Yearly Archives: 2015

Bessette & Antrop Complete Largest Cumberland Sale in 8 Years

Residential Properties Ltd. Sales Associates John Bessette and Ryan Antrop have successfully completed the highest single family sale in Cumberland over the past eight years, closing 132 Angell Road for the price of $884,000. Bessette represented the seller, while the buyer was represented by Antrop.

Renovation work at Grace Apartments ensures long-term affordability for seniors

Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH), Rhode Island Housing and their funding and community partners came together today to celebrate the ongoing renovation and preservation of 101 affordable rental homes for seniors in downtown Providence.

During Annual Veterans Breakfast, Whitehouse Announces Bill to Protect Servicemembers from Foreclosure

On Saturday, during his 8th Annual Veterans Breakfast and Resource Fair at the Rhode Island National Guard Armory, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse presented medals to a Korean War veteran from Pawtucket, heard from veterans and their families about the issues they face, and announced legislation to protect servicemembers from losing their homes to foreclosure.  Whitehouse introduced the legislation in the Senate on Thursday.


Lila Delman Real Estate International is pleased to announce the sale of 17 Point Road, Portsmouth Rhode Island. The commercially zoned property, called Stone Bridge Marina, includes a forty-four slip marina, retail space, and a three bedroom living space. The property had received a great deal of attention when listed for sale as it was the only Marina available in the state of Rhode Island.

RI State Police Arrest Suspect After Short Motor Vehicle Pursuit and Crash into Building...

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on April 30, 2015, members of the Scituate Barracks arrested Mr. Richard J. Reis, age 56, of 39 Chapman Street, Pawtucket, RI for numerous charges and outstanding arrest warrants.

Whitehouse, Langevin Support Good Corporate Governance

The Federal Employees Sustainable Investment Act, which is also supported by Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), would allow federal employees to direct retirement investments toward socially responsible corporations.

Reed & Collins Lead Congressional Hearing on Youth Homelessness

In an effort to help end youth homelessness and protect vulnerable homeless youth from human traffickers, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD), led by Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-RI) and Chairman Susan Collins (R-ME), today held a hearing to discuss the urgent issue of youth homelessness in the United tates.  The hearing focused on strengthening protections for homeless youth, and better connecting them to coordinated housing, education, health, and job-training programs and services

Students, parents and teachers call for school repairs

Rep. Aaron Regunberg joined members of the Providence Student Union along with teachers, parents and community members at a State House news conference today to call for increased funding to repair the state’s deteriorating school buildings

Rhode Island Real Estate Businessman Sentenced To Prison For Tax Fraud

A Cranston, Rhode Island, man was sentenced today to prison for tax fraud in the District of Rhode Island, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.

Residential Properties Ltd. Earns National Recognition

Residential Properties Ltd. is proud to announce that it has been ranked as one the top 500 most successful real estate companies in the entire nation by RISMedia.

Raimondo Announces Municipal LED Streetlight Energy Efficiency Incentives

Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the availability of $525,000 in financial incentives for qualified municipalities seeking to reduce their energy consumption and costs through the installation of light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights and control technologies.

Secretary Gorbea to host voter outreach event in Jamestown ahead of next week’s Special...

Voters in Jamestown will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 28, for a Special Referendum Election to approve or reject the Town's purchase of a property located at 138 Narragansett Avenue.

Reed Announces $173,000 to Help Homeless Veterans Find Homes

Seeking to provide essential housing and support for homeless veterans, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced that Rhode Island will receive $173,742 in federal funding to provide housing assistance to homeless veterans.

Raimondo to Meet with New England Governors April 23 to Discuss Regional Energy Infrastructure...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo will meet in Hartford, Connecticut on April 23, 2015 with the Governors of the other New England states to pursue next steps in regional efforts to develop and implement a cooperative strategy to address energy infrastructure challenges.

AG Kilmartin Settles Open Meetings Act Lawsuit with State Properties Committee

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office had reached a settlement agreement with the State Properties Committee for violations of the Open Meeting Act for failure to post the minutes of several meetings as prescribed by RIGL §§ 42-46-7(d). Under the terms of the settlement agreement, the State Properties Committee agreed to pay $5,000.


Rhode Island Treasury Reunited 8,860 People with $11.7 Million in Unclaimed...

The Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner reunited 8,860 people with $11.7 million in unclaimed property in the fiscal year that ended on June 30


Langevin, Whitehouse Highlight Bill to Invest $170 Million in Fixing RI...

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today joined with state, town, and labor officials by the Factory Bridge in West Warwick to call on Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act. The SAFE Bridges Act was introduced in the Senate by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Whitehouse, and others last month and will be introduced in the House this week by Langevin. The bill would deliver up to $170 million to repair Rhode Island’s deficient and crumbling bridges and create construction jobs