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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
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
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced effective, Wednesday, March 2, a weight limit for trucks will be in place on the Runnins River Bridge, which carries traffic on Mink Street over the river on the Rhode … more
LITTLE COMPTON — The public and interested parties — such as representatives from Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard, The Stone House, and Simmons Café and Market — will get a chance at public hearings this week to sound off about two proposed new … more
TIVERTON —Town Administrator Matt Wojcik and Council President Denise deMedeiros responded this week to allegations made by Recreation Commission Chairwoman Susan Gill when she, and two other members, resigned last Monday night from the … more
LITTLE COMPTON — Proposed changes in town ordinances to deal with noise and entertainment will be discussed, but not voted on, at a special workshop meeting of the Town Council at 6 p.m. in Town Hall. The public is being invited to offer … more
Neighbors say Sakonnet Vineyard going big-time with its music; concerts' growth sparks complaints LITTLE COMPTON — Sakonnet Vineyards on West Main Road has been hosting concerts Thursday nights and Sunday afternoons during the summer … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Motorists used to traveling Summit Street as a means of accessing Interstate 195 at peak hours will need to adjust to an experimental traffic pattern starting either Monday, April 27, or Tuesday, April 28. Following a … more
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