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Hoxsie is believed to be the first school in the city to have a “sensory path” thanks to the efforts of the school’s PTO. Made up of jumping steps and letters of the alphabet, the path … more
Cutting it Steve Stycos, farmer at the Westbay Farm on Centerville Road, has had a difficult time maintaining the grass between fields but that should be a problem this year thanks to the Rotary Club of Warwick. The club's Turkey Trot held on more
How sweet it is Mayor Joseph Solomon couldn't resist the temptation Tuesday when he visited A Piece of Cake in Airport Plaza as part of his weekly one-on-one business visits. Brittni Rea, a Johnson & Wales graduate who set out on her own about three more
By JOHN HOWELL It was 1959 and Hank Lachance was home, on leave from MacDill Air Force Base in Florida where he was a radio intercept operator. He planned on dancing at Lincoln Park, but he needed a partner. Hank admits to being self-conscious about his more
100 angels The 100 concert goers who died in the Station nightclub fire 16 years ago this Wednesday will be remembered quietly this year as no formal ceremony is planned until the 20th anniversary of the tragedy, Gina Russo, president of the Station Fire more
Northeastern University students named to dean's list Three Warwick residents were recently named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Northeastern University in Boston. In addition to this achieved distinction, they are members of the University more
Special honor Irina V. Diffley of Warwick was among the 22 new members inducted into the Gamma Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu nursing honor society at the Community College of Rhode Island on Jan. 15. Family members were invited to see the more
“The Edgewood Congregational Church, like many mainstream churches of all denominations, is at a crossroads,” I wrote in the Cranston Herald exactly one year ago. A revisioning process was … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY You never know what you'll find on a supply run in post-apocalyptic America. Maybe some dishware, knick-knacks, maybe some food if you're lucky. In the case of Warwick native Nathan Quattrini, what he found was over 1,000 pounds of more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick Fire Department was given approval by the Warwick City Council on Wednesday night to purchase an approximately $700,000 special hazards rescue truck, which will replace the oldest vehicle in their fleet that had logged over more
Ring the security buzzer at most Warwick schools, look up at the camera that you know is focused on you and wait for the squawk on the speaker – “Yes, who’s there?” That doesn’t happen … more
By JOHN HOWELL How do you fit an airplane - not a model, but the real thing - into a classroom? That was only one of the questions Brian Lussier, instructor for the state's only high school avionics program, faced. Before getting an airplane into the more
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