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Town Council, School Committee and Town Administrator candidates filed their declaration papers this week. Check out the slate of candidates.
Chief Justice John Roberts is the swing vote in a 5-4 decision to uphold the president's health care plan.
A new law requires parental or medical permission for every other tanning visit by people under 18 years old — what do you think?
Government, Local Connections
Board of the Bristol County Water Authority elected Allan Klepper of Barrington, its oldest member, as chairman after an allegation about him is debunked and the board's newest member, Robert Allio of Barrington, takes his hat out of the ring.
The DEM is asking for the public's help keeping track of wild turkeys in the area.
The construction of an open road tolling system on the new Sakonnet River Bridge will cost $2 million, says Chairman David Darlington. This cost will be a determining factor on the set price for tolls.
Large trucks would be prohibited from using Route 114 as a throughway.
Although the EBEC bill did not pass the House last week, its leaders would like to see it reintroduced this winter.
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced Friday they will not increase tolls on Pell Bridge, but will collect tolls on new Sakonnet River Bridge.
It eliminates the criminal charge for carrying one ounce or less of marijuana and instead impose a civil penalty of a $150 fine, plus forfeiture of the drug.
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