Col. Steven McCartney had hoped for more from the $71 million spent to alleviate Apponaug Village traffic. The chief said last week he is “disappointed” with the performance of Apponaug …
By PEDER SCHAEFER Chris Withers bends down over the game board map, peers at the stacks of cardboard pieces representing different units, and rolls the dice. One red, one white, they tumble across the game board. His playing partner, Thibault Nguyen from
By ETHAN HARTLEY What would you do if a high school student approached you and said that they saw another student put what looked to be a gun into their backpack? Although it's a question that educators wish they didn't need an answer for, it's a
By ETHAN HARTLEY Originally scheduled to appear before the Warwick City Council during their Wednesday night meeting, the Warwick School Committee has requested that the appearance occur during the council's meeting on Sept. 5 instead in order to
By JOHN HOWELL In the first issue-related release of her campaign for mayor, Republican candidate Sue Stenhouse expressed her concern over funding of Warwick schools saying, I find it extremely disheartening that funding the city's educational system"
Walk this way Those familiar with the degrading front staircase leading into Winman Junior High (well, Winman Middle School now) will likely be relieved to see that, despite the budgetary woes being experienced by the district right now, the steps are
By PEDER SCHAEFER The art is good, the workshops interesting, and the kids happy at the Warwick Center for the Arts, where summer camps, art classes, and happy kids fill the gallery located at the Kentish Armory, right next to City Hall, all summer long.
By MERI R. KENNEDY Defenders of Animals Inc., which began a 40-year journey of caring for and defending the rights of animals in April of 1978, will hold its 22nd annual Homeless Animals Day/Candlelight Vigil/Awards ceremony at the Governor Sprague
In the midst of a budgetary crisis for the schools, Mayor Joseph Solomon announced today he would allocate an additional $1.75 million to help address some fiscal concerns.
By JOHN HOWELL Etta Pendleton was at Rocky Point Sunday afternoon. She was leaning on the wall overlooking the remnants of the pier, her walker beside her. It was in the 90s, but the heat didn't bother Etta. The Bay breeze blew her hair and the memories
By PEDER SCHAEFER Storm surge. Hurricane force winds. Widespread flooding. Those are some of the terms becoming familiar to Americans since last year's catastrophic 2017 hurricane season, when storm after storm smashed into the nation's coasts. Lucky for
By PETE FONTAINE In 2015, Leo Blanchette, who serves as Special Deputy of the Grand Lodge of Elks, held a meeting with Mark Eaton of Warwick-based Lodge 14 in regards to the state association's annual 365 Outing. At that time, the 365 Outing was a
By JOHN HOWELL The story is the message and the Alzheimer's Association, Rhode Island Chapter was looking for stories as it launched a series of 21 meetings across the state Monday in an effort to underscore the effects of a disease that has no cure and,