By TIM FORSBERG Rhode Islanders suffering from mental health issues or substance abuse, or who have family members, friends or co-workers living through a behavioral health crisis, now have a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week hotline and triage center to
Today is Election Day. Yes, you read that correctly. It’s the day the kids of First Student Bus 35 elect a mayor and governor. Voting starts early with the first pickups and continues until this …
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Family Caregiver Alliance of Rhode Island, in partnership with the state Division of Elderly Affairs, held its annual caregiver awards from the State Room of the Rhode Island State House Thursday, honoring those who put themselves
By JOHN HOWELL Pat Grogan wears a blue shirt with the words Pawtuxet Sunoco over the left side of his chest. It is one of the few signs of what was one of the village's long operating service stations. Gone are the gas pumps and the canopy. The sign that
By ETHAN HARTLEY A good turnout gathered atop fallen leaves at the Warwick Veterans Memorial Park outside Warwick Vets Middle School underneath cloudless blue skies to pay homage to veterans of the past and present in a wreath laying ceremony on Monday
In appreciation The Hendricken community, led by teacher and coach Bill Johnston, who started the pancake breakfast for veterans three years ago, welcomed veterans to the school cafeteria Monday. Students manned the chow line while Jason Pariseau, a
By ERIN O'BRIEN Following the 5 p.m. service Sunday, November 11, parishioners of Saints Rose and Clement Church gathered to honor 98 local veterans and 14 active duty service men and women during an outdoor ceremony. As the small American flags wavered
The red-letter words on the cover of a simple yet well-done four-page program read: “A Tribute to Our Veterans.” Old Glory, which was done in red, white and blue and seemingly waving in the …
By ETHAN HARTLEY Over the summer, the Warwick School Department projected a deficit for the first time in Anthony Ferrucci's seven-year tenure as finance director. However, documents sent ahead of a special school committee meeting to be held this
By JOHN HOWELL Bill Johnston has a recipe for pancakes, and he's using it to thank veterans for what they have done for this country. The Hendricken High School teacher and coach is the force behind the third annual pancake breakfast to held Monday, Nov.
Rain brought them out Joseph Rotella, special waste manager for Rhode Island Resource Recovery, speculated Saturday that the day's rain brought people out to the eco-depot held at the city yard on Sandy Lane. They decided it was time to clean out the"
By ETHAN HARTLEY Differences of opinion, or misunderstandings of city policy - depending on whom you ask - regarding how schools recycle or dispose of unneeded furniture and materials sparked another dispute between Warwick Public School administrators
By ETHAN HARTLEY Warwick school officials are attempting to work out how to navigate a brave new world of student privacy issues, as changes to how the district solicited responses to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) resulted in over