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Eight Portsmouth open space members quit

Eight Portsmouth open space members quit

PORTSMOUTH — Eight members of the town’s Open Space Committee (OSC) have resigned en masse, saying the panel’s ability to function has been seriously compromised due to confidentiality breaches. “The Aquidneck Island Land Trust (ALT) will no longer bring potentially conserved properties to the committee as there is no trust that the properties will be held

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Portsmouth council won’t dissolve Open Space Committee

PORTSMOUTH — The Town Council has rejected a citizens’ watchdog group leader’s request to disband the Open Space Committee (OSC), which he accused of violating state open meetings laws and a subjecting one of its members to personal performance hearings for political retribution. “We believe the Open Space Committee is beyond redemption,” Larry Fitzmorris, president of

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Portsmouth Open Space Committee accused of abuse

PORTSMOUTH — The head of a citizens’ watchdog group has accused a town committee of violating state open meetings laws and holding personal performance hearings for political retribution. Larry Fitzmorris, president of Portsmouth Concerned Citizens (PCC), made his allegations against the Portsmouth Open Space Committee (POSC) in a Nov. 5 letter to the Town Council. Mr.

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