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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
To the editor:News that the Metacomet golf course under new management has decided to sell it to developers for mixed use condos and commercialism comes is a hard reality. Metacomet has been such … more
To the editor:I recently saw a notice that the Zoning Board will be meeting regarding development of the Metacomet property. It is unfortunate that the public cannot be present during this … more
To the editor:I am wondering if the upcoming meeting in regards to the Metacomet/Marshall Builders proposal for zoning is open to only the property owners within 200 feet ? I am hoping this … more
He was born in London, the Edwardian early 20th century, when Britain still ruled the world's waves. But shortly after the death of his younger brother, their mother died and he was sent to New York … more
Kathryn M. Crowley, Superintendent of Schools for East Providence, penned the following letter addressed to parents and guardians of students in the city. She submitted it to The Post for publication … more
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