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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
Barrington students gathered in front of the high school along Lincoln Avenue to rally against later school start times which are due to go into effect next year. Students made a huge banner and … more
TIVERTON — A Superior Court judge has denied an attempt by four petitioners to place a proposed electors' petition budget proposal on the ballot for the May 20 Financial Town Referendum (FTR). As a result, it appears that there will be just one budget discussed at the Financial Town Hearing Thursday May 4 at 7 p.m. in the Tiverton Middle School Cafetorium, and one budget on the FTR ballot — the one put forth by the Tiverton Budget Committee. more
Barrington police issued a warning to the Talbots store in the Barrington Shopping Center on Tuesday, Feb. 28, for violating the plastic bag ban. A resident stopped into the station and showed … more
A Barrington resident created quite a scene inside the Barrington Town Hall on Monday, June 12, in response to the marriage certificate form that he was given by town officials. According to … more
A Warren man who sued the town after he damaged his motorized scooter by steering it into a hidden pothole last May said he’ll probably accept a $2,000 settlement offer authorized by the Warren … more
The Warren Town Council extended a fiscal olive branch to Bristol and the Bristol Warren Regional School Department Tuesday, inviting both to discuss the establishment of a school taxing authority to … more
The former head of the Warren Housing Authority is suing the agency and its directors for what she claims is a two-year pattern of retaliation against her policies and controversial leadership style, … more
Voters in Warren approved five capital budget items at an all day referendum held Tuesday. Only 118 residents showed up at the polls.The results are as follows:1. Should Warren borrow up to $650,000 … more
The House of Representatives has passed legislation submitted by Majority Whip John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Tiverton, Portsmouth) that aims to increase the accountability of the campaign finance law … more
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