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By ETHAN HARTLEY As reported in a related school budget story in today's Beacon, the city of Warwick and the Warwick School Committee have committed to work together to conquer the $4.9 million school budget deficit that has plagued the system since last more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The City of Warwick and the Warwick School Department has avoided resorting to what seemed to be, just a short time ago, certain litigation over the school's $4.9 million budgetary gap, agreeing to enter mediation and, if necessary, more
By JOHN HOWELL After 42 years of calling the former Kentish Guards armory in Apponaug home, the Warwick Museum and now the Warwick Center of the Arts may be forced to find new digs. Last Wednesday, as he joined Rocky Point aficionado Sean McCarthy to more
By JOHN HOWELL The wet sock arrived at Sandy Lane yesterday morning in a refrigerated truck. The baby blue felt sock, 140 feet long and 24 inches in diameter, was neatly folded in the back of the truck. It reeked. Zack Scott, foreman for Green Mountain more
By JOHN HOWELL The first step to rebuilding Woodbury Union Church, which burned on Thanksgiving eve, could come this week as Bowerman Associates of Providence starts sorting through the rubble in preparation for demolishing what remains of the building. more
You should plan ahead to avoid Sandy Lane if possible starting this upcoming Monday. Construction on sewer work will begin again and last approximately one week, causing a significant detour. More info inside. more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Looking ahead to supplying the industries of the future with young talent, billion-dollar technological services and consulting company Infosys announced Tuesday the launch of a partnership with the Community College of Rhode Island to more
This is part one of a series chronicling Ethan Hartley and his progress towards participating in Mentor Rhode Island’s “Dancing with the Stars” fundraising event on May 2 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet... more
By JOHN HOWELL Richard Corrente will no longer be standing at various corners throughout the city waving to passing motorists. He may be waving, as he is friendly, but he won't be doing it to win votes. In a phone call Tuesday evening, Corrente declared more
Through one of his spokeswomen, Mayor Joseph Solomon confirmed Wednesday that Acting Fire Chief Marcel Fontenault has submitted his letter of retirement. No additional information, such as when Fontenault submitted the letter, when he would leave or who more
By JOHN HOWELL With projections that airport passenger traffic and operations will continue to grow, the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) gave the green light last week for development of a new 20-year master plan. Besides, the FAA requires the more
By ETHAN HARTLEY A labor bill introduced by the Rhode Island House of Representatives is already poised to become one of the hot button issues of the new legislative session, as the proposed bill, H5260, would expand the reach of binding arbitration in more
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