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Holden School may have new life as Westbay offices

By JOHN HOWELL Randall Holden School is to have a new life as offices for Westbay Community Action under an agreement worked out between Mayor Joseph J. Solomon and Paul Salera, president and CEO of the agency serving residents of Warwick, East

Camp time can be 'cool' time

By JOHN HOWELL Nicole Spirito knows what kids like when temperatures kick into the high 80s. It's water. So it's no wonder that H2O and swim were two of the more popular programs Monday at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Warwick Summer Camp, held at the

Taxes fuel frustrations for residents

By ETHAN HARTLEY Property tax bills for the first quarter of FY2020 were technically due yesterday. However, considering how some residents in Warwick only just received their bills on the original due date, the city's decision to extend the deadline to

LVKC celebrates 40 years of free literacy training

By TARA MONASTESSE The Literacy Volunteers of Kent County (LVKC) program is poised to enter its 40th year of providing free, one-on-one literacy training to English language learners. As a non-profit organization, LVKC educates Basic Literacy and ESL

Council will consider $1.3M to save sports

By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick City Council is putting the ball in the Warwick School Department's court - and it remains to be seen whether or not they're willing to play. City Council President Steve Merolla called Wednesday afternoon to report he was

New Pilgrim nurse has pulse on seniors

By ETHAN HARTLEY For those who come to the Pilgrim Senior Center, like Rosemarie Janelle, the whole idea is to get out of the house and do something fun or fulfilling with their day. Fittingly enough, Paula Woodbine-Ducharme comes to the senior center

Drafting options for Bayside sewers

By JOHN HOWELL The Warwick Sewer Authority will be presented four possible options for the installation of Bayside sewers when it meets on July 25, all involving directional drilling to avoid disturbing archeological features dating back to pre-colonial

Municipal court candidate is appointment chair's daughter

By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick City Council Appointments Committee will have two important appointments up for consideration during their upcoming meeting on Monday night, but its chairman, freshman Ward 4 Councilman James McElroy, will be unable to

Solomon hires financial advisor

By ETHAN HARTLEY Mayor Joseph Solomon insists that the problems facing Warwick aren't insurmountable, but he also showed on Wednesday that he isn't averse to accepting help in solving those problems either. He announced Wednesday that he would be

Willingness to contribute defines Toll Gate Top 10

Profiles of the Top 10 students from the Class of 2019 of Toll Gate High School.
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The Community College of Rhode Island Players launch their third annual Summer Repertory season this month with the production of two William Shakespeare plays at the Knight Campus' Bobby Hackett Theatre. The annual Summer Rep program offers students the
By JONATHAN YAO A new resident has taken up the One Bay Avenue building in Warwick. Cozy Caterers, an event catering service, had its venue's red-ribbon cutting on Tuesday. Visited by Mayor Joseph J. Solomon, whose cousin Michael A. Solomon is president
The military brought Mike and Roni (Rondel) Dooley together, working, then dating and marriage. Two children and 29 years later, the spirit of entrepreneurship keeps them working together, often side-by-side, Mike as an accomplished photographer and Roni
Guests at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium can bite into facts about local sharks this July. The monthly programming theme, “Stunning Sharks of Narragansett Bay,” helps guests …

Newport Playhouse announces opening of ‘Funny Money’

On Wednesday, July 10, Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant opens “Funny Money,” directed by Daniel Lee White and written by Ray Cooney. Henry, a mild-mannered CPA, accidentally picks up the …

The social differences between men and women

Island Moving Company welcomes five exceptional dance companies from around globe

That’s entertainment: Twenty years ago

60th anniversary

The Warwick Continental American 10-year-old All-Star team edged Coventry 9-7 to punch its ticket to the District 3 Championship, which was played on Wednesday evening. The results were not available at press time. For more photos of the action against
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Warwick Continental American 11-year-old All-Star team edged Coventry 7-3 to punch its ticket to the District 3 finals against North Kingstown/Wickford tonight at home. Tied 2-2 after three innings of play, WCA's bats would take
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Warwick North 10's fell to Narragansett in the losers bracket of the District 3 playoffs last week, putting an end to their summer after finishing the tournament with a 2-2 record. North dropped it's first game of the tournament to
By RYAN D. MURRAY The Warwick North 12's baseball team went to Louis M. D'Abrosca Memorial Field on Saturday and Sunday and took down Warwick Continental American 4-3 in extra innings during what was another two-day thunderstorm delayed contest at Crowne
By RYAN D. MURRAY Warwick North dropped both Games 1 and 2 of the 12-U softball District 3 Final to East Greenwich on Wednesday night during a doubleheader at the Bend Street Complex. East Greenwich won the first contest by a final score of 2-0 and the
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Police Log - 07/16/19

DUI Just before 7 p.m. on July 4, Officer Gerard J. DiTomasso responded to the area of Interstate 95 south at exit 10A to assist another officer with a motor vehicle stop. The vehicle - a white 2002 Honda S2000 with Massachusetts plates - had been pulled

9 arrested for DUI over holiday weekend

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‘New’ fire truck suffers engine failure

The city’s “newest” ladder truck is already down for the count, and there’s no telling at this point for how long, according to fire chief Peter McMichael. The truck in question is the …

Tax bills on the way; due date extended to July 31

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Why we live in Warwick

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Star Students - 1/24/19

Congratulations to this week's Star Students from our wonderfully talented students throughout the city!