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Mayor Joseph Solomon announced Wednesday that the city's beaches will officially open on Saturday until Labor Day on a daily basis for the summer season, at no cost. City Park, Conimicut Point and Oakland Beach facilities will be open daily with more
By JOHN HOWELL -- One has a compelling story of making it on the street as a high school student and going on to build three businesses employing about 40 people, and the other has a background in law and government. Both have families, a love for more
The final results of the 2018 primary election in Warwick held on Sept. 12, 2018. more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Mayor Joseph Solomon wasn't elected to become mayor when Scott Avedisian resigned in May for a new job at RIPTA, but he's certainly hoping that the citizens of Warwick will choose to do so this fall. He will have to face a competitive more
By JOHN HOWELL Warwick is blue. True blue to the core - not even a hint of purple - for the first time since Charles Donovan was mayor in 1992. Backed by a party that didn't become locked in bloodletting primaries, Mayor Joseph Solomon, who was handed more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Documents delivered to the Beacon - initially left anonymously and later discovered to have been supplied by Republican mayoral candidate Sue Stenhouse - have indicated inconsistencies in statements made this July by Mayor Joseph Solomon more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The school year is more than a month old, and the real impact of the budgetary crisis besetting the city’s school department is becoming apparent in a most unfortunate way... more
By JOHN HOWELL In the first issue-related release of her campaign for mayor, Republican candidate Sue Stenhouse expressed her concern over funding of Warwick schools saying, I find it extremely disheartening that funding the city's educational system" more
By ETHAN HARTLEY A brand-new school committee majority will take office January, as all three seats up for grabs - including the one held by Terri Medeiros, the lone incumbent running in District 2 - were decided by narrow margins during Tuesday's more
Col. Steven McCartney had hoped for more from the $71 million spent to alleviate Apponaug Village traffic. The chief said last week he is “disappointed” with the performance of Apponaug … more
Twenty-one wind turbine blades, each 200 feet long, have arrived at the Port of Davisville from Germany and under the cover of darkness and when there is the least traffic will make their trip to Johnston over the next several days starting Monday. Each more
By ETHAN HARTLEY With much change occurring over the course of the past few months, an overview of where the school budget currently stands has become important to clarify. As of today's paper, the schools are staring at a $4.9 million deficit for their more
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