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Impeachment inquiry ‘about the rule of law,’ Langevin says

Citing sentiment from constituents and a belief that Congress is being “stymied” by the administration, U.S. Rep. James Langevin on Wednesday announced his support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
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`No more cases like Gianna'

The state Department of Health, thanks in large part to the continued advocacy from a Warwick family, is going forward with the development of a series of protocols that would standardize how to be aware of, diagnose and treat sepsis.

Sewer board backs Bayside project

After more than two decades of talking about Bayside sewers and promises they would be built, the Warwick Sewer Authority took the next step Tuesday to put construction on track to start by early next summer.

City appeals ruling on firefighters' pension

It has been estimated including 44 firefighters in the richer of the two pension plans could cost taxpayers an additional $2.6 million.

'Elephant in the room': Council members eye legislation to rein in pension, retiree health costs

If the administration can't make headway in curbing the cost of pensions and health care costs for retirees through negotiations, then City Council President Steve Merolla said he's ready to step in and do it by ordinance.

$35M more asked for school repairs

By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick School Committee recently approved a proposal from the School Building Committee that will, eventually, seek nearly $80 million in a second school construction bond first from the Warwick City Council and then, if all goes to

Palumbo to succeed Quirk on housing authority

By JOHN HOWELL William Quirk is a political realist. So, as a Lincoln Chafee appointee to the Warwick Housing Authority 25 years ago, he figured his days as a housing commissioner were numbered when Joseph Solomon, a Democrat, was elected mayor last

Pisaturo apologizes for 'inappropriate' remarks, questions sewer plan

By JOHN HOWELL Carlo Pisaturo, a former City Council member and recently appointed member of the Warwick Sewer Authority, said last week he intended no disrespect to Native Americans when commenting on repeated delays of Bayside sewers that have been

Riddle Room offers great escape from digital world

By ETHAN HARTLEY You glance up at the clock - seconds mercilessly tick down as you fumble with the combination lock in your trembling hands. You know the code, thanks to the work of your new friend, whom you just met an hour ago, deciphering a cryptic

Fearing his safety, Warwick officer shoots and kills two 'aggressive' dogs

The Warwick Police Department released the following information pertaining to the incident: On August 15, 2019 at approximately 8:32 a.m. the Warwick Police Department responded to the area of …
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A word to motorists Ever felt there were just too many stop signs; that the car in front of you could go a little faster or anger when you got cut off nearly causing an accident? Perhaps road rage was on the mind of whoever amended this sign in Oakland
The following are the Warwick Public Schools bus schedules for the 2019-2020 school year. The time shown indicates the time the bus will leave the first stop. It is important to be at the bus stop …
For thousands of Rhode Island families, the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease are all too familiar. The disease also has the potential to bring about what U.S. Sen. Jack Reed called a personal and economic disaster" for the Ocean State and the nation as a whole.
All American Assisted Living on Toll Gate Road held its second annual car show Saturday with a variety of American-made vehicles.
Thanks to the generosity of HarborOne Bank, Westbay Community Action received over 300 backpacks to give to children the agency serves.
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Festival Ballet announces 42nd season

Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) announced its 42nd season, featuring an array of compelling dance programs including Rhode Island premieres and audience favorites. The 2019-2020 season includes innovative works by Tony Award Winner Christopher Wheeldon,

'Fight Like a Mother' author to visit Barrington Books Retold

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Female singers invited to join Harmony chorus performance at McCoy

Spectrum makes big splash in Rhode Island's theatre scene

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By RYAN D. MURRAY Austin Wheeler and Apponaug's East Greenwich Car Wash earned sweet revenge on Warwick Continental American on Tuesday night, blanking Sheridan Electric 2-0 in the majors 2019 City Series Championship game. Mayor Joseph Soloman threw out
By ALEX SPONSELLER Christine Bannon-Rodrigues of the Don Rodrigues Karate Academy in Warwick has had herself quite the summer. Bannon-Rodrigues, who is a former world champion martial artist and is currently a trainer, official and product designer,
FROM STAFF REPORTS Tickets are now available for the Rhode Island Interscholastic League's bi-annual High School Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony, slated for …
By ALEX SPONSELLER Warwick natives Joe Martinez and Erika Pena were always athletes, but heading into URI, they were looking for something different. Martinez, a Toll Gate alum, began taking classes at URI in 2013. Shortly after beginning his college
By RYAN D. MURRAY Warwick Continental American's Sheridan Electric cruised past Apponaug's Cal Ripken, East Greenwich Car Wash 15-1 in four innings on Sunday evening during the last game of the Majors best-of-three, pool play tournament for the 2019 City
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Police Log - 08/22/19

SHOPLIFTING At 8 p.m. on June 9, Officer Justin N. Martin responded to the Walmart at 650 Bald Hill Road for a report of a shoplifting incident in progress. Dispatch advised that the suspected had taken multiple items - including a mini bike, girls

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Priest departs SS Rose and Clement Parish, along with active ministry

By JOHN HOWELL In a notice posted Friday on the Diocese of Providence website, it was announced that as of this Monday, Father Matthew Glover on his own initiative" resigned as pastor of SS. Rose and Clement Parish "and simultaneously has withdrawn from"

Cox Communications grants $25K to Boys & Girls Clubs for Innovation Lab

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