The Week That Was: TLA/Pond View Suit Upheld, Soldier Honored
A juvenile was arrested and charged with resisting arrest and police and the City Council had a busy night.
The East Providence City Council narrowly split on Tuesday to support resolutions in favor of a lawsuit the previous City Council and the Attorney General's office filed in November against the recycling company TLA/Pond View and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
Mayor Bruce Rogers also discussed several other initiatives, including time clocks for city employees. And leaders from the state NAACP came out in support of Police Chief Joseph Tavares, who could be replaced.
East Providence firefighters took to the ice Wednesday for annual rescue training exercises. And students at Agnes B. Hennessey Elementary School got busy working on a mural that celebrates East Providence. The Townies girls' swim team also came out on top in a meet against Toll Gate.
Thursday night, a juvenile was charged with resisting arrest and assault on a police officer.