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Any way you look at it, November 6th will be an historic one in the City of East Providence. We’ll establish a City Council with four year terms. For the first time ever, we’ll choose our … more
To the editor: My friend recently described her graduation from a prestigious MBA program years ago. She said,“At the commencement they said, ‘You have your degree, and it can never be taken … more
It was satisfying to learn that the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office has sent to the Rhode Island Supreme Court the matter relating to term lengths in East Providence. Due to the … more
To the editor:I am writing in response to Jason Desrosier's letter concerning the EP City Council Meeting of February 6, 2018.A review of the meeting reveals that Jason's letter is factually … more
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an iconic figure in U.S. judicial history. The second woman ever appointed to the country’s highest court, Justice Ginsburg has spent a lifetime overcoming and … more
To the editor:The East Providence City Council should send a notice to the current Washington administration that it intends to join the many other cities and municipalities throughout the country in … more
One can only assume city council president and ceremonial mayor Jim Briden has watched the first few meetings of the East Providence Charter Review Commission with a sense of satisfaction. After all, … more
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