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A former Barrington Town Council member has proposed state legislation that mimics an ordinance already on the books in her hometown. Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne (D-Dist. 32, Barrington, Bristol and … more
Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne is proposing legislation that would allow seniors to put their time and skills to good use helping their cities and towns, while reducing their property taxes. The … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The blare of public safety sirens, the sight of heavy equipment moving through the streets, motorists driving with extreme caution; blizzards, hurricanes and tropical storms had … more
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent Tuesday morning in Bristol, to the delight of a small crowd of adoring fans who gave the liberal icon several standing ovations. Appearing in … more
Barrington TAPIN (Touch A Person In Need), Inc. is currently recruiting volunteers with knowledge and experience in these targeted skill areas: • Information technology and telecomm • … more
PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Like any state that’s been around for 350 years, Rhode Island has amassed its fair share of outdated, obsolete or downright archaic legislation. House Majority … more
Sen. James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11-Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton) has introduced legislation that would ban “bump stocks” on semi-automatic firearms. A bump stock is an attachment that … more
The East Bay has received immediate benefit from the creation of a new regional substance abuse task force model created by the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental … more
With Warren and Bristol taxpayers’ local school contributions projected to rise $8.262 million over the next three years, the board that sets the regional school district’s budget met … more
TIVERTON — The Town of Tiverton is attempting to bring a halt to a motocross and all-terrain vehicle track and trails at 691 Brayton Road, and to that end has filed a lawsuit against Raymond E. Johnson and a company called Camaco Holdings. Both hold ownership or managing interests in the approximately 43-acre Brayton Road site which hosts the activities. Complaints about the activity and the noise it generates have been made to the town by neighbors, Tiverton Town Administrator Paul McGreevy said. more
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