Monthly Archives: September 2012


O’Keefe, Veterans back ballot measure to build new home in Bristol

O’Keefe, Veterans back ballot measure to build new home in Bristol

PROVIDENCE — Few people really “know” Michael O’Keefe, and to a great extent he likes it that way. Those in East Providence who believe they know Mr. O’Keefe, fairly or not, see the former chairman of the state-appointed Budget Commission as a cold, calculating numbers cruncher. To others around the rest of the East Bay

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Barrington High School homecoming threatened by rain

A threat of rain in the forecast may result in the alteration of Barrington High School’s annual homecoming celebration and football game scheduled for Friday night. School athletic director George Finn said school officials were keeping an eye on the forecast to determine if Friday night’s match-up with East Providence needs to be re-scheduled and

Bristol police to take drugs on Sept. 29

A statewide prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is encouraged to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at 33 locations statewide, including a drop-off point at the Bristol Police Department. “The non-medical use of prescription drugs

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Election 2012: At-Large School Committee candidate Warr answers questions

EAST PROVIDENCE — Email problems caused At-Large School Committee candidate Ronald Warr to miss The Post’s print deadline for last week’s edition in which he and others running for the education-based offices were given three questions to answer. Below are his complete responses. A summation of his answers ran in the Sept. 27 print edition