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Teachers rally against layoffs

March 22, 2012

WOONSOCKET — After collecting national honors for her role as a Woonsocket High School science teacher, you wouldn't think Claire Laquerre would be worried about whether she might still have her job next year.

Council consensus: Taxes bad, bankruptcy worse

March 22, 2012

WOONSOCKET — A supplemental tax bill would be an unwelcome burden and a hardship to many city residents, but bankruptcy would certainly be worse.
That appears to have been the consensus among members of the City Council, who debated their options during a three-hour meeting last night.

Meals tax critics stage tea party on Providence River

March 22, 2012

PROVIDENCE — Invoking the tactics, the slogans and in some cases the costumes of Colonial America, opponents of Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s 2 percent surtax on restaurant tabs tossed bags of tea into the muddy, mostly drained Waterplace Basin on Wednesday.
Declaring that Rhode Island suffers “taxation without competent representation,” the protesters decried the negative effects they believe the tax would have not only on restaurants, but on the entire economy of the state.

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NORTH PROVIDENCE – Like a lot of folks, Burrillville senior Zack Tayes enjoys playing...
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WOONSOCKET – There was still no word from authorities Friday on why FBI agents were carting boxes of presumed...
It’s peak season for head lice — the bug that keeps on giving — and while no severe outbreaks have...


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