EP’s First Announced Mayoral Candidate Has Kickoff

EP’s First Announced Mayoral Candidate Has Kickoff

The only announced candidate to be East Providence’s first elected Mayor, so far, is Bob DaSilva. Although early in the announcement process, DaSilva is having an official campaign opening event. DaSilva, a police Captain in Pawtucket, has been active in local government, community groups and youth sports. DaSilva was one of several persons, identified by The Reporter, as a potential candidate to become East Providence’s…

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Bob DaSilva Announces Candidacy for East Providence Mayor

Bob DaSilva Announces Candidacy for East Providence Mayor

It’s Official: Bob DaSilva Announces Candidacy for East Providence Mayor The first announced candidate to be East Providence’s first elected Mayor is Bob DaSilva. DaSilva, a police Captain in Pawtucket, has been active in local government, community groups and youth sports. DaSilva was one of several persons, identified by The Reporter, as a potential candidate to become East Providence’s first-ever Mayor. The election is slated…

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Bob DaSilva Promoted to Captain by the City of Pawtucket

Bob DaSilva Promoted to Captain by the City of Pawtucket

East Providence resident Lt. Roberto “Bob” DaSilva of the Pawtucket Police Department was promoted to Captain by the City of Pawtucket. DaSilva is a former State Representative from East Providence and is an active volunteer and coach with the East Providence Youth Soccer Association as well as other local organizations. Read more

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Bob DaSilva Sponsors Strangulation Bill That Was Passed

Bob DaSilva Sponsors Strangulation Bill That Was Passed

Strangulation bills receive governor’s signature STATE HOUSE – With approval from the governor, legislation has been enacted to make domestic assault by strangulation a felony punishable by up to 10 years of imprisonment. Rep. Roberto DaSilva (D-Dist. 63, East Providence, Pawtucket) and Sen. Frank A. DeVall Jr. (D-Dist. 18, East Providence) sponsored the legislation (2012-H 7242A, 2012-S 2147Aaa). Read the press release

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DaSilva Reintroduces Bill to Keep Kids Under DCYF Care In State

DaSilva Reintroduces Bill to Keep Kids Under DCYF Care In State

STATE HOUSE – Rep. Roberto DaSilva (D-Dist. 63, East Providence, Pawtucket) has reintroduced a bill this week that would keep more children in the Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) care in Rhode Island. The bill (2012-H 7135) would require Rhode Island Family Court and DCYF to allow state service providers the opportunity to develop an individual treatment plan for any child in need…

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House Approves DaSilva Measure Supporting Full-Day Kindergarten

House Approves DaSilva Measure Supporting Full-Day Kindergarten

The House of Representatives today approved a resolution sponsored by Rep. Roberto DaSilva (D-Dist. 63, East Providence, Pawtucket) calling for full-day kindergarten classes in the state. The measure (2011-H5049A) requests that kindergarten school days contain at least five and one half hours of actual school work, excluding lunch, recess periods, common planning time, pre- and post- school teacher time, study halls, homeroom periods, student passing…

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