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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

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


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

Bristol Town Councilman Timothy Sweeney

Bristol democrats endorse once blackballed candidate

In a change of heart, the Bristol Democratic Town Committee endorsed incumbent candidate Timothy Sweeney for Town Council in Tuesday’s primary election. After winning a seat in the 2012 election, Mr. Sweeney was shortly thereafter shunned by his party. “He’s more in line with the Democratic party platform,” said Bristol Democratic Town Committee Chairman John


Questions are posed to East Providence Ward 4 Council candidates

EAST PROVIDENCE — The primary race for East Providence City Council from Ward 4 features members of three very politically active families. Chrissy Rossi is the incumbent, having run unopposed for election to the seat in November 2012. Previously, Mrs. Rossi was the Ward 4 representative on the School Committee, a spot currently occupied by

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