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A balanced budget on the Sutton Town Warrant

Annual Town Meeting on May 9
Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

On May 9, the Town of Sutton will present to the public a series of Articles on the Town Meeting Warrant while celebrating some key successes. 

According to Town Administrator James Smith, “The budget proposed is the best financial situation we have been in since my start here nine years ago.  We are a healthy community financially.  The recession of 2009 hit the town, state, and entire country.  My first few budgets were decreases.  ... Read More

Whitin Community Center to hold fundraising event for new Rockdale Youth Center April 30

Community Works
Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

Why can’t children just play anymore?

The simple question comes with a complex answer. Nowadays, recreational time is compromised by competitive sports, crammed academic schedules, an overreliance on technology and even a lack of enthusiasm.

But sometimes the reason is more basic than that. Sometimes children can’t play anymore because there simply isn’t a place for them to play at. Thankfully, for over twenty years, the Whitin... Read More

Chariot for Women: ride-share business renamed SafeHer by the public

Service to begin in the fall
Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

It may be the year 2016, but when it comes to what women want, one thing hasn’t changed since the days her apron was a staple wardrobe piece.

Women want to be protected.  Oh, they do.  They can kick-box, kick---, and kick the habit of throwing like a girl but deep down they’re still yearning for the fairy tale knight to hold open doors and lend them an ear (in lieu of a glass slipper).  A double standard?  Do women want it both ways? ... Read More

May 20, 2016 Rt. 20 South County

May 13, 2016 Blackstone Valley South

May 6, 2016 Rt. 12 South County

April 22, 2016 Blackstone Valley North