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The plan to add two stop signs at the intersection of West Street on Maple Avenue was rejected by the town council during the June 4 meeting.  Officials had initially considered adding one … more
Disposable plastic grocery bags are no longer welcome in Warren, after the Warren Town Council voted 4-1 Tuesday, with Chris Stanley opposed, to ban their use here. The new law will take effect in … more
Kate Brody, chairwoman of the Barrington School Committee, was awarded the 2018 Howard Kay Award at the Rhode Island Association of School Committees' annual meeting on May 5.  The award is … more
Carlton Street, Cottage Street and Mayfield Drive are three of the 14 local roads that will be repaved this summer.  Town officials recently hired the Pawtucket Hot Mix Asphalt company to … more
The great 19th Century Russian author Leo Tolstoy once said "Music is the shorthand of emotion." Tolstoy himself may be long gone, and the music that stirred his emotions was likely much different … more
The Town of Warren will soon hire its first full-time Fire Prevention Officer, a position long sought by former Warren Fire Chief Al Galinelli and more recently his successor, Chief James … more
Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that they feel the public should be … more
Hope and Walley streets and just south of the location of the former Herreshoff Manufacturing Company that once employed more than 400 people building vessels powered by both steam and … more
Westport Police arrested a man who tried to swindle the Town of Westport out of $15,000 for faulty repairs to a town firetruck. On Thursday, May 31, South Kingston, R.I., police arrested Thomas … more
On Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23, the Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT), Westport Bike & Walking Path Committee, and South Coast Bikeway Alliance are teaming up to host a … more
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