Woonsocket man uses Halloween display to air gripe with city officials

WOONSOCKET – Frustration with a local building inspector has led one city resident to create a display airing his grievances with repurposed Halloween decorations. A massive grim reaper at 604 Blackstone St. holds a sign with a picture of a tombstone with the words "High taxes, #1 in... more

'I'll ride for you'

Pan-Mass Challenge draws riders on a mission
More than a dozen riders from across northern Rhode Island are training right now for the largest single athletic fundraising event in the country: the Pan-Mass Challenge, an annual bike-athon that runs through 46 towns in Massachusetts. On Aug. 2 and 3, they will be among 5,800 cyclists from 36... more
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State: It's OK to run for both new fire board and Town Council

Town's only appeal is in state Supreme Court
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CUMBERLAND - Town citizens may run for both the Town Council and the brand-new Fire Committee, the state Board of Elections ruled... more

Petition against complex at Monastery gains support

Public invited to meeting Wednesday
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UPDATE: At Wednesday's Town Council meeting, after lengthy debate, members tabled a decision on whether to place the Monastery... more

Pawtucket retirees threaten lawsuit after pay increases shut off

City officials say they had no choice
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PAWTUCKET - Members of the Pawtucket Public Safety Retirees Association are threatening legal action after Mayor Donald Grebien's... more

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