By ETHAN HARTLEY Rhode Island has the 8th worst drug problem in the country, according to a study recently published by financial research and analysis company WalletHub, which looked at data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The sun is out, and with many schools set to close for summer vacation this week it's the perfect time for families to start thinking about vacations of their own. Unfortunately, one study says people don't want to come to Rhode Island.
By ETHAN HARTLEY Duncan Robertson can tell you a lot in a half hour. Like most 6-year-olds, he has an active enthusiasm for most things he speaks about and has an unquenchable thirst for learning that even his dad Ben, a math teacher at Smithfield High
By JOHN HOWELL Richard Crenca brought a cigar to work last Tuesday. That's not something he usually does, but the director of public works had a meeting with the mayor and he had made up his mind - after 32 years of public service it was time to retire.
By JOHN HOWELL While $5 million is a lot of money, it is hardly more than a few drops in the bucket when it comes to addressing all of the city's road problems. As part of the upcoming budget the City Council, setting the condition of city roads as a
Mark. R. DeCiccio, a graduate of the Bishop Hendricken High School Class of 2003, has been appointed principal of the school. Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of the Diocese of Providence announced the appointment June 12. It was also announced that John
Text and photos By JOHN HOWELL Veterans Memorial Junior High School Principal David Tober was dunked at least 10 times Monday morning. He didn't mind it. In fact, he said it was refreshing. No wonder. With temperatures climbing into the high 80s, a
“Grandma” Gloria Walker, 90, threw first grade classes at John Wickes Elementary an “End of the Year Graduation into Second Grade party” on Monday. In a way it was also a goodbye …
By JOHN HOWELL -- It was a glorious burning, the best in years. But then, everything about this year's Gaspee Days was glorious...
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- The Warwick Police union (FOP Lodge No. 7) has indicated that about 37 police officers (more than 20 percent of the department's 172 uniformed officers) are considering retirement due to uncertainty regarding a new collective bargaining agreement.
By JOHN HOWELL Friday was the kind of day commencement planners, graduates and their families pray for: ideal weather. And surely, there had to be some prayers. But there were prayers, too, during Hendricken High School graduation ceremonies where 209
By JOHN HOWELL Joe Piscopio just sold the hotel that is the marquis for City Centre Warwick for $25 million. Now he plans to build another hotel behind it. The Hilton Garden Inn and the adjacent Iron Works Tavern built on the site of the R.I. Malleable
By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Dancing, family, friends and food - it doesn't get better than that for students of any age, or ability, as students from the Pathways program of the J. Arthur Trudeau Center experienced firsthand during its second annual Pathways Prom...