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We’re so far in the hole, I don’t honestly know how to get out

We’re so far in the hole, I don’t honestly know how to get out

To the editor: There’s an interesting and infuriating Political Scene article in the Monday, Feb. 9, ProJo (Providence Journal) entitled “Big paychecks, new titles for dozens at State House.” The article begins: “The start of the new legislative session sparked raises of up to 22% for more than two dozen General Assembly staffers….” The story

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Letter: Support the effort to remove the ‘Master Lever’

To the editor, A news item ripped from the front page of the daily paper: “The General Assembly adjourned suddenly at 3:19 a.m. today… over complications encountered in trying to insert a master lever provision in the direct primary law for the exclusive benefit of organization-backed candidates.” The master lever proposal was “favored by leaders

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East Providence fire chief acknowledges staff for storm work

To the editor, This past weekend members of the department experienced some of the greatest challenges the East Providence Fire Department has faced in many years. The combination of blizzard-like weather conditions, long continuous hours, coupled with a very high call/response volume including two structure fires within an eight hour period, required members of the

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Disappointed with editorial, pols’ marriage vote

To the editor, I was not pleased with your editorial (The Post, Feb. 1 edition) about same-sex marriage. I respect your opinion but need to express my thoughts. I am tied of hearing that Rhode Island is the only New England state not approving same-sex marriage, rather it should be noted that Rhode Island is

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City, state may not be worth saving

To the editor, Here we go again. It seems that no one is satisfied with anything here in East Providence! Alleged dust, dirt, noise, silence, light, dark, ice, snow, etc./a.k.a. “aggravation”! I have lived in Riverside since 1979 having moved from inland Cumberland/Pawtucket. Since then, I have been subjected to the Port of Providence’s noise

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Martin Middle School students earn praise

To the editor, During the fall, Martin Middle School students, parents, and staff, while were busy focusing on State Assessments testing and the beginning of the school year, held a canned food drive to support local food pantries. The MMS Student Committee, led by Advisor Pamela Riel, organized a school-wide food drive in which all

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