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By ETHAN HARTLEY In the hopes of generating a more stable, accurate picture of the Warwick School Department's budget situation year to year, a new subcommittee of the Warwick School Committee and school finance director Tony Ferrucci will be hashing out more
By JOHN HOWELL Last spring, Mayor Joseph Solomon was singing the blues. He estimated that the city's unreserved fund balance - the rainy day fund - had melted to between $11-$14 million and that the city was facing a structural deficit going into the more
By PETE FONTAINE Preparation is a key word for the Cranston Greek Festival, which will open its 34th annual three-day stay Friday at 5 p.m. at the Church of the Annunciation's spacious grounds at 175 Oaklawn Ave. The focus on getting ready for the more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Aiming to cut down on classroom distractions, teachers and administrators within Warwick Schools will have two more tools on their side as the new school year gets rolling - one rooted in policy and the other in technology. During a more
By TARA MONASTESSE TPP Fitness, a gym that relocated from Pawtucket to the Airport Plaza in Warwick this summer, is taking a literal approach to fighting Parkinson's disease: by arming patrons with boxing gloves and challenging them to bring the thunder more
By JOHN HOWELL Bobby Martorelli launched his landscape business, Martorelli Property Services, with a single lawnmower when he was a student at Vets High. It took many hours of work plus a number of odd jobs like delivering pizzas to get to where he is more
By ETHAN HARTLEY For the first time in Warwick's history, faculty and staff from all four of the city's Catholic schools - Bishop Hendricken High School, St. Peter, St. Rose of Lima and St. Kevin - gathered at St. Benedict Church on Beach Avenue for a more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Warwick Public Schools has emerged from the darkness of a national nightmare into the promising light of hope - creating a new assistance program to help vulnerable members of the community afford school lunches when times get tough. more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Nancy Leonard took a step onto a portion of her back yard that used to be a clean, sandy beach leading out to the waters of the southern tip of Warwick Pond. Her foot sucked down into the mud. She walked out another 20 feet, now shin... more
By JOHN HOWELL When one of the two 30-inch water lines feeding the city's system ruptured in December, the first concern of Warwick Police was how it would disrupt morning commuters on Route 37 and Route 95. An advisory was sent to the news media and more
By ETHAN HARTLEY In the midst of a historically polarizing presidential administration, U.S. Marine Corps veteran and North Kingstown native Alexander McCoy has firmly chosen his side. McCoy is one of the founders of Common Defense, a civic engagement more
Speedy stop at Warwick Cove The gas dock at Warwick Cove Marina was humming Saturday afternoon, although the cause for all the commotion - about 50 ocean racers - didn't arrive until much later than expected. Stops elsewhere on the bay took longer than more
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