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The director of the Bristol Senior Center has been charged with embezzlement, among other crimes, as the town continues to investigate an alleged “double dipping” scheme in which … more
More than 1,000 amateur astronomers gathered on the lawn in front of Barrington Town Hall on Monday afternoon, Aug. 21, to view an eclipse of the sun. The scene was more like a festival with … more
For years, Barrington residents were allowed to bring their trash to the Warren transfer station as part of an agreement between the two neighboring towns. But recently Warren officials began … more
Barrington's summer concert series has been warmly received, and may lead to additional, smaller concerts in the future. Barrington Town Council President Michael Carroll said the summer concert … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council at its meeting Tuesday night, Aug. 15, gave first approval to a planned referendum to be presented to voters this fall, which would authorize the administration … more
Warren’s largest public employees union has cast a vote of no confidence in Warren Town Manager Jan Reitsma. The membership of the United Steelworkers Local 14845, which represents employees at … more
Louis Del Sesto is dreading the arrival of Sept. 5. The owner of Ecig Shed on Maple Avenue said his business will be destroyed by the town council's new ordinance, which, in part, raises the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council, at a special session held Wednesday night, Aug. 9, approved the vast majority of 29 so-called “substantive” amendments recommended by the Charter Review … more
Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha said the town recently passed the 30 percent mark in recycling. Having hit that milestone, the town earned a $2-per-ton rebate on its tipping fee at the central … more
A smoother ride is coming to certain parts of Barrington. At its recent meeting, the town council approved a bid from J.H. Lynch for $1.516 million to repave a number of roads in Barrington. The … more
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