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After receiving multiple reports of a scammer preying on senior citizens in Rhode Island, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has issued a statewide Medicare fraud alert. Medicare patients have … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday voted to select ABM Group of Warwick to be the town’s owner’s representative during construction of the new police station, at a cost of … more
PORTSMOUTH — The ghost of Heidi Drive reared its ugly head again during an often-contentious discussion Monday night about the town’s financial record-keeping. more
Former state Rep. Ray Gallison pleaded guilty to nine felony charges Thursday, and now faces the prospect of several years in federal prison. Chief Judge William Smith accepted Mr. gallison's plea … more
School administrators throughout the East Bay are among local towns' highest earners, according to a salary survey released this week by the Rhode Island Department of Revenue's Municipal Finance … more
In today’s changing world, a high school diploma is not enough to secure sustainable employment into the future. At least some college education is critical, and therefore should be part of the … more
PORTSMOUTH — People are growing medical marijuana indoors all around us, but police have no idea of knowing who they are, where they’re located or how many plants they’re … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday night tabled action on a proposed contract with Ann and Sam Clemens to operate the Lower Glen Farm complex as on-site tenants. In November 2016 the … more
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Historical Society will ask the Town Council Monday, Feb. 13, for an annual appropriation of $10,000 next fiscal year — more than double what it was … more
Former state Rep. Raymond Gallison is expected to plead guilty to nine felony counts on March 9, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office. The former Bristol legislator and House Finance … more
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