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Raimondo proposes raises for 3 top members of administration  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina Raimondo has set the stage for raises of up to $30886 a year for three top-tier members of her cabinet who make less than the ...



In R.I., young people rally on anniversary of gun control march  The Providence Journal

Gun-control advocates gathered outside the State House Saturday afternoon, a year after the first March For Our Lives galvanized young people around the ...



Beverly Snow Colella  Cape Cod Times

CENTERVILLE _ Beverly Snow Colella, of Centerville, MA (formerly of Barrington, RI) passed away peacefully on 27 February 2019 and joined her beloved ...



East Providence unveils new high school plan  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Built in 1952, East Providence High School is by any measurement crumbling. "It is really rotting, and we need to do something," said Superintendent of Schools ...



East Providence leaders get to work on vision for new high school after repair bond is approved  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

East Providence High School leaders got to work Thursday, putting together a vision for the brand new building after voters overwhelmingly approved a ...



Star rankings: See how your school measured up  The Providence Journal

Rhode Island has introduced a new system for evaluating public schools that shifts the emphasis from test scores to a much broader measure of student and ...



East Providence one step closer to building new high school  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

East Providence City Council passed a resolution Thursday night that will allow the almost $190 million plan to build a new school to head to the Senate.



R.I.s $250M school-bond vote is high-stakes decision for voters  The Providence Journal

Championed by Gov. Gina Raimondo as a "once-in-a-generation investment" in the state's decaying schools, Question 1 asks voters to take the first step toward ...



RI begins rebuilding schools after voters approve $250 million repair bond  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Rhode Islanders approved a $250 million school repair bond which would not only renovate existing school buildings, but also fund the construction of new ...



Warwick, East Providence to swear in mayors  Turn to 10

Two Rhode Island cities will swear-in their new mayors Tuesday. The inauguration ceremony for Warwick Mayor-elect Joseph Solomon will take place at the ...



Man hit by vehicle in East Providence dies; DUI suspect arraigned  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — An East Providence man who was hit by a truck while walking to his mother's house on Monday died of his injuries, East ...



East Providence School Calendar 2018-19: First Day Of School  East Providence, RI Patch

East Providence School Year Calendar 2018-19 - East Providence, RI - When's the first day of school in East Providence? Plus, other must-know dates for ...



East Providence High School evacuated due to bomb threat  Turn to 10

East Providence police said the high school was evacuated Thursday morning after a bomb threat was phoned in.“A short time later, a suspicious package was ...



East Providence High School a bomb of maintenance problems  The Providence Journal

'Catastrophic failure is a real possibility,' says the chairman of the schools' building committee, citing decades of neglect that have have left the ...



East Providence High School evacuated after bomb threat  The Providence Journal

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The high school was evacuated Thursday after a bomb threat was called in to the school, according to Supt. Kathryn Crowley.



Funeral arrangements announced for former Parole Board Chairman Kenneth Walker  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — As a mentor and educator, a coach and basketball referee, and the longest-serving member of the Rhode Island Parole Board, Kenneth ...



E. Providence wrestlers suspended over alcohol, 'sexually-explicit prank'  The Providence Journal

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Members of the East Providence High School varsity wrestling team were suspended in January and their season canceled after ...



R.I.s problem with crumbling schools goes way beyond the urban core  The Providence Journal

Crumbling schools aren't just an urban problem. A 2017 analysis of Rhode Island's school buildings found R.I.'s greatest needs reach well outside the capital ...



East Providences Sears named RI Gatorade baseball player of year  The Providence Journal

East Providence High School pitcher Ben Sears has been named the 2017-18 Gatorade Rhode Island Baseball Player of the Year. The 6-foot-4, 190-pound ...



At the Schools: Hazard, DAmbra make their fathers proud  The Providence Journal

When he was a freshman at East Providence High School, Dion Hazard started beating his father in 1-on-1s. Madison D'Ambra started taking down her dad ...



Middletown woman sues alleging groping, false arrest by retired East Providence detective  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Middletown woman is suing a retired East Providence police detective corporal, alleging that he wrongly arrested her and repeatedly ...



