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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
Noise will always be a source of complaints as long as planes – especially jets taking off and landing at late hours of the night or early in the morning - keep flying in and out of Rhode … 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
James Harrison’s story does not stir sympathy. The Johnston man was accused of peeping through a young neighbor’s window in May. The next morning he allegedly killed his mother and a … 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
The Warwick School Committee has joined a national lawsuit suing major social media companies Meta, TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat, doing so in a 4-0 vote taken during Nov. 14’s School Committee … 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
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to finish a preliminary design and environmental study by the end of this year to give Warwick with Amtrak service. Presently, … 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
If everything comes together on Dec. 9, Apponaug will be transformed into a winter wonderland. The centerpiece of the event, titled “The Strolling Rolling Apponaug Winter Festival,” … 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
The City Council gave first passage to rezone 171 parcels of land making up 364 acres as open space at its Monday meeting. The comprehensive rezoning package was lauded by a number of speakers, some … more
The federal government estimates more than 17 American veterans took their own lives each day of 2021. And more than a 100 more veterans committed suicide in 2021, than the year before. The … more
Look both ways and say a Hail Mary. Crossing the street in the Ocean State can be tricky, at best — and deadly, at worst. Last week, a teacher (and nun) was seriously injured while … 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
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