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Off the Market: East Bay homes change hands

Off the Market: East Bay homes change hands

The following homes around the East Bay changed hands recently: Barrington 38 Middle Highway — $420,000 12 Echo Drive — $539,000 27 Adelaide Ave. — $580,000 14 6th St. — $310,000 5 Field Lane — $396,000 223 Rumstick Road — $1,250,000 22 Waldron Ave. — $180,000 East Providence 14 Wayland St. — $241,000 45 Ferris


Study: Non-whites more apt to be ticketed here

They aren’t much more likely to stop non-white motorists, but police in Tiverton and Little Compton are more apt to issue citations to the non-white drivers they stop than the white drivers. That is among the findings of a 2013-2014 study by Northeastern University’s Institute on Race and Justice released by the state Department of

Letter: ‘Lunatic fringe’ to blame for electricity price hike

To the editor: In January, you will receive a painful lesson, which will show you exactly how Rhode Island has become a laughing stock where businesses and retirees are driven away. Your electric bill will sharply increase. That will be caused by a sharp increase in the cost of natural gas, which is the primary

Portsmouth School Committee member Frederick W. Faerber III received a partial victory in his open meetings law complaint to the attorney general’s office.

AG: Portsmouth school board violated meetings law

PORTSMOUTH — The School Committee violated the R.I. Open Meetings Act (OMA) when it met twice outside the purview of the public earlier this year to greet potential candidates for the school superintendent’s job, the R.I. attorney general’s office has ruled. The office was responding to a May 27 complaint brought by School Committee member Frederick

New name, but scope of Tiverton project largely unchanged

  TIVERTON — Touted changes in the scale of the proposed largest development project in Tiverton’s history, following well-publicized recent revisions to the master plan application last month, may not be all that great. That conclusion became clear Thursday night, Oct. 20, at a planning board hearing in the Tiverton High School auditorium. Among the


Leon R. Warren, 87, of Little Compton

Leon R. Warren, 87, of Little Compton, a retired senior engineer for Raytheon, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, after a short illness. Born in Malden, Mass., he was the son of the late Ralph and the late Viola (Nickerson) Warren of West Roxbury, Mass., and the husband of Dorothy (Bone) Warren. He was


Lawmakers here oppose 23.6% electric rate hike

Rep. Dennis M. Canario and Rep. John G. Edwards said Friday that they intend to contact the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission to express their strong opposition to a request by National Grid to hike electric rates by 23.6 percent beginning next year. “There just doesn’t seem to be any concern on the part of


House of the week: Tiverton cape showcases water views

Look out over the waters of Mount Hope Bay and the Sakonnet River from your wrap-around porch off the back of a well-maintained Cap Cod style home in Tiverton. Built in 1976, the bright and sunny west-facing home at 235 Brackett Ave. has 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms within  1,547 square feet of living space. The