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Following the budget votes at Wednesday night's financial town meeting, taxpayers were asked to vote on the committee on appropriations.  Two seats on the committee — one filled by … more
Barrington taxpayers defeated a motion to cut $500,000 from the proposed budget during Wednesday night's financial town meeting. Taxpayers opened the meeting in a generous mood as they approved a … more
The glare off the seashells is blinding Andy Thompson. The longtime Barrington resident squints behind his glasses as he looks out across Police Cove Park, trying to imagine some of the changes … more
The person responsible for running Barrington's financial town meeting will not be attending this year's financial town meeting.  Julia Califano contacted other town officials on Tuesday … more
Barrington officials are anticipating a small decrease in the tax rate this year, but Peter Clifford wants to remind people that the drop can be a bit misleading. Mr. Clifford, who is a former … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Board of Canvassers has begun preparations for the upcoming 2018 midterm primary and general elections on Wednesday, Sept. 12, and Tuesday, Nov. 6, … more
Town officials said babysitting will be provided for free at Wednesday's financial town meeting in Barrington. The annual meeting where the town's budget is voted upon will be held at Barrington … more
PROVIDENCE — The State Board of Education at a meeting held Tuesday night, May 15, gave its final approval for plans to construct a new East Providence High School. The decision allows the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Already a well established "fait accompli," the City Council at its Tuesday night, May 15 meeting, formally brought an end to the tenure of former City Manager Tim Chapman … more
Two brothers who hope to establish Warren’s first commercial medical marijuana growing operation will have to wait until late June to find out if the town will allow it. Mike and Jeff Motta will … more
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