Thursday, April 4, 2013
Former Dist. 2 congressional candidate Michael G. Riley, 56, is charged with resisting arrest and drunken driving early Wednesday morning in Narragansett.
Unless otherwise noted, information about the following incidents was supplied by the Narragansett Police Department and files at Fourth Division District Court in Wakefield. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Michael G. Riley, 56, of 444 Ocean Road, Narragansett, a former Dist. 2 republican nominee for Congress, was arrested at about 2 a.m. Wednesday by Narragansett police and charged with drunken driving and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors, and cited for refusing to submit to a chemical test. According to Narragansett Police Department reports, patrolman James M. Fitzgerald was monitoring traffic from the parking lot of Maridee Bait and Tackle at about 1:45 a.m. Fitzgerald wrote that he saw a grey Lexus traveling south on …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act would help with costs of fire prevention.
Tuesday, February 19
Ahead of tomorrow’s tenth anniversary of the Station Night Club fire in West Warwick that killed 100 people and left hundreds more injured, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) has announced he will reintroduce legislation that would reduce the cost and impact of fires by encouraging the placement of automatic sprinklers in all multi-unit residential and commercial structures. The Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act was inspired by the 2003 fire and findings that thousands of Americans lose their lives each year because of buildings that lack adequate fire prevention systems. The legislation, which has received support from the American Fire Sprinkler Association and the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs, allows small and medium size property …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Abel Collins said when polling numbers come in for the Second Congressional District, the numbers will show his campaign is extremely viable.
Abel Collins, an Independent candidate for Rhode Island’s Second Congressional District, has never run a political campaign and is facing off against a 12-year- incumbent Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives and a Republican-party backed former Wall Street executive. Put the 33-year-old South Kingstown native in front of a microphone, however, and you won’t hear much doubt come through the speakers. At a press conference in his Cranston campaign headquarters last week, Collins boldly asserted that his campaign will be a force to reckon with come November and that he looks forward to debating his opponents — Democrat James Langevin and Republican Mike Riley — and “looks forward to winning the upcoming debates.” Collins said he …