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School Committee Chair David Testa had planned to go to Mayor Frank Picozzi on Tuesday with a school budget request less than the $6.5 million in additional funds proposed by the superintendent and … more
If there was a bridge between the owners of 175 Post Road and the Pawtuxet neighbors who are looking to halt development of the commercial-zone property and save most of the 15 acres as open space, … more
A sore throat shouldn’t kill someone. But in 2017 that’s what happened to Skip and Tara Cirella’s 16-year-old daughter Gianna. On a Thursday, Gianna developed a sore throat and felt … more
If you enjoy eating clams on the half shell, clam cakes and clam chowder there’s a better than a 50 percent chance that the quahogs were harvested from a 1,900-acre stretch of the Providence … more
Following more than a year-long investigation, Johnston Police arrested a juvenile last week and charged him with manslaughter in the 2022 shooting death of Dillon Viens. Viens’ death, first … more
Questioning whether the city can build two new high schools for $350 million, despite assurances from school administrators that that is possible, the City Council is moving ahead with obtaining a … more
By JOHN HOWELL David Mozzoni stood watch at the Warwick Avenue bridge over Buckeye Brook Saturday about 2 p.m.  He focused on a white plastic strip that spanned the brook no more than two … more
Consultants and airport representatives outnumbered residents Thursday evening to view the proposed $100 million plan to relocate and expand air cargo facilities from the Airport Road side of the … more
What was billed as listening session by three Warwick legislators Saturday morning started with gun control and continued with rapid fire questions about recycling, taxes, litter, education, plans to … more
Kayla Jones has run city tax sales long enough to know too many people wait until the last moment to pay up or make an arrangement to save their property. And now that certified letters went out … more
Last year more than 200 people, many of them children, took an hour or more out of a Saturday to tour, seemingly, one of the least likely Warwick attractions – the waste water treatment plant, … more
Mayor Frank Picozzi fingered the hefty rope hanging from the rafters with big knots every couple of feet. “This is the sissy rope,” he said remembering his days in junior high when he … more
“The village square,” as some have renamed the parking lot for six Pawtuxet businesses, will get to keep outdoor seating, bar and dance floor at a cost to the three … more
Since talking office three months ago, Congressman Seth Magaziner said he has submitted 400 requests, an average of about seven a day, for federal funding for Rhode Island projects and … more
Residents, and those interested in the future of Green Airport, will get to ask airport officials and their consultants about plans for a $100 million air cargo facility south of the terminal backing … more
At the intersection of Oakland Beach Ave and West Shore Road stands what is quite possibly the most well-defended auto repair shop in the country. If nothing else, Gearhead DIY Super Center … more
In August 2021, a woman was dragged from her car and beaten by a gang of around 10 dirt bike and ATV riders after she honked her horn at a Providence intersection. Her young child and dog were inside … more
The Rhode Island State Police (RISP) announced the arrest of three suspects and the discovery of a dead body following a task force raid in North Providence. more
Legislation has passed the Rhode Island State Senate aimed at helping developers build solar fields without clearing carbon-eating trees. On Tuesday, the Senate unanimously passed what a press … more
“When I get older, I’m going to retire.” With a little wink and a nod, that’s how former Rhode Island Governor Philip W. Noel, who will turn 92 this coming June, answered … more
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