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October 17, 2018

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2018 Statewide Primary: Ceglie, Larkin move on to General Election in 2nd Ward Newport City Council race

Newport, RI – The three-way race for the 2nd Ward Councilor seat on Newport City Council has been narrowed down to two after today’s Statewide Primary. The top vote-getters, incumbent Lynn Underwood Ceglie and Valerie Larkin, will move on to face off on November 6th in the General Election on November 6th. Unofficial Results (100% precincts reporting) Non-Partisan

Newport legislators Euer, Carson urge public to comment on Pell Bridge ramp redesign proposals

Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Sen. Dawn Euer jointly released a press release on Friday encouraging all of their constituents to actively participate in the project to redesign the Pell Bridge access ramps, now in the planning stages. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is currently accepting public comments for the environmental assessment of

One-on-WUN: Governor Raimondo discusses long-term agreement to keep Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals in Newport

On Saturday, July 28th, Governor Gina Raimondo and Newport Festivals Foundation Chairman George Wein announced that the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Newport Festivals Foundation (NFF) had reached a license agreement that will keep the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals in Newport for 25 – 40 more years. On July 17,

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Rep. Canario warns of ‘troublesome domino effect’ by National Grid 19 percent rate increase proposal

Rep. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, Tiverton) is warning ratepayers and the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) that National Grid’s recent 19 percent rate increase request for the coming winter months will result in a “troublesome domino effect” that will fall on the backs of Rhode Island’s residents. “A 19 percent rate increase

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