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Briden reflects on year that was in East Providence

Briden reflects on year that was in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — On the exact one-year anniversary of taking office, East Providence City Council President Jim Briden took time out of a recent meeting of the body to reflect upon the year that was in city. Mr. Briden, the city’s mayor and representative from Ward 1, did so at the Council’s December 3 meeting,

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Briden signals opposition to raises for top East Providence administrators

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence City Council President James Briden signaled his opposition to some of the significant changes offered in the proposed Fiscal Year 2013-14 Budget presented to his body last week by City Manager Peter Graczykowski and Finance Director Malcolm Moore, including suggested pay raises for the latter two administrators. Mr. Briden, the

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Solicitor Chapman’s opinion backs Councilman Briden to choose AFO in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence City Council President and Mayor James Briden can be the sole person to choose a candidate to fill the Administrative and Finance Officer position required under legislation creating state oversight which led to the seating of the Budget Commission, so wrote City Solicitor Timothy Chapman in a legal opinion on

City Council President James Briden will be involved in the process of selecting a new administrator to serve as a go-between for the state and city upon the departure of the Budget Commission.

East Providence City Council President Briden gets chance to choose new state overseer

EAST PROVIDENCE — With the East Providence Budget Commission having served its notice of departure during its Feb. 28 meeting, the next bit of business is to find a conduit between the state and city as part of the five-year continued oversight as written in the legislation creating the governing body. State Director of Revenue

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Lynch, Briden spar over Pond View, law tabs in East Providence Ward 1 Council race

EAST PROVIDENCE — The first real salvos of the 2012 General Election locally were lobbed over the last week, and were done so fittingly concerning arguably the most controversial and pressing issue facing one of East Providence’s residential sections. In a wide-ranging and, at points, tersely-worded press release directed at his opponent in the East

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