Former R.I. Parole Board Chairman Kenneth Walker remembered as dignified and sincere leader  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Kenneth Walker, the retired chairman of the state Parole Board and its longest-serving member, died Tuesday after an illness. His death, at ...



Math, science teachers in short supply in R.I. schools  The Providence Journal

The demand for high school math and science teachers, especially in chemistry and physics, is so intense that districts often resort to "poaching" from one ...



Only on 10: High school athletes disciplined after alleged obscene prank, drug use  Turn to 10

Alcohol, drugs, and a sexually-explicit prank shared on social media led to an early end of the wrestling season for several members of the East Providence ...



Several school districts to let out early Tuesday due to heat  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

A Heat Advisory remains in effect for Tuesday, with the heat index (feel-like temperatures) approaching the high 90s to around 100 degrees inland.



R.I.s obsolete school science labs a formula for failure  The Providence Journal

Science labs in many of the state's public schools are obsolete and far too small — as the state tries to build its life-sciences economy.



East Providence Students To Sing At The Statehouse  Patch.com

East Providence Students To Sing At The Statehouse - East Providence, RI - Riverside Middle School performs on Nov. 28 and Dec. 1; Martin Middle School and ...



Scholarship lets R.I. Dreamer return to college  The Providence Journal

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — The silence on the University of Rhode Island campus during the winter session is deafening — broken only by the sounds of ...



Tournament champs again!  Valley Breeze

Shea captains Nathan Rodrigues, left, Erickson Bans, center, and Marquis Gomes show off their championship trophy after the Raiders topped North Providence ...



Carolyn Hirsch, 88 | Obituaries  The Sun Chronicle

Carolyn (Norgren) Hirsch, 88, entered into rest peacefully at home with her family on Feb. 5, 2019. She was the wife of Ernest G. Hirsch to whom she had been.



Mt. Hope High School Football Schedule  Patch.com

Mt. Hope High School Football Schedule - Bristol-Warren, RI - Football season kicks off for Mt. Hope Huskies on Friday, September 7 at home against East ...



Video from the Senate District 14 forum  Uprise RI

Three candidate forums sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Rhode Island and the East Bay Newspapers were held at Martin Middle School in East ...



East Providence girls basketball coach charged with domestic assault  The Providence Journal

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The East Providence High School girls basketball coach has been charged with domestic simple assault after allegedly punching ...



East Providence School Calendar 2017-18: First Day Of School, Vacations, Conferences  Patch.com

East Providence School Calendar 2017-18 - East Providence, RI - When's the first day of school in East Providence? That, and other must-know dates for ...



Charges against East Providence teacher dismissed  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - A domestic simple assault charge against an East Providence High School teacher and coach have been dismissed, ...



Former PC and East Providence High star Ron Wilson elected to U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame  The Providence Journal

Capping a great career as a player and coach, Rhode Island's Ron Wilson has been elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. Wilson, 62, will be inducted later ...



St. Mary Academy saddened by McSallys allegations  The Providence Journal

But a statement from the Catholic girls school in East Providence stopped short of saying that it would investigate the allegations by U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, a ...



Time running out for R.I. All-State athletes to register for banquet  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — The annual All-State banquet is only a few days away. Invitation letters for the June 20 event at the Rhode Island Convention Center have ...



Valerie Lawson to primary Daniel DaPonte in Senate District 14, East Providence  RI Future

Valarie Lawson announced today that she is a candidate for Rhode Island Senate District 14, East Providence. She will be running against incumbent Daniel ...



The Uprising, September 7, 2018  Uprise RI

Welcome to The Uprising. Gun violence has once again rocked our small state, with the senseless death of William Parsons, an innocent and bright 15-year old ...



Superintendent: 'We are in dire need' of school funding proposed by Raimondo  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Raimondo proposed spending $1 billion on school repairs over the next five years, between state and city funds.



