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joel monteiro

Rift could lead to new East Providence School Committee chair

Rift could lead to new East Providence School Committee chair

EAST PROVIDENCE — A move to replace sitting School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro, the At-Large member, has picked up steam  in the lead up to inauguration night Monday, Dec. 1, at City Hall. That evening, besides being sworn in, members of the Committee will vote on various officers, including chairman. If conjecture is to be


East Providence Rep. Melo talks Finance resignation, speaker swap

EAST PROVIDENCE — Having sufficient time to digest the goings-on of the last several days, Representative Helio Melo (D-Dist. 64, East Providence) earlier this week offered up his first public comments on the happenings that led him to step away from his lofty position as the Rhode Island House Committee on Finance chairman, a move

frank rego

East Providence native Rego plans to relinquish chair of State Elections Board

EAST PROVIDENCE — City native Frank J. Rego recently announced his intention to relinquish the chairmanship of the Rhode Island State Board of Elections. Mr. Rego, a lifetime Rumford resident, confirmed his decision during a phone conversation. According to the agenda posted on the Secretary of State website, the board is expected to take up


East Providence pol, House Finance chair Melo previews 2014 legislative session

EAST PROVIDENCE — On the eve of a new session, State Representative Helio Melo (D-Dist. 64) discussed some of the most pressing matters the General Assembly and his House Committee on Finance, specifically, faces as the year 2014 looms. “The No. 1 thing we’re going to be looking at are jobs and the economy in

john faria

Faria is re-elected as East Providence Democratic City Committee chairman

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its first meeting of the new year, the East Providence Democratic City Committee re-elected John Faria as its chairman following a vote Monday night, Jan. 28, at Philips Street Hall. Mr. Faria, of Ward 3 in the Kent Heights section of the city, faced a challenge from Wendy Caputo, of Ward