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Philip M. Faccenda

Philip M. Faccenda is an AIA award-winning architect and planner. He is the Editor-in-Chief of E-City Beat.

Flashback: Bob Kelly Falsely Takes Credit For Implementing City Cell Phone Ban

Leadership. Experience. Integrity.These three words billboard Mayor Bob Kelly's political persona in Great Falls. Is there anything more...

Wolves In Sheep’s Clothing

Are there wolves in sheep’s clothing in our field of candidates for the upcoming City’s mayoral and commission races?

GF Commission Candidate Wolff’s Potential Conflict Of Interest

Last week an E-City Beat reader made the following comment on one of our Facebook posts, referring to current Great Falls city...

Former Mayor Winters Rips Bob Kelly: “He could talk the feathers off a duck.”

Wow. In response to my piece earlier today, former Mayor Mayor Michael Winters had a lot to say,...

Will Great Falls Voters Re-elect Gavin Newsom?

On Monday, ballots will be mailed out for the 2021 City election. The most important question is whether or...

Erase Columbus? Why Not Lewis And Clark Too?

Like many Italian Americans I recognize Columbus Day as a way to take pride in my Italian heritage. Unfortunately,...

Great Falls ‘Educator’ Launches XXX Rated Attack On E-City Beat Publisher

This Post Contains Content Not Suitable For Children One of the reasons E-City Beat occasionally publishes anonymous articles, and...

Cascade County Democrats Melt Down After Jesse Slaughter Breaks Up With Them

If you had asked a local Democrat just a week ago to rate Sheriff Jesse Slaughter's job performance, they would have gushed...

Republican Fred Burow Challenges Democrat Bob Kelly For Mayor

Yesterday, former City Commissioner Fred Burow filed to run for mayor, challenging incumbent Bob Kelly. It would be wise...

Did The City Drop A Doodie In The Pool?

Oh my gosh! Private procurement for architectural and engineering services are one thing, but Federal procurement rules for procurement...