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If the ongoing financial crisis experienced by the Warwick School Department can be symbolically represented by a cataclysmic thunderstorm looming over the city, then recent events and negotiations between the city council, mayor's office and the school more
To the Editor: Gun violence as a public health crisis is complex; there is no simple solution that will eradicate gun violence. However, there is evidence that states that have stronger gun laws and fewer guns have fewer gun deaths. I do not believe it's more
Dear Mayor, City Council and Warwick School Committee: My name is Michael Underwood. I live in the Cole Farm section of Warwick (Ward 4). I am the vice president of the neighborhood association, a husband and a father to a beautiful and bright more
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Summer has been anything but a breeze for Rhode Island, at least as far as headlines go. A pair of damning reports - one regarding the failures of DCYF following the death of a Warwick girl, another focused on the deep issues plaguing Providence's public more
To the Editor: Rhode Island's cities are struggling. City finances are tight across the state. Public schools are underfunded. Pension obligations are growing, and city services are being reduced. Some cities are teetering on the edge of fiscal crisis. more
To the Editor:In last Thursday’s edition, we were treated with a letter by Councilman McAllister wherein he explained why he lives in Warwick: “flags on his lawn, parades, arts & … more
I'm filing a complaint against my neighbor. It's become too much. His yakking is incessant. Just the other night I was awakened by his calling, me too.me too.me too." What on earth could be happening? The moonlit yard showed no signs of activity. Houses" more
By HERB WEISS With the dust settling after the adjournment of the 2019 legislative session on June 30, 2019, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo halfheartedly signed the state's 2020 fiscal year $9.9 billion budget into law. The newly enacted budget more
The next chapter in the ongoing saga between the City of Warwick and the Warwick School Department is being written, and it will be very interesting to see how this one plays out. The Warwick City Council has firmly and effectively placed considerable more
By MORRIS M. BOCHNER As a retired director of facilities and transportation, I get frustrated to hear of buildings in deplorable structural and visual repair in Providence. These concerns, which did not happen all at once, are a product of neglect due to more
To the Editor: On July 3 I returned home from work to a nice surprise: American flags on my neighbors' lawns and on my own. I saw online John Morgan of Slocum Realty donated the flags and the neighborhood children in Greenwood helped deliver them. This more
To the Editor: We would like to express our appreciation to Mayor Solomon and all those staff of the City of Warwick who are involved with planning and implementing the replacement of the playground at George B. Salter Memorial Grove. It is very more
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