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Joel Hellmann (shown at a political forum last year) says he has told his children to not take the upcoming PARCC assessments.

Differences among state candidates on display at East Providence forum

Differences among state candidates on display at East Providence forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — While little seemingly separated the candidates for city seats during the General Election forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and The East Providence Post/East Bay Newspapers Thursday night, Oct. 16, at the Weaver Library, there were some meaningful contrasts drawn between those involved running in state races. Based in the

City council incumbent Thomas Rose answers a question on school funding with Ward 4 opponent Candice Cain Seel (left) looking on. 
Photos by Rich Dionne

East Providence Council candidates engage in cordial forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island and East Bay Newspapers, the parent company of The East Providence Post and eastbayri.com, co-sponsored what turned out to be a rather cordial, almost subdued pre-primary election forum Wednesday evening, Sept. 3, at the Weaver Library with candidates seeking to further their bids for

Gripnail executive Chris Ryding welcomed GOP candidate for governor Ken Block to his East Providence factory Tuesday, June 10.

GOP gubernatorial candidate Block visits East Providence’s Gripnail

EAST PROVIDENCE — Thriving city business Gripnail Fastening Systems was once again the site of a tour by a prospective elected official as Republican gubernatorial aspirant Ken Block visited the Dexter Road facility Tuesday afternoon, June 10. Mr. Block, the Barrington resident, is vying with Cranston Mayor Allan Fung for the GOP nomination. Tuesday he,


Candidate Taveras visits with East Providence High Young Democrats Club

EAST PROVIDENCE — Providence Mayor Angel Taveras was the first of the gubernatorial candidates from his party to address students and faculty comprising the East Providence High School Young Democrats Club. Mayor Taveras did so Friday afternoon, April 11. Over two dozen young men and women from the club were in attendance for the gathering, which