Entries by frankelly

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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 […]

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R.I. Developers Want Faster Approval for Subdivisions

ecoRI News March 20, 2017 Videos and text by TIM FAULKNER/ecoRI News PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island builders want to again loosen restrictions on construction to help accelerate development. The latest development-friendly bill (H5475) speeds up the process for dividing parcels of land into smaller lots for building single-family homes. The legislation changes state land subdivision […]

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Providence Journal and Feroce Lawyers Battle Over Errors in Article and Corrections Promised

Thursday, March 02, 2017 GoLocalProv News Team and Kate Nagle Lawyers representing Rhode Island businessman Giovanni Feroce, and the Chief Legal Counsel for the Providence Journal’s parent corporation, GateHouse Media, have been battling over allegations of errors in an article that was published on January 1, 2017 about Feroce and his company, BENRUS. After the […]

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Town abandons road extension despite subdivision’s approval: $800,000 settlement

Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly November 7, 2016 The plaintiff gardening nursery was headquartered in Middletown with another location in Portsmouth. The plaintiff received Planning Board approval for a subdivision at the Portsmouth location, conditioned upon the use of the Heidi Drive Extension as a second means of egress. Despite knowing about the approval and over […]