Five Things for Thursday: Santa Visit, Snow Plow Drivers Wanted & More

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East Providence Weather:

  • Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 42. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Calm wind.

Visit with Santa at the 41 Grove Avenue in East Providence on Thursday from 2pm-5pm. Bring your camera to take photos with Santa Claus. Kids can also decorate holiday cookies.

Snow Plow Drivers: The City of East Providence is looking for 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.

Post to Patch Yourself; Try Blogging: It's ridiculously easy for to post an event or make an announcement on East Providence Patch. Blogging is simple, too. Just click here and read how easy it is.

This Day in History: Vice President Al Gore reluctantly concedes defeat to Texas Governor George W. Bushin his bid for the presidency, following weeks of legal battles over the recounting of votes in Florida, on this day in 2000.


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