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Warwick Fire Chief James McLaughlin emphasized Wednesday that Warwick firefighters are trained to handle all sorts of emergencies whether rescues at sea, addressing an accident on heavily traveled Route 95 or getting an injured worker off a wind turbine. more
It strikes me that the election of Donald Trump to the presidency is emblematic of a much more complex issue than a Republican prevailing over a Democrat. One can ponder the reasons for his elevation and become perplexed as to what ulterior meaning to more
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The free ride at Warwick’s public beaches will be over next summer, as the Warwick City Council voted unanimously Monday night to reinstate fees to park at Oakland Beach, Conimicut and City Park. more
“Providence needs a tax revolt.” I first saw this statement on a sign on Smith Street years ago. It was erected on the property of a good businessman, who had spent almost two decades … more
To the Editor: As the expansion of TF Green Airport progresses, neighborhoods in Greenwood are disappearing. In a subculture of Greenwood known as The Birches, over 60 homes are being acquired in order to accommodate this project. With an ample number of more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The fate of whether or not municipal employees and teachers will have their contracts extended indefinitely until they reach terms for a new contract now lies solely in the hands of Governor Gina Raimondo, as the bill that originated in more
By JOHN HOWELL -- In August of 1999 when he accepted the job as city finance director, Ernest Zmyslinski imagined that he would stay at most no more than two years. Now, 18 years later, making him arguably the city's longest serving finance director, he is returning to assume the role of West Warwick town manager. more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick School Committee is ready to agree on a new mediated contract, which would end over two years of bitter disputes between the school administration and the Warwick Teachers' Union (WTU). However, the union maintained on more
By JOHN HOWELL -- It's almost ready after more than a decade of various proposals, public hearings and even a lawsuit initiated by the City Council. On Monday sometime around 10 p.m., the new runway extension at T.F. Green will be officially unveiled. more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Aaron Regunberg has been trying to create change in Rhode Island as a state representative for the past three years. Now the Democrat from Providence will look to continue this work in a different position - Lieutenant Governor of more
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