school bond

North Kingstown and North Smithfield voters reject bond issues

BY: - November 7, 2023

Here’s how voters responded to ballot questions in these nine communities, according to unofficial results as of 9:15 p.m. Tuesday: Barrington — YES With two of three polling sites reporting, 63.1% of voters approved a $250 million bond to fund improvements at the town’s high school and elementary schools. Bristol and Warren — YES 66.6% […]

Are state incentives enough to convince voters to support school bonds?

BY: - November 3, 2023

“The school is exactly the same. The hallways are the same…The stairwells are gross. They’ve got gum on them,” says Lisa O’Brien, an English teacher at Middletown High School, in a promotional video posted to the town’s website.  For Middletown, these and other issues in school buildings have become the unignorable symptoms of decline. Bugs, […]