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By JOHN HOWELL Christian Woods wasn't even tempted to look at the sunny beaches and cruise opportunities Donovan Travel pictured as part of its display at Toll Gate High School Wednesday morning. Tempted? Well, maybe tempted, but he wasn't going to try more
By TESSA ROY Though Saturday was met with a few raindrops, the spirits of several hundred supporters of President Donald Trump were not dampened. They took to the streets of Providence with flags and signs, marching up to the State House steps to declare more
More than 40 years after the Vietnam War ended, an Army veteran’s dog tag recently found in Vietnam has been returned to his Warwick family thanks to a stranger half way across the world. It all … more
By JOHN HOWELL Now in its 42nd year nationally, the federally run Community Development Block Grant or CDBG program has funneled millions of dollars to Warwick non-profits for services and projects in low-income neighborhoods from Oakland Beach to East more
Newly minted Senate Majority Leader Michael McCaffrey says his basic goals aren’t much different from those of his father. “When he was mayor, he wanted to make Warwick a better place to live … more
By JOHN HOWELL It's not unusual that volunteers delivering Meals on Wheels leave with something they might not have expected, which can make their day. That's what happened Tuesday when Mayor Scott Avedisian delivered a ham and pineapple dinner to Frank more
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
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