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East Providence City Council steers proposed 2013-14 Budget towards public hearing

East Providence City Council steers proposed 2013-14 Budget towards public hearing

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence City Council, at its meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 15, tweaked the proposed Fiscal Year 2013-14 Budget for the final time prior to presenting it to residents next week. The Council rejected by a 4-1 tally a measure to consolidate the management of and to rename the Recreation Department. Councilman


East Providence City Council vetoes pay hikes, freezes Homestead decrease

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 1, the East Providence City Council opted to trim the initial Fiscal Year 2013-14 budget proposal it received from City Manager Peter Graczykowski and Finance Director Malcolm Moore rather than accept the document as presented, voting to deny pay raises to top administrators and freezing a

East Providence City Councilor Chrissy Rossi (right) has filed a complaint against Council President James Briden (left) as a result of his asking for the state to reconvene the Budget Commission and thus interfering with a personnel matter in the case of EPPD Chief Joseph Tavares.

Updated: East Providence Council at odds over reason for Manager’s Commission response

EAST PROVIDENCE — Simmering since the re-establishment of the Budget Commission this spring upon the attempted removal of the police chief, the conflict between East Providence City Councilors James Briden and Chrissy Rossi appears to have come to a full boil over the last week. At its Sept. 24 joint meeting with the School Committee

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East Providence City Council gives first approval to potential water/sewer abatement changes

EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents who potentially have abatement claims caused by faulty pipes will likely now have a formal means of getting them heard if a resolution to update an existing ordinance receives final approval. At its meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 3, the East Providence City Council gave an initial nod to the proposed amendments

Ward 3 City Councilman Tommy Rose (rear) was the deciding vote in continuing the appellate process against TLA-Pond View and Kenlin Properties.

East Providence City Council votes to continue appeal process in Pond View case

EAST PROVIDENCE — A week after tabling a decision on the matter, leaving its response in limbo, the East Providence City Council, at its meeting Tuesday night, Aug. 20, did in fact decide to pursue an appeal of a recent Superior Court decision which went in favor of the former TLA-Pond View recycling plant owners


East Providence City Council tables next move in TLA-Pond View/Kenlin Properties flap

EAST PROVIDENCE — There was little special about the special session called by the East Providence City Council Tuesday night, Aug. 13, as nothing was decided in regard to the recent ruling by a Superior Court judge in favor on an appeal by the former operators of the TLA-Pond View recycling plant and the owner

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East Providence City Council approves sale of former Rumford Library building amongst other business

EAST PROVIDENCE — The former home to the Rumford Library Branch on Pawtucket Avenue will soon be home to a single-family residence after the East Providence City Council approved the sale of the property during its Tuesday, July 16, meeting. The Rumford Library, closed and put on the market by the East Providence Budget Commission


First East Providence Council meeting under new rules ends with familiar fireworks

EAST PROVIDENCE — The first East Providence City Council meeting conducted under new guidelines approved recently by a slim majority of the current legislators took place mostly in a rather staid manner Tuesday night, July 18, in the City Hall Chamber though it did eventually conclude with a fiery retort from one of the members.

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Council drops hammer on East Providence businesses caught serving alcohol to minors

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence City Council, as part of a series of show-cause hearings at its Tuesday, July 16, meeting, dropped the hammer on two local establishments in response to them having served alcohol to minors during the most recent under-age drinking sting conducted by the East Providence Police Department and the East