Five Things For Tuesday: City Council Meeting, Toys for Tots & More

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East Providence Weather:

  • Tuesday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 57. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
  • Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

City Council: The East Providence City Council is scheduled to meet tonight at 7:30pm at East Providence City Hall in the council chambers. Other meetings scheduled tonight include the Claims Commitee at 7:00pm at City Hall in Room 101. The Harbor Commission is also scheduled to meet at 7:00pm at City Hall in Conference Room A.

Toys for Tots: The Toys for Tots annual drive is underway in Rhode Island, and there are four locations in East Providence to donate your toys. Wireless Zone at 575 Taunton Ave. Fisher Auto Parts at 920 Broadway. Evergreen House Health Center at 1 Evergreen Drive. East Bay Automotive at 260 Newport Ave. Bring new, unwrapped toys to the drop-off location. The age groups that are most needed are 0-2 and 11-14. 

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: On this day in 1991, Islamic militants in Lebanon release kidnapped American journalist Terry Anderson after 2,454 days in captivity.


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