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U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline announced Monday the 2016 winners of the Congressional App Challenge for the First District of Rhode Island during a visit to Barrington High School’s AP … more
The Bristol Zoning Board of Review has postponed a decision on a controversial proposal to build a new, free-standing Dunkin' Donuts in Gooding Plaza on Hope Street, but will still hold a hearing on … more
Emotions ran high at Thursday night's school committee meeting, as school officials bid farewell to two long-serving committee members. Bob Shea and Patrick Guida smiled and sometimes swelled with … more
Barrington's Jimmy Halfyard is trying to raise money for his Eagle Project. The local teenager is a scout at Troop 6 Barrington and a senior at Barrington High School. He was asked to make four … more
A controversial proposal to build a free-standing Dunkin’ Donuts in Gooding Plaza is back on the Zoning Board’s agenda Monday, even though a traffic study the Town Council requested has … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Fees were on the mind of the people and the politicians Tuesday evening, Dec. 6, when the reconstituted city council gathered for its first official working meeting of the new … more
With repeated messages of teamwork and cooperation, Bristol’s newly elected public officials took the oath of office Monday night during the 23rd inauguration of town leaders. New Town … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Upon his return to the city council after a session away, At-Large representative Jim Briden has once again been selected by his peers as the council president/mayor of East … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — With much less fanfare than their counterparts on the council, the same five sitting members of the East Providence School Committee were inaugurated for the 2016 session on … more
Barrington's largest holiday celebration — the annual tree lighting festival — will be held today, Saturday, Dec. 3, at the town hall from 2 to 5 p.m.  The festival has become a … more
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