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East Providence Budget Commission confirms Luba, Elmasian to administrative posts

By   /  September 12, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Paul Luba (left) was confirmed as the state-appointed Municipal Finance Officer for the city by the East Providence Budget Commission Thursday, Sept. 12.

EAST PROVIDENCE — During what was expected to be its final meeting of its second stint in city, the East Providence Budget Commission confirmed Paul Luba as the state-appointed Municipal Finance Advisor and Oscar Elmasian as the permanent fire chief among other business Thursday afternoon, Sept. 12. The Commission agreed unanimously to support the naming […]

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East Providence Police Chief Tavares denies requesting State Police intervention in city

By   /  August 26, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments


EAST PROVIDENCE — An audibly upset East Providence Police Chief Joseph Tavares during a phone interview Monday morning, Aug. 26, denied having requested Rhode Island State Police intervention into the city. In response to the direct question did he ask for the State Police presence in East Providence, the Chief said, “No. I did not.” […]

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