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Tasked with approving the latest annual student risk survey, the Johnston School Committee unanimously decided to remove two questions that ask about student sexual identity. “We went … more
A Guatemalan national was arrested last year in Providence for alleged sexual assault of a child. He was incarcerated briefly and then released last spring despite a U.S. Immigration and Customs … more
A rabid coyote attacked a hiker in Johnston. He strangled the sick animal. According to Johnston Police Chief Mark A. Vieira, shortly after noon Friday, a 58-year-old man was hiking in the … more
Chief Resident Daniel Boateng and Dental Assistant Sheila Fernandez readied the exam room for their next patient. They try to turn the chair over quick. They’ve got patients waiting. For … more
Rhode Island’s average gas price is up two cents from last week, averaging $3.53 per gallon. Monday’s price was one cent higher than a month ago , and .96 cents lower than July 24, 2022. … more
By Don Fowler The lawn at Warwick’s Cloud’s Hill Victorian House Museum was filled with music lovers enjoying the music of the Narragansett Brass Quintet on a beautiful Sunday … more
From “Nice and Easy” to “Fly Me to the Moon”, four talented singer/dancers, backed by a three-piece combo pay musical tribute to Frank Sinatra in this fast-paced, upbeat, … more
Over 150 characters are played by four talented actors in the zany, out-of-control spoof of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” at West Warwick’s Arctic Playhouse. The play … more
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School proudly announces the upcoming residency of Ghanaian-American concert pianist, artist-teacher and scholar Dr. William Chapman Nyaho.  The … more
The national tour of the time-honored family musical “Annie” kicked off Jan. 31 at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC). The tour, which runs through 2024 and is scheduled to stop … more
Wilbury Theatre Group announced Thursday the extension of the Rhode Island premiere of Tony-Award winner for Best Play (2016) “The Humans” by Stephen Karam, directed by Josh Short. Now … more
HarborOne Bank has awarded 40 high school seniors college scholarships totaling $100,000 through its ONE Community Scholarship Program. ONE Community Scholarships recognize not only a student’s … more
Trinity Repertory Company announces that children’s auditions for this year’s production of A Christmas Carol will be held Saturday, September 10 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the … more
United Way of Rhode Island is launching a new leadership development series for staff of local nonprofits with annual budgets of $5 million and under and is currently accepting applications from … more
Defenders of Animals Inc. will hold its 28th annual Homeless Animals Day/Candlelight Vigil/Award Ceremony and Raffle at the Governor Sprague Mansion in Cranston on Aug. 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 … more
In celebration of 89 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to welcome The Gottabees and their delightful production of 'Go Home Tiny Monster’ to Theatre by … more
By ALEX MALM When Ward 4 Councilman Jim McElroy first ran for City Council in 2017 he said that he was in favor of term limits. In November voters may have a chance to decide if term limits will … more
By ALEX MALM and JOHN HOWELL Finally answering the question will Rhode Stand T.F. Green International ever offer non stop service to the West Coast, Breeze Airways announced Tuesday introductory … more
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim girls swim team fell 66-27 to Mount St. Charles last week in its season finale in Woonsocket. Erin Cassady took first place in the 200 IM while Kaylee Collins finished second in both the 200 and 500 freestyle. Cassady also more
By JOHN HOWELL and ALEX MALM The medium Frank Picozzi used to help win election as an independent candidate for mayor he is now using to defend himself over attacks he did not fully disclose what he owes in personal debts. In response to a story in the more
Johnston, Cranston and Warwick share a common, silent killer.Approximately 10-30 percent of homes in these three communities have radon levels equal or exceeding the suggested federal Environmental … more
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Warwick co-op gymnastics team wrapped up its regular season schedule, going undefeated and ready to defend its region championship this weekend at Dream Big in Cranston. "The team is feeling pretty good, we have a strong group of more
Renowned guitarist GE Smith will play at The Updike Room at the Greenwich Hotel on Saturday, April 2nd. This will be the acclaimed artist’s first visit to East Greenwich and to the venue. … more
Pontiac residents made their voices heard last year when NYLO Hotel on Knight Street was used to house people during who otherwise would likely be homeless.  Only because of an influx of … more
To the Editor, The op-ed piece written by Dr. Michael Dacey in last week's edition of the Warwick Beacon contains multiple factual inaccuracies, which not only cloud the truth but demonstrate a total misunderstanding about and critique of Kent Hospital more
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