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Just a few weeks after announcing a decision to move on a backup water supply without East Providence’s involvement, Bristol County Water Authority Executive Director Pamela Marchand said she … more
EDITOR's NOTE: The following is a guest commentary by former Bristol Town Councilman and Town Administrator Halsey Herreshoff. The Bristol Phoenix of May 18 well described the funding crisis of … more
After years of failed negotiations with the city of East Providence over a backup water supply to the East Bay, the Bristol County Water Authority is moving forward with plans to build a pipeline … more
Do not be confused by the empty hallways inside the Peck Building basement — Tap-In is still alive and well. For decades, the all-volunteer organization that serves to help people in need … more
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
A Warren man who sued the town after he damaged his motorized scooter by steering it into a hidden pothole last May said he’ll probably accept a $2,000 settlement offer authorized by the Warren … more
The Bristol Warren Joint Finance Committee voted Thursday to increase the two towns' financial commitment to the school district by 2 percent, or just over $700,000. The increase was half of what the … 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
Multi-family home owners may end up with lower tax bills while the owner of a typical $250,000 to 300,000 home in Warren could see a tax increase this coming year, after the value of every property … more
Warren’s 10 highest paid municipal employees earned an average of $103,486.73 this past year, according to information provided this week by Warren’s finance department. Overtime, road … more
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