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With allegations swirling that Warwick firefighters are “gaming” unused sick time to get more pay than they deserve, the Warwick Firefighters Union has hired an independent accountant to review … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Monday will mark a significant next chapter in the ongoing budgetary crisis being experienced by the Warwick School Department, as they will present to the City Council findings of their programmatic audit finalized in August... more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Originally scheduled to appear before the Warwick City Council during their Wednesday night meeting, the Warwick School Committee has requested that the appearance occur during the council's meeting on Sept. 5 instead in order to more
By JOHN HOWELL With Greenwood School as a backdrop and joined by the president of the Warwick Council PTA and superintendent of schools, Mayor Joseph Solomon urged Tuesday passage of the city $40 million school bond on the Nov. 6 ballot. It is our" more
By JOHN HOWELL There were concerns but no major objections as a handful of Lakewood residents gathered at the Warwick Firefighters Association hall on Warwick Avenue to review a Dollar Tree store proposed for a nearly one-acre lot diagonally across the more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Over the summer, the Warwick School Department projected a deficit for the first time in Anthony Ferrucci's seven-year tenure as finance director. However, documents sent ahead of a special school committee meeting to be held this more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The holiday season brought no tidings of joy for three Warwick restaurants, as all three announced via their Facebook pages over the weekend that they would be closing their doors soon or effective as of this week. The Remington House more
By PEDER SCHAEFER Devastating. Horrible. Crazy. Heartbroken. That's the way mentors for Mentor Rhode Island responded after hearing the Warwick School Committee cut all funding for the mentorship program, which pairs mentors and mentees across Warwick's more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The Warwick Beacon has organized, with the help of the school department, a school committee forum to provide a chance for the public to gain insight into what candidates from each district have to offer... more
By ETHAN HARTLEY A hearing scheduled for last night's City Council meeting in which the Warwick School Department would have presented its results from a third-party audit that analyzed its fiscal and programmatic practices was postponed in light of more
Now that the dust has settled on the 2018 election, it is time to evaluate where Warwick is at in terms of its elected representatives and how that bodes for the coming months and years. Though not exactly a shock, every partisan elected position in more
By JOHN HOWELL The School Committee's action to cut $6.6 million from its budget including the loss of 25 jobs, elimination for funding for the mentor program and possible charging of $1 a day for school bus rides is sending shock waves through the more
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