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Hendicken cleared after discovery of bomb threat

By JOHN HOWELL In his 46 years at Bishop Hendricken High School, school President John Jackson can't recall there being a bomb threat, but then there are even firsts for Hendricken. At about 6:10 a.m. Wednesday, according to a release issued by Warwick

For 100th time - It Can Wait

In his last presentation of the six-year-running partnership between the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office and the “It Can Wait” campaign from AT&T, it was fitting that Attorney General …

'Hunchback' is first for a R.I. high school

Arts at Bishop Hendricken is reaching for the stars. The school will stage The Hunchback of Notre Dame as its fall musical opening tonight and running through Dec. 9 at the Dr. Daniel S. Harrop Theater on the campus of Bishop Hendricken High School. The

St. Kevin students find new home at Randall Holden School

After a seven-day unscheduled break in studies, it was back to the books and classrooms for 245 St. Kevin School students yesterday. Only this time it was a new – and bigger – …

Bumps & detours

By JOHN HOWELL Gov. Francis Farms residents have been taking their lumps and now delays, and a detour depending on the time of day is in store for those using Sandy Lane. Both are sewer projects - one planned and the other an annoying and costly

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!


Hawks take 4th

The Bishop Hendricken cross country team made history this past weekend, claiming a 4th-place finish at the Nike National Meet in Portland, Oregon. There were 22 teams invited from all parts of the country, and the Hawks pulled off the surprising top-5

Hawks honored by Special Olympics

Patriots set for battle in Division II

Lady Titans ready to roll

Locals compete in state duckpin tournament

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 Nov. 30 at approximately 1:41 a.m., Officer Sara Goes was parked at Jiffy Lube on Bald Hill Road facing westbound when she observed a blue GMC Terrain driving north towards East Avenue at a high rate of speed, while

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From service station to modern restaurant, Huck’s Filling Station to open this spring

“Fill her up,” was surely a phase used by motorists who bought gas at the Esso service station at the corner of Post Road and Division Street across from the Kentish Armory. No one seems to know how long the station has been closed...

Laurence Michael “Larry” McGuirl

He gets 10 points

'Uber' of snow removal and lawn care comes to Warwick

3 restaurants announce closures over Thanksgiving weekend

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