By ETHAN HARTLEY Despite their contracts not expiring until next summer, the Warwick School Committee voted 4-1 to extend the contracts of Superintendent Philip Thornton, Chief Academic Officer Sheryl Rabbitt, Finance Director Anthony Ferrucci and Human
By JOHN HOWELL Dianne Stein was delighted when she found the building on West Shore Road. It was a straight line down Centerville Road, through Apponaug and under the trestle to West Shore Road, a total of 2.2 miles from the exit on Route 95. This is
By ETHAN HARTLEY For parents of a graduating high school senior, there are very few things that could prevent them from witnessing their child receive their diploma and share in their moment of achievement. Unfortunately, for Donna Ortiz and Carlos
By Peder Schaefer Silent in action, but loud in meaning, students from across Rhode Island gathered at the State House Wednesday to protest for better gun laws that could protect schools. The students, about 50, were rallying in favor of the Safe
By JENSEN COPPA CVS Pharmacy and HealthSource RI have partnered to give customers another means of paying their health insurance bills. We will be the only state in America who can say that our citizens who participate in the health exchange can walk"
By PEDER S. SCHAEFER This Saturday, the West Warwick High School auditorium will be transformed when Dance Bollywood Fusion and Fitness puts on their second ever Incredible Bollywood performance. Over 100 dancers from a variety of backgrounds will dance
By ETHAN HARTLEY Jonathan Issa knows the value of hard work, and he also understands that nobody is going to hand you the life you want to lead - you have to get up, work hard and seize it. He learned these lessons without the aid of what has become the
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick School Committee on Tuesday night voted unanimously in favor of hiring a program audit consultant to perform an analysis of the Warwick Public Schools district and make a determination as to whether or not they are performing
By JOHN HOWELL -- It was a glorious burning, the best in years. But then, everything about this year's Gaspee Days was glorious...
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The Warwick Police union (FOP Lodge No. 7) has indicated that about 37 police officers (more than 20 percent of the department's 172 uniformed officers) are considering retirement due to uncertainty regarding a new collective bargaining agreement.
By JOHN HOWELL Friday was the kind of day commencement planners, graduates and their families pray for: ideal weather. And surely, there had to be some prayers. But there were prayers, too, during Hendricken High School graduation ceremonies where 209
By JOHN HOWELL Joe Piscopio just sold the hotel that is the marquis for City Centre Warwick for $25 million. Now he plans to build another hotel behind it. The Hilton Garden Inn and the adjacent Iron Works Tavern built on the site of the R.I. Malleable
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Dancing, family, friends and food - it doesn't get better than that for students of any age, or ability, as students from the Pathways program of the J. Arthur Trudeau Center experienced firsthand during its second annual Pathways Prom...