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PROVIDENCE–In her annual address at the Minister's Alliance Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced new criminal justice reforms. Through a series of proposals in her FY21 budget and administrative actions, the Governor plans to implement recom…

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EAST GREENWICH—Numerous members of the community, both past and present, have raised concerns about the payment process regarding delinquent motor vehicle excise taxes. Currently, the town authorizes a 12 percent yearly fee on delinquent taxes, but numerous residents have complained about be…

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PROVIDENCE—Institutions throughout Rhode Island worked in tandem with the Department of Homeland Security following increased tensions between the United States and Iran which included a threat by a member of the Iranian parliament on US soil. There is no indication that Rhode Islanders woul…

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EAST GREENWICH—The town council voted unanimously Monday night to issue a proclamation declaring East Greenwich a Purple Heart Town in honor of local veterans who were wounded or killed in service of the nation. The proclamation means that now, every town on Routes 1 and 4 from Westerly to E…

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EAST GREENWICH—The town council heard from town manager Andy Nota on Monday regarding efforts of the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns to seek input concerning potential funding from the state in the upcoming FY2021 budget discussion. Nota expressed that the town’s state-backed funding…

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EAST GREENWICH—Over 350 members of the community including school faculty, staff and local residents have either attended informative sessions, completed surveys or spoken to officials over phone and email as to what type of person they would like to see occupy the schools superintendent pos…

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STATEHOUSE — The Ocean State celebrated 100 years of votes for women on Monday, marking the Rhode Island Legislature’s ratification of the 19th Amendment.

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PROVIDENCE—The state of Rhode Island received $1 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants meant to render financial aid to residents of public housing. East Greenwich and Narragansett are set to receive a combined $141,512 of the monies, which will be used to continue extant FSS progr…

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EAST GREENWICH—The Rhode Island Education Accountability Act was front and center on the agenda at a meeting of the school committee Tuesday night. The act, passed by the state legislature early in 2019, will require drastic shifts in the way that the district compiles and handles data on st…

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EAST GREENWICH–Dr. Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT), announced that the university’s Associate in Science in Nursing program has been ranked as one of the “60 Best Nursing Schools in New England” by the Nursing Schools Almana…