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Any grade schooler could tell you a dollar bill is not the same thing as a conversation. Or that a big company is not the same thing as a human being.But conservatives on the Supreme Court … more
To say that the last 10 years in East Providence were  eventful ones would be quite the understatement, considering the numerous noteworthy events that took place here from 2010 to 2019. It was … more
To the editor:The Lauren Zarembka Memorial Foundation would like to thank all those who donated to this year’s Holiday Family Adoption Campaign. Through your generosity, we came close to … more
The last 12 months in East Providence have been rather good ones by any measure, the sense of optimism around the city buoyed by the continued redevelopment of our vital waterfront area as well as … more
We’re reminded often at this time of year about the true spirit of the holiday season when we emphasize joy, love and giving of ourselves. But unfortunately for the other 50 or so weeks of the … more
When it comes to infrastructure and redevelopment in East Providence, one can’t help but feel a sense of excitement about the possibilities that lay in store for the city in the short and long … more
Credit where credit is due, the administration and the City Council both deserve plaudits for their efforts over the last few weeks hashing out East Providence’s Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget. Mayor … more
To the editor:I’m happy to explain why I penned the resolution to restore the mayor's proposed cut of $950,000 (the $950k the School Committee voted unanimously to request), and to explain … more
To the editor:In this year’s school budget the school administration asked the tax payers for an additional $950,000 for school capital improvements. A few weeks ago, the school superintendent … more
On Sunday, Sept. 22, a few hundred people took part in the Autism Society of Rhode Island/Groden Center 17th Annual “In Step for Autism” walk and family fun day, which for the last several years … more
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