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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

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

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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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Ward 3 candidates for East Providence Council respond to queries

EAST PROVIDENCE — The primary election for East Providence City Council Ward 4 has four candidates on the ballot, including incumbent Tommy Rose. Mr. Rose is seeking his third term. Candace Seel, a well-known voice in the community who also opposed Mr. Rose in the 2012 election, returns for another run. The newcomers in the

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Council candidates in East Providence Ward 1 answer questions

EAST PROVIDENCE — Three candidates — Robert Britto, Robert Silva and David Sullivan — filed papers and returned signatures to run for the open Ward 1 seat on the East Providence City Council, left vacated when incumbent Council President and Mayor Jim Briden opted not to seek re-election. Mr. Britto, a Ward 1 resident for

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