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Inclusive community effort builds pathways to recovery

By JOHN HOWELL The Warwick Public Library had a display tent Saturday in the Warwick Mall parking lot, one of 20 tents representing agencies dealing from substance abuse recovery to suicide prevention. The occasion, run by Rally 4 Recovery, was the first

18 years later, love still triumphs over evil

By ROB OAKLEY On Wednesday morning, Warwick residents and government officials joined together at the Warwick 9/11 Memorial in Oakland Beach to reflect on the past 18 years, and pay their respects to those lost as a result of the terrorist attack. Those

Common sense changes for some big gains

By JOHN HOWELL Minor adjustments and common sense can make for major changes. That could well be the maxim of Robert Haffey, who will mark his first year as president of Kent Hospital this Friday. Haffey took an hour Thursday afternoon to review the

Resident lives 'dream' of being on Survivor

Aaron Meredith was just 18 years old when the first season of “Survivor” aired on CBS and cemented the reality genre as a hallmark staple of network television. Ever since, it has been a dream of …

RI first to open job training program to recovering addicts

By ETHAN HARTLEY Whether a struggle with drug addiction creates a situation where you become unemployed long-term, or a bout of long-term unemployment causes depression leading to a substance abuse problem, experts attempting to combat the vicious cycle

Schools restore some services, line up projects

By ETHAN HARTLEY Thanks to an unexpected increase in state aid courtesy of the ever-changing nature of the state's educational funding formula, the Warwick School Department was able to restore some student-centric services and line up about $12 million

Stay away from those green waters

By JOHN HOWELL For the second consecutive year, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Little Pond (also known as Sandy Pond) behind

Aerial mosquito spraying done as state urges continued caution

By ETHAN HARTLEY Public health officials are warning residents that the buzz around Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus is not simply being drummed up or exaggerated - and they've taken to the skies to prove it. It's definitely not a media"

Chafee discusses 2020 Libertarian presidential bid

By ETHAN HARTLEY A familiar face will be in the news again as the run-up to the 2020 presidential election begins to churn, as former Republican Senator, former Independent-turned-Democratic Rhode Island Governor and former Warwick mayor Lincoln Chafee

9/11 memories still fresh 18 years later

By JACOB MARROCCO Johnston Fire Department Lt. Matthew Maurachian had just finished dropping off a patient at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when his eyes caught a TV in the hallway. He said he and his rescue partner, John,
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Massage Envy, the largest provider of therapeutic massage and skin care services in the U.S. collectively across its franchise network, will be supporting World Wellness Weekend on Sept. 21-22, with franchised locations nationwide opening their doors to
Season opener is Sept. 29 The Chamber Orchestra of Barrington at St. John's, led by Music Director Edward Markward, will present its third season's opening concert on Sunday, September 29 at 3 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 191 County Road,
A 'bit' of a difference Justin Madeira, a Class of 2019 graduate of Toll Gate High School, was the lucky recipient of a Microsoft Surface Pro laptop that was awarded by the company as part of Toll Gate participating in their TEALS (Technology Education
Congressman Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 1941, the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act, which would ban oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts. The bill would definitively reject a Trump Administration proposal,
The Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc. (JLRI) will host a knit-a-thon on Sept. 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 491 Spring St. in Newport. Seats are limited. The cost is $25 per attendee. Both …
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By ALEX SPONSELLER The defending Division III Champion Pilgrim boys soccer team has started its 2019 campaign strong, winning its first two games over Rogers and Providence Country Day by a combined score of 20-1. The Pats opened their season against
The Bend Street fields will play host to Warwick’s first-ever “Half Way to St. Patrick’s Day” celebration this Saturday, focusing on numerous Gaelic sports and activities. The event will …
By ALEX SPONSELLER The defending state champion Bishop Hendricken cross country team got off to a strong start this week, topping both East Greenwich and Juanita Sanchez in their dual meet on Monday afternoon at Goddard Park. The Hawks were led by Evan
The Bishop Hendricken Hawks shut out the Moses Brown Quakers 21-0 during its Division I Injury Fund football game on Friday evening.   “A good way to start,” Hendricken head coach Keith …
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim field hockey team pitched a 3-0 shutout against city rival Toll Gate last week during the teams' season opener at Pilgrim. The Lady Pats stifled the Toll Gate offense throughout the matchup, allowing the Titans to record
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Police Log - 09/12/19

John Decarlo STABBING Five people have been charged in connection with an early-morning incident at a Warwick establishment that left two people with stab wounds. According to a statement from Warwick Police, officers responded to a report of a

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State champs

State champs The Warwick School Committee and central administration congratulated the Warwick Veterans Middle School softball team, which won the state championship this summer after securing a perfect record. The team consists of Rich Hough (manager),

Work of Warwick artist featured in Providence Art Club show

Chen’s Reflexology Providing healing and relief

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Murphy, McElroy approved as municipal court judges

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