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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
Touisset residents want the town to drop its system of paying for Warren’s wastewater treatment services through taxation, saying a town-wide sewer use fee makes much more sense and would relieve … 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
Another water rate increase is on the horizon. The Bristol County Water Authority Board of Directors will vote on a recommended 3.5 percent rate increase this Thursday, Feb. 2. Water rates … more
Former state Rep. Raymond Gallison was arraigned on nine felony counts in federal court Friday afternoon, ordered to surrender his passport and released on $50,000 bond. The former Bristol … more
Warren will soon switch its street lights over to energy-saving LEDs, a move that is expected to save thousands in yearly electric and maintenance costs. The Warren Town Council has been exploring … more
Former Rhode Island House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond Gallison will be spending a minimum of two years in federal prison, under a plea agreement announced this morning by the U.S. Attorney's … more
Warren taxpayers may feel the squeeze this coming year as some municipal salaries, hours and benefits rise, but they will have one year of reprieve before the town begins to pay back the $20 million … more
The Warren Democratic Town Committee held its biennial election of officers Tuesday, Jan. 17. Second-term Warren Town Council member Steve Thompson was elected chairman, former councilor Brandt … more
Former Rep. Ray Gallison may be on the hook for up to $500,000 of a former client's estate that he allegedly held onto for several years, a Barrington Probate Court judge ruled Monday … more
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