Council approves new stop signs, gun-free schools

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Portsmouth Town Council approved 2 top agenda items Monday night, creating new stop signs in Island Park and passing a resolution for gun-free schools. 

The council voted unanimously to approve the 2 agenda items, according to Portsmouth resident and parent John McDaid of Hard Deadlines

Stop signs on Cottage Avenue 

The first agenda item requested the creation of speed bumps or stop signs on Cottage Avenue in Island Park due to reported speeding cars in the area. 

Featured below are the documents sent to the council from Cottage Avenue residents. 

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Gun-free schools in Portsmouth

The council also approved a resolution in support of gun-free schools. The resolution is in support of a General Assembly bill (posted below). 

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