Five Things for Wednesday: Story Time, Snow Plow Drivers & More
Check in with your daily dose of East Providence area information, including news, weather and history notes!
East Providence Weather:
- Wednesday: Showers, mainly before noon. High near 58. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
- Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Northwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Story Time: Stories, songs, and a craft for children ages 2-6 and their families. No advance registration necessary. Location: Weaver Library Program Room, 41 Gove Avenue, East Providence.
Snow Plow Drivers: CDL Class A drivers to plow snow for the City of East Providence operating city trucks. Hourly Rate: $20 per hour. Call 401-435-7701 for more information and an application (AA/EOE). Qualifications: CDL Class A license with clean driving record, subject to BCI check, pre-employment and random drug screening. Prior snow plow experience preferred.
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This Day in History: On this day in 1945 at 2:10 p.m., five U.S. Navy Avenger torpedo-bombers comprising Flight 19 take off from the Ft. Lauderdale Naval Air Station in Florida on a routine three-hour training mission. Flight 19 was scheduled to take them due east for 120 miles, north for 73 miles, and then back over a final 120-mile leg that would return them to the naval base. They never returned.