Sunday, February 7, 2016

Government

Government

PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council Monday night came down firmly against Gov. Gina Raimondo’s plan to tolls trucks to raise funds for statewide bridge and road repairs. Under the proposal, which falls under the governor’s RhodeWorks...

PORTSMOUTH — Sandy Point Beach and Wapping Road will be included among the legs of the multi-sport Race the State event scheduled in Rhode Island on Sunday, Aug. 7. The Town Council Monday night unanimously approved...

PORTSMOUTH — The company contracted to dismantle the town’s broken wind turbine and build another one in its place got a head start on the job today. Wind Energy Development (WED) of North Kingstown were at Portsmouth...

PRUDENCE ISLAND — Winter storm Jonas forced the Prudence Island Planning Commission (PIPC) to cancel its informational meeting regarding A&R Marine Corp’s proposed ferry rate increase, but the group will give it another go this...

LITTLE COMPTON — By a 4-1 vote (Councilor Ted Bodington III voting no) Thursday, Jan. 7, the Town Council adopted two new local laws to regulate noise and entertainment, indoors and out. The new ordinances...

PORTSMOUTH — The cost of installing a new camera security system in town is, coincidentally, about how much savings the town is realizing on its property insurance. And the biggest reason for the cost reduction is...

Officials shared plans for a new or renovated Barrington Middle School during a meeting on Wednesday night, Jan. 20. It was reported that cost estimates for the project would also be shared during the meeting,...

TIVERTON — Additional details — that could include public financing — about a proposal to locate a 130-acre outlet shopping center at the Tiverton Industrial Park will be discussed between the Town Council and...

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department is asking for assistance with trying to locate Joseph Pinheiro, missing for over a week. Mr. Pinheiro was last seen on January 11 at an ATM in...

PORTSMOUTH — Next time you’re at the transfer station, look around. You may be under the watchful eye of a camera or two. The same goes for Town Hall, Sandy Point Beach and Glen Park. In response...
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