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East Providence readies inauguration for recently elected city officials

East Providence readies inauguration for recently elected city officials

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence City Clerk’s office issued a press release Monday, Nov. 26, announcing the inauguration ceremony for recently-elected officials as well as those expected to be appointed to various position in city government. The public is invited to the ceremony for the East Providence City Council and School Committee to be

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Best wishes to the newly-elected East Providence officials… they’re going to need it

At the time of the 2010 election, our previous City Council and School Committee were very busy signing contracts and planning to follow through on their agenda, despite election results. After a very unpleasant inauguration in December 2010, our new School Committee discovered the true financial status of both the School Department and the City.

The governor recently nominated Barrington School Committee member Patrick Guida to the state board of education.

Barrington School Committee chairman hopes to keep leading

  Patrick “Buzz” Guida, a Republican and longtime member of the Barrington School Committee, sat in front of the television set inside the American Legion building on Tuesday night. He split time watching the Fox News national telecast of the presidential race, talking to others who had gathered at the Legion hall, and scanning the

Helder Cunha accepts a congratulatory handshake from a supporter following his victory over Bruce Rogers Tuesday in the Ward 2 City Council election.

Emptying out East Providence election night notebook

EAST PROVIDENCE — Several of the candidates and politically active members of the city were still stirring Wednesday, Nov. 7, the day after the 2012 General Election, which had incumbent Bruce Rogers, despite a primary victory and almost a year of campaigning, upset by first-time candidate Helder Cunha in the Ward 2 Council race. For

Helder Cunha pumps his fist in the air after the results of his victory over Ward 2 City Council incumbent Bruce Rogers were announced Tuesday night, Nov. 6.

Cunha upsets incumbent Rogers in East Providence City Council race

EAST PROVIDENCE — On a night when most of the supposed favorites won their respective races in city, upstart Helder Cunha pulled off the most surprising result of the evening as he easily defeated incumbent and City Council President Bruce Rogers in the Ward 2 election. Per the official results from the Secretary of State’s

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Election 2012: School candidates ponder if tax increases are needed for East Providence facilities

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post and eastbayri.com concludes coverage of the 2012 School Committee campaign with one final question to the those candidates running in contested elections on Nov. 6. The Post: Would you be willing to urge the City Council/Budget Commission to increase taxes in order to either repair or replace the

Ward 3 City Council candidates Candace Seel and Thomas Rose prepare for the start of their League of Women Voters debate, Oct. 17.

A bit more lively, East Providence ‘South’ candidates debate in Riverside

EAST PROVIDENCE — The second of two League of Women Voters-sponsored candidate forums in city took place Wednesday night, Oct. 17, at the Riverside Congregational Church where office-seekers for General Assembly Districts 65 and 66 as well as City Council Ward 3 and At-Large School Committee squared off. The forum was a bit more lively


Special Ed Advisory group hosts East Providence School Committee candidate forum

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Local Advisory Committee for Special Education invited those office-seekers running for School Committee to a “Meet the Candidates” forum Wednesday night, Oct. 10, at the Riverside Library. About two dozen people attended the event, which was held in the branch’s meeting room and lasted for roughly two hours. Six

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