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Acting City Manager Paul Lemont talks during the East Providence City Council meeting November 5.

Manager, Council revel in East Providence’s recent successes

Manager, Council revel in East Providence’s recent successes

EAST PROVIDENCE — No one could fault Acting City Manager Paul Lemont and members of the City Council for pumping their chests a bit as the calendar year 2014 nears its end. The City of East Providence has enjoyed a prosperous last 12 months, something Mr. Lemont highlighted during his manager’s report at a special

Acting City Manager Paul Lemont presented the East Providence City Council with his FY2014-15 draft budget Tuesday night.

Council keeps Lemont as East Providence manager through November election

EAST PROVIDENCE — While he won’t lose the word “acting” from his title, City Manager Paul Lemont will get at least the next few months in his role as chief executive officer of East Providence. The City Council, at its August 19 meeting, affirmed Mr. Lemont’s position going forward until the upcoming November election at

Acting City Manager Paul Lemont believes East Providence is on the up-tick.

Lemont eyes an improved East Providence, permanent post as City Manager

EAST PROVIDENCE — Some six months back on the job as acting city manager has Paul Lemont feeling bullish about East Providence’ prospects and as enthusiastic as ever about the city he’s called home his entire life. “I think we’re definitely on the up-tick,” Mr. Lemont said during a candid interview conducted in his City

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Tension emerges between East Providence Council, Manager over police department infighting

EAST PROVIDENCE — For the first time since he was hired as acting city manager four months ago, fissures emerged publicly in the relationship of Paul Lemont and the City Council when late in the body’s March 18 meeting the discussion focused on the continued infighting between the chief police and the rank-and-file. Two weeks

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Lemont issues first report as acting City Manager of East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Making his first full-fledged report since retaking the position six weeks ago on an interim basis, Acting East Providence City Manager Paul Lemont spared little of his disdain for some of the situations he inherited upon his appointment while addressing the City Council at its meeting Tuesday evening, Jan. 7. Mr. Lemont,

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East Providence City Council votes to delay search for permanent city manager

EAST PROVIDENCE — The status quo regarding Paul Lemont’s tenure as interim city manager will remain the same for the time being after the City Council, at its meeting Tuesday night, Dec. 17, voted to delay implementing a  search for a permanent replacement to deposed former office holder Peter Graczykowski. Mr. Graczykowski was relieved of

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Editorial: In East Providence, politics is a full contact sport for sure

Someone famously and quite rightly once said, “Politics, like football, is a full contact sport.” It is, even to those perceived to be on the periphery of the profession, a person, for instance, like now former East Providence City Manager Peter Graczykowski. Mr. Graczykowski was unceremoniously removed from his position by the City Council on

East Providence City Council removes Graczykowski as City Manager

EAST PROVIDENCE — As expected, the East Providence City Council voted to remove Peter Graczykowski as City Manager at its meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 5, in the City Hall Chamber, doing so by a 4-1 vote. Councilors James Briden, Tommy Rose, Helder Cunha and Tracy Capobianco voted in the affirmative on the resolution to drop

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