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Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly: MAK Law Wins Another Round Against North Smithfield

Zoning – Intervention By Tom Egan Published: April 4, 2012 Tags: April 9 2012 issue, Intervention Where the North Smithfield Neighborhood Coalition has moved to intervene in two proceedings involving the town and a real estate developer, the motion must be denied as untimely. “This litigation arises from the attempt of Plaintiffs Narragansett Improvement Company, UBS Realty, […]

Warwick Beacon: MAK Keeps Chelo's Restaurant Chain Open

Board grants Chelo’s extra music hours, promises review By Jessica Botelho Warwick Beacon photo by Jessica A. Botelho INTENSE MEETING: Chelo’s lawyer Michael Kelly, left, sits with Glenn Chelo and Brian Goldblatt of Goldblatt Law Office in Providence. Goldblatt, who represents the Cowesett neighborhood, said he was dissatisfied with the ruling. “I don’t want to see […]

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Providence Business News: Downcity’s future living in the past (friend and client Vincent Geoffroy)

By: Patrick Anderson Only some of the people moving into a newly renovated historic downtown Providence building this fall will be getting a microloft. A few steps away from the small apartments opening in the Arcade, another mixed-use conversion project is nearing completion on Weybosset Street that promises to deliver a boost to the Downcity […]

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The Cumberland Valley Breeze: 9/12/2012 Bay Crane gets a second chance before zoning panel

By GERRY GOLDSTEIN, Valley Breeze & Observer Correspondent SMITHFIELD – The Zoning Board of Review on Sept. 26 will reconsider its controversial decision banning a crane rental company from moving onto a George Washington Highway site that is zoned for corporate offices. The new hearing is being sought by lawyer Timothy Kane, who at a […]

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The Cumberland Valley Breeze

May 24, 2012 Attorney Dougherty reactivated in defense of Rankin Estate suit Section: News Index Terms: North Smithfield Estimated printed pages: 3 Article Text: By SANDY PHANEUF Valley Breeze Staff Writer sandy@valleybreeze.com NORTH SMITHFIELD – It appears there will be no immediate settlement agreement with Narragansett Improvement Company over the town’s handling of a 2006 […]

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Providence Journal: East Providence’s embattled Pond View solid-waste company closes

September 11, 2012 1:10 pm By Richard Salit EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — TLA Pond View, the recycling operation neighbors have battled for years, has shut down for good. Providence lawyer John Mancini, court-appointed receiver, said Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein gave permission Tuesday to cease operations at the Rumford facility.

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Valley Breeze: Fogarty Street will be abandoned, split between builder and neighbor

CUMBERLAND – Town Council members last week agreed to abandon a portion of Fogarty Street off Kennedy Court behind the high school, slice the 200-by-50-foot strip lengthwise and divide it between builder Jim McKee and the neighbor across the street. The agreement, which is counter to the Planning Board’s recommendation, seems to pave the way […]

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Auto Body News: Former Rhode Island Auto Body Shop Owner Wins $3.27 Million Verdict Against Insurers

Ten years ago, former Cumberland, RI auto body shop owner David F. Miller was wrongly accused of insurance fraud, and after being handcuffed and arrested in front of customers and his children, and losing his license, business and home, all charges against him were later dropped.  In an ensuing six-year legal battle to clear his […]