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Council dockets special meeting to give schools ~$4M for sports, programs

The Warwick City Council has scheduled a special meeting for Saturday, July 20 at 3 p.m. to appropriate approximately $4 million to the Warwick School Department...

City, schools inch towards $4M compromise

By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick City Council and Warwick School Committee, on Monday and Tuesday evenings respectively, passed resolutions that, on the surface, appear to pave the way for an allocation of about $4 million from the city in order for the

'Sweet' summer, finally

By JOHN HOWELL It’s taken its “sweet” time, but the first ears of Warwick-grown corn are here. There’s not an abundance of corn yet. Rain that is in the forecast and temperatures in the …

Despite outcry, panel OKs judge appointments

By ETHAN HARTLEY Despite more than an hour of public testimony in opposition to the appointments of Kevin Murphy and Kelly McElroy - who are both unrelated to but nonetheless strongly connected to Mayor Joseph Solomon through personal relationships - as

Judge faced surprising cases including mayor's decision

By JOHN HOWELL You couldn't make up what Joel Gerstenblatt was faced with. As the city municipal court judge since 1995, Gerstenblatt has dealt with some controversial issues such as the woman who insisted that the items she had rescued on refuse

Merger not in cards for now, says CNE president

By JOHN HOWELL More of the same, with ongoing efforts to improve, would best characterize how Dr. James Fanale sees the Rhode Island health care scene following the announcement Tuesday that Care New England is withdrawing from talks with Lifespan and

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
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Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up six cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA's July 15 survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.75 per gallon. Rhode Island's price is four cents lower than the
The Warwick City Council has scheduled a special meeting for Saturday, July 20 at 3 p.m. to appropriate approximately $4 million to the Warwick School Department...
The Rhode Island Hospice Veterans Partnership will host its 1st Annual Music Fest fundraiser to support New Englanders Helping Our Veterans (NEHOV). NEHOV assists Veterans throughout New England who are in need by providing monetary and non-monetary
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will detour Route 3 (Warwick Avenue) and Route 29 (Cowesset/Kent County) on Saturday, July 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to accommodate the 50th Anniversary Moon Landing Parade. The following detours
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Cranston's Tom Roberts returns to Theatre-By-The-Sea

By DON FOWLER Back in the late 1950s Theatre-By-The-Sea brought in big Hollywood names like Dorothy Lamour to bring summer stock to Rhode Island. A young Rhode Islander by the name of Tom Roberts was spending the summer with his family in South County,

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Warwick Continental American walked off the field to the tune of a 13-3 drubbing of Narragansett during the 10-U District 3 Championship on Wednesday evening. “These kids, they fought tough,” …
By RYAN D. MURRAY Warwick Continental American Little League was swept by North Kingstown/Wickford LL in the 11-U District 3 Championship during Games 1 and 2, which were played last Thursday and Saturday night. North Kingstown won Game 1 by a final
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
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Police Log - 07/18/19

CHILD MOLESTATION A 78-year-old Warwick man has been charged with first-degree child molestation. Bruce MacNeil of Blue Hill Drive was arrested Monday. He entered no plea during his arraignment in Third Division District Court the same day and was

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9 arrested for DUI over holiday weekend

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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

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Council dockets special meeting to give schools ~$4M for sports, programs

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