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The Bristol County Water Authority board of directors recently approved another rate increase. Effective March 1, water authority customers across Barrington, Warren and Bristol will face a 4.5 … more
It was one thing for Tiffany Quiterio to hear that 50 teachers at Kickemuit Middle School had staged a sick-out last month. To read the spiteful, angry comments flooding through social media … more
Mrs. Shirley A. (Palma) Vince Vadnais, age 81, of Carr Lane, Bristol, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Edmond J. Vadnais and the late … more
PORTSMOUTH — Never mind, the state now says of its recent proposal to slash millions in funding for bike and pedestrian safety projects that would have impacted Portsmouth and other … more
To the editor: About the recent decision by a 4-3 majority of the Portsmouth Town Council to limit public comment on an agenda item to three minutes the first time and, after all other public … more
PORTSMOUTH — About a dozen children and their parents hopped aboard the “A Train” with vocalist Tish Adams Thursday afternoon and rode it in, out and around the tasting room at … more
TIVERTON — The hiring of a town solicitor by the newly-elected four-person Tiverton town council majority has triggered an unintended consequence: the town's charter complaint process, an occasional but cherished remedy sought by citizens unhappy with actions by town officials, may now be a thing of the past. A municipal court decision last Tuesday appears to have invalidated charter complaints. more
When the chill of February arrives in Bristol, Coggeshall Farm Museum comes out of hibernation just in time for a time-honored tradition: maple sugaring.For decades, Coggeshall has continued to … more
Bristol and Warren residents will have one more chance to meet the four candidates for the House of Representatives District 68 seat this coming Monday, when the Bristol Phoenix hosts a public forum … more
STATE HOUSE – Rep. Edith Ajello and Sen. Louis P. DiPalma are once again pushing for Rhode Island to exempt menstrual products from the state sales tax. “Rhode Island should not be taxing … more
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