Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Here are some events happening around East Providence for Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012.
East Providence Weather: Wednesday - A chance of rain or drizzle before 11am, then a chance of showers after 11am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Wednesday Night - A chance of showers. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Forecast Courtesy the National Weather Service. International Walk to School Day: Twenty-nine Rhode Island schools have signed up across the state to celebrate InternationalWalk to School Day on …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
With the voter registration deadline drawing close, here are some instructions on how to make sure you don't miss out on getting your ballot cast in East Providence.
If you haven’t yet registered to vote, head on over to the East Providence City Hall and get it off your to-do list. Six million people didn’t vote in the 2008 elections because they either did not know how to register or because they missed the voter registration deadline. The voter registration deadline for Rhode Island is Oct. 7. Mail ballots may be requested up to Oct. 16. Here’s information on how you can register in time for the Nov. 6 elections: And don't forget — this year, all Rhode Island voters are required to show valid photo ID at the polls. Be sure to review our video on how to get a Rhode Island Voter ID card in case you need one.
Sunday, May 27, 2012
The visit to EPHS is part of push to get teens to the polls in 2012, inspire new generation of leaders.
Ninety-six students registered to vote when the Secretary of State’s office visited East Providence High School as part of a statewide voter registration initiative. “Students who register to vote are more likely to become active and informed citizens of this state. Some of these young people will be our leaders of tomorrow. Now is the time to engage them,” said Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis. His emphasis on young people reflects the success of voter registration activities over the past few years. More than 700,000 Rhode Islanders are eligible to vote. “Nearly 9 out of 10 eligible Rhode Islanders are already registered. The growth in our state will come from reaching out the newly eligible groups like high school,” said Mollis. …