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Eagles land, improve Rangers’ armory

Eagles have had an impact on the Pawtuxet Rangers, or more accurately on the Rangers’ Armory on Remington Street in the village. Over the past four years, five Eagle Scout projects have …

Helping Sarah smile

Sarah Stoves is known among her friends for her smile. Anyone who has been to a business event around the city or walked into the main office of the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce in …

Benefits drive high city retiree health costs

Warwick has experienced significant cost increases in supplying health and dental benefits to its active and retired employees since the city started uploading its budgetary information online, which goes back to Fiscal Year 2003...

'Golden age' of research highlighted at Alzheimer's 'Finding Hope' panel

“There has never been this breadth and depth [of research], there’s never been this [level of] collaboration and sharing of information,” said Terry Fogerty, community outreach coordinator at the Alzheimer’s Disease & Memory Disorders Center at Rhode Island Hospital.

Honesto makes the big time with Tiny Tim

Ask Honesto Aguinaldo the names of his brothers and sisters and his parents and the St. Rose of Lima third grader rattles them off. Well, of course, that's what you'd expect only, in this case Honesto's name is Tim and he's a Cratchit. Honesto plays Tiny

Ladouceur charged up over Warwick Neck power outages

There's an irony to the nearly two-hour power outage that 275 Warwick Neck customers, including Warwick Country Club, endured last weekend. The outage, one of several in recent months, has prompted Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur to look

Horrors of nursing home staffing underscored at forum

Annie Oster of Scituate has seen enough of nursing home treatment of her sister to know conditions need to improve, and unless they do, she and the rest of us run the risk of less than adequate care in our twilight years. Oster's

Advocacy group highlights ADA issues along Warwick Avenue

Warwick resident Mark Susa is no stranger to overcoming obstacles against the odds. As a man with multiple disabilities, he has spent his entire adult life in a wheelchair. That hasn't stopped him from being active...

Blue pool goes back

McDermott Pool was closed Monday as a crew from Local 481 of the International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) transformed the deep end into a lake, McDermott Lake for lack of another name. Bubbles emerged from the black

Apponaug saw tooth building shows signs of new life

They won't be cutting up the saw tooth building in Apponaug. That was never AAA Northeast's plan or the vision of its board chairman, Mark Shaw. Rather than alter the distinctive feature of the building built in 1905 as part of the
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The 7th Annual Crafting for Critters Christmas Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 23 at the Pilgrim Senior Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway, Warwick from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hosted …
Emily Blanchette of Warwick, a student at Quinnipac University was inducted into the Tau Delta chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association’s official honor society, during a …
There’s nothing like family to gain a personal insight to the military and what it is like to serve this country. That was the intent of the St. Rose of Lima school gathering Thursday where …
Carrying on a tradition started several years ago, Warwick Neck School students and faculty traveled to a Veterans Day observance at Warwick Neck Light Thursday, but getting there wasn’t as easy as …
Winman teacher Norman Bouthiller who organized the school’s tribute to veterans with Julie Connors Costello and Anibal Raposo answered that question as he addressed a full auditorium Friday …
Lifestyles

With will, Johnston man left lasting mystery

By KELLY SULLIVAN On Sept. 3, 1907, William Borden King wrote out his last will and testament. The 77-year-old was the son of John King and Lucretia (Paine), and the nephew of Samuel Ward King, the 15th governor of Rhode Island. William had spent a

‘Aladdin’ brings a whole new world in entertainment to PPAC

Cranston resident conducting upcoming ‘Generations United’ concert in Scituate

With will, Johnston man left lasting legacy

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Sports
By RYAN D. MURRAY The Warwick Vets Hurricanes went to Johnston High School on Saturday morning and won the Middle School Girls Soccer Championship, edging the Curtis Corner Cougars 1-0 after winning 4-3 in penalty kicks. Warwick head coach Nicole Kenney
The CCRI Lady Knights basketball team recently traveled to Bunker Community College in Charlestown, Massachusetts, to play the Bulldogs in a Region XXI interdivision game. The Lady Knights defeated the Bulldogs, 75-47. With the victory, CCRI improved to
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Toll Gate and Pilgrim football teams each wrapped up wins this past weekend to close out their regular seasons on a high note. The Titans topped visiting Exeter-West Greenwich in a thrilling 28-27 win to earn the final playoff spot
By RYAN D. MURRAY The No. 3 seeded Toll Gate Titans suffered a 1-0 loss at the hands of the No. 1 seeded St. Raphael Academy Saints during the Boys Soccer Division III Championship on Sunday night at Cranston Stadium. I thought we played the game of the"
The Pilgrim football team ran past host Narragansett 43-13 to improve to 8-0 on the season and clinch the program's first-ever regular season title as it claimed the top seed in the upcoming Division III playoffs. Narragansett was also
Police / crime

Police Log - 11/12/19

DUI Just before 1 a.m. on Nov. 3, Officer William R. Holz was conducting a traffic patrol in the area of East Avenue when he observed a 2017 Honda Accord drifting between lanes. Holz followed the vehicle and initiated a stop near the intersection of Toll

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Animal shelter news

Animal Talk Pet of the Week: Hailey

Hailey is a 10-year-old senior dog looking for a place to spend her golden years happy and home. Would you consider taking in this kind lady?

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Chen’s Reflexology Providing healing and relief

“Reflexology is the application of appropriate pressure to specific points and areas on the feet, hands or ears.” Reflexology is generally thought to be relaxing and stress-relieving. The theory …

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Star Students

Shannon Furlong

Principal Lynne Prentiss Shannon is a bright, enthusiastic and intellectually curious student who seeks to develop positive working relationships with adults and peers. Shannon exemplifies Winman …

Olivia Levesque

Principal Dave Tober Olivia is a sweet girl who is always willing to go the extra mile to be helpful. Olivia always works hard, and the quality of her work is amazing! In her own quiet way, Olivia …

Natalie Aloisio

Principal Candace Caluori Toll Gate’s student of the week is senior Natalie Aloisio. Natalie is an excellent student who is a member of Toll Gate’s varsity track, and basketball teams. She is …