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By Tom Killin Dalglish tdalglish@eastbaynewspapers.com TIVERTON — Tiverton has a new town administrator. He is Paul E. McGreevy, 57, of Newport, and he starts with the town on Monday, … more
Barrington taxpayers voted overwhelmingly to restore the school district's initial request for a $1.2 million increase at Wednesday night's financial town meeting. A crowd of more than 500 people … more
Just a few weeks after announcing a decision to move on a backup water supply without East Providence’s involvement, Bristol County Water Authority Executive Director Pamela Marchand said she … more
Barrington officials will begin registering people for the May 24 financial town meeting at 6 p.m. at the high school. The meeting is slated to start at 7 p.m. According to an email from … more
In 2006, the school department reportedly spent $21 million on salaries and benefits and about $13 million on all other costs. But by 2016, those figures had shifted — the school department … more
PORTSMOUTH — They’ll be gone soon, but not forgotten The Town Council Monday night honored four town employees who are retiring soon:  • Deputy Fire Chief … more
EDITOR's NOTE: The following is a guest commentary by former Bristol Town Councilman and Town Administrator Halsey Herreshoff. The Bristol Phoenix of May 18 well described the funding crisis of … more
TIVERTON —Just 321 Tiverton voters, out of a total of 12,809 registered voters in town, cast their ballots during Saturday's 2017 Financial Town Referendum (FTR), to approve a total town and school budget for the next fiscal year (FY-18). Because the budget measure on the ballot, formally titled "Budget Committee's Budget Proposal," was the only budget on the ballot, the 2.5 % of the electors who voted approvingly didn't have much choice. more
The Barrington Committee on Appropriations has offered a compromise with school officials. The group that first voted to eliminate the $1.2 million increase school officials requested, recently … more
There has been a flurry of activity at Police Cove over the past few weeks.  A new boat ramp is being installed as one of the final projects to the park, which was completed in 2016. The boat … more
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