NEWS
Chronic absenteeism rates see dramatic drop in Warwick
Warwick Public Schools’ rate of chronically absent students has seen a significant decrease over the past couple of years, going from 45% to 30% of students district-wide being absent, …
Winman posts 2nd quarter honors
Grade 6 High Honors Jocelyn Anderson, Christopher Baldassi, Saydee Bence, Rileigh Burrows, Cali Caruso, Dani Eastwood, Hadley King, Nolan Lavature, Diego Linares Duluc, Avery Lourenco, Thomas …
Pilgrim posts 2nd quarter honors
GRADE 9 HIGH HONORS  Reyana Ahern, Ethan Alves, Khloe Amaral, Jalianna Andrade, Logan Andrade, Armina Ayriyan, Jack Bannon, Christopher Barcomb, Isaac Barros, Aleta Boberg, Matthew …
Kids to brush up on dental health at mall
On February 22, if a child brings a picture of their old toothbrush to the Warwick Mall between 12:30 and 2:00 p.m., they will receive a new one. Hosted by Rhode Island Dental Association and …
School finance committee outlines budget hearings
The Warwick School Committee’s Finance Subcommittee’s first meeting since Galligan took over as chair was one that he hopes is emblematic of future subcommittee meetings throughout all of …
Online survey seeks input on development of Warwick Village
A Steering Committee exploring formation of a Warwick Village to become part of  The Village Common of RI network of villages is asking Warwick residents to respond to a survey that will help …
Local author showcase is Feb. 27 at library
Discover Rhode Island writers at a local author showcase at Warwick Public Library on Tuesday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy short readings, learn about new books, and talk with the authors and …
Teacher, WISE contracts approved, manager for new high schools retained
As a result of action taken Thursday, Warwick Independent School Employees (WISE) have a new 3-year contract; Warwick teachers will similarly have a 3-year contract if the membership approve the …
Queen of the hill
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 …
To boost school aid, governor to freeze car tax reimbursement
When legislators did away with the car tax, the state reimbursed municipalities the lost tax revenues. The plan was to ensure property owners received tax relief and that …
Fueled by social media, pandemic, RI teenage depression rates rise
Nineteen-year-old Ty DaSilva first experienced depression as a middle school student. “I had started dating this girl and unfortunately, it was a very rough breakup,” he said. …
Warwick Symphony Orchestra trios, quartets in Feb. 25 concert
Warwick Symphony Orchestra trios and quartets will present a concert of chamber music Sunday, Feb.  25 at 2 p.m. at the Warwick Public Library The Warwick Symphony Orchestra’s …