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A tree brings a village together

Ginny Barham, president of the Conimicut Village Association, led the countdown. “Ten,” she said into the microphone to the gathering at George Donovan Park in the village center at the …

Chambers opens Maserati/Alfa Romeo dealership in Warwick

By ETHAN HARTLEY Herb Chambers, like many people, was quite excited about the prospect of walking into the car dealership and purchasing a brand-new Cadillac Eldorado in the early 1980s. Unfortunately, the experience with that particular establishment

Cedar Hill secretary is 'queen'

It was a surprise. Kids lined up at their classroom doors and were told to walk silently to the gym. They did. This was all part of the plan. Throughout the week the word was “mum,” although …

Champlin grants 13 city non-profits $2 million

By JOHN HOWELL Thirteen Warwick non-profits are recipients of Champlin Foundation grants totaling $2,080,830 that will enable projects ranging from the construction of two glass meeting rooms in the Warwick Public Library to the purchase of a

FBI looks into Fire Department allegations

By ETHAN HARTLEY New controversy surrounding the Warwick Fire Department, this time regarding the omission of a contractual provision in 2015 negotiations regarding the monetization of unused vacation days, has caused another wave of scrutiny to crash

Warwick Beacon Christmas Decoration Contest

The Warwick Beacon is having a Christmas Decorating Contest! Winners will receive a family FOUR PASSES to Trinity Rep. Live in Warwick and decorate your house for Christmas? Enter today by registering and posting a photo!


Cole tops Vets, 60-46

The Vets girls basketball team dropped its season opener to visiting Cole 60-46 last week. After falling behind 33-15 at the halftime break, the Hurricanes would battle back in the second half and outscore Cole 31-27. However, Cole was able to hold on

Knights stun Pats in season opener

Pats drop opener

Hawks take 4th

Hawks honored by Special Olympics

Animal shelter news

RI Shelter Animals get to gobble on Thanksgiving

By KAREN KALUNIAN On Thanksgiving eve the amazing volunteers of the RI Pet Connection Foundation were out in full force delivering home cooked meals to the animals at several shelters throughout the state. This is the second year in a row coordinating

Police / crime

Police Log

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE On November 29 at approximately 4:33 p.m. Officer Maxwell Neiley was traveling south through the rotary at the intersection of Greenwich Avenue and Veterans Memorial Drive Extension. While inside the rotary, he reported that

Police Log

Police Log

Police Log - 11/29/18

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