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Rift could lead to new East Providence School Committee chair

Rift could lead to new East Providence School Committee chair

EAST PROVIDENCE — A move to replace sitting School Committee Chairman Joel Monteiro, the At-Large member, has picked up steam  in the lead up to inauguration night Monday, Dec. 1, at City Hall. That evening, besides being sworn in, members of the Committee will vote on various officers, including chairman. If conjecture is to be

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Study: Non-whites more apt to be ticketed here

They aren’t much more likely to stop non-white motorists, but police in Tiverton and Little Compton are more apt to issue citations to the non-white drivers they stop than the white drivers. That is among the findings of a 2013-2014 study by Northeastern University’s Institute on Race and Justice released by the state Department of

Except for a hearing July 21 in the high school , Tiverton Town Hall will  be the scene for multiple hearings on Monday nights in July.

Lawmakers host forum on Tiverton sewer district

Set for Thursday, Dec. 4 at Senior Center Rep. John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Portsmouth, Tiverton) and Sen. Walter S. Felag Jr. (D-Dist. 10, Warren, Bristol, Tiverton) are hosting a constituent forum on Thursday, Dec. 4, so that residents can voice their concerns over the Tiverton Wastewater District. “Senator Felag and I have fielded a

Gabe Medeiros, 3, finishes eating a piece of bread during the Island Child Care Center of Bristol's first Thanksgiving feast on Tuesday morning. Eli Mazzone,3 (left) and Penny Farrell, 3, (right) look on. Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Local kids feast, learn about first Thanksgiving

Local children who attend the Island Child Care Center on Hope Street were treated to a Thanksgiving feast while learning the history behind the original meal shared by Pilgrims and Native Americans. Students dressed up in Pilgrim hats and bonnets and Native American head dresses they made at the school, and enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast

Portsmouth School Committee member Frederick W. Faerber III received a partial victory in his open meetings law complaint to the attorney general’s office.

AG: Portsmouth school board violated meetings law

PORTSMOUTH — The School Committee violated the R.I. Open Meetings Act (OMA) when it met twice outside the purview of the public earlier this year to greet potential candidates for the school superintendent’s job, the R.I. attorney general’s office has ruled. The office was responding to a May 27 complaint brought by School Committee member Frederick

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