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Schools need resources, not simply more police

In considering whether or not a fledgling advocacy group calling for at least one armed police officer to be placed in every school in Rhode Island has real merit and is worthy of a $24 million …

Why not free school lunches, too?

In the mood for summer…only if

RI finally getting serious over housing

Charlie Hall


We are right in the thick of our spring sports playