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Pair Trawler Ban Passes House

PROVIDENCE — The bill, sponsored by Rep. Teresa Tanzi, D-South Kingstown/Narragansett, moved quickly through the hearing process after large out-of-state trawlers nearly depleted the winter herring catch limit in a just a few weeks in February.

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Want to or Not, Rhode Islanders Buy Bottled Water

At the Statehouse alone, about $18,000 is spent annually on bottled water. A cost that increases for taxpayers and the environment when you include the cost of storing it, cooling it and disposing of the plastic vessel.

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Warwick Residents Cry ‘Fowl’

WARWICK, R.I. — On the heels of the Providence City Council’s decision to allow city residents to keep up to six egg-laying hens on their property, a group has sprung up in Warwick that would like to see that city revisit its regulations concerning the keeping of fowl within city limits.

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