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Mark Patinkin: Teacher in wheelchair has earned everything he's got

January 15, 2017 by The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalBack in school, he learned to type with his right pinkie-knuckle. A few years later, offered extra time to finish his final exam for his teaching master's at Providence College, he refused. "I don't want to be treated differently," he told me. "I want ...

East Providence murder suspect held without bail after return from capture in Texas

January 13, 2017 by WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A judge ordered a Providence man held without bail Friday afternoon on charges he fatally stabbed an East Providence man last month. James Stevens, 29, of Pine Street in Providence, was arraigned on a charge of first-degree ...

Cougars net first victory, rally past Townies, 63-55

January 3, 2017 by Valley Breeze

Senior guard Michael Osei scored a career-high 17 points last Wednesday night to help the North Providence High boys' basketball team pick up its first victory of the season, a 63-55 win over East Providence High in the finale of the East Providence ...

John Gillooly: Conti, Somera personify state's top high school performances in 2016

December 31, 2016 by The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalNot exactly a high-profile athlete even in the relatively obscure realm of Rhode Island high school sports. But in a sense East Providence High junior Lilly Conti is the personification of what makes high school sports so important every year. High ...

Bill Reynolds: E. Providence-native Applegate was pioneer who battled the odds

December 17, 2016 by The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalOr how many others were once All-State in three sports at East Providence High School, was recruited to play football at Brown, and played baseball in the old Negro League against the likes of the immortal Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson. Oh yeah, he ...

THURSDAY'S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Durfee girls swim past Dighton-Rehoboth

December 15, 2016 by Fall River Herald News

Jalen Jang won the 500 freestyle in a South Sectional qualifying 5:40 to help the Durfee High School girls' swimming and diving team to a 50-40 win over Dighton-Rehoboth Regional on Thursday at the Boys and Girls Club of east Providence, R.I.. Jalen ...

East Providence Holds Off Pilgrim, Cranston East Girls Beat Toll Gate

December 14, 2016 by WLNE-TV (ABC6)

The high school basketball season is in full swing and we have highlights of four games. East Providence traveled to play Pilgrim, beating the Patriots 61 to 53. ... In girls basketball, Sarah Coutu scored 25 points in leading Cranston East over Toll Gate.

Two become one: Lincoln, East Providence join forces on ice

December 7, 2016 by Valley Breeze

Valley BreezeLINCOLN – It seems like yesterday, but it was only three short seasons ago when East Providence High won the Division III championship, and Lincoln High, which claimed the Division II title the previous year, went 20-3, with all three losses coming to ...

John Gillooly: For EP's Simpson, Thanksgiving marks the end of something special

November 23, 2016 by The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalOn Thursday morning, he will put on the Townies uniform a final time when East Providence meets La Salle at Cimini Field in the 88th edition the oldest intrastate Thanksgiving Day football rivalry. He never ... But for seniors such as Simpson the ...

Division III girls soccer: East Providence claims first state title

November 13, 2016 by The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE - It didn't take long for Aaliyah Pattie to secure a place in the illustrious East Providence High athletic archives. Pattie, a freshman forward, gave East Providence girls soccer its first state title Sunday night as her goal in a shootout ...

Rogers tops Shea for first girls volleyball crown in 32 years

November 5, 2016 by The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalEAST PROVIDENCE - Emma Robertson may be a newcomer to Rhode Island, but the Rogers High senior knew how much winning a girls volleyball title meant to the people at her new school. So with Rogers trailing by a point in Saturday's winner-take-all, ...

Neighborhood of the Week: Kent Heights, 'best-kept secret' in East Providence

November 4, 2016 by The Providence Journal

The Providence JournalEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As he offered a leisurely driving tour of the neighborhoods where he grew up, real estate agent Joseph Botelho evoked the days when corn and potato crops once grew here and when a kid could go play in the woods and then cut ...

Young Wizards Back from Yale Physics Olympics

November 2, 2016 by

Patch.comEAST PROVIDENCE, RI – Bay View Academy AP Physics students competed in the Yale Physics Olympics on Oct. 15 in New Haven. The physics ... The Bay View students joined more than 200 students from high schools around New England and New York.

EPHS Class of 1981 reunites Nov. 26

September 28, 2016 by Valley Breeze

EAST PROVIDENCEEast Providence High School Class of 1981 will hold a reunion on Saturday, Nov. 26, from 6 to 11 p.m., at Wannamoisett Country Club, 96 Hoyt Ave. The invite is extended to EPHS classes of 1980 and 1982. The cost is $55 per person.

Kent Heights Elementary Named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School

September 28, 2016 by

Patch.comThe school is one of eight public elementary schools in East Providence and one of just 329 National Blue Ribbon Schools named in 2016. "National Blue Ribbon Schools are proof that we can prepare every child for college and meaningful careers," said ...

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