Mark Patinkin: Teacher in wheelchair has earned everything hes got  The Providence Journal

News about a R.I. cop who claims he is disabled by ADHD prompts a visit to East Providence High School teacher Keith Anderson, who seeks no special ...



Softball All-Stars hit the field on Sunday  Turn to 10

The coaches have voted and the rosters are set for the Rhode Island Fast Pitch Coaches Association all-star game.The Alice Sullivan games will be played on ...



Lawsuit alleges multiple suicide attempts did not prompt ACI suicide watch  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Pazzaz Hill's suicide is connected to the opioid epidemic and her mother alleges the system failed.



Study: RI schools need up to $2.2B in improvements  The Providence Journal

An independent analysis commissioned by the state calls for at least $627.5 million worth of urgent repairs to make the schools healthy and safe, and up to $2.2 ...



New uniforms for East Providence High football players is goal of fund-raiser  The Providence Journal

EAST PROVIDENCE -- John Carnevale's motives are decidedly more altruistic than those of the 1990s version of Deion Sanders, but they appear to share some ...



R.I. House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello bruised by failure of his candidates in primary  The Providence Journal

Primary day was not a banner day for Rhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello. Within 24 hours, some erstwhile supporters and pundits were talking ...



In Pawtucket the state of the school depends on the side of the street  The Providence Journal

As R.I. weighs a $2.2B investment in crumbling buildings, Pawtucket offers a study in contrasts, with the rewards of renovation and the risks of delayed repairs ...



Protester Says Officer Grabbed Her Breast at East Providence Forum  GoLocalProv

A video taken of the arrest of Beth Murphy Ward at the Rhode Island Congressional delegation's community forum at East Providence on February 12 shows ...



61 RI Students Awarded Pell Medals for US History  GoLocalProv

61 students from across Rhode Island were awarded the Herbert and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History this year.



Cheer Coaches Announce 2018-2019 Cheerleading Team  Providence College Athletics

April 29, 2018 Providence, R.I. -The Providence College Cheer team held their tryouts for the 2018-2019 team on April 28th- 29th, 2018. After many hours of ...



Everything you need to know about Rhode Island's 'empowerment schools'  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

By choosing to join the program, schools could gain control over budgeting, calendars and even where they draw students from.



Elizabeth Ward, arrested at Town Hall meeting in East Providence, is a hero  RI Future

After seeing the video on Facebook of a woman being shoved around, manhandled and arrested at the February Town Hall Meeting at the East Providence High ...



Photos: March for Our Lives: Rhode Islanders rally to end gun violence  The Providence Journal

March for Our Lives: Rhode Islanders to Rally to End Gun Violence is an event at the Rhode Island State House, inspired by, created by, and led by students.



61 Rhode Island students awarded Pell Medal for Excellence in US History  What'sUpNewp

61 student from across Rhode Island earned the Herbert and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History this year. The medal, originally presented by Senator ...



RI school facilities fail state evaluation  The Brown Daily Herald

Every school facility in Rhode Island received a failing grade in the state's first independent evaluation of school buildings.



East Providence man, 23, killed in early-morning crash after car hits tree  The Providence Journal

EAST PROVIDENCE — A 23-year-old music engineer from this city died early Saturday morning on his way home from a graduation party when his Lexus hit a ...



Fall season averages out, with a hot September and cold November  The Providence Journal

Rainfall is the big story of the fall. It was the second-rainiest fall on record, going back to 1904. Providence had more than 2 feet of rain, 24.43 inches, which is ...



Some R.I. municipal-government retirees to get pension bump  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A pension hike is in the offing for municipal-government retirees — including scores of former police officers and firefighters — in Rhode ...



Meet the candidates for Senate District 23  Valley Breeze

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Two Republican and two Democratic candidates for state Senate District 23 will try for their parties' nomination in the state primary ...



City celebrates diversity of police graduates  Turn to 10

The Providence Police Department held graduation exercises Monday for its latest recruits.The city said the 68th Training Academy is the largest and most ...



