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North Smithfield Republican Committee elects officers

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The North Smithfield Republican Committee has elected its officers, with David de la Cruz to serve as chairman, Brad Trenchard as vice chairman, Sheila Clarkin as treasurer and Michael Marston as...

N.S. Democratic Town Committee announces officers, seeks new members

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Democratic Town Committee announced its new slate of officers for 2023 this week, calling on others interested in furthering their mission to join the organization. The committee was...

Board of Elections dismisses complaint against North Smithfield Democrat

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The election may long be over, but for two political opponents in northern Rhode Island, differences remain, along with questions regarding campaign tactics and leadership qualities on both sides. The...

Burrillville man charged with conspiracy after taking fall for unlicensed driver

BURRILLVILLE – A Burrillville man who reportedly lied to police to cover for his girlfriend, an unlicensed driver, following an accident, is now facing charges. Elwin Austin, 43, of Oakland, was arrested on Thursday,...

Republicans file finance complaint against Jones; Candidate says records prove he had no violation

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The chairwoman of the Rhode Island Republican Party has filed a complaint with the state Board of Elections alleging that Paul Jones failed to properly account for expenses in his recent...

Independents, write-in candidate fail in bids for fully Republican Glocester Town Council

GLOCESTER – All five members of the Glocester Town Council will represent a single political party following an election that saw two incumbents who identified as independents fail in bids to retain their seats....

Houle leads with voters, winning seat on Burrillville Town Council

BURRILLVILLE – A former restaurant owner with experience serving on a village fire district has secured a seat on the Burrillville Town Council, coming in first among five contenders for four open spots. David...