Warwick Beacon
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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
By JOHN HOWELL The pandemic has dealt Kent Hospital a financial and staffing blow that only an injection of funding and a reduction in Covid patients can remedy. Dr. James Fanale, Care New England President and CEO gave the Warwick Rotary Club an more
Putting a twist on a familiar jingle, WSBE Rhode Island PBS asks, "Hi, Neighbor! Have a 'Gansett memory?" The public television station invites the community to share visual media of the Narragansett Brewing Company for its upcoming original one-hour more
By ALEX MALM The day after Congressman Jim Langevin announced that he wouldn't seek a twelfth term in Congress, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi ended speculation that he would be the frontrunner to win the open seat. "Although I am humbled that more
The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) will hold "Introduction to Marine Archaeology" 9a.m. to 4p.m. on Saturday January 22, at its artifact management facility on the campus of the Herreshoff Marine Museum, Burnside St., Bristol, RI. The more
The Rhode Island State Police has reminded Rhode Islanders with 3G phones that they may not be able to connect to 911 in case of an emergency as mobile carriers phase out their 3G networks. … more
Directs communications Kate MacDonald has been named Director of Communications at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Reporting to Chief Philanthropy Officer, Lisa Roth Blackman, MacDonald will drive the overall communications strategy for the Food more
Trinity Repertory Company continues its 2021-22 Season with Tiny Beautiful Things, based on the book of the same name by Cheryl Strayed and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos. Directed by Trinity … more
Members of the community are invited to attend a radiant concert performance by Angélique Kidjo on February 13, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at The VETS. FirstWorks welcomes Kidjo, a four-time Grammy … more
Prospective first-time homebuyers are invited to attend a no-cost, virtual workshop titled "Preparing for Homeownership" on Monday, Oct. 18. The session will be held via Zoom beginning at 5:30 p.m. and is being hosted by Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) and more
By RORY SCHULER Gas station attendant and Korean War veteran Mario Coletta saved his pennies and eventually opened his own gas station on the Brown University campus in 1962. The full service station had a cigarette vending machine in one corner. Sixty more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE "For me, he's the ultimate competitor. A true king of kings, conqueror of all." That's how Cranston native Rich Pellegrino described seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady in a recent post on Instagram. And it's the vision he had in more
Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, recenty announced a multi-million-dollar renovation to its landmark Showcase Cinemas de Lux Warwick on Quaker Lane. The theater is expected to launch its XPlus premium large more
By JOHN HOWELL From the day that Comprehensive Community Action opened the Everett C. Wilcox Family Health Center in 2005, CCAP executive Director Joanne McGunagle believed they would be squeezed for space. She was right, and now with the acquisition of more
By PETE FONTAINE One of the state's most historic non-profits - the Rhode Island Antique Fire Apparatus - has two missions for this Sunday's annual Fire Truck Show. First, there will be many, many fire apparatus from yesteryear on display at more
By ROB DUGUAY Typically, when it comes to making anything, the more time it takes the better the result. It's usually noticeable when something is hastily created versus being done deliberately. For the Providence pop rock trio The Dust Ruffles, this is more
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) is accepting applications for artists for 2022 exhibitions at the Block Island Airport Gallery and GREEN SPACE Gallery at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport. The galleries are a partnership more
Citizen Preparation classes for U.S. Naturalization will be held at the Warwick Public Library starting Sept. 25. Participants will practice vocabulary, learn the necessary civics content, and work on interview skills using the N-400 application form. more
Wholeheartedly endorsed The City Council gave unanimous first passage Monday night to a zone change enabling Centerville Builders of Warwick to proceed with plans for ten duplex-style single story condos on 3.3 acres at 686 Sandy Lane. Each of the 20 more
By JOHN HOWELL Arguing that it complied fully with requested information and that legislation signed into law on July 9 contained no retroactive provisions, MedRecycler has appealed a Department of Environmental Management denial of a license to operate more
House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi recently announced the appointment of the members of a special legislative committee that will study the issue of public access to the shoreline under legislation sponsored by Rep. Terri Cortvriend and passed by the more
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