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Cora Smith triumphantly carries her snow board to the top of the hill outside the Gorton School complex following a successful run in fresh powder Saturday afternoon. A student at St. Rose of Lima … more
There aren’t many who knew him that don’t have a special place in their hearts for Bob Shapiro. Last week, the Warwick City Council declared Sept. 20 as Robert A. Shapiro Day. All … more
The hill off Narragansett Parkway, a favorite sledding spot, is usually packed on snow days. That wasn’t the case Tuesday for Gaspee newcomers, Kerri Tahir and her daughter, Sophia who recently … more
You wouldn’t imagine history could come alive in a cemetery until you talk with Pegee Malcolm. Malcolm is chair of both the Warwick Historic Cemeteries Commission and the Rhode Island … more
The purchase of the Warwick Police Department’s first armored car- estimated to be delivered to the department in fourteen months- drew significant attention from the public at Monday … more
The sun made more than a five minute appearance over the weekend after about two weeks of gray skies. It was so gray that ground hog Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow Friday morning at … more
Timetable to groundbreaking for new high schools Feb 13 - retention of OPM Mid April - complete design for bid docs Late April - Out to bid for design build contractors Late May, early June - … more
“How many digital quahogs do I have to dig a day to make a day’s pay?” asked Mark Johnson, concluding the fifth meeting of the Special Legislative Commission to Study and Provide … more
Annette loves playing bingo. Evaline can’t stand the game. Annette is hard of hearing. Evaline is partially blind. Annette is 104. Evaline is 101. But they are … more
Joe Shekarchi made it official that he is seeking reelection in a statement embargoed  for release today which includes a photo of him on a summer day, dressed in shorts and walking Conimicut … more
On average, Warwick police issue between 175 to 220 traffic citations a week for a range of offenses from running a red light, failure to wear a seat belt , failing to stop for a pedestrian in a … more
By WILL STEINFELD Rhode Islanders have been pummeled this season by storms, which have brought with them overflowing rivers and coastal inundation. The most recent of these storms, on January … more
Bill Facente smiles a lot. He’s easy to talk with and makes things seem everything is going to work out. It’s made him an effective economic and community development officer over … more
By JOHN HOWELL Finally on Friday, Mayor Frank Picozzi got what he has been asking for — a face-to-face meeting with Rhode Island Airport Corporation president and CEO Iftikar Ahmad. … more
Come this June Anthony Albanese Sr. will have owned the former Hunter’s Garage at the gateway to Pawtuxet Village for five years. A lot has happened in this five years and a lot hasn’t … more
New elected School Committee Chair Shaun Galligan has begun to implement changes in his first week in the position. The changes, according to Galligan that range from new assignments for committee … more
After less than a month’s respite, Shawomet Avenue residents on Saturday once again faced a storm and tidal surge. The wind driven waves crested seawalls in Conimicut and lifted floating docks … more
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has a full slate of projects planned that will impact Warwick roads, bridges, the airport and even the station in the year ahead and beyond. … more
Col. Bradford Connor had a full plate Friday. He had to finalize remarks for that night’s event; pick up plaques that would be presented and check on the seating plan for nearly 90 people … more
A rainstorm early Wednesday morning brought significant flooding to Warwick for the second time in less than a month. Nearly 4 inches of rain fell between Tuesday, January 9 and Wednesday, … more
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