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Bill Reynolds: For Bill Allison, prejudice was par for the day

June 24, 2017 by The Providence Journal

He played football and hockey at East Providence High School, and can still remember all those early morning practices at the old Rhode Island Auditorium on North Main Street. He also says there was very little racial prejudice in the East Providence ...

Suspect arrested in connection with E. Providence stabbing

June 23, 2017 by The Providence Journal

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A suspect has been arrested for a stabbing that took place June 22 at 12 High St. in East Providence. According to the East Providence police, Albert Parenteau, 43, who is listed as homeless, was arrested Friday after police ...

East Providence Stabbing Suspect Arrested: Police

June 23, 2017 by Patch.com

Patch.com... RIEast Providence police have arrested Albert Parenteau, 43, a homeless man. He is a suspect in a June 12 stabbing at 12 High St., police said. Parenteau was arrested after police received a tip that he was seen walking toward the High Street ...

Suspect in East Providence stabbing at large

June 22, 2017 by Turn to 10

Turn to 10EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WJAR) — Police are on the hunt for a suspect connected to a stabbing in East Providence on Thursday. Authorities said they were called to High Street just before 4 p.m. and found a man in an apartment suffering from stab wounds.

Gordon School in East Providence investigates allegations of sexual assault during the 1970s

June 20, 2017 by The Providence Journal

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Gordon School is investigating allegations of sexual assault involving several students and a faculty member during the 1970s. No current administrator, faculty or staff member was employed at the school during that time, ...

Theresa M. Gamache, 91

June 19, 2017 by The Sun Chronicle

The Sun ChronicleEAST PROVIDENCE — Theresa M. Gamache, 91, of E. Providence, formerly of Seekonk, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017. She was the wife of the late Norman J. Gamache. Theresa was born in Lawrence and was a daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (LaRose ...

Former PC and East Providence High star Ron Wilson elected to US Hockey Hall of Fame

June 19, 2017 by The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalCapping 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 this year along with Boston University coaching legend Jack Parker and three others, USA Hockey ...

RI House Finance Committee to vote on bill to hike benefit for teachers' survivors

June 5, 2017 by The Providence Journal

The legislation sponsored by East Providence High School history teacher and state Rep. Gregg Amore would also guarantee annual cost-of-living increases, in keeping with “the previous year's social security adjustment,″ which for 2017 translated into ...

Editorial: Fix RI's crumbling schools

June 5, 2017 by The Providence Journal

The article focused primarily on East Providence High School, where concrete support beams are crumbling under the gymnasium, original wiring is wrapped in cloth that is disintegrating, corroded pipes can't carry heat to parts of the school, a student ...

Donald H. Spears

June 1, 2017 by The Independent

The IndependentDonald Hardy Spears, 95, died Saturday, May 27, 2017, after a brief battle with cancer. He chose to spend his final days at home surrounded by family. He joins his parents, Joseph M. and Mildred R. (Hardy) Spears, and brother Joseph M. Spears.

East Providence High School a 'bomb' of maintenance problems

May 30, 2017 by The Providence Journal

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 240,000-square-foot school in dire straits. EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Step into East Providence High ...

Peter Arnold Nickerson

May 29, 2017 by Nantucket Island Inquirer

S. DENNIS - Peter Arnold Nickerson of Cranston RI, East Providence RI, and South Dennis, MA died of natural causes in his home in Orlando, Florida on May 9 at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Priscilla Kerkhoff Nickerson.

2 Cranstons = 1 big problem as city seeks grant to fix socioeconomic rift

May 9, 2017 by The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalBridging the growing divide between the working-class East and affluent West is Cranston's goal in seeking one of three Working Cities Challenge grants, in competition with Providence, East Providence, Central Falls, Pawtucket, Newport and Westerly ...

Red Cross and City of East Providence To Offer Free Smoke Alarm Installations

May 5, 2017 by Patch.com

Patch.comAudition for RICC High School Honor Choir · Go to the East Providence calendar > · More East Providence, RI News · Is YouTube the New Primetime? The Best Ways to Advertise Online With Social Media: YouTube · Homes for Sale in RI: East Providence ...

Police drop domestic assault case against teacher

April 26, 2017 by Turn to 10

Turn to 10Solitro was arrested in March. Solitro had been on administrative leave from his position as a teacher at Riverside Middle School and coach of the girls' basketball team at East Providence High School. The School Department had no comment Tuesday on ...

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