RIDOT begins expansion of Diamond Hill/Mendon Road intersection

WOONSOCKET – Construction began last week on the intersection of Mendon Road and Diamond Hill Road in Woonsocket, a hotspot for congestion and accidents that has garnered complaints from city officials and residents for years. According to Rhode Island Department of Transportation spokeswoman... more

Crowd upset as through-trucking approved on Hope Furnace Road

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SCITUATE – In spite of nearly an hour of public testimony against allowing through-trucking on Hope Furnace Road, the Town Council last Thursday approved amending a prior ordinance prohibiting trucks in a 4-1 decision. Hope resident Ralph Groves asked for a show of hands of those who were against... more

IN OUR SCHOOLS - Pathway to competition

This summer, school districts across northern Rhode Island are jockeying for position as they try to get ahead of the field on... more

Mayor reverses course on property sales; Mutter blasts him on issue

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CUMBERLAND – A disagreement over the planned sale of town properties around McCourt Middle School has turned into an issue in the... more

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