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Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur said he wanted to open the debate on an issue that has been ignored for too long – the city’s mounting liability for health care and post-employment benefits for … more
The City Council couldn’t say “no” Monday night to improving roads – and doing it with practically free money. By a vote of 8-1, the council approved what has been dubbed by the … more
By ROB OATLEY Warwick will officially kick off the holiday season with the lighting of a Christmas tree this Sunday at Thayer Arena. No, this tree is not a fake like that causing the latest fury of stories out of the State House when the governor picked more
By JOHN HOWELL It's been more than a year in the making, but now that Mayor Joseph Solomon has appointed a city solicitor, the man who has the job is excited for the city and the direction the mayor is taking. "e;He's looking at implementing a new paradigm more
By JOHN HOWELL Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur was in his business office Saturday morning with papers spread in front of him. Sheets were sorted by group of retirees whose names were followed by a designated pension plan - whether police, fire or more
By JOHN HOWELL Jillian Caruso is usually a little late getting to class at the Warwick Area Career and Technical Center, and the same holds true when she reports on Thursday and Fridays to Le Favorite Bakery at Governor Francis Shopping Plaza. But that more
By JOHN HOWELL An $8,040,000 federal grant will enable the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority to step up plans to abandon the Warwick Mall as its southern hub and replace it with expanded operations at the Knight Campus of the Community College of more
By JOHN HOWELL It was July when the mayor, accompanied by Councilmen Steve McAllister and Anthony Sinapi and a delegation of interested parties, last visited the historic cemetery where Civil War … more
Champlin Foundation grants really aren’t all about the money. Indeed, if it weren’t for the money, many non-profit organizations would be hard pressed to fulfill their mission. But the grants … more
By BEACON STAFF An investigation remains ongoing after a Warwick Police cruiser fatally struck a pedestrian Monday night on West Shore Road. In a statement released Wednesday, police identified … more
Award-winning singer Billy Gilman delivered a performance that resonated in the hearts of those who celebrated National Adoption Day at Family Court on Saturday. “I’ma keep fighting, … more
By JOHN HOWELL Steve Pappas of Warwick knew what to expect, but it was no less meaningful. He was fighting back the tears. It was a first for Erica Crossman of Cranston, and her excitement - and that of Isaac, who would soon be her son -radiated at more
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