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By JOHN HOWELL For the first time since 1998, Warwick taxpayers won't see an increase in their taxes as a result of an increase in the tax rates. Saying he is a political realist in a message sent Tuesday to the City Council, Mayor Scott Avedisian said more
If it was cold in some Veterans Memorial Junior High School classrooms last week, it’s because the windows were open, not just a bit but wide open. It was cool. Some students even complained … more
An upcoming event of the Fifty Shades of Grey caliber isn’t flying with one local resident. A citizen who preferred to be identified only as “just a regular mom,” emailed media outlets and … more
By JOHN HOWELL Answers. That's what Councilman Ed Ladouceur, chair of the finance committee, says he wants from the School Department before considering a request for funds to replace the aging heating system at Veterans Junior High School. The cost of more
By JOHN HOWELL The Warwick Fire Department has used more fuel than projected for the year - 7,326 gallons to be precise - and Rob Cote believes he knows why. In a letter to the mayor that he has forwarded to council members and other city officials, he more
By JOHN HOWELL Unless there's a dramatic turn of events, a second Warwick academic year will come to a close without a teachers contract. But as disheartening as that prospect seems, there's a positive feel from those close to negotiations as well as more
By TESSA ROY Shoppers and businesses alike were confused Tuesday when they found a fence had been put up in the parking lot of the Home Loan Plaza on Airport Road, separating a few parking lanes between Dave's Marketplace next door and the rest of the more
By JOHN HOWELL Designed to improve the flow of traffic and reduce the volume of accidents, Apponaug's roundabouts so far have failed on both counts. The interruption in the flow of traffic, which has city and state authorities suggesting motorists should more
By JOHN HOWELL Ed Ladouceur, a councilman, chairman of the council finance committee and a contractor, remembers the 1998 truck that had 250,000 miles on it and started to show its age. When its spark plugs started coming out, he had the engine head more
By JOHN HOWELL The Warwick Firefighters Union is contesting the Tier II pension plan implemented in 2012 to reduce pension costs and improve the city’s ability to pay pension obligations going … more
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