By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The administrators of the Warwick School Department and the members of the Warwick School Committee adjourned their meeting at Warwick Veterans Middle School on Tuesday evening without a balanced budget for FY19.
By JOHN HOWELL -- It's not difficult to imagine a new life for the sprawling Pontiac Mills any more. Walls now divide the open floors where textile machines once hummed and immigrant workers, first from Sweden and later Ireland, put in 12-hour days to...
Vincent Ferla readily admits he is not a politician, but he also believes that this may be a good thing should he become the new mayor of Warwick, a city he has called home his whole life. “I …
By PEDER SCHAEFER T.F. Green is growing rapidly, with new flights, airlines and a longer runway, but that progress may falter if a growing nationwide pilot shortage touches down in Rhode Island. It's basically a situation where a pilot is looking at a"
By JOHN HOWELL Before writing a check, Mayor Joseph Solomon said Tuesday he wants to ensure the money is in the account even though it could mean two positions - a janitor at the Warwick Public Library and the city nurse - will go unfulfilled for an
By MARGARET TAYLOR -- Each morning, the bright yellow safety vests come out, and a teenaged trash crew head out from the City Garage to clean three city beaches.
By MARGARET TAYLOR Students at Toll Gate High School may be taking some time off for the summer, but that doesn't mean they have stopped noticing what is happening on school grounds. Leah Prak, a rising senior reported to the Beacon Monday that students,
It's a beach tradition Motorheads know where they can find companionship on summer Tuesday evenings - Oakland Beach Commons, of course, where bay breezes are refreshing and the DJ spins the oldies. The late Kevin Oliver started the Tuesday cruise nights
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick School Department will be unable to pass a balanced budget, as required by state law, according to the official updated budget report prepared in advance of tonight's meeting of the Warwick School Committee. The revelation
By JOHN HOWELL Director of the Warwick Sewer Authority Janine Burke-Wells has taken on a new role in the wake of the construction of Governor Francis Farms sewers. Not by choice, but she's become the perceived head of the city's rat patrol. Burke-Wells
By ETHAN HARTLEY Even if you've never met Richard Corrente, there's a better than good chance that you've seen him around Warwick at least once or twice. The mortgage broker known for waving to commuters along main arteries in the city and his rallying
By PEDER SCHAEFER Last week's Fourth of July parades, fireworks and marches, while festive, are not the only way to show thanks to our country and our veterans. Terri Hewood, a Warwick native, shows her appreciation by making quilts for veterans, as part
By JOHN HOWELL -- You can't buy tickets on Moxy Airlines. Well, not yet anyway, because the airline isn't up and running. However, might T.F. Green play a major role in making this dream a reality?