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Editorial: East Providence City Council makes mostly correct choices in constructing budget

By   /  October 20, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  No Comments

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The East Providence City Council all but buttoned up the process of putting together the Fiscal Year Budget for 2013-14 over the last week, doing so with a mostly satisfactory result for the taxpayers and residents of our fine municipality. The Council deserves great credit for remaining very much true to the five-year plan the […]

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Letter: Who’s looking out for local taxpayers?

By   /  March 12, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  2 Comments

To the editor: The school budget was unsurprisingly passed by the School Committee with yet another increase of 3.2 percent to $46.1 million. The appropriations committee has yet to act on this proposal. What is disturbing in all of this is the assumption of an overall 2 percent increase in salaries and a whopping 5.5 […]

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