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The recently published book "The Art of the Swap" brings the Gilded Age to life for children in a fun and engaging way. Featuring a body-swapping, time-travelling plot, an art heist mystery, and … more
The most recent revisions to the proposed Belvedere-at-Thames development are a step in the right direction, but we are not there yet. Both the Town and the developer need to make additional … more
Permit me to add my two cents to what I believe is a most worthwhile building initiative on the corner of State and Thames streets. One has to work extra hard to find a downside to this construction … more
Our Financial Town Referendum will have alternate Budget Proposal #2 submitted by Elector Petition. Budget #2 responds to taxpayers’ desires for lower taxes and a more equitable and fiscally … more
I would like to address a letter by Councilor Christine Ryan regarding the 39 cents difference of Budget #2, the alternate budget. Budget #2 is balanced with a sharpened pencil. How often have … more
Thirty-nine cents will not buy you a cup of coffee. But it will buy you a decent budget for the Town of Tiverton. That’s the difference between the tax rates of the Budget Committee’s … more
This year the FTR will have two budget proposals to choose from. The first is the recommendation of the Budget Committee, which includes a 10 percent year over year increase in municipal spending. … more
To the editor, The Town Council of Portsmouth recently approved the hiring of a new finance director, the third in two years. It appears, however, that the candidate does not meet the primary … more
The Town of Westport, like most towns in our state, has a Demolition Bylaw. This bylaw was established according to the provisions of the state building code, enacted for the purpose of preserving … more
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