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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
Last Wednesday night’s budget hearing presented by the Barrington Committee on Appropriations offered a budget with a tax levy increase of 2.28 percent. The audience of about 20 people included … more
TIVERTON — The Financial Town Hearing on May 3 laid bare some of the assumptions and conclusions made by the budgeters, especially the budget put on the ballot by repeat budget petitioner Justin Katz. Proponents for each budget were allowed a few minutes each to make presentations on behalf of the budget each was putting forward. But when the public rose to have its say, many cut loose, with repeated opposition and sharp critiques of petitioner’s budget #2. more
The Rhode Island Attorney General's office issued a stern statement late Monday afternoon to the Barrington and Portsmouth town councils, in response to a resolution each council passed … more
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