Monthly Archives: November 2012

Alan Stubbs Trueblood, Little Compton

Alan Stubbs Trueblood died at the Forest Farm Nursing Center in Middletown on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.  He had resided on Willow Avenue in Little Compton for many years. He was born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, on May 3, 1917. His parents were Howard Moffat Trueblood and Louise Nyitray Trueblood.  He was raised in Dobbs Ferry,


East Providence Budget Commission, bank near loan agreement

EAST PROVIDENCE — Besides clarifying the language of the Homestead Audit letter sent out to residents of the city, the East Providence Budget Commission conducted some other imperative business at its meeting Thursday afternoon, Nov. 29, including talk of an immediate financial issue. James Ryan, a loan officer from Webster Bank, joined the Commission to

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Thanks for helping through hardship

To the editor: During this time of Thanksgiving, we wanted to express our gratitude to the Barrington community for the overwhelming kindness, generosity, and support shown to our family over the past three months. In August of this year, our father Vincent passed away unexpectedly on his way home from work. Within twelve hours, we


East Providence Budget Commission takes no action on proposed Homestead moratorium

EAST PROVIDENCE — While not overturning a moratorium instituted last week by the City Council, the East Providence Budget Commission did make substantive changes to some language in the Homestead Audit letter being sent out to residents. At its bi-weekly meeting Thursday afternoon, Nov. 29, in Room 306 of City, the Commission opted not to

Citizens United needs to be amended

Corporations are not people, and money is not free speech. That was the sentiment of a non-binding resolution passed by the East Providence City Council on Oct. 16. Moved by Councilwoman Katie Kleyla, it supported an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would reverse the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision “Citizens United vs. Federal Election