Memories go round and round, on the Looff Carousel in East Providence  The Providence Journal

Children and families enjoy the 120-year-old Crescent Park Looff Carousel in East Providence, with its 61 colorful horses, a camel and family size chariots.



Four candidates compete in primary for Senate District 23  Valley Breeze

GLOCESTER – Two Republican and two Democratic candidates for state senator in District 23 will vie for their party's nomination in the state primary election ...



Investigation Launched by EP Police Into Protester's Breast-Grabbing Claim  GoLocalProv

The East Providence Police Department is conducting an internal investigation into the conduct of one of its officers, after a video taken of the arrest of Beth ...



East Providence HS marching band performs  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The East Providence High School Marching Band joined The Rhode Show to give a festive performance.



Wrzesien and Dougherty win wrestling titles for Chariho  Ricentral.com

PROVIDENCE— Chariho High School had a strong showing at the Wrestling State Championship, on Friday and Saturday with a team score of 135, at the ...



Gillooly: Gorham comes full circle, will coach Barrington  The Providence Journal

Apparently, Thomas Wolfe never coached high school football because Sandy Gorham is proving that you can indeed go home again. Gorham began his high ...



Man's mission: sustain medical center he founded in Uganda, improve sports facilities at East Providence High  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Hot dogs and hamburgers were cooking on the grill. A DJ was playing dance music under a tent. And the first arrivals were buying raffle ...



RIIL Inducts 12 New Members Into Hall of Fame  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

The following distinguished athletes, coaches, official, and administrator, were inducted into the Rhode Island Interscholastic League High School Athletic Hall of ...



Landmark graduation for Providence Police Training Academy + video  The Providence Journal

The 55 recruits who graduated Monday represent the largest and most diverse class in the department's 153-year history, as well as the first trained in the use of ...



Small business in R.I.: Thayer Streets Impact Everything seeks to spread the wealth  The Providence Journal

Lanna Nawa and Saroj Bhandari opened their Thayer Street emporium to sell goods that do good around the world. They also want to build local community, ...



Everything you need to know about RI high school football realignment  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

High school football in Rhode Island will look a little different next season. A realignment will take place with many of the changes coming to address the ...



SJA Announces 12 New Faculty And 8 New Staff Members | School  Caledonian Record

St. Johnsbury Academy announced the addition of 12 new faculty and eight new staff members to start the 2018-2019 school year. Headmaster Tom Lovett said, ...



Upcoming Rhode Island high school reunions - Entertainment & Life  The Providence Journal

Aldrich High School, Classes of 1950 and '51, celebrate their 65th and 64th reunions with a breakfast at the Top of the Bay Restaurant, 898 Oakland Beach Ave., ...



Get Inspired at HeARTspot Gallery  Providence Media

Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon loved the 20 years she spent teaching art and special education at East Providence High School. She never imagined that she would ...



RI Shelters To Open In Storm: Latest List  Patch.com

RI Shelters From Storm: Latest List - Newport, RI - Here is the latest list of shelters, if people need a place to go overnight.



Political Scene: R.I. GOP targets incumbents in Trump-won Assembly districts  The Providence Journal

Donald Trump's 15-point "loss" to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Rhode Island presidential election is a source of hope for Ocean State Republicans.



Police drop domestic assault case against teacher  Turn to 10

Domestic assault charges filed against an East Providence teacher have been dropped.Police said the case against Michael Solitro was dismissed at the ...



Tiverton boys basketball bests Central Falls in Div. III semi-final of state tourney  Fall River Herald News

EAST PROVIDENCE — Most teams find the semifinals of the state tournament to be stressful. In the Division III semi-final round of the Rhode Island ...



Bill Reynolds: Tony Robertson, new college grad, embraces his second act  The Providence Journal

EAST PROVIDENCE -- The phone rang the other morning at 8:30. I was asleep. “Who's this?” I mumbled. “This is Tony,” said a familiar voice. Oh. I had been ...



Roberta R. Carpenter  Hartford Courant

Roberta Rose (Hebert) Carpenter 88 daughter of the late Eugene and Rose (Paul) Hebert passed away peacefully in Manchester Connecticut Wednesday ...



