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Richard P. D’Addario

D’Addario to be Portsmouth’s municipal court judge

D’Addario to be Portsmouth’s municipal court judge

PORTSMOUTH — Richard P. D’Addario has been selected to be the judge for the town’s first municipal court, the Town Council revealed Monday night. The council interviewed three candidates and voted to select Mr. D’Addario during a Nov. 23 executive session, Council President James Seveney said. Mr. D’Addario, who has a law office in Newport, has

A Town Council member recently complained about noise from construction on the Sakonnet River Bridge. Without a municipal court in place, however, it would be difficult for the town to prove a violation of the noise ordinance was made.

Bill for Portsmouth municipal court gets OK

PORTSMOUTH — The town’s wish for a municipal court got one step closer to reality Thursday. The House of Representatives approved legislation to allow Portsmouth to establish a municipal court to adjudicate violations of town ordinances, including housing ordinances. The House bill that was passed, 2013-H 6044, was introduced on behalf of the town by Rep.

The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has recommended sewers for Portsmouth Park (pictured) and Island Park, but Town Planner Gary Crosby says they're not necessary.

Portsmouth to vote on wastewater plan April 24

PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council expects to approve Portsmouth’s comprehensive wastewater management plan on April 24. Drafted by Town Planner Gary Crosby, the 40-plus-page document was written in response to the R.I. Department of Environmental Management’s (DEM) notice of violation issued to the town several years ago, which included a directive that Portsmouth install a sewer


Commission keeps traffic court intact for East Providence FY13 budget, likely beyond

EAST PROVIDENCE — In a move that can be deemed a victory for those employees and politicians seeking to keep it as part of the city coffers, the East Providence Budget Commission retained the traffic aspects of Municipal Court entirely for its Fiscal Year 2013 forecast and likely beyond. The official move to keep the