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BY ETHAN HARTLEY -- There is no American city safer than Warwick, Rhode Island when it comes to incidents of violent crime, according to the 2017 “Best & Worst-Run Cities” report BY WalletHub. more
In a world where we continue to be divided and split down ideological lines at a severity unseen since perhaps the '60s, we must take time to appreciate when we find common ground with those we don't often see eye to eye with. It is a cause that, even more
In a quick vote that went undetected by those not attuned to School Committee procedures, the committee approved Tuesday night what could be a path to a teachers contract. The 4 to 1 vote was to accept the proposal offering teachers 3 percent wage more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The following is the first part of a series on the opioid addiction epidemic, highlighting an 18-year-old Warwick resident who overdosed on fentanyl in February. more
To the Editor:Retired teacher Jeffery Miner’s letter, “Teachers made up the Union” (Beacon 9/14/17), facetiously questioned my knowledge that the teachers constitute the union. Let … more
Water is essential to life, so it's no wonder people are upset when a city crew shows up and shuts off their water. Gone is the convenience of taking a shower, flushing the toilet, hosing the garden, doing the laundry, filling the kettle from the kitchen more
To the Editor: In the last two decades, we have seen a 25 percent drop in the cancer death rate. But our work is not complete. Research suggests that roughly half of all cancer deaths can be prevented if we avoid tobacco, get physical activity, eat a more
Mayor Scott Avedisian joined the owner of Christopher's Landing restaurant, John Xynellis, in a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Christopher's Landing restaurant on Sunday, August 27 at the restaurant's location, 6 Bay Avenue, more
We are without question a nation of immigrants. Whether you descend from the settlers in New Amsterdam in the 1600s (now called New York), or whether you are descended from the Mayflower voyagers, or from the teeming hoards from various European more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- On Saturday, more than 100 people gathered on Smith Hill near the Rhode Island State House front steps to protest President Trump's impromptu, unofficial ban on transgender individuals in the military. more
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