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Colonel Stephen McCartney to retire

Mayor Joseph J. Solomon and Colonel Stephen McCartney announced today that McCartney, Warwick’s longtime police chief, has decided to retire later this month. McCartney was named as Warwick’s top law enforcement official in 1999. Prior to that, he served the Providence Police Department with honor and distinction for nearly 26 years, working in all three major divisions of that department. McCartney retired from the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve with the rank of colonel after a 30-year military career...
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Elevator industry locating national training facility in Warwick

When asked about sales, commercial Realtor Donald Morash Jr. likes to say, “I like hamburger, but once in a while I get steak.” Recently, he closed on one of the bigger sales of his career, so …

Cancer Network sets tobacco cessation, sugary drink tax goals

By ETHAN HARTLEY The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) of Rhode Island held their annual lawmaker meet and greet on Thursday night at their headquarters located at 931 Jefferson Boulevard, which gives organizational staff and

Following the leaders

By ETHAN HARTLEY Rhode Island legislature leaders K. Joseph Shekarchi (of the House) and Michael McCaffrey (of the Senate) - both Warwick Democrats - are looking ahead to a new year of challenges as they prepare to enter their second legislative sessions

Getting the job done

By JOHN HOWELL Even after deciding it was time to retire, having served as Warwick Police Chief for more than 18 years, Col. Stephen McCartney couldn't slow down. On Saturday he was in his office to clean up his desk, in his words. But naturally, he ran

Warwick's Claflin another Real Jobs RI success story

By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Most, if not every one of us, have found themselves in the hospital for one reason or another throughout the years. If the hospital's equipment worked as intended, you can probably thank Claflin/CME for that...
Lifestyles

Wilbury's avant-garde 'Futurity' scores big time

Theatre Review By DON FOWLER The theatre world was thrown into culture shock by the NYC opening of a new kind of musical that broke precedent and made its own rules. Cesar Alvarez and his group, The Lisps, gave the theatre a different way to tell a story

Trinity Rep announces epic journey 'black odyssey'

IBEX Puppetry's Ajijaak on Turtle Island launches FirstWorks 2019 Frontier Series

The Lull Before the Storm

Metamorphous complete

Sports
By DAVID DRIVER It is not normal for a sophomore to be named a tri-captain with a Division I basketball team. But that is the case this season for Justin Mazzulla, the Bishop Hendrickson graduate from Johnston, Rhode Island. The 6-foot-3 Mazzulla is in
The Toll Gate girls swimming team has a new look this season after graduating three seniors from last year's group, including standouts Wenona Alexander and Athena Sampalis who are now swimming at Rhode Island College. The Lady Titans have been
Despite trailing at halftime, the Bishop Hendricken basketball team would cruise in the second half to pick up a 58-44 win over Cranston East in a heavyweight battle to kick off its season. The Hawks were in control for the majority of the first half,
By RYAN D. MURRAY The Winman Junior High School Warriors were walloped 76-20 at home by the Chariho Middle School Chargers last week in boys basketball. The Chargers were led by Tyler Labelle and Matty Teirnan, who scored 10 points each. Winman was
Toll Gate's Voski Armenakyan has cemented her place as one of the top throwers to ever come out of the state of Rhode Island, and currently sits as the 7th-best hammer thrower in the nation. Armenakyan's journey began during her freshman season...
Police / crime

Police Log

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE On December 9 at approximately 3:12 a.m. Officer Sara Goes was parked at the Dave's Marketplace on Airport Road facing north when she reported that she observed a black Volvo traveling east on Airport Road turn south onto

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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

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Ruggiero out as City Solicitor

By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Mayor Joseph Solomon confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that City Solicitor Peter Ruggiero - who has been in the midst of multiple allegations surrounding contractual provisions involving the Warwick Fire Department - would no longer be employed by the City of Warwick...

Toll Gate posts 1st quarter honors

Warwick family asks Santa for priceless gift - and he delivers

Pilgrim posts 1st quarter honors

Going for gold

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