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For five generations since 1935, the Baffoni family has kept their tradition of raising poultry on their farm in Johnston. Now, one of their own, Anita Baffoni, is flying the coop and entering the fray of national politics as Rhode Island more
STOLEN WHEELS On March 16 around 12:40 p.m., Officer Charles Austin was dispatched to the Hilton Garden Inn on Thurber Street for a report of a larceny of tires and rims from a vehicle. At the scene, he observed a silver Lexus with all four of its rims more
By JOHN HOWELL The lights were still on and the doors open Tuesday at the Buttonwoods Community Center, but Melanie LaMountain of Westbay Community Action was the only person in the building. She wouldn't be staying long. Chairs and desks used for the more
By JOHN HOWELL After last week's rain, the Pawtuxet River looked to be close to spilling over its banks. Would waters be lapping at the base of the Warwick Sewer Authority levee? But while the river was full and flowing rapidly, it wasn't threatening the more
Mayor Allan Fung expressed his “concern” about President Donald Trump’s latest executive order on Sunday night, releasing a statement that said the ban could have “unintended … more
By TESSA ROY Nicolle Potvin said she can't even describe all the things she lost during a six-year battle with anorexia, but today, the Pilgrim alum is finding positive ways to gain from the experience by ensuring that others like her know how to get the more
SHOPLIFTINGAccording to a police report, a man who recently told Warwick Mall Target employees, “Karma is a [expletive]. I’m going to come back for you. I’m going to break your … more
Photo slug agnes100.jpg (probably Beacon 1/26 or thereabouts Have a beer and celebrate Agnes Quattrini will celebrate her 100th birthday on Feb. 17. When asked about her secrets for longevity, Agnes Quattrini said, A Coors Light beer a day!" Quattrini" more
By JOHN HOWELL Mayor Scott Avedisian is moving ahead with the plan to close the Buttonwoods Community Center on March 1 even though the City Council has a resolution under consideration to keep the former school open and some seniors who use the facility more
February 20 will mark the 14th anniversary of the Station Nightclub fire, the fourth largest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Dave Kane, father of the youngest victim of the fire, 18-year-old Nicholas O'Neill, has written a book about the many signs his more
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