Tag Archives: East Bay Election 2012

House 65 candidates Joe Botelho and Gregg Amore engage in their debate Wednesday night.

East Providence House candidate Botelho explains ‘Moderate’ turn

EAST PROVIDENCE — As former East Providence City Councilor and current General Assembly House District 65 candidate Joe Botelho puts its, he’s 54-years-old and since his birth in 1958 the Democratic Party has had a stranglehold on the State Legislature. His run this election cycle opposite Democratic candidate Gregg Amore under the Moderate Party banner

Incumbent school committee member Bob Shea said there are studies that show the impact of later school start times for older students.

Little separates Barrington school board candidates

There was little contention among the five school committee candidates at a debate Wednesday night: each contender has the credentials to make a good school committee member. Incumbent Democrat Bob Shea and incumbent Republican Chris Ramsden both praised those running for the board. One of the night’s only disagreements emerged between Mr. Shea and Mr.

State Rep. Joy Hearn (left) held off the challenge from Republican Fred Diel (right) and Independent Eugene Saveory.

Dist. 66 challengers rip Rep. Hearn at forum

Manfred Diel doesn’t see a difference between legislative grants and buying votes. At a candidate forum on Wednesday night, the Republican challenger for House of Representatives Dist. 66 slammed the program during a debate with Democratic incumbent Joy Hearn and Independent candidate Eugene Saveory, who also criticized the program. “It seems like all these grants

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

EPHS teachers and General Assembly House candidates this election season Keith Anderson (middle, left) and Gregg Amore (far right) are shown during a debate between the Republican and Democrat, respectively, at a political club meeting last spring.

Political opposites, East Providence High School teachers share common ground in classroom

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though they reside on opposite sides of the political tracks, East Providence High School teachers and General Assembly candidates Keith Anderson and Gregg Amore have much in common when it comes to the classroom. Mr. Anderson, in his fourth year as an EPHS Business instructor, is running as Republican opposite Democratic incumbent