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After a walkthrough of the school on Monday, the State Department of Health “did not observe any evidence of a significant public health issue in the building” at Warwick Vets, according to a … more
Mayor Scott Avedisian has named Brian Silvia, who served as internal auditor for the city for five years and currently is the director of finance for Cumberland, as Warwick City Treasurer. Silvia will start in the job that has been vacant since David more
By TESSA ROY The Warwick Public Schools Building Committee met Tuesday night to discuss school safety and hear from members of the public on safety-related issues they'd like to see prioritized in a proposed bond issue to upgrade schools. Educators, more
By TESSA ROY Now that members have been presented with Superintendent Philip Thornton's proposed budget of $167,016,695 for fiscal year 2018, the School Committee will vote on it on April 12. It will then be sent to Mayor Scott Avedisian. The mayor will more
By TESSA ROY Warwick has become the first complete school district to be equipped with Mutualink, a security system that when prompted with a panic button links communications between schools, the mall, police and fire departments and the hospital. It's" more
Rhode Islanders are passionate about their state, and Roberta Mudge Humble has discovered a unique way of sharing love for the Ocean State with both the “native and naïve.” Humble, originally … more
By TESSA ROY The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is facing pushback after announcing the end of its program that enables 13,000 low-income seniors or people with disabilities to ride without paying a fare. A fare of 50 cents to board and more
By JOHN HOWELL What was once a lounge overlooking Spring Green Pond could become the site of a carwash by this fall, according to plans to be considered by the planning and zoning boards. Vincent Porzio, owner of Personal Touch Carwash with his uncle more
By JOHN HOWELL Senator Sheldon Whitehouse had people laughing at a rally to save the Affordable Care Act. The Republicans have already taken the first steps to dismantle it in the wake of Donald Trump's election and their impending control of both the more
Rhode Islanders with bold ideas for moving the state forward have until Friday, Dec. 16, to apply for $300,000 grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. This year, the Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship program focuses on proposals that increase or more
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