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Court orders Poirier to pay attorney fees

By Jackie Roman, Valley Breeze & Observer Staff Writer SMITHFIELD – Concluding a lengthy legal battle over former Town Council member Richard Poirier’s Stillwater Road property, a judge has ordered Poirier to pay nearly $30,000 of attorneys’ fees. The initial complaint was filed by CVDDI LLC, an abutter of Poirier’s property, in October of 2014. […]

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Solar array proposal moves to public hearing

Undeveloped land on George Washington Highway could become home to 11,000 solar panels By BRITTANY BALLANTYNE, Valley Breeze Staff Writer LINCOLN – Lincoln Planning Board members gave the go-ahead for a public hearing later this month on an 11,000-panel solar array proposed for a site off Route 116. At the hearing, which had not yet […]

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Kelly & Mancini secures successful R.I. Supreme Court appeal

Rhode Island Supreme Court May 25, 2017 Kelly & Mancini attorney, Randall Souza, helped lead a successful appeal in R.I. Supreme Court in the case of Joanne C. Miller v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al., (No. 2016-71-Appeal). Souza served as local counsel for Seyfarth Shaw’s Boston office and co-presented the oral argument. Read the […]

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Apex Building Targeted For PawSox Stadium Figures In Lawsuit Between Past & Present Owners

Rhode Island Public Radio April 26. 2017 By Ian Donnis The former owners of the Apex Building being considered for a new PawSox ballpark in Pawtucket argue in a Superior Court lawsuit that the site’s current owner demanded $6.4 million for unnecessary environmental cleanup costs. According to the lawsuit, Environmental Land Usage Restrictions in 2014 […]

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Glocester drops lawsuit against resident

The Valley Breeze April 26, 2017 By Jackie Roman GLOCESTER – The town of Glocester has dropped its lawsuit against one of its residents for allegedly using a pool permit as a pretext for running an earth removal operation despite several cease and desist notices. After submitting a consent order on April 21, the two […]

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Right of first refusal not assignable

Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly April 17, 2017 By: Tom Egan A Superior Court judge has decided that a right of first refusal established in a company’s shareholder agreement could not be enforced after a shareholder conveyed his stock to his wife. The wife argued that she acquired by assignment her husband’s first refusal right because […]