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Commission hosts tutorial for newly-election East Providence pols

Commission hosts tutorial for newly-election East Providence pols

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Budget Commission sponsored an educational seminar for those newly-election officials in East Providence Thursday night, Nov. 29, a 90-minute session that was both informative and certainly an eye-opener to some in attendance. Commission Chairman Diane Brennan led the meeting, which included remarks by State Director of Revenue Rosemary Booth Gallogly. State


East Providence readies inauguration for recently elected city officials

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence City Clerk’s office issued a press release Monday, Nov. 26, announcing the inauguration ceremony for recently-elected officials as well as those expected to be appointed to various position in city government. The public is invited to the ceremony for the East Providence City Council and School Committee to be

Helder Cunha accepts a congratulatory handshake from a supporter following his victory over Bruce Rogers Tuesday in the Ward 2 City Council election.

Emptying out East Providence election night notebook

EAST PROVIDENCE — Several of the candidates and politically active members of the city were still stirring Wednesday, Nov. 7, the day after the 2012 General Election, which had incumbent Bruce Rogers, despite a primary victory and almost a year of campaigning, upset by first-time candidate Helder Cunha in the Ward 2 Council race. For

Helder Cunha pumps his fist in the air after the results of his victory over Ward 2 City Council incumbent Bruce Rogers were announced Tuesday night, Nov. 6.

Cunha upsets incumbent Rogers in East Providence City Council race

EAST PROVIDENCE — On a night when most of the supposed favorites won their respective races in city, upstart Helder Cunha pulled off the most surprising result of the evening as he easily defeated incumbent and City Council President Bruce Rogers in the Ward 2 election. Per the official results from the Secretary of State’s

Ward 3 City Council candidates Candace Seel and Thomas Rose prepare for the start of their League of Women Voters debate, Oct. 17.

A bit more lively, East Providence ‘South’ candidates debate in Riverside

EAST PROVIDENCE — The second of two League of Women Voters-sponsored candidate forums in city took place Wednesday night, Oct. 17, at the Riverside Congregational Church where office-seekers for General Assembly Districts 65 and 66 as well as City Council Ward 3 and At-Large School Committee squared off. The forum was a bit more lively