threatened Says Lawyer
In a statement issued by Providence Attorney Tim Dodd on behalf of radio talk show host John DePetro, DePetro is alleging that he was physically threatened by two individuals as he arrived for work.
EP Woman Attacks Romantic Rival's Parents
A local woman yelling at her romantic rival's home Nov. 15 told police she decided to take out her frustration on the first people she saw exit the house - who happened to be the other woman's parents.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Monday Essentials: Cyber Shopping, Holiday Season Begins
Cyber Monday. Today is another of those biggest shopping days of the year, only this one is done sitting down.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
The Modesto Bee
Whitehouse holding talks on RI health care reforms
Taking part with the Democratic senator in Monday's round-table discussion at Coastal Medical in East Providence will be Lt.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Man claims something during storm wrecked his carport
At Starlight Limo on Pawtucket Avenue in East Providence, Anthony St. Angelo says the wind was howling around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.
EP Kids Give Thanks at Waddington Elementary
What are you thankful for? Thursday marks 2013's Thanksgiving holiday, a time for family and reflections on the positive in your life, as well, if you're fortunate, time with friends and family and a feast.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Drive Safely As Storm Disrupts Busy Travel Day
The holidays are here! Share in the spirit with the rest of East Providence by sharing your photos with Santa, recipes, gift ideas, etc.
Holidays Are Here! Share the Spirit of the Season on Patch
Especially during the holiday season, community contributions - whether it's sharing photos with Santa, family rituals or reflections of thanks - is a hugely important part of East Providence Patch.
PUC urged not to shorten shutoff moratorium
A rollback of the moratorium on utilities shutting off gas or electricity for lack of payment brought an outcry from the George Wiley Center and the Ratepayers Advisory Board at a Public Utilities Commission hearing on Thursday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
A Roundup of Thanksgiving Stories to Be Thankful For
With Thanksgiving and Black Friday just a few days away, you might be feeling a bit frazzled.