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East Providence Police officers union issues no confidence vote against Chief Tavares

East Providence Police officers union issues no confidence vote against Chief Tavares

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police union, the International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 569, has submitted a vote of no confidence on the status of Chief Joseph Tavares to City Manager Peter Graczykowski, the latter confirmed Thursday, July 11. The announcement of the vote came on the heels of a report issued by

East Providence Senator William J. Conley delivers his remarks in support same-sex marriage legislation pending before the state's upper body.

East Providence Senator Conley releases floor statement on support of same-sex marriage

PROVIDENCE — Wednesday, April 24, as the full Rhode Island Senate prepared to take its historic vote backing same-sex marriage legislation (Bill S38), East Providence’s William J. Conley was one of several senators to deliver remarks during discussion of the bill on the floor of the upper chamber. The bill eventually passed on a full


Same-sex marriage bill heads to House floor for vote today

PROVIDENCE — The House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, Jan. 22, voted unanimously to recommend passage of legislation to allow same-sex marriage in Rhode Island, sending the bill to the full House of Representatives Thursday, Jan. 24. A vote is expected Thursday in the House, where 42 of the 75 members signed on as sponsors of the

Letter: It’s your duty to vote

To the editor, The primary elections in the state of Rhode Island will be held on September 11, 2012 and because of the nature of Rhode Island politics, it may be the only opportunity that residents of East Providence have to cast their vote for the candidate of their choice.  In far too many races