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By ETHAN HARTLEY The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) celebrated its 53rd commencement ceremony Thursday, May 17 - but for the first in its history the graduation was held at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, providing plenty of space for more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick School Department is laying the groundwork for a scenario in which they may elect to sue the City of Warwick over a perceived lack of adequate school funding. On Friday, May 18 the department officially released and more
By JOHN HOWELL Ward 6 Councilwoman Donna Travis, who spearheaded efforts to restore fees at the city's three beaches, is disappointed with Acting Mayor Joseph Solomon's action to suspend the fees for the upcoming season. Travis believes the fees, more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick Fire Department for the first time in about 30 years celebrated on Saturday morning the graduation of a class of 12 cadets who completed the Warwick Fire Explorers program. The 12 cadets ranged in age from 14 to 21 and began more
By KOBY GARTNER Fifteen years later, while the horrific memories remain for those who survived and those who responded to the scene, those same memories have now given birth to something beautiful to honor one of the state's most infamous tragedies. The more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Flo Spenard, the newest commodore of the Edgewood Yacht Club, officially took the reigns from Wayne Kezirian on Saturday as the club officially opened its new building on the site of the Victorian clubhouse lost in 2011. This is an" more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Corey Smith has been an outspoken participant on matters relating to the Warwick School Department in the past, and now he is looking to take his advocacy onto the School Committee itself, as he has announced he will be making a run for more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick School Committee approved the potential layoffs of 72 teachers, 37 of whom are currently at the elementary level, during their meeting on Tuesday night. Karen Bachus was the lone vote against the measure. The notices were more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Should the Warwick Fire Department consider moving to a three-platoon, 24-hour work shift system, similar to what East Greenwich voted to do on Monday? Two outspoken fire department critics Rob Cote and Ken Block, former Republican more
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE On May 2 at approximately 11:08 p.m. Officer Jason Brodeur responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident on John Street in the Oakland Beach area, where a a vehicle had hit three parked cars then fled the scene towards more
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