Spotlight

Rangers celebrate 175th anniversary of Armory Hall

By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Not even a mid-April spike of freezing weather with intermittent snowflakes could stamp out the obvious fire Colonel Ron Barnes has for the Pawtuxet Rangers.
SPORTS

Watters earns MVP honors

Watters key piece to CCRI volleyball By ALEX SPONSELLER The Community College of Rhode Island had a very successful campaign in volleyball this past season, finishing one game shy from the national tournament. A big reason for its success was
Police/Crime

Police Log

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE On May 2 at approximately 11:08 p.m. Officer Jason Brodeur responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident on John Street in the Oakland Beach area, where a a vehicle had hit three parked cars then fled the scene towards
Animal Talk: Pet of the Week

Animal Talk Pet of the Week: Mona

Mona's loving owner passed away unexpectedly, and now she needs a new home. She's hoping you could be the one, and she's available in North Scituate today.
OPINION

Could lighthouse dreams become reality?

To the Editor: The headline atop page 3 of the Warwick Beacon on August 31, 2006 declared, Citizens' group to explore uses for Conimicut Lighthouse." This was one year after the City of Warwick had been "handed the keys and deed to Conimicut Shoals"
LIFESTYLE

Music on the Hill's 11th Music Festival is June 2-10

Beginning June 2, Music on the Hill presents its 11th annual chamber music festival. Seven concerts offer a variety of ensembles and music, featuring musicians returning to their native Rhode Island as well as those based in the Ocean State. Six evening
OBITUARIES

Constance H. Poitras

Constance H. Poitras, 83 passed away May 11, 2018. She was the wife of Henry J. Poitras, Jr. Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Ulysses A. and Geraldine (Mercier) Lanciaux. …
AROUND R.I.

Avedisian recognizes Apponaug's 'shining star' on final day as mayor

By JOHN HOWELL Scott Avedisian can be a patient man, but it's a good thing he didn't wait any longer. In what was the last ribbon cutting of his more than 18 years as mayor, Avedisian did the honors Tuesday to officially open the Business Information