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School bill may push Bristol over 4% tax cap

School bill may push Bristol over 4% tax cap

The Bristol budget will be stretched to support the schools after the Joint Finance Committee set a regional school budget Thursday night that includes a $939,000 increase in Bristol education aid compared to last year. Bristol residents will pay $22.37 million for education this coming year, up $939,062 from last year’s $21.43 million. That hit

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PARCC opt-outs could hurt schools’ commended rating

About 100 Bristol-Warren students have opted out of taking PARCC tests, which could have a significant impact on two schools’ “commended” classification, Superintendent Mario Andrade said. The 100 students represent 5 percent of the roughly 2,000 students scheduled to take the test. While that might not sound like a lot — and it is significantly

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Council at odds with manager, schools over splitting East Providence facilities position

EAST PROVIDENCE — Two East Providence City Councilors issued a sternly worded press release Wednesday afternoon, April 1, voicing their opposition to the recent decision by their counterparts on the School Committee to once again split the consolidated facilities manager position. Ward 3 representative and Mayor Tommy Rose and Ward 2 rep and Assistant Mayor

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Twenty-six Barrington public employees earn more than $100,000

Twenty-six public employees in Barrington earned more than $100,000 last year, according to data provided by the municipal and school finance directors. At the top of the list for highest paid municipal employees is town manager Peter DeAngelis, who earned nearly $154,000. Following Mr. DeAngelis are five police officers who earned more than their boss,

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School bill up in Bristol, down in Warren

Warren residents will see their tax bills drop after the Joint Finance Committee set a regional school budget Thursday night that includes a $350,000 reduction in Warren education aid compared to last year. The $54.42 million school budget approved by the JFC Thursday is about $980,000 less than Bristol Warren Regional school administrators had asked

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