CENTRAL FALLS â€“ Should TV news programs dealing with violent or tragic
events come with one of those â€śparental warningâ€ť notices that precede shows with sexual or violent content?
State Rep. Agostinho Silva said he has heard from parents who think they should and he has introduced legislation he says is aimed at â€śstarting a conversation,â€ť toward action that would probably have to take place at the federal level.
The language of his bill is fairly broad. It says the Public Utilities
The chief executives of the Blackstone Valleyâ€™s two biggest cities, Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien, say they canâ€™t tap property taxpayers for the hundreds of thousands of dollars that it would cost their communities to make the changes in the proposed settlement of the state pension lawsuit.
PAWTUCKET â€” Three real estate developers have been given the go-ahead from city officials to submit formal plans to develop the failed hotel property at 45 Division St.