By ETHAN HARTLEY Those dejected over the closing of the Buttonwoods Community Center may have reason to rejoice sooner than they may believe, as top city officials are putting a high priority on reopening at least a portion of the building for use again
By JOHN HOWELL The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project Director Kathy Abbass runs a tight ship. Rep. Joseph McNamara knows that, so when a visitor stepped into the waters off Gaspee Point Friday afternoon to assist holding a measuring tape, he was
By MARGARET TAYLOR Gail Felix cannot possibly understand why anyone would steal from a senior center. Moreover, she can't understand why anyone would steal basic, seasonal plants right out of the garden. However, that is exactly what has been happening
By ETHAN HARTLEY National news was the hot topic at the Pilgrim Senior Center on Monday morning, as seniors chatted over coffee and donut holes with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Subjects ranged from Republican attempts to undercut social security money to
By JOHN HOWELL Running for mayor of Warwick is not a whim for Sue Stenhouse. She was prepared to run in 2010 and, in fact, laid out her campaign to the point of designing signs, identifying those issues she wanted to focus on and developing a website.
On the big screen There have been bigger crowds but none more amiable as the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held the first of its Movies in the Park series at Rocky Point with the showing of Rascal Rebel Rabbit. Food trucks, a bay breeze and
By TARA MONASTESSE Thanks to the efforts of a coalition of senior services along with the heartfelt pleas of hundreds of senior citizens, state legislators have restored $400,000 in state funding cuts to senior centers made over a decade ago. In Warwick,
By ETHAN HARTLEY Mayor Joseph Solomon may have had a friendly demeanor during his visit to the Warwick Rotary Club's weekly meeting at the Radisson Hotel on Thursday, his first such visit and guest appearance at the Rotary as the new head executive of
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick School Department will be unable to pass a balanced budget, as required by state law, according to the official updated budget report prepared in advance of tonight's meeting of the Warwick School Committee. The revelation
By JOHN HOWELL Director of the Warwick Sewer Authority Janine Burke-Wells has taken on a new role in the wake of the construction of Governor Francis Farms sewers. Not by choice, but she's become the perceived head of the city's rat patrol. Burke-Wells
By ETHAN HARTLEY Even if you've never met Richard Corrente, there's a better than good chance that you've seen him around Warwick at least once or twice. The mortgage broker known for waving to commuters along main arteries in the city and his rallying
By PEDER SCHAEFER Last week's Fourth of July parades, fireworks and marches, while festive, are not the only way to show thanks to our country and our veterans. Terri Hewood, a Warwick native, shows her appreciation by making quilts for veterans, as part
By JOHN HOWELL -- You can't buy tickets on Moxy Airlines. Well, not yet anyway, because the airline isn't up and running. However, might T.F. Green play a major role in making this dream a reality?