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Learn more about Barrington Town Council candidates

Learn more about Barrington Town Council candidates

With less than a week remaining until Election Day, candidates for Barrington Town Council are making a late push for residents’ votes. Following are brief bios for each of the council candidates running this year: Ann Pelletier Strong – PARTY: Democrat – FAMILY: Husband, Joseph (1982 BHS grad and co-owner of Bad Dog Tools); Son,

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Barrington School Committee candidates offer insight

Candidates for the Barrington School Committee are heading into the final fews days of the election season. There are five people — three Republicans and two Democrats — vying for the three seats. Following are brief bios for each of the school committee candidates running this year: Meaghan ‘Meg’ Ramsden – PARTY: Republican – FAMILY:

Mellor and Silva should be commended for no-show

To the editor: Warren Town Council candidates Brian Mellor and Richard Silva deserve much credit for refusing to attend the forum for town council candidates that was sponsored by the Rhode Island Voter Coalition. Behind the innocuously-named coalition lurks a sinister force called the Tea Party — a divisive political movement that represents the radical,

Vote Independent, for Warren’s sake

To the editor: At the recent Town Council candidates forum, candidates were asked if they believed there were two Warrens- the downtown/waterfront vs. the rest of Warren. Though all dismissed the idea as “myth” to be inclusive, it is undeniable that Warren is changing. And as perception is often reality- maybe there are indeed two

Portsmouth Concerned Citizens endorse candidates

PORTSMOUTH —  Portsmouth Concerned Citizens, a local activist group , has announced its list of candidate endorsements for next week’s election. For Portsmouth Town Council: Fred Faerber (D), Paul Kesson (R), Elizabeth Pedro (R), Joseph Robicheau (R), Allen Shers (I) and Judith Staven (R). For the Portsmouth School Committee: Emily Copeland (D), Norbert Rattay (R). Two-year Seat: Michael Daly (R). “The PCC believes

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Election 2012: School candidates ponder if tax increases are needed for East Providence facilities

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post and eastbayri.com concludes coverage of the 2012 School Committee campaign with one final question to the those candidates running in contested elections on Nov. 6. The Post: Would you be willing to urge the City Council/Budget Commission to increase taxes in order to either repair or replace the

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East Providence Council candidates make stance on Charter changes known

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post and eastbayri.com concludes Q-and-As with those candidates in contested city races on the Nov. 6 ballot with one last query on the virtue of the Charter changes presented to the voters on Nov. 6. It should be noted, the East Providence Budget Commission suggested the change to the

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse answers the question of a student during a candidate forum between himself and challenger Barry Hinckley Friday morning, Oct. 26, at the Providence Country Day School.

Providence Country Day hosts Senate candidates Whitehouse, Hinckley forum in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Informative and provocative, high school-aged students from host Providence Country Day and three others, including East Providence, peppered incumbent Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and his Republican challenger Barry Hinckley with wide-ranging questions during a candidate forum Friday morning, Oct. 26, in the Corkery Auditorium. The event was an initiative of The Chafee Leadership