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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, … more
Cranston Police have released the name of the officer involved in a shooting last Sunday evening, as well as her body-worn camera footage from the incident. “Now that the multi-agency … more
The city’s mayor and city council may settle their dispute over the use of federal pandemic-era funding in court. On Friday, June 21, Cranston Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins announced that the … more
Johnston’s own Joe Mazzulla made history on Monday night as he led the Boston Celtics to their league-leading 18th championship when they beat the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the NBA Finals … more
The planned $100 million South Cargo Facility at TF Green International Airport is continuing towards takeoff, as the Rhode Island Airport Corporation approved last Thursday a 30-year ground lease … more
Mayor Frank Picozzi has two chiefs of staff for the time being. One, Aaron Mackisey, 27, will leave this week to take a newly created position with a non-profit based in Washington, DC, working with … more
Neither Mayor Frank Picozzi,  Rep. Joseph McNamara or Sen. Mark McKenney  got what they hoped for from legislators this session – a voice for Warwick on the 7-member Rhode Island … more
Cranston Mayor Kenneth Hopkins makes it a point to personally visit any city residents who are 100 years old — or older. He always brings a proclamation, the city’s best wishes, and a question: What’s your secret to longevity? more
A Cranston police officer fired at a fleeing vehicle following a shoplifting report at Garden City Shopping Center Sunday evening. Police are still looking for the vehicle and its occupants. … more
The Warwick School Committee learned Tuesday that planning for new Pilgrim and Toll Gate High Schools are on schedule from Chris Spiegel, senior project manager at LeftField Project Management based … more
On the face of it, Mayor Frank Picozzi got what he wanted from legislators and then some this year. But now, after being told by Gov. Dan McKee that he favored giving the city a voice on the 7-member … more
Jane McGair opened her browser on the 80th anniversary of D-Day and there was her father, Branson Donaldson, on the front page of the Providence Journal. “I was very … more
Almost halfway through 2023, the City of Warwick has a troubling trend on the roads. As of June 11, Warwick had seen 1,302 crashes since the first of the year. That’s up significantly from … more
A deer jumped through the windshield of a RIPTA bus traveling on Warwick Avenue Monday, injuring three passengers. The incident happened near the intersection with Sachem Avenue near the … more
The longest serving member of the Warwick City Council, Donna Travis, announced Tuesday she won’t seek re-election this year, citing her health and that of her husband, Bill. “Donna … more
Esther Oden, of Warwick a former clinical research monitor at Rhode Island Hospital, will be 10 years sober in July. Now, Oden is a sober coach and the East Coast coordinator for the Remote … more
Kindergarten teacher Milisa O’Neil did not expect Oakland Beach Elementary School’s Field Day to become a celebration of her achievements. However, that’s exactly what happened … more
Imagine you’re a kindergarten teacher. It’s mid morning, snack time. You know the kids have been waiting for this and so have you. It’s a break for everyone. You give the word and … more
A trickle of Cranston voters turned out to vote overwhelmingly, nearly 4 to 1, to approve a $40 million school bond referendum. According to the Rhode Island Board of Elections’ … more
Warwick Police are investigating a major gun theft on Post Road. Around 3:52 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2024 Warwick Police responded to RI Guns, at 1175 Post Road for an alarm. “Upon … more
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