East Providence Weather:
- Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 5 to 9 mph.
- Monday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
What's Open/Closed on Veterans Day: East Providence Schools and Town offices are closed today in honor of Veterans Day.
Rotary Club Meeting: East Providence/Seekonk Rotary Club No. 6691 meets every Monday at
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This Day in History: On this day in 1954, Ellis Island, the gateway to America, shuts it doors after processing more than 12 million immigrants since opening in 1892. Today, an estimated 40 percent of all Americans can trace their roots through Ellis Island, located in New York Harbor off the New Jersey coast and named for merchant Samuel Ellis, who owned the land in the 1770s.