Halloween Parade + Million Dollar Winner: East Providence Daily


Hello, neighbors! It’s me again, Jimmy Bentley, your East Providence Daily host.

First, the weather forecast for the day:

Partly sunny and warmer. High: 70 Low: 52.

Here are the best stories in East Providence today:

  1. East Providence Boys & Girls Club Holding Halloween Parade (East Providence Patch)
  2. Arguments regarding masking and unmasking of RI schoolchildren heard by Superior Court (The Providence Journal)
  3. McKee: $ 50 million approved for rental, housing assistance (WPRI.com)
  4. Seekonk man one of Bay State’s two million dollar winners in Monday’s Powerball drawing (Boston Herald)
  5. ‘Going Back’: Another Leading Doctor Resigns from Eleanor Slater Hospital (WPRI.com)
  6. 3 killed in fiery crash on Route 95 in West Warwick (The Providence Journal)
  7. Providence’s Beautiful Day granola company gives refugees a way to work (The Providence Journal)

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Today in East Providence:

  • Waddington Fall Picture Day – East Providence School District (12:00 p.m.)
  • Day Walk to School in Kent Heights from Fuller Creative Learning Center (8:20 a.m.)
  • SIT Riverside Meeting – East Providence School District (3:30 p.m.)
  • Pre-K Virtual SIT Meeting – East Providence School District (6:00 p.m.)
  • Waddington Virtual PTA Meeting – East Providence School District (6:00 p.m.)
  • Meet the Professors – East Providence High School (6:00 p.m.)
  • EPHS Meet the Teachers Night – East Providence School District (6:00 p.m.)
  • Myron J. Francis PTO Virtual Meeting (6:00 p.m.)

East Providence Patch Book

  • Rhode Island State Police: “Soldiers are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday morning at around 2 a.m. on Route 95 South near Exit 8 in West Warwick. If you have any information please contact Wickford Barracks at (401) 444-1064 … “(Facebook)
  • East Providence Public Library: “We had a blast at Fuller dissecting sunflowers and extracting hundreds of seeds! Be sure to check out all the other big events in October happening at www.eastprovidencelibrary.org ”(Facebook)
  • City of East Providence – Mayor’s Office: “For COVID-19 Booster / Vaccine clinic dates, details and registration, please visit: https://conta.cc/2Yd213I” (Facebook)
  • East Providence Public Library: “More Kids Graphic Novel Book Club in October. This month we’re going to read Raina Telgemeier’s Ghosts, share more of our favorite graphic novels and do more designs, sign up for the East Libraries events calendar. Providence and … “(Facebook)

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Jimmy bentley

About Me: Jimmy Bentley is a Massachusetts and Rhode Island Field Editor for Patch covering Cape Cod, Braintree, Barrington, East Greenwich, East Providence, and North Kingstown. He worked as a reporter for the Plympton-Halifax Express and interned for Patch while earning his masters degree from Emerson College. In his spare time, Jimmy attends concerts (sometimes reviews them for Patch), watches movies and plays ice hockey. Email: [email protected] Twitter: @PatchBentley

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