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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

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.

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