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What services and businesses would residents like to see along Bay Spring, and where?  How can the town make it easier to get around Bay Spring on foot, on bicycle, and in … more
An initial motion to eliminate all budget increase requests in Barrington was amended to include the money for four new firefighter positions. At Tuesday night's meeting for the Barrington … more
Independence Park will be gone. The Thames Street business district and parts of Hope Street will be under water. Residents in one of the wealthiest sections of town will need to hop on a ferry every … more
Barrington school officials were still reeling on Wednesday morning, April 26, just hours after the committee on appropriations recommended no increase to the proposed school budget. That's right, … more
PROVIDENCE — The State Senate has approved legislation introduced by Sen. William J. Conley Jr. (D-Dist. 18, East Providence, Pawtucket) that would validate and ratify amendments to the Home Rule … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The city council at its meeting Tuesday night, April 18, and following a presentation made at a special workshop the week prior gave its first approval to proposed volume and … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents got their first look at the planned road repair schedule for 2017 when Steve Coutu, Director of Public Works, presented his department’s proposed paving program at the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Five years after state intervention was deemed necessary, East Providence’s finances are on fine footing, its overall debt limited and its ability to borrow, if needed, likely … more
A Bristol town budget that would increase property taxes by 1.6 percent is up for public scrutiny at a special Town Council meeting next Wednesday. Residents will have their say on the proposed … more
Barrington school officials recently cut the proposed budget increase by about $380,000, but warned that any further reductions "will have a negative effect on students." The reduction was … more
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