Tag Archives: East Bay Election 2012

Preserve Portsmouth polls council candidates

PORTSMOUTH — The group Preserve Portsmouth surveyed town council candidates on four issues this fall and has posted their responses on its website — http://preserveportsmouth.org/ Candidates were asked: 1. Do you support the Aquidneck Land Trust’s proposal to conserve and enhance the Glen, and do you believe residents should be given a chance to vote on

Lawrence Hey, his wife, Leslie and son, Steven, 12, listen to Ward 1 council candidates debate.

East Providence Coalition hosts final debate of 2012 election cycle

EAST PROVIDENCE — An overflow crowd gathered for most of the evening Wednesday night, Oct. 24, in the Newman Congregational Church gym for the East Providence Coalition-sponsored debate among candidates running for General Assembly House Districts 63 and 65 as well as those for City Council At-Large and Wards 1, 2 and 3. The most

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Barrington School Committee candidates talk middle school options

The Barrington School Committee was recently presented with a pair of options for the future of Barrington Middle School including a new building and a get-renovation with an addition. This week’s question asked candidates which option they favor an why. Here are their responses: CHRIS RAMSDEN – “The building committee has recently recommended two choices;

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Barrington Town Council candidates weigh public sentiment vs. official information

In the latest question of the week, Barrington Town Council candidates were asked the following: “When dealing with municipal issues, how much consideration will you give public sentiment versus information offered by town officials?” Here were their responses: DON NESSING – “While most municipal issues will impact all residents, some may only directly impact smaller

Tattrie playing politics with board appointments

To the editor: During Thursday night’s candidate forum a question was directed to Councilwoman Cathie Tattrie regarding the methods used to evaluate applicants for board appointments.  Ms. Tattrie responded by stating she favored protocol to promote alternates in spite of the qualifications and experience of other applicants. Now I find this interesting since protocol was not used several years ago when I