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Gov. McKee makes vaccine pitch in Johnston
Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee, along with Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos made the trip to Johnston High School to provide the state with its …
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Now, Amazon’s a done deal in Johnston
Johnston has a new biggest taxpayer. The Johnston Town Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to approve a Tax Stabilization …
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20 years ago remembered as clearly as yesterday
Twenty years ago, when American Flight 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, Gregory Charette was sitting in a dentist …
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Bayside sewers a go, so why tonight's meeting?
Those who know the neighborhood forecast a large turnout of mostly objectors as the Warwick Sewer Authority conducts a public hearing …
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Revision in recycling policy aimed at improving collections
Expect to see fewer green and blue recycling bins at street side as part of the city’s effort to deal with an aging fleet of …
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Teacher of year ready for anything
With her family in attendance Holliman Elementary School kindergarten teacher Jessica Bonneau was recognized as teacher of the year …
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Rhode Island's average gas price is the same as last week, averaging $3.07 per gallon. Monday's price is 1 cent higher than a month ago, and 92 cents higher than September 14, 2020. Rhode Island's average gas price is 10 cents lower than the national
At the mayor's request, the City Council is not expected to consider an amended solar ordinance when it meets Monday. City Council President Steve McAllister said Wednesday he would move to hold the ordinance until the second meeting in October so as to
Rhodes on the Pawtuxet Harvest Festival On Sunday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 .m., Rhodes on the Pawtuxet will host the 2021 Harvest Festival. The event will feature local artisans and vendors, live music, kids activities, Penny Socials, raffles,

The Dust Ruffles' 'Innocent Filth EP' worth the wait

By ROB DUGUAY Typically, when it comes to making anything, the more time it takes the better the result. It's usually noticeable when something is hastily created versus being done deliberately. For the Providence pop rock trio The Dust Ruffles, this is

At the Warwick Showcase

At the Warwick Showcase THE CARD COUNTER **** (Surreal, eclectic and downright bizarre) Three movies opened at the Showcase last weekend. One is another monster movie. The second is a faith-based movie. We chose the third, a surreal, eclectic, downright

VFW Post to be dedicated in memory of Sgt. Adam DeCiccio

VFW Post to be dedicated in memory of Sgt. Adam DeCiccio The public is invited to attend the rededication of the VFW Post 272 on West Shore Road in the heart of Conimicut as the Sgt. Adam S. DeCiccio Warwick Memorial Post 272 this Saturday at 1 p.m.

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The apples are fat and ready for plucking. The vendors are stocked and ready for selling. Are you hungry and ready for stuffing? The annual harvest season has arrived. And with the end of …

Leonard P. Beaumier
Leonard P. Beaumier, 76, the former owner and operator of Len’s Autobody passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at home surrounded …
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Mary F. Gustafson
Mary F. Gustafson, 88, passed away Monday, September 6, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late Nils “Gus” Gustafson. Born in …
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Ruth J. Couchon
Ruth J. Couchon, 69, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late William L. …
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Joyce M. Morris
Joyce M. Morris, born March 24, 1940, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2021 at Greenwood Center, Warwick, RI. Born in Waterbury, …
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Dorothy Ali Thoreson
Dorothy Ali Thoreson, 90, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late William J. Thoreson. Born in …
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Leonard P. Beaumier
Leonard P. Beaumier, 76, the former owner and operator of Len’s Autobody passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 at home surrounded …
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To the Editor: I was extremely disappointed to learn recently that the City Council (and the mayor?) has decided not to allow public participation in Council meetings via Zoom anymore. I naively believed that our public officials would welcome public

Animals make for some of the best of stories. I wasn't thinking of that Sunday morning. I checked the kitchen clock. It was after 6 and not too early to visit Bill and Irene Donahay, who live in Cole Farm. Usually I arrive via the bay once or twice a
To the Editor, This September my wife and I will be celebrating our 60th wedding anniversary. Our long lasting marriage was enriched from the beginning by receiving the Sacrament of Matrimony. Sincere love, trust, charity, and sharing a common faith are
Early Notice and Public Review

of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain September 16, 2021 To:  RIDEM, FEMA, RIEMA, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Coastal Resource Management Council, US Army Corp. of Engineers, …

Pats cruise past Spartans
The Pilgrim girls tennis team is off to a strong start this fall and rolled to a 5-1 win over visiting Scituate last week. Mia …
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Titans moving up
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Toll Gate football team is getting ready to kick off its regular season against Johnston this week, and looks …
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Lady Titans fall to Johnston
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Johnston volleyball team rolled past visiting Toll Gate in three sets last week to bounce back from a tough …
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Lady Pats eyeing deep run in 2021
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim girls soccer team was one of the biggest surprises last fall when it reached the state championship …
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Pats, Titans ready to make noise
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim and Toll Gate boys soccer teams kicked off their seasons this week and squared off last week in the …
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Comeback win
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim football team pulled off a 28-27 comeback victory over visiting East Greenwich in the teams’ …
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Star Students

Pilgrim High School has posted honors for the 4th quarter. The following students have earned honors: FRESHMAN HIGH HONORS: Avery Adams, Ariana Ayriyan, Ryan Kenneth Barlow, Nicole E. Blanton, Madison Lynn Boscia, Braxton Logan Bragg, Dante Antonio

The following students have earned 4th quarter honors at Toll Gate High School: Grade 9 High Honors: Andrew Agostinelli, Robert Allen, Sydney Amaral, Jessalyn Andreozzi, Bruce Angelini, Adeline Areson, Francesca Beagan, Serene Blanchette, Jordan
Magna cum laude graduate Katherine Baxter graduated on Sunday, June 13, from Saint Raphael Academy in Pawtucket. The graduation was held at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, with Bishop Robert C. Evans presiding. Katherine is a member of the RI
The following Warwick Veterans Memorial Middle School students have earned honors for the quarter: High Honors Grade 06 Ethan Alves, Maryam Atif, Jack Bannon, Riley Barker, Oriana Blanco, Mackenna Buffery, Myles Butler, Bryan Carreiro, Andy Castillo

Animal Talk - Valerie

When you look into Valerie's eyes all you see is love! She and her three sisters are all available for adoption at EGAPL The Heart of RI Animal Rescue League. They are five month old mixed breed …

Construction wave

By JOHN HOWELL Warwick is on the verge of a building boom. Consider all that is on the drawing boards: a warehouse covering 11 acres; a 122-room hotel that when completed will give the city 17 hotels with more than 2,200 rooms; multiple housing

2 men charged in violent robbery spree, standoff

Casting call for 'Hocus Pocus 2'

Warwick Beacon Facebook

Radio Beacon is a podcast from Beacon Communications run by Dan Kittredge (Cranston Herald), Jacob Marrocco (Johnston Sun Rise), John Howell (Warwick Beacon) and Alex Sponseller (Beacon …

John Donegan, the Ward 3 member of the Cranston City Council and leader of the Democratic caucus, joins Dan to discuss the city’s budget review, ordinances he’s working on, the panhandling case settlement, the fortunes of the Yankees and Knicks, and more.