Smithfield Traffic Commission pinpoints traffic concerns for new I-295 interchange

SMITHFIELD – Sitting at a table with members of the Smithfield Traffic Commission, Maxine Cavanagh, a commission member and Smithfield town councilor, paused for a moment to consider how a new I-295 interchange will impact commuters in Smithfield. “I feel the traffic is going to be horrendous in... more

No face-off for Woonsocket mayoral candidates

Jalette, Baldelli-Hunt discuss vision for the city
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WOONSOCKET – The two candidates for the city’s top office may not get the opportunity before the Tuesday, Nov. 8 election to challenge each other face-to-face, so for now at least, their questions to each other about the other’s platforms will go unanswered. City Councilor Roger Jalette, who has... more

Cumberland fire board race draws 14 contenders

CUMBERLAND – Five of the original seven members elected to the first Cumberland Fire Committee are asking voters for another term,... more

Support staff union takes issue with proposed police contract

Public hearing continued to Nov. 7
NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Town Council is considering a proposal for a new three-year contract with the International Brotherhood of... more

Scituate Town Council race –many parties, many platforms

SCITUATE – The 2016 Scituate Town Council race has shaped up as one of the most eclectic races in northern Rhode Island. Faced with... more

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