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By JOHN HOWELL A $20,000 Rotary Club of Warwick grant could make for some stars, although that isn't the intended purpose of expanding a program run by the Gamm Theatre at Norwood School to three other elementary schools as well as introducing new more
By JOHN HOWELL According to a fiscal note prepared by city Finance Director Brian Silvia, the three-year tentative firefighters contract to be considered by the City Council this coming Monday has a net savings of $395,856 and will result in an OPEB more
By ERIN O'BRIEN When you meet Ruth and Peter, there's no mistaking it - they're definitely mother and son. But for more than 70 years, they were separated by many miles - and a family secret. Billy Lowe, now Peter Binns, was not even 3 years old the last more
As part of a statewide initiative spurred by federal requirements, motorists will soon see new exit numbers along routes 10 and 37. Charles St. Martin, spokesman for the Rhode Island Department of … more
Warwick Public Schools will need an additional $8 million next year to maintain the current level of operations, a consultant’s exhaustive audit of district operations has shown... more
Paul Salera believes things happen for a reason, although he sees no rationale for community opposition to the plan that would have had the Westbay Community Action offices now located in the … more
So, what’s good about a school that was built in 1952, closed in 2008 and has become the target of vandals and a blight on a neighborhood? The answer lies in the eye of the beholder. For … more
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
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