By JOHN HOWELL The teacher contracts approved by the School Committee and yet to be ratified by the union membership would require an additional $12.6 million in local funding over the next three years, according to Anthony Ferrucci, school director of
By JOHN HOWELL Lt. Gov. Dan McKee says there's more to Operation Holiday Cheer than providing gifts from home to servicemen and -women who can't get back to the Ocean State for the holidays. In an effort involving scores of sponsors, organizations and
By THOMAS GREENBERG The Gaspee Days Committee will soon sell license plates commemorating the burning of the Gaspee after Governor Gina Raimondo signed the Gaspee Days License Bill into effect on Monday. Warwick historian and member emeritus of the
By ETHAN HARTLEY A copy of a letter of complaint sent to Superintendent Philip Thornton from the law offices of Robinson & Clapham, provided to the Beacon, outlines a Warwick family's readiness to file a lawsuit against the Warwick Public School
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Cedar Hill principal Dr. Colleen Mercurio was arrested on a warrant charge for failing to report an incident of child abuse, which occurred in November of 2016.
By ETHAN HARTLEY A triage of issues concerning food security in Rhode Island drew Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, along with Lietenant Governor Dan McKee to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank on Monday afternoon to discuss the situation and
Richard Baribault, 42, and Troy Gunderway, 47, both of Warwick, were sentenced Friday by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern for the Aug. 1, 2015 murder of Fernando Silva, 70, who was locally known …
By ETHAN HARTLEY Debra Shipley Roffo started Angel in Action RI back in March, which formed with the goal of providing small acts of kindness to hardworking families who have come upon difficult times, whether those difficulties stem from a lost job, a
By JOHN HOWELL -- The Apponaug Circulator, which has become known as the Apponator, still gets one of those green spots on the governor's construction signs to let people know the project is on budget and on time. But does it do what it intended?
There was a palpable change in the atmosphere at the Warwick School Committee meeting Tuesday night - a change that seemed to settle things down back towards a direction of normality. There was still a huge crowd, sure. There was still noticeable
By JOHN HOWELL -- Warwick parishes have explored ways to deal with the decline in priests and parishioners by sharing resources.
By JOHN HOWELL -- The city never intended for City Centre to meet the requirements Amazon listed in its search for a second world headquarters, but when the planning department reviewed Amazon's request for proposals,everything was there.
By JOHN HOWELL -- Hillsgrove Servicenter on Post Road has been pumping gas since 1936, but due to new regulations they won’t be any longer. That doesn’t mean they will be folding up shop.