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Opposition noted to strong mayor ballot initiative

Opposition noted to strong mayor ballot initiative

EAST PROVIDENCE — Taken ill prior to the City Council meeting held on Tuesday, April 15, Mayor Jim Briden followed up the forum with a couple of pronouncements on issues discussed that evening. First, Mr. Briden, the Ward 1 representative and Council president, has called for a special Council session planned for Monday, April 28,

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Noted past politicians voice support for East Providence governance change

EAST PROVIDENCE — A handful of prominent past and possibly future politicians voiced their enthusiastic support at the City Council meeting held Tuesday night, April 15 for a proposed charter amendment ballot issue changing East Providence’s form of government to one of a strong mayor/council. Former State Representative Roberto DaSilva, former Council President Bruce Rogers

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Council clears first hurdle in effort to change East Providence’s form of government

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 19, the East Providence City Council cleared the first of what are likely to be a few significant hurdles in an grassroots effort to change the city’s form of government. By a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Council passed a resolution presented by Ward 3 representative Tommy

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