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The secret is out: Representative David Bennett is really Santa and Senator Matthew LaMountain is his number one elf. The pair visited the Warwick Beacon office Saturday for … more
The City Council got a snapshot of Warwick Schools Monday that covered scores, high performing schools, awards and recognitions, developments in technology, curriculum, building renovations and … more
The consensus among parents, crossing guards, Principal Frank Galligan and Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur is that Warwick Neck School drop off and pickups are safer now that the city has widened the … more
As the holiday season begins and children throughout Warwick make their wish lists, members of the Warwick City Council are looking to cross infrastructure projects throughout the city off of their … more
When retired Warwick elementary school teacher and Warwick Rotary Club member Tom Sanford proposed a Thanksgiving morning turkey trot as a means of raising charitable funds, his plan was to team up … more
Two women, one who wouldn’t have lived to celebrate her second birthday and the other hours away from dying gave thanks for their lives last Tuesday and urged people to register as tissue and … more
Westbay Community Action and the Warwick Boys and Girls Clubs ensured a plentiful Thanksgiving for hundreds of families Saturday as they distributed food from Westbay offices on Jefferson Boulevard … more
Iftikhar Ahmad, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, likes to think of Green Airport as the little engine that could. He made the analogy when addressing Warwick Rotary … more
I met Santa: The real one. He’s a bit taller than I imagined. Santa’s red sled is the same shade as his fire engine. I wondered, if on one Christmas Eve, as Santa slid down a chimney … more
Not long after moving to Conimicut, Ginny Barham wanted to learn more about the community and started attending village association meetings.  Not  long after that she thought of serving on … more
More than 400 people have signed a petition calling on the city to buy as much as 12 acres bordering the Pawtuxet River and “close the loop” to a 2.3 mile walking trail that circles … more
As he steps down as Rhode Island Democratic Party Chair, Rep. Joseph McNamara (Dist. 19, Warwick/Cranston) looks to devote more time to education. McNamara said his decision not to seek the … more
Gloria Coppola never stops looking for connections that will answer questions. In this case it is the disappearance of Frank Hanson Jr., 16 who lived in Cranston and was soon to move to Warwick … more
Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur doesn’t want to be in the position of saying “I told you so” when a student is injured while getting dropped off or picked up from the Rocky Point … more
By JOHN HOWELL In August of 2022, Breeze Airways announced it had selected Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport as one of its bases of operations and that over a period of five years … more
Fifty years ago adult day care centers were virtually unheard of. As the story goes, a TV news story on such a center in Hawaii caught the attention of the late Rev. Bishop Covell, pastor of the … more
Dr. Kathy Abbass doesn’t sugarcoat history or for that matter what the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project found in its ongoing efforts to find the HMS Gaspee. Abbass, the driving … more
The Alan Shawn Feinstein Foundation announced last week that $1 million is being earmarked to schools in the Feinstein Leadership program. Alan Shawn Feinstein, who leaves a legacy of urging and … more
Former U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s campaign paid a software engineer and former third party Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate $750,000 to scour the 2020 presidential election results … more
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