Meet Santa: 14 Great Places in and Around Rhode Island to See Mr. Claus  WPRO

Vintage vector designed by Freepik. 1. RWP Zoo Santa's Arrival and Holiday Parade, Providence November 28th 9am. Free with regular zoo admission.



Guest MINDSETTER™ Keith Anderson: Why I'm Running for State Representative  GoLocalProv

Originally from Maine, I ended up in Rhode Island as a result of attending Bryant University, where I graduated from in 2003. After school, I was hired as a loan ...



R.I. Special Hockey has a higher goal  The Providence Journal

Exercise, confidence and fun are the focus of this program that adapts the sport for children and young adults with physical and intellectual challenges.



Rhode Island Foundation offers over $1 million in scholarships  Turn to 10

The Rhode Island Foundation has announced that it is now accepting application for the more than $1.5 million it has to offer in scholarships.Donations have ...



From the archives: A familys quest for answers: What robbed a bright, young athlete of speech and movement?  The Providence Journal

Editor's Note: This story was originally published Feb. 3, 2013. In the waiting room at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Trevor Cusack's hooded eyes fix on the ceiling, ...



A Lesson in Home School  Providence Media

“It's been a really incredible, amazing journey for us,” says Beverly Burgess, speaking of her family's experience homeschooling her children. Hundreds of ...



Rebekah Berger engaged to Anthony Amaral III  Cranston Herald

Rebekah Berger and Anthony Amaral III of East Providence announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jimmy and Toni Berger of Cranston.



CTE programs expand, shake up local school districts  Valley Breeze

SCITUATE – In education debates, charter schools may be pit against the local public schools, but rarely local public schools against their own kind. Now that's ...



New dome for Cranston bubble rink; to reopen Dec. 7  The Providence Journal

They have been left high and dry since a macroburst (an intense downdraft from a thunderstorm) flattened the previous inflated dome over the auxiliary rink at ...



Terrance Iovino, 26, Singer in P.O.W. Band  Patch.com

East Providence, RI - His calling hours are today and his funeral *service* is Saturday from the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home in Riverside.



Laliberte named assistant principal, teachers added at Central  Valley Breeze

After deliberating in executive session, the Lincoln School Committee voted unanimously to name Kimberly Laliberte as the new assistant principal at Lincoln ...



Worcester Polytechnic Institute's Invitational Math Meet Celebrates Three Decades of Success  WPI News

In keeping with the university's commitment to K-12 outreach and education, Worcester Polytechnic Institute's (WPI) mathematical sciences department will hold ...



Obituary: Edmund Francis Anelundi, 65  Patch.com

East Providence, RI - Edmund F. Anelundi, Capt., EPFD, ret., 65, formerly of First St., East Providence, passed away gently surrounded by his family Dec. 21.



Police Station Dedicated in Memory of Major Alister McGregor  Patch.com

East Providence, RI - Major McGregor's family unveiled a new plaque as loved ones and police officers across the state stood watch during a Tuesday ...



Verizon Awards $45K to RI Domestic Violence Prevention Programs  GoLocalProv

Seven Rhode Island nonprofits received a total of $45,000 in grants from the Verizon Foundation to boost their domestic violence prevention efforts.



RI National Guard welcomes new Command Sergeant Major  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Neil Remiesiewicz; Reporting by Brian Yocono - NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) - The Rhode Island National Guard marked a change in leadership Sunday ...



Bryant student who died after car carrying 5 students hits tree identified  The Providence Journal

SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- A Bryant University student died after a car conveying five freshmen students crashed into a tree on campus around 1 a.m. Thursday, ...



Knights enter season with several newcomers  Johnston Sun Rise

Last season was another very successful campaign for the Community College of Rhode Island men's basketball team. Rick Harris' team finished the season at ...



Safe New Year's travels: Providence firefighters give free rides, Uber offers advice  The Providence Journal

Safe Night program aims to reduce the number of potential drunk drivers by offering rides home from Providence bars, restaurants.



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