Skip to main content

Mayor opposes paying legal fees

January 28, 2014

WOONSOCKET – In a move that was part protest, part policy statement, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and City Council President Albert Brien on Monday refused to go along with other members of the Budget Commission in approving the payment of $168,284 worth of legal bills, most of it to a single firm.
Despite their opposition, however, the bills will still be paid because the majority of the five-member commission approved the payments, which include more than $150,000 to the firm Whelan Kinder & Siket. All of its bills were for work associated with the five-year cost-cutting plan designed to eliminate budget deficits. Read the full story in Wednesday's newspaper.

WOONSOCKET — Mount St. Charles will conduct a town-hall forum that centers on sportsmanship...
PAWTUCKET -- The final shot signified the astounding turnaround the Lincoln High girls'...
EXETER – Exeter/West Greenwich football coach Mike Watters has developed a good...
CUMBERLAND – Mayor Daniel J. McKee will be able to leave office in January knowing that savings from his work to revise...
WOONSOCKET – Freshman Councilman Garrett Mancieri became the fourth elected official to face an ethics complaint in...
WOONSOCKET – If you’re thinking of donating blood, you might as well have the spirit of Dracula looking over your...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes