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To the editor: On December 3rd the City administration issued a Request for Legal Services, which was posted as an ad in the statewide newspaper. This request calls for applicants to provide … more
In the four months since the Marshalls first approached the City with their so-called Plan A, we have often heard Mayor DaSilva and Councilman Britto speak about Metacomet. Both have argued that they … more
To the editor:I am quite concerned with the haste this city council is in to try to take the Metacomet property away from its current owners. I can appreciate the passion of those wanting to keep … more
To the editor:After watching the last city council meeting on Zoom and reading the letter in last week’s Post (“Push for eminent domain needs to slow down,” November 26 edition) … more
To the editor:It has come to our attention that the contents of the Metacomet Clubhouse will be auctioned off on Dec 9, as per the coming “razing of the building” by Marshall … more
To the editor:This past election brought us many new beginnings, both nationally and locally. We have a new president, senators, representatives, school committee members and a new requirement to … more
To the editor:It would be surely a shame if the City of East Providence to lose the Metacomet property. This iconic piece of property can never be replaced if allowed to be developed. It has … more
To the editor: I believe the exasperation being expressed by so many East Providence residents regarding this proposal is not motivated by the clichéd NIMBYism that typically accompanies … more
To the editor:For over 100 years the Metacomet Country Club has been part of the landscape of our city and while the vast majority of East Providence residents did not have access to the private … more
To the editor:During the 2018 campaign season, many — if not all — candidates for local and state office advocated for economic development in East Providence. They cited the potential … more
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