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If Governor Gina Raimondo could have predicted the weather, she might have included a pun in her second inaugural address that the 40 mile per hour gusts that buffeted the crowd on the front lawn of … more
It was a year ago that City Hall staffers entered the Annex to discover water pouring from the ceiling of the first floor assessor’s office. During the weekend, when temperatures dipped into the … more
The new year in Warwick will mark the first year that a man not named Scott Avedisian will occupy the corner office of City Hall since the turn of the millennium. While tenured City Councilman Joseph … more
DISORDERLYOfficer Gregory Johnson responded to assist Officer Christopher Gillis on December 21 at approximately 2:15 p.m. with a motor vehicle crash on Bald Hill Road at East Avenue. Officer Gillis … more
In pledging to maintain a course to build the economy and jobs after taking the oath as Speaker of the House, Rep. Nicholas Mattiello listed the voters of District 15 among the first to … more
What a difference a year makes. Last New Year’s Day there were a few diehards, ready to plunge into an ice-caked hole in a frozen Greenwich Bay all for the sake of helping Mentor RI maintain the … more
The forecast was for gale force winds and that had some of the Frozen Few thinking twice about frostbite sailing on New Year’s Day. But killing a tradition is not in character for members of the … more
VANDALISMOn December 18 at approximately 10 a.m. Officer Rose Michel met with a complainant in the lobby of police headquarters to take a report regarding malicious damage. The woman told the officer … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY City Hall felt more like a family reunion Monday night as legislative and municipal colleagues, family members and long-time friends gathered to bid farewell to Ward 8 Councilman Joseph Gallucci, in what would be his final City Council more
Motorists accustomed to using Sandy Lane have either taken an alternative route or come to know the detour that takes them past the city compost station to connect to Cedar Swamp Road. Traffic … more
By JOHN HOWELL Col. Stephen M. McCartney didn't use a microphone Tuesday night as he addressed a packed City Council Chambers. He didn't need one. The audience listened attentively. McCartney, who retires this Friday, wasn't talking about himself or his more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Warwick educators have access to a unique advantage over other districts in the state when it comes to shoring up school safety. The Mutual Link system connects police, fire and EMS services with the schools so that, through the use of a more
Beth Marsh had just finished filling a new white heavy-duty laundry basket with children’s clothing including a jacket when she exclaimed: “This is the best thing in the world!” Meanwhile, … more
SHOPLIFTINGOn Dec. 7 at approximately 7:10 p.m., Officer Quentin Tavares was dispatched to JC Penney on Bald Hill Road for the report of a shoplifting, with one adult female in custody.Upon arrival … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) of Rhode Island held their annual lawmaker meet and greet on Thursday night at their headquarters located at 931 Jefferson Boulevard, which gives organizational staff and more
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE On December 9 at approximately 3:12 a.m. Officer Sara Goes was parked at the Dave's Marketplace on Airport Road facing north when she reported that she observed a black Volvo traveling east on Airport Road turn south onto more
By JOHN HOWELL A boy's wish to help others keeps growing every year, with more and more people being helped out. It all started when Noah Grebstein of Cranston and his mother, Mindy Mosca, got lost on their way to visit Noah's grandmother, who was a more
The Warwick School Committee decided last year that it would no longer force students who were delinquent on lunch payments to eat a SunButter and jelly sandwich. It was considered by some in the … more
By DON FOWLER Warwick resident Lori Bernard is a certified personal trainer, certified health coach and certified hypnotist. Personal trainer" and "health coach" are familiar terms in today's health conscious society. But when you add "hypnosis" to the" more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Most elementary-aged boys wish for toys, video games or sports memorabilia when Christmas comes around and letters to Santa go out. However, Liam Ebbitt, a fifth grader at Park Elementary School, wanted something quite different. All he more
By JOHN HOWELL The numbers are staggering. A total of 32,000 wreaths would be needed to place one at the grave of every veteran buried at the Veterans Cemetery in Exeter. That's not going to happen this Saturday, when Wreaths Across America ceremonies more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Mayor Joseph Solomon confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that City Solicitor Peter Ruggiero - who has been in the midst of multiple allegations surrounding contractual provisions involving the Warwick Fire Department - would no longer be more
A copy of DC Comics Flash #105 (Feb.-Mar. 1959) in superb condition, with a grade of CBCS 9.0, soared to $20,000 at a Toy & Comic Auction that featured many rare superhero comics, including Flash, Hulk, Spider-Man, Superman, Batman and Robin, held Dec. 1 more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The holidays are a time for giving, and the students that participate in the Winman Middle School's Make a Difference Club understand this very well. For the third straight year, the club has initiated a successful clothing drive to more
SHOPLIFTING On Dec. 1 at approximately 1:19 p.m., Officer Michael Walker responded to a call at Walmart on Bald Hill Road regarding a shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival, Officer Walker spoke with the loss prevention officer, who explained she had seen a more
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