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The man known as Cool Moose passed away on Sunday night, March 20. Robert J. Healey, the longtime Barrington resident, former Warren School Committee chairman and founder of Rhode Island's … more
Former State Rep. Ray Gallison allegedly transferred money from a client’s estate into his own account, and appears to have been hiding more than $700,000 from the estate by the time he … more
Democrat Susan Donovan and Republican Antonio Avila won their respective primary elections and will square off in November along with Libertarian Analee Berretto for the District 69 state … more
East Bay legislators doled out nearly a quarter of a million dollars in legislative grants this year, and two local lawmakers are among the state’s top grant givers. Rep. Jan Malik, who … more
Jim Cunha, a longtime officer in the U.S. Navy, will serve as the next town manager for Barrington. On Wednesday morning, Sept. 28, members of the town council voted to offer the position to Mr. … more
The Tiverton Democratic Town Committee (TDTC) voted unanimously on June 29 to support the following for House and Senate District races that represent Tiverton: • State Senate District 10: … more
TIVERTON —A night shift police lieutenant stands accused of directly or impliedly ordering officers under his command that the hours between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. were to be "quiet time," during which no law enforcement work was to be done. That is one of the revelations in a seven-page Tiverton Police Department report, dated Sept. 23, and modified Sept 27, that was released last week under a public records request to the department. more
June Speakman, a longtime fixture on the Barrington Town Council, is not running for re-election this year. According to information shared by the town clerk's office, Ms. Speakman, a … more
Barrington students gathered in front of the high school along Lincoln Avenue to rally against later school start times which are due to go into effect next year. Students made a huge banner and … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The vote of Ward 4 Councilman Tim Conley was the deciding tally in a 3-2 decision at a special session of the body Thursday night, Aug. 11, which suspended Richard Kirby from his … more
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