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Time capsule rekindles memories of building Kids Kingdom

It was 1986 and Mike Hedley couldn’t believe what his wife, Jean, was suggesting. She wanted to build a playground at Christopher Rhodes School, which is just up the street from their home. This …

Commission to explore revaluation tax relief

A new city commission will explore ways to hopefully provide a fair means of tax relief to residents who were hit hardest following this year’s property revaluation – which inordinately affected …

Those who had vision, built EBC Center honored at 40th

Forty years ago domestic abuse did not happen in Warwick. That was the belief of many – domestic abuse was something that happened in the inner cities, not the suburbs. Why would Warwick need an …

Rising drug prices a tough pill for many in RI

By ETHAN HARTLEY AARP Rhode Island will kick off its community discussions on the issue of skyrocketing pharmaceutical drug prices in the state tonight at Chelo's at 2225 Post Road from 5:30 to 7 p.m., with the goal of hopefully inspiring state

Hendricken program aims to inspire students

By JOHN HOWELL Two years in the making, the president, principal and members of the Bishop Hendricken High School faculty outlined to a group of community leaders Friday morning dramatic changes in the school curriculum aimed at giving students an edge

Creativity and imagination on display as JHS Homecoming Week hits stride

By PETE FONTAINE If the creativity of Onesie Day provides any measuring stick, Saturday's Johnston High School Homecoming may just surpass any and all previous celebrations. Students representing all four classes - as well as countless faculty and staff

Progressives seek shake-up on Smith Hill

By ETHAN HARTLEY In the midst of historic politically polarizing times nationally, Rhode Island is nearing a battle that could pose a serious challenge to its incumbent, dominant Democratic Party. There are no signs to indicate that challenge is coming

New Salve Regina labs give students hands-on training

By JOHN HOWELL Senator Jack Reed stepped back into the classroom Tuesday and met Anne. At first she didn't say anything. In fact, she was lifeless. She didn't as much as blink and there was nothing like a heartbeat. She was sitting upright and looked

Mayor's office, council president clash on lack of city solicitor

By ETHAN HARTLEY -- A question regarding the status of whether or not the city has hired a head legal official - known as a city solicitor - evolved into a heated back-and-forth between City Council President Steve Merolla and chief of staff to Mayor Joseph Solomon...

Mayor aims to borrow $16.4M for roads, lights

By JOHN HOWELL Virginia Sardelli wasn't sure what to expect on her Thursday morning walk on Gauvin Drive, a quiet neighborhood of mature trees and expansive lawns behind Inskip Motors, a stone's throw from busy Route 2 and Centerville Road. In front of
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Enjoy a concert of contemporary Americana by Boston band Cold Chocolate at Warwick Public Library on Sunday, October 20 at 2 p.m. Cold Chocolate is a genre-bending Americana band that fuses folk, …
The St. Gregory Social Action Committee is holding a discussion, “Catholic Youth and the Environment,” on Wednesday, October 23 from 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the Church Hall. Three panelists will …
Part of the astounding single-owner collection of Alexander Murray of New York City, including more than 50 pieces of one-of-a-kind, hand-made textiles spanning 250 years of Japanese history, will …
The work of Warwick artist Bridget Snow will be featured at the Made in Warren gallery located at 476 Main St., Warren when the artists’ cooperative joins in the Warren Walkabout on Sunday, Oct. 20 …
By ETHAN HARTLEY University of Rhode Island professor of economics, Dr. Leonard Lardaro, has presented the most recent data that suggests Rhode island is at an economic crossroads - an inflection point" - which could result in the state either regaining"
Sports
The Toll Gate rushing attack led the Titans to a 42-7 shellacking of the hosting Scituate Spartans last Friday afternoon. It was a windy, rain-filled game which led to the Titans to turn to their …
The Pilgrim Patriots went to Pariseau Field in Pawtucket on Friday night and edged out the Tolman Tigers 16-14 during a Division III football slugfest. The Pats were led by their senior …
The Bishop Hendricken Hawks dominated the St. Raphael Academy Saints 36-16 at Pariseau Field on Saturday afternoon during a Division I-A football meeting. Hawks senior quarterback Tom Comella led …
FROM STAFF REPORTS The CCRI Knights men's soccer team hosted the Bunker Hill Community College Bulldogs on Monday evening. The Knights held a one goal lead at halftime but the Bulldogs scored three second half goals to win the game 3-1. The loss drops
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim boys soccer team has continued to roll this spring, getting recent wins over Paul Cuffee and later North Providence on Tuesday afternoon to improve to 9-1-1 on the season. The Pats rolled past North Providence 8-1 on
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Police Log - 10/15/19

DUIOn Oct. 5 at approximately 2:18 a.m., Officer Brenen J. Cardoza was conducting a patrol on Warwick Avenue when he observed a Honda Accord traveling south in the breakdown lane. The vehicle was …

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Animal Talk Pet of the Week: Hailey

Hailey is a 10-year-old senior dog looking for a place to spend her golden years happy and home. Would you consider taking in this kind lady?

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Resident lives 'dream' of being on Survivor

Aaron Meredith was just 18 years old when the first season of “Survivor” aired on CBS and cemented the reality genre as a hallmark staple of network television. Ever since, it has been a dream of …

They 'love' Dave's, but not neighborhood traffic

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Chafee discusses 2020 Libertarian presidential bid

Work of Warwick artist featured in Providence Art Club show

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