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PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — Like any state that’s been around for 350 years, Rhode Island has amassed its fair share of outdated, obsolete or downright archaic legislation. House Majority … more
Sen. James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11-Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton) has introduced legislation that would ban “bump stocks” on semi-automatic firearms. A bump stock is an attachment that … more
TIVERTON — The Tiverton Town Council voted to appoint three new members of the town budget committee at its regular meeting Monday night, Oct. 23: Michael C. DeCotis, Jennifer Joslyn, and David J. Paul. more
TIVERTON — The Town of Tiverton is attempting to bring a halt to a motocross and all-terrain vehicle track and trails at 691 Brayton Road, and to that end has filed a lawsuit against Raymond E. Johnson and a company called Camaco Holdings. Both hold ownership or managing interests in the approximately 43-acre Brayton Road site which hosts the activities. Complaints about the activity and the noise it generates have been made to the town by neighbors, Tiverton Town Administrator Paul McGreevy said. more
TIVERTON — The Longplex sports complex on Industrial Way went to the Tiverton Zoning Board of Review (ZBR) for a hearing on August 2, asking for six signs, two of them huge, to be erected at the athletic facility’s site. It left the hearing with just one sign approved by the zoners. more
Local legislators invite community members to share input on new legislation providing earned sick leave at the Teamsters Union Hall, 121 Brightridge Ave., East Providence, on Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 6 … more
TIVERTON — In front of an intermittently raucus audience of 85 people in Town Hall Thursday night, the Tiverton Town Council voted 4-2 to replace Joan Chabot with Denise deMedeiros as town council president more
TIVERTON — The unseating of Joan Chabot as Town Council President may be on the table for discussion and possible action at a special meeting of the Tiverton Town Council tonight, Thursday, September 7, at 7 p.m in Town Hall. After the call to order, the council will address the single agenda item: "For discussion and possible action on Town Council Governance and Leadership. more
LITTLE COMPTON — Suspense and hard work dating back to 2014 will culminate Saturday, August 5, when the new town recreation field will be dedicated (rain date is Sunday).  It will be a ceremony accompanied by some serious hoopla extending into the evening — comments about honorees, for whom the field, tennis courts, and walking path will be named, two soccer games, a chicken barbecue, hot dogs, music, and fireworks. more
TIVERTON — Tiverton voters will go to the polls on July 18 to choose nine members of a Tiverton Charter Review Commission, which over the next year will examine, and make recommendations for changing, or not changing, the basic document that establishes the structure, organization, and powers of town government, and its governing procedures. more
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