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Portsmouth has rejected a proposal to start charging local residents a fee to use Sandy Point Beach.

Portsmouth rejects beach fee for residents

Portsmouth rejects beach fee for residents

PORTSMOUTH — Local residents won’t have to pay a fee to access Sandy Point Beach, but they will pay more for the cost of keeping a mooring. The Town Council Monday night voted on several recommendations presented by the New Revenue Group, a panel led by Town Administrator John Klimm that has been studying ways

The Vietnam War Memorial at its current Massasoit Avenue location.

Council approves assisting relocation of East Providence’s Vietnam Memorial

EAST PROVIDENCE  — The city’s Vietnam War Memorial will likely soon have a new, more suitable home after the City Council, at its Tuesday, Sept. 16, meeting, voted unanimously to provide seed funding for the proposed shift. The memorial is currently located in the grassy area between heavily-trafficked Massasoit Avenue and the Henderson Bridge, which

David Barboza, who cut the ribbon as CHief Marshal to kick off the 2014 4th of July Parade, was eliminated from the Town Council race in the primary.

Barboza disappointed, ‘not surprised’ with election loss

After the votes were counted in the primary election last week, perhaps the biggest surprise was the elimination of a former councilman with decades of experience in local politics who many expected to cruise to victory after having one of Bristol’s biggest honors bestowed upon him just two months ago. David Barboza, former council member

Acting City Manager Paul Lemont presented the East Providence City Council with his FY2014-15 draft budget Tuesday night.

Lemont presents Council with draft East Providence FY14-15 budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — Acting City Manager Paul Lemont presented the Council with the first draft of his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15 at the governing body’s meeting Tuesday evening, Sept. 16. The budget, Mr. Lemont’s first since returning to the manager’s position in November of 2013, includes a modest half-percent increase to the property

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