By JOHN HOWELL and ETHAN HARTLEY Joseph Solomon is one step closer to being the duly elected mayor of Warwick, as he easily defeated his Democratic challengers during Wednesday's primary by grabbing close to 65 percent of the vote. Solomon has repeated
Some of the scenes from around the city during yesterday's primary election.
By JOHN HOWELL Silence fell over the more than 100 gathered for the 9/11 observance. Complete silence. No whispers between friends and family members, no coughing, no nervous shuffling of feet. Complete silence. The forecast was for possible rain
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Monday will mark a significant next chapter in the ongoing budgetary crisis being experienced by the Warwick School Department, as they will present to the City Council findings of their programmatic audit finalized in August...
By ETHAN HARTLEY A two-mile stretch of coastal waters off Warwick will remain closed to shellfishing activities indefinitely due to high bacterial levels, although the size of the closure may be reduced in coming days to a more targeted area of observed
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- About a dozen volunteers helped pick up 86 pounds of trash from Salter Grove Memorial State Park on Tuesday afternoon as part of Save the Bay's contribution to the National Day of Service and to launch the 2018 International Coastal Cleanup in the state.
By JOHN HOWELL Harry Olsen, now 93, although that seems unbelievable, is not one to be idle. Not even following an accident last week at Lowe's where a pile of building material fell, knocking him to the ground, cutting his hand, bruising his leg and
By JOHN HOWELL It's gotten hot in the closing days of the Senate Dist. 30 primary contest, although the crossfire isn't between the two candidates, but rather endorsed Democratic candidate Mark McKenney and the RI Values Project. At issue is a mailer
By KELLSIE KING -- Peace and Providence Community Outreach Center on Warwick Avenue has been a busy place since opening last month.
By ETHAN HARTLEY It might seem more like something out of last month's news rather than just last week, but temperatures got so hot last Thursday that the Kent County YMCA temporarily reopened its spray park to accommodate families trying to escape the
By ETHAN HARTLEY On a day of somber remembrance, a group of benevolent bakers and volunteering local residents are spreading cheer to first responders in Rhode Island cities and towns through a universally popular method - handing out free treats;
By JOHN HOWELL Frank Puleo rides a Harley. He was a helicopter pilot for the Rhode Island National Guard and later in life provided care to premature babies. Jeffrey Bartsch is an eighth grade teacher at a Beverly, Mass school. He's taken up boxing and