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Cramped rooms with two, sometimes three people living inside. An aging facility lacking the modern conveniences most take for grated. Structured meal times requiring residents to be ready to eat at … more
Barrington native and Portsmouth Abbey graduate Sean Spicer has reportedly resigned his position as press secretary to President Donald Trump. Mr. Spicer reportedly submitted his resignation … more
Town Administrator Steven Contente has cut the senior center director’s salary in half after saying she was “double dipping” by taking salary from a substance abuse prevention grant … more
The Rhode Island General Assembly's budget impasse may result in less state aid for Barrington schools. According to information from the local school department, Barrington could stand to receive … more
As Bristol residents will soon find out, the cost of trash pickup in the town will be increasing for the next year. A letter will be enclosed in this year’s real estate tax bill that states … more
Bristol Town Beach has been closed to swimming due to a sewage leak, the town announced Tuesday morning. Town officials found a small leak in a sewer line near the parking area for the beach and … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — When the City Council soon takes up suggested technical and substantive amendments to the City Charter, it did so following a nearly four-month review of East Providence’s … more
TIVERTON — Tiverton voters will go to the polls on July 18 to choose nine members of a Tiverton Charter Review Commission, which over the next year will examine, and make recommendations for changing, or not changing, the basic document that establishes the structure, organization, and powers of town government, and its governing procedures. more
The director of finance and administration for Barrington Schools is retiring. Ron Tarro recently shared that information with other school officials, and the action will be announced at the … more
Two historic buildings along Bristol’s waterfront are about to get a major facelift thanks to a public-private partnership and the investment of experienced historic preservationists. The … more
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