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TIVERTON —A discussion at last Thursday's Tiverton budget committee meeting about the seawall along Riverside Drive triggered a confrontation between budget committee member Joe Sousa and Town Administrator Jan Reitsma, that caused Mr. Reitsma briefly to leave the table and stride away from the meeting in anger, briefing materials in hand. more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence will be the beneficiary of a recent legal settlement garnered by the office of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin to the tune of $850,000, it was … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Advisors representing the interests of Chevron Corporation were once again present at a meeting of the council, speaking to the body about a proposed modification to an existing … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — In a meeting that had more acrimony than accomplishment, the City Council, Wednesday night, Nov. 7, did approve one significant piece of legislation by giving the first of two … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A consultant for Chevron, owners of a large swathe of land on the city’s waterfront parallel to Veterans Memorial Parkway, approached the City Council at its October 16 meeting … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A minor omission made over a decade ago putting a glitch in a current proposal to redevelop one of the city’s most strikingly blighted parcels was remedied by the council … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The waterfront commission, taking up the topic at a meeting held last Thursday evening, Sept. 21, will continue a discussion on a proposed change to an affordable housing element in an existing … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Saying they feared residential developments on the waterfront could become “exclusive” properties, administrators urged the city council at its September 19 to express … more
Construction on the Prudence Island Ferry dock is entering its final stages and should wrap up in a week or two, music to the ears of Prudence residents and visitors who have been losing patience … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Chevron Corporation has altered its plans for its property adjacent to Veterans Memorial Parkway with an eye towards allowing for any development to reach what the energy giant … more
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