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Brandi Berg: Rhode Island Woman Shot, Killed in Her Car  Heavy.com

Brandi Berg has been identified as the Rhode Island woman who was shot and killed inside her car in the parking lot of a Massachusetts shopping center on ...



Work set to begin on new East Providence High School  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The finished 300000 square-foot building will feature 45 core classrooms, 10 science labs and two greenhouses.



East Providence to break ground Wednesday on $189.5-million high school  The Providence Journal

With a total price tag of $189.5 million, financed mostly by the largest public school bond that the state has ever floated, it will be Rhode Island's first newly built ...



Steven Fregeolle: Brandi Berg Murder Suspect Found Dead  Heavy.com

Steven Fregeolle was found dead at the Francis C. Carter Memorial Preserve in Charlestown, Rhode Island, around 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019.



Video Now: Groundbreaking for New East Providence High School  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

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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 ...



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 skate park named for R.I. BMX legend Kevin K-Rob Robinson  The Providence Journal

Robinson's widow, Robin, and children Shaye, Riley and Kevin Jr. thanked the city at Saturday's dedication of the facility at Onna Moniz-John Neighborhood ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



R.I. legislators push toward final votes on union-backed bills  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Highly controversial legislation to lock in the terms of expired teacher and municipal employee contracts is headed to final votes in the House ...



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 ...



Photos: From the Archive: Colorful arrays on gray, rainy days  The Providence Journal

May 10, 2012 “The X Factor ” - Umbrellas of the contestants create a kaleidoscope of color in a window view from the Rhode Island Convention Center at 7:50 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Reed: RI could lose $20M+ with Trump’s proposed education cuts  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Sen. Jack Reed attended an event at Meeting Street Friday to outline the impacts the proposed cuts would have in Rhode Island.



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. lawmakers pass bills on firefighter OT, continuing contracts  The Providence Journal

In a series of final votes on Thursday, the General Assembly approved bills to mandate time-and-a-half pay to firefighters who average more than 42 hours a ...



Task force: condition of public school buildings in RI in 'crisis'  Turn to 10

Rhode Island's aging school buildings are in disrepair and it's going to take several steps and nearly $2.2 billion to bring the failing schools to a level on par with ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Chris Herren delivers NEIT’s commencement address  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The New England Institute of Technology's 2019 graduating class flipped their tassels at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence ...



2018 Superintendent Surveys: Barrington  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Barrington Supt. Michael Messore weighs in on the biggest strengths and challenges in his school district.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



School officials, parents prepare for scorching heat as classes begin  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

It's back to school for many kids across the state this week, and with feel-like temperatures above 100 degrees, parents and school officials are watching the ...



Dozens of Rhode Island schools exempted from 180-day rule  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The state received requests from 35 schools in 20 districts that had been forced to close at some point since September.



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 ...



Anna M. Meservey - Rockland - Camden - Knox - Courier-Gazette - Camden Herald  Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Riverside, R.I. — Anna Miriam (O'Connell) Meservey, 99, a longtime resident of Riverside, R.I., and a summer resident of Barter's Point in Tenants Harbor, ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



RI lawmakers want DMV to add Yankees license plate  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Yankees fans may be a minority in Rhode Island, but it will be easier for them to display their allegiance if a group of local ...



Diane M. (Toppin) Juliani Foley  Warwick Beacon

Diane M. (Toppin) Juliani Foley, 78, formerly of Warwick died December 22, 2018 at her home in Wellesley, MA after a long battle with Parkinsons Disease and ...



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 ...



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 ...



Nonprofit celebrates sending 1,000 graduates into workforce  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Year Up Providence runs a one-year, intensive training program aimed at helping low-income young adults receive education.



Golden Apple: Alana Nelson  Turn to 10

This week's Golden Apple Award goes to Alana Nelson, a chemistry teacher at East Providence High School.Nelson was nominated by Dakotah Federowicz, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 HS marching band performs  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

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



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.



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 ...



ACLU to announce legal action against city as bus driver strike continues  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Top Stories: 6/5 ...



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.



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 ...



Charter school Achievement First starts first year of middle school  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — This month, the first class to go through the Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy Middle School will be starting the ...



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 ...



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 ...



Police release the names of victims in Rt. 10 deadly crash  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Police release the names of victims in Rt. 10 deadly crash.



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 ...



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 ...



All but 1 RI school district closed for Good Friday  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The question of whether students should stay home on the Christian calendar's most somber day has been controversial.



North Providence to build 2 new schools, relocate students  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — In a unique partnership, hundreds of North Providence students will be bused to Johnston while the town builds two new elementary ...



Science project: Schools have tough time finding math, chem, physics teachers  SouthCoastToday.com

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — East Providence High School hasn't had a physics teacher in 2½ years. The district has had to offer the course online.Supt. Kathryn ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Wheeler School says teacher, student had sexual relationship in 1970s  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The Wheeler School, an elite private institution in Providence, says a former teacher has admitted to having a sexual relationship ...



Survey: 24% of RI students bullied at school within last year  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Nearly 20,000 Rhode Island students reported being bullied on school property within a one-year period, according to a survey ...



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 ...



Fall River mayor calls charges against him 'bogus'  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Correia, 26, told reporters following his arraignment that he will "absolutely not" resign as mayor over the charges.



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 ...



R.I. native stars in Fun Home, coming to PPAC  The Providence Journal

Tony-winning musical, based on Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir, delves into family dynamics, sexuality. While the theater world is full of productions with gay ...



Superintendent: Cranston schools are safe despite need for upgrades  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — As the city of Cranston awaits the full results of a state-commissioned study on the condition of its school buildings, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Warwick’s school administration moving into former Gorton JHS  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Just a little more than a year since Gorton Junior High Schools closed its doors, the building is getting new life as the school district's ...



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.



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 ...



Groundbreaking program at Bradley Hospital aims to help children improve social skills  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

A new program guides parents and kids to learn strategies to improve critical social skills.



Coventry lawmaker calling for seat belts on all school buses  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Rep. Robert Nardolillo has introduced a bill requiring all new buses have three-point seat belts by 2020.



Bishop Hendricken, former teacher square off in termination dispute  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — A recently terminated Bishop Hendricken High School teacher claims he was fired for blowing the whistle on another teacher, but the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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., ...



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 ...



2 Warwick elementary schools found without functioning fire alarm systems  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Warwick Superintendent Philip Thornton confirmed Thursday that the fire alarm system in Norwood Elementary failed about a month ...



Boy, 6, hit and killed by vehicle in Bristol  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The boy was struck just before 3:30 p.m. while crossing Poppasquash Road on a bicycle, according to police.



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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, ...



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