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Nancy Lavallee discusses her mother's huge sewer bill increase at Tuesday night's City Council meeting.

Sewer rate hike raises East Providence residents’ ire

Sewer rate hike raises East Providence residents’ ire

EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents faced with sticker shock when they opened their most recent quarterly water and sewer bill unleashed some of their fury on the East Providence City Council during its meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 18. A rare packed house greeted the Council for the last meeting of its current term, and about 99

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Improvements to East Providence’s water system would come with rate increase, quarterly charge

EAST PROVIDENCE — Department of Public Works Director Steve Coutu gave the City Council another update on the status of East Providence’s drinking water system Tuesday night, March 4, a detailed analysis of needed fixes and the anticipated costs of the improvements. Mr. Coutu, speaking to the Council about the system for the second week

Gallison to push for more public notification by BCWA

On Thursday night, rate increases won’t be the only topic brought up at the Bristol County Water Authority public hearing. Adequately notifying the public of rate hike meetings will also be brought to the podium. Although the BCWA did post the meeting in advance of the 48 hour legal requirement, Representative Raymond Gallison feels that