Newport legislators Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Sen. Dawn Euer recently decried President Donald J. Trump’s efforts to open up nearly all of the United States’ coasts to offshore drilling, filing legislation to prevent such a plan.
Rep. Robert E. Craven (D-Dist. 32, North Kingstown) has introduced legislation (2018-H 7075) banning “bump stocks” on semi-automatic firearms.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced recently that $380,000 is available to help grow Rhode Island farm and food businesses and increase the competitiveness of local products in the marketplace.
Rep. Julie A. Casimiro (D-Dist. 31, North Kingstown, Exeter) has reintroduced legislation (2018-H 7100) that would direct the Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) to reimburse towns for patrolling Narragansett Bay.
The town of Portsmouth announces the sale of 2018 Transfer Station stickers and the start date for the new Pay-As-You-Throw program.
The town of Portsmouth will hold an informational meeting about coyotes next week at Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road.
With the potential for flooding this weekend, Town Council President Keith Hamilton urges Portsmouth residents to help clear drains around town.
The town of Portsmouth seeks qualified electrical inspectors to provide residential and commercial electrical inspection services on a non-contractual basis.
The Department of Public Works (DPW) will pick up discarded Christmas trees starting Monday. View the complete schedule here.
Sen. James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11, Portsmouth, Bristol, Tiverton) has introduced legislation that would ban bump stocks on semi-automatic firearms.
The General Assembly will open its 2018 session on Tuesday, Jan. 2. The House of Representatives and the Senate will convene in their respective chambers at 4 p.m. to begin the work of the new legislative year.
The Department of Public Works (DPW) will pick up discarded Christmas trees starting in January 2018. View the complete schedule here for when your tree can be picked up.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will host a guided walking tour of Beavertail State Park, in Jamestown, on New Year’s Day.
The town of Portsmouth seeks qualified electrical inspectors for the inspection of residential and commercial properties on a non-contractual basis, according to a recently published Request for Proposals (RFP).
The DEM, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the Rhode Island Tree Council, seeks applications for grants to support local tree programs.
The Department of Public Works (DPW) will pick up discarded Christmas trees in Portsmouth in January. View the complete schedule here.
The town of Portsmouth is seeking bids for the “design and installation” of “Welcome to Portsmouth” signs.