fundraising http://ripr.org en Tiverton Police Looking For Couple Behind Fundraising Scam http://ripr.org/post/tiverton-police-looking-couple-behind-fundraising-scam <p>Tiverton police are looking for a local couple who allegedly used their children in a phony fundraising scam.</p><p></p><p>Tiverton police say a local couple has had their three children going door-to-door asking for donations for school. The scam started about two months ago, according to Tiverton Police Chief Thomas Blakey.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Flo Jonic 25365 at http://ripr.org Two Candidates Vying to Head Rhode Island GOP http://ripr.org/post/two-candidates-vying-head-rhode-island-gop <p>The Rhode Island Republican Party will select its next chairman when GOP activists gather Thursday evening in Cranston. The GOP has wrestled with turnover in the chairman’s position in recent years.<br><br>Warren businessman Mark Smiley and Providence psychiatrist Daniel Harrop are competing to be the next state party chairman. They’re running to succeed former congressional candidate Mark Zaccaria, who announced plans to step down last year.<br> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:11:39 +0000 Ian Donnis 12302 at http://ripr.org