Warwick Beacon
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By PEDER SCHAEFER In front of a full chamber Monday night, the Warwick City Council voted 5-3 to ratify new three-year union contracts for police and municipal workers. While the entire council was in agreement that both parties deserved raises that were more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Mayor Joseph Solomon wasn't elected to become mayor when Scott Avedisian resigned in May for a new job at RIPTA, but he's certainly hoping that the citizens of Warwick will choose to do so this fall. He will have to face a competitive more
By MARGARET TAYLOR Walk along the City Park beach on most summer Tuesdays, and you'll see a laughing group of toddlers participating in all sorts of activities. However there is much more than just fun at play here. Operated by the Trudeau Memorial more
By ETHAN HARTLEY As a heavy summer rainstorm pounded the roof of the Warwick Veterans Middle School auditorium Tuesday evening, the Warwick School Committee poured over line item after line item looking for any unnecessary fat to trim from their FY19 more
LARCENY On July 7 Officer Brian Murray responded to Lavan St. for the report of a stolen truck. The reporting party said that around 10:45 a.m. that day he noticed one of his work trucks missing from the parking lot. He said the truck was last seen at more
By PETE FONTAINE Incomparable caring, unmatched giving! Those two traits came in many forms, from music makers to classic chefs, for some seven hours Saturday for an event where a Warwick band named Mother Bogart reached out to the community to support more
As the song says, “every hand’s a winner, and every hand’s a loser.” Aram Zobian, Cranston East Class of 2013, found this out in the final table of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas this … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY National news was the hot topic at the Pilgrim Senior Center on Monday morning, as seniors chatted over coffee and donut holes with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse. Subjects ranged from Republican attempts to undercut social security money to more
By JOHN HOWELL The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project Director Kathy Abbass runs a tight ship. Rep. Joseph McNamara knows that, so when a visitor stepped into the waters off Gaspee Point Friday afternoon to assist holding a measuring tape, he was more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Those dejected over the closing of the Buttonwoods Community Center may have reason to rejoice sooner than they may believe, as top city officials are putting a high priority on reopening at least a portion of the building for use again more
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