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Portsmouth council candidates tilt over wind turbine

Portsmouth council candidates tilt over wind turbine

PORTSMOUTH — As the blades of the broken Portsmouth wind turbine sit motionless, the device’s woes have become a hot topic among candidates for Town Council. Disagreement has surfaced over what Portsmouth should do next and who’s to blame for the breakdowns. Democrat Jim Seveney says the first priority should be getting the turbine running

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Debates, debates and more debates for East Providence candidates

EAST PROVIDENCE — The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island is hosting two debates for East Providence candidates this week. The first forum, for candidates in Wards 1 and 2 and District 63, will be held Monday, Oct. 15,  from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cape Verdean Progressive Center, 329 Grosvenor Ave. The second

Tiverton Citizens for Change to host candidate forum

TIVERTON — Tiverton Citizens for Change (TCC) will hold a TCC candidate forum at which the group’s endorsed candidates for Town Council, School Committee and Budget Committee will make short presentations and answer questions from the public. Tiverton’s newest state senator, Chris Ottiano, will  also speak. The forum will be held on Thursday, Oct 11 at 6 p.m. at the VFW hall,

Tiverton Dems announce support for candidates

TIVERTON — At its Sept. 12 meeting, the Tiverton Democratic Town Committee (TDTC) voted to support candidates for the town council, school committee, and budget committee in the November elections. The candidates supported, TDTC Chairman Mike Burk said in a release, “include Democrats, Independents and Republicans; individuals with long histories of public service and newcomers; a broad