Latest Town Council Stories
By Thomas J Morgan After receiving noise complaints from neighbors of Euro Cafe, the Town Council will seek public input tonight as it reconsiders the license. SMITHFIELD -- For the Euro Cafe, the honeymoon with the Town Council may come to an end tonight.
By Richard C Dujardin Developers have dropped plans for a condominium complex on the five-acre parcel on Mineral Spring Avenue across from North Providence High School.
NORTH KINGSTOWN -- The School Committee has voted to ask the Town Council to help stabilize the aging Wickford Elementary School. Committee Vice Chairman Larry Ceresi said it could cost $65,000 to replace a boiler and $20,000 to repair the roof of the brick building, closed in 2005 to save money.
By Randal Edgar NARRAGANSETT -- In a perfect world, the long-awaited dredging of Narrow River would be good for the environment, good for boaters and good for the Town Beach.
By Nick Sambides Jr., Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 26--MILLINOCKET, Maine -- Police and Public Works Department workers will get a 3 percent pay raise backdated to July 1 under contracts the Town Council approved Thursday.
By Randal Edgar, The Providence Journal, R.I. Jul. 23--NARRAGANSETT -- The committee charged with creating a plan for the Canonchet Farm property is recommending conservation and low-impact uses over what some see as a better alternative -- conservation mixed with large-scale public access.
By Randal Edgar; Terence Fleming NARRAGANSETT -- The committee charged with creating a plan for the Canonchet Farm property is recommending conservation and low- impact uses over what some see as a better alternative -- conservation mixed with large-scale public access.
By Philip Marcelo The council's approval rezones some of the land from agricultural use to light-industrial use. CUMBERLAND -- The Town Council unanimously approved a zone change last week that paves the way for CVS/Caremark Corp.
By Walter Griffin, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 18--WINTERPORT, Maine -- The Town Council has agreed to hold a special town meeting on the unresolved matter of the West Winterport Dam. Town Manager Phil Pitula said Thursday the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to schedule a meeting later this year.
PROVIDENCE -- Legislation requiring a host of new approvals for any emergency-response plan governing the transportation of liquefied natural gas through Rhode Island waters has become law. The bill passed into law July 3 without Governor Carcieri's signature. Sponsored by Rep. Raymond E.
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