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By ETHAN HARTLEY Another financial practice of the Warwick Fire Department has raised more questions than answers at this time, as documents outlining negotiations for the 2012-15 collective bargaining agreement seem to conflict with the fiscal reality more
During an unprecedented Warwick “State of the City” address last week, Mayor Joseph Solomon delved into fiscal details that outlined a highly troubling reality facing the city, which … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY New controversy surrounding the Warwick Fire Department, this time regarding the omission of a contractual provision in 2015 negotiations regarding the monetization of unused vacation days, has caused another wave of scrutiny to crash more
Through one of his spokeswomen, Mayor Joseph Solomon confirmed Wednesday that Acting Fire Chief Marcel Fontenault has submitted his letter of retirement. No additional information, such as when Fontenault submitted the letter, when he would leave or who more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Allegations surrounding purported abuse of the sick time payout system utilized by Warwick firefighters that has allegedly amounted to hundreds of thousands of dollars in overpayments in recent years has once again come to a boil this more
With two days notice the mayor's office announced Monday afternoon that Mayor Joseph J. Solomon would deliver the city's first State of the City address this Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Middle School, 2401 West Shore Road. The general public more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The world's premiere electric car company is set to make its first footprint in Rhode Island, right here in Warwick... more
By JOHN HOWELL Mayor Joseph Solomon isn't in a rush to name the next fire chief, a post that has been filled by acting chief Marcel Fontenault since last May when James McLaughlin retired. Now Fontenault plans to retire effective March 17. In an more
By ETHAN HARTLEY School committee candidates gathered at the Pilgrim Political Involvement Club on Tuesday afternoon for their final public forum prior to Tuesday's election, reiterating points during last week's Beacon forum but also bringing in some more
The new year in Warwick will mark the first year that a man not named Scott Avedisian will occupy the corner office of City Hall since the turn of the millennium. While tenured City Councilman Joseph … more
By JOHN HOWELL On Oct. 16 Ken Block went on WPRO's Dan Yorke show to comment on stories that the Warwick Firefighters and the city had a side deal that altered the payment for unused sick time from annual to monthly payments. Block, who unsuccessfully more
With allegations swirling that Warwick firefighters are “gaming” unused sick time to get more pay than they deserve, the Warwick Firefighters Union has hired an independent accountant to review … more
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