Rob Horowitz: Obama’s Immigration Executive Order; Good Policy and Good Politics—President Obama’s carefully calibrated, but still truly impacting…
Riley: RhodeMap RI is Deeply Flawed—How do Central Planners plan when they have…
Guest MINDSETTER™ Larry Girouard: RhodeMap RI, A Wrong Turn for RI—The Rhode Island brand continues to be mired…
Sec. of State Mollis to Light RI State House Christmas Tree—Governor Lincoln Chafee announced that Secretary of State…
PODCAST: Opponents Blast Tax Breaks for 195 Dormitory Deal—A week following 195 Commission's announcement of its…
Saul Kaplan: Thankful Innovation Junkie—I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. What’s…
Brown Bears Drop 89-68 Decision To Illinois, Lose 4th Straight—Brown loses fourth straight game, 89-68 to Illinois.
West Elmwood Intruders Eyeing National Title Game, New Life Experience—West Elmwood Intruders are a win away from…
9 Brown Gridders Earn All-Ivy Honors—Bears place 9 players on All-Ivy team
Second Half Surge Lifts Illinois Past Brown—Hot-shooting Illini run away from Bears in second…
Follow us on
From GoLocalProv by Paul J. Spetrini, GoLocalProv News Editor:
At a time when local communities are crying foul over ever-tightening budgets, unfunded state mandates and a lack of power to raise tax levies more than four percent, a decision by the North Kingstown Town Council may have just cost taxpayers in one town over $1.1 million dollars and, if allowed, may set a new precedent statewide for the way towns and unions negotiate.
At issue is a two-year-long battle between the town of North Kingstown and its local firefighter union, North Kingstown Firefighters Association, Local 1651, IAFF, over the town’s decision to force its firefighters to move to a three-platoon, 24-hour shift structure.
Last 24 hours
Last 7 days
Last 30 days