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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
The typical reaction composed by our press and public figures focuses on the “shooting” side of “school shooting.” But no attention is made to the environment that the … 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
To the editor:The fact that Townie Pride is ALIVE and WELL in East Providence was evident on Saturday, September 7th. The Friends of Townie Athletics Organization held its 11th annual golf tournament … more
In the past several weeks there were three letters in the Phoenix dealing with gun violence. This is a serious problem that requires dispassionate discussion, a discussion based on fact not emotion. … more
There’s an unfortunate reality about the entirety of the journalism business, but a specific downside for us here in the print discipline. Research has shown a significant amount of “readers,” … more
Editor’s note: This letter is in response to a Sept. 5, 2019 editorial, “No laughing matter,” regarding alternative energy. To the editor: If wind and solar are our … more
As with a lot of things during this administration, progress on alternative energy must happen in spite of, not because of, any Oval Office involvement. That was made clear yet again when our G-7 … more
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