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By JOHN HOWELL Like clockwork, flames licked the steel cutout of the Gaspee, burning its sails. It was 4 p.m. Sunday and it was the official conclusion to the 52nd annual Gaspee Days celebration. It also brings down the curtain on Jerry Peshka's more
By JOHN HOWELL Unless there's a dramatic turn of events, a second Warwick academic year will come to a close without a teachers contract. But as disheartening as that prospect seems, there's a positive feel from those close to negotiations as well as more
By JOHN HOWELL There's a city in Oakland Beach School. It's got an amusement park, an airport, lots of buildings, trucks and cars, subways, a tower with King Kong, bridges, a bunker should it come under attack, stores and, what every city should have, a more
By JOHN HOWELL It was business as usual Thursday at the Department of Motor Vehicles Cranston offices. The parking lot was full, lines snaked inside the building, waits were 90 minutes, if not longer. But a lineup of officials including DMV Administrator more
Almost into the bay A series of mishaps Friday afternoon at the Oakland Beach seawall led to a damaged motorcycle, an injured driver and a New England Lemonade truck nearly ending up in Greenwich Bay. According to police, Sandra Money, 70, of Providence, more
MOTORCYCLE CRASH On June, 10 at 10:05 p.m. officers from the Warwick Police Department responded to the area of 1919 West Shore Road for a report of motor vehicle crash between a SUV and motorcycle. At the scene, officers located an adult male who had more
Crossing bridges, building bridges The Jewish Congregation Or Chadash, meaning New Light, comprised of former members of Temple Am David in Warwick have a new home in the Episcopal Trinity Church in Pawtuxet. On Sunday afternoon members of the more
While the Warwick City Council touts its no tax increase budget, which surely is a relief to taxpayers, it might be better off labeling it the “now you see it, now you don’t” budget. In a … more
They're vets at art Many former Veterans High School students knew exactly what sidewalk creations are all about. They watched the senior class do it at this time of year. But then when Vets closed as a high school and students moved to Pilgrim, it more
To the Editor:Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) wrote “The Prince,” his cynical criticism of political leaders and the political system of his time.  What Machiavelli wrote … more
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