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Most margins grow in final East Providence election tally

Most margins grow in final East Providence election tally

EAST PROVIDENCE — The final official numbers from the election of 2014 are in, and the only thing that changed in East Providence was the margin of victories for Tuesday night’s winners. In the City Council race from Ward 1, Bobby Britto’s defeat of David Sullivan grew by 29 votes  due to mail-in ballots. Mr.

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East Providence School Committee candidates talk funding

EAST PROVIDENCE — The only contested race in the 2014 election for the East Providence School Committee comes in Ward 4 and features a pair of political newcomers, though two people — Jessica Beauchaine and Karen Doucette — who are active participants in the community. Mrs. Beauchaine, who has lived in the city for 14

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State candidates ponder East Providence’s water access

EAST PROVIDENCE — Water, access to the clean, consumable kind, is a matter of common interest for the cities and towns that neighbor East Providence. It’s also an issue which only continues to gain in significance politically for those who represent those municipalities. Of the state offices being contested locally in 2014, both are taking

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East Providence Council candidates answer economic development question

EAST PROVIDENCE —  The overall health of East Providence’s economy and opportunities for economic development are a couple of bellwether issues not only in the year’s election, but have been and will continue to be at the forefront of the City Council’s agenda moving forward. Each of the city’s four wards have specific area of

State Senate candidate Gio Cicione and House of Representative candidate Joel Hellmann give their take on an issue during a debate at the Weaver Library in East Providence on Thursday night. Photos by Rich Dionne

Differences among state candidates on display at East Providence forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — While little seemingly separated the candidates for city seats during the General Election forum co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and The East Providence Post/East Bay Newspapers Thursday night, Oct. 16, at the Weaver Library, there were some meaningful contrasts drawn between those involved running in state races. Based in the

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League, Post host general election debate for East Providence candidates

EAST PROVIDENCE — The League Of Women Voters and The East Providence Post/East Bay Newspapers along with the Rotary Of East Providence and Seekonk and the Cape Verdean Progressive Center present a forum for East Providence candidates in the 2014 General Election on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Weaver Library,

Transit Bond Question – The right route for RI

Any state with a growing, vibrant economy invariably has one critical component: an efficient, reliable and easily accessible public transit system that gets people where they want to go, when they want to go.  Those destinations include workplaces, schools, shopping centers, and doctors and health care facilities, the core of people’s everyday lives. This November,

David Barboza, who cut the ribbon as CHief Marshal to kick off the 2014 4th of July Parade, was eliminated from the Town Council race in the primary.

Barboza disappointed, ‘not surprised’ with election loss

After the votes were counted in the primary election last week, perhaps the biggest surprise was the elimination of a former councilman with decades of experience in local politics who many expected to cruise to victory after having one of Bristol’s biggest honors bestowed upon him just two months ago. David Barboza, former council member

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