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To the editor Rhode Islanders should take pride in our new, modern motor vehicle computer system. While it has been long time in the making, and it has not been without its trial and tribulations, … more
TIVERTON — Within its plant back in the woods, Tiverton Power burns gas to churn out 290 MW of electricity. But now up in its roof, the Tiverton Industrial Park facility has turned to the sun to … more
To the editor: Westport narrowly voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana last fall, 4,783 to 4,270.  Yes, there was a 500 vote difference (5.6%) but this was big presidential election … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City Council held its initial, full-throated workshop Monday evening, Sept. 25, on the proposed Fiscal Year 2017-18 penned by the administration of City Manager Tim Chapman, … more
PORTSMOUTH —  Acting on the recommendation of Police Chief Thomas Lee, the Town Council Monday voted unanimously to ask the state to make it easier and safer for pedestrians to cross … more
Stress can wear out caregivers if they do not lighten their loads. Caring for an aging or sick relative is not always so easy. In addition to the physical demands of caring for such loved … more
The town's new ordinance banning the sale of tobacco to people under 21 years old is not being enforced and will likely be repealed. The town council decided to repeal the law — it will do … more
Andrea L. Kasprzyk passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, after a three-year illness. Born in Cranston, a daughter of the late Raymond and Natalie (Stack) Jamrog, Andrea lived in Warren most of … more
Sumner Bigelow MacDonald, Jr., 82, of West Harbor Road, Bristol, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Marlies H. (Richter) MacDonald. … more
More than a month after it began, the Pokanoket encampment on Brown University land is over. This afternoon, the university and the Native Americans announced an agreement that ends the … more
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