Government articles

139 George St.
Price: $249,900
Beds: 3
Baths: 1 full, 1 half
House size: 1,214 square feet
Lot size: 40,000 square feet
1 car garage
Abuts residential to the north, cemetery commission property to the west and Four Town Farm property to the south.

Buying a house in Barrington? The town has a deal for you

Buying a house in Barrington? The town has a deal for you

The Barrington municipal government is currently listing two homes for sale — a ranch-style house at 139 George St., and a cottage-style structure right next door at 135 George St. The ranch is listed at $249,900, while the other home is $239,900. The town first came to own the homes back in 2009, when officials

Rejected

Council rejects massive Tiverton Glen project

Cheers greet decision to deny necessary town plan changes TIVERTON — The mega-development known as Tiverton Glen was rejected on a 5-2 vote late Monday night, July 20, by the Tiverton Town Council. The proposal to build a 63.4 acre multi-use project by that name, between Route 24 and Souza Road, and Main and Fish

New Town Administrator Richard Rainer checks his e-mail in his office at Town Hall last week.

Portsmouth’s new manager says he has vested interest in job

Above: New Town Administrator Richard Rainer checks his e-mail in his office at Town Hall last week. PORTSMOUTH — As a longtime executive in the U.S. Naval Forces, Richard Rainer has called many different places home over the previous three decades. “I think this is our 18th move in 30 years,” he said of relocating to

An inspector atop the wind turbine at Portsmouth High School in May 2014.

Portsmouth council notes: Turbine talk, more

Above: An inspector atop the wind turbine at Portsmouth High School in May 2014. PORTSMOUTH — Before the public portion of Monday’s Town Council meeting began, members met in executive session to discuss the broken wind turbine at the high school. Voters approved building the turbine with a $3 million bond issue in 2007. The windmill

Crowd of applicants seeks Tiverton Planning Board seats

TIVERTON — A seat on Tiverton’s nine-member Planning Board may be the hottest ticket in town. Three three-year positions (to be appointed by the town council) are open, and already seven applicants have filed. An eighth has indicated serious interest but hasn’t yet filed. “I’ve never had that many applicants beyond the number needed for

Tiverton’s mega-development (mall) hearing continues Monday

TIVERTON — As the town readies for a second round of Town Council hearings on the Tiverton Glen project next week, a flurry of paperwork is descending upon Town Hall, and plans appear underway to encourage attendance at the hearing. The hearing will be held in the Tiverton High School auditorium beginning at 7 p.m.

Just feet away from Fall River, proposed casino would have entrance on William Canning Boulevard at Hurst Lane.

Casino company courts Tiverton voters; faces questions

TIVERTON — Twin River Worldwide Holdings (Twin River), the people who want to bring a “convenience casino” to Tiverton, is getting ready for a big date with the Tiverton Town Council sometime this fall, probably in October. Its goal is to pave the way for what the company hopes will be a vote in November

Top