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East Providence teachers help students during the holidays through ‘Gingerbread Express’ program

By   /  December 18, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments


EAST PROVIDENCE — Quietly for the last two decades, the East Providence Education Association, the union of city teachers, has been adding a little Christmas cheer to those students and families in most need. The “Gingerbread Express” has been at full throttle in recent days, as teachers have delivered presents to each of the department’s […]

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Union ratifies new East Providence teachers’ contract

By   /  February 16, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  No Comments

The EPEA ratified a new contract Friday, Feb. 15. The deal must still receive final approval from the E.P. Budget Commission.

EAST PROVIDENCE — Roughly 24 hours after the Budget Commission gave its initial approval of the pact, the East Providence Education Association Association, the teachers’ union in the city, ratified a new contract. EPEA President Valerie Lawson announced union membership Friday afternoon, Feb. 15, voted to approve the Tentative Agreement with the city by a […]

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Commission gives initial approval to new contracts for teachers, school, city employees

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Schools  /  No Comments


EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Budget Commission showed a little love to workers in the city during its bi-weekly meeting Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, as the state overseers gave initial approval to a series of contracts with teachers, school and some municipal employees. The largest of the five contracts negotiated was between Budget Commission […]

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