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By ALEX MALM On June 15 when all three district School Committee incumbents announced they would not seek reelection, it appeared two seats could go uncontested and there wouldn’t be a … more
By JOHN HOWELL So you don’t know Plory? You’re not the only one, but Plory has played a role in a dramatic reversal in elementary proficiency scores as this academic year comes to a … more
By JOHN HOWELL As the academic year came to a close, not only did faculty, staff and students leave Winman Middle School but virtually everything this could move in the building. Under the … more
By JOHN HOWELL The grill was on low, but the camaraderie was on high burner Saturday as Reynaldo Almonte and Latino Public Radio based in Cranston maintained the tradition of political barbecues … more
By JOHN HOWELL Action in the waning hours of the legislative session could give Rhode Island motorists a range of new license plate designs to choose from while showing off some of their favorite … more
By JOHN HOWELL Before he ran for the School Committee, before he turned his home into a Christmas light show phenomena and long, long before he even dreamed of running for mayor, Frank Picozzi was … more
By ANNELISE DEMERS Cleaning up cemeteries might sound like the plot of a horror movie but to the nine members of the Warwick Historical Cemetery Commission, it’s a passion. “Most … more
By ALEX MALM A couple of weeks ago there was a crack in the sidewalk at the Warwick Public Library. Jana Stevenson, Library Director got on the phone with the Department of Public Works and the … more
By ALEX MALM It’s been eight year since former Ward 7 Councilman Charles “CJ” Donovan Jr. served in elected office. Now with District 3 (Ward 7, 8 and 9) School Committee … more
By john howell The bay was bugged the week of June 5.  Wasps, well actually WASZPs, from across the country started buzzing at Edgewood Yacht Club Thursday and didn’t stop until … more
By JOHN HOWELL A once neighborhood of about a dozen single-family homes known as Hillsgrove South that transitioned into airport parking could become a residential anchor to the long envisioned … more
By ALEX MALM Come next year Warwick will have three new members of the School Committee. This week the Beacon confirmed that all three committee incumbent members up for re-election won’t … more
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