News

Brian Silvia to return to city as treasurer

Mayor Scott Avedisian has named Brian Silvia, who served as internal auditor for the city for five years and currently is the director of finance for Cumberland, as Warwick City Treasurer. Silvia will start in the job that has been vacant since David
Sports

Pats and Titans ready for Thanksgiving showdown; Hawks to meet Rams again

On every Thanksgiving since 1972, the Bishop Hendricken and Toll Gate football teams have squared off on the gridiron, but that won't be the case this year. Hendricken will be idle for the first time since 1971 as the Titans
Police Logs

Police Log

ARSON On November 29, Detective Jeffery Viveiros was made aware that a resident on Millcove Road had contacted the department the previous morning to report that he had discovered burned newspaper inside his green recycling bin. Officers Jandreau and
Entertainment

"Gentleman's Guide..."-Funny, clever musical at PPAC

The Tony Award Winning Best musical, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" is getting a rip-roaring production at the Providence Performing Arts Center through Sunday, December 16. While …

That’s entertainment: Twenty years ago

Cranston’s Lynne Collinson starred in Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers at City Nights Dinner Theatre in Pawtucket. Puppeteer Shari Lewis played PPAC with her new stage show, “Shari Lewis and …
Opinion

Higher water rates

A more than 14 percent increase, no matter what it's for, sounds like a lot. So it's not surprising Mayor Scott Avedisian would oppose the Kent County Water Authority's request to hike rates in order to implement capital improvements, in particular a

Abiding by those premonitions

Have you had the feeling you're about to get stopped by a cop? It happened to me Friday on Route 88 in upstate New York. The four-lane highway cuts across rolling hills of farm and woodlands. It's a wide highway with a divider of fields dotted with
Lifestyles

Everyone walks away laughing

Local comedians Mike Murray and Bill Simas have laughed their comedy night fundraising venture, Funny 4 Funds, right into the Rhode Island Comedy Hall of Fame. And thanks to their efforts during …
Last Week's News

‘Most devastating day’ brings community blessings

For Debbie Thornton Sunday, Nov. 13 was the “most devastating day” of her life. Yet, in another way it was the best day and, in a respect she never dreamed possible, it has renewed her faith in …