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By ETHAN HARTLEY You never know what you'll find on a supply run in post-apocalyptic America. Maybe some dishware, knick-knacks, maybe some food if you're lucky. In the case of Warwick native Nathan Quattrini, what he found was over 1,000 pounds of more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick Fire Department was given approval by the Warwick City Council on Wednesday night to purchase an approximately $700,000 special hazards rescue truck, which will replace the oldest vehicle in their fleet that had logged over more
Ring the security buzzer at most Warwick schools, look up at the camera that you know is focused on you and wait for the squawk on the speaker – “Yes, who’s there?” That doesn’t happen … more
By JOHN HOWELL How do you fit an airplane - not a model, but the real thing - into a classroom? That was only one of the questions Brian Lussier, instructor for the state's only high school avionics program, faced. Before getting an airplane into the more
Proving true the old saying that it’s better to give than to receive, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) collected 1,481 gifts for kids across the state through its Holiday Giving Tree program thanks to … more
Not until Kristen Pearson asked the question did Rolvin Allen consider what he had failed to do in all his 96 years. Allen had told Pearson of his experience as a waist gunner on a B24 during … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Most elementary-aged boys wish for toys, video games or sports memorabilia when Christmas comes around and letters to Santa go out. However, Liam Ebbitt, a fifth grader at Park Elementary School, wanted something quite different... more
By JOHN HOWELL -- The numbers are staggering. A total of 32,000 wreaths would be needed to place one at the grave of every veteran buried at the Veterans Cemetery in Exeter. That's not going to happen this Saturday, but local volunteers are working hard to... more
Ginny Barham, president of the Conimicut Village Association, led the countdown... more
Browse our collection of Santa photos, find the one you want, and send us an email or call to order prints. more
What more can a group of kids ask for? After a hugely successful fundraising campaign spearheaded by the school PTO, the students who raised the most got to celebrate by silly stringing their new principal. more
By PETE FONTAINE -- Gift Giving Tuesday has never had such a meaning as it did earlier this week, especially at Hasbro Children's Hospital courtesy of the Johnston Memorial Cancer Events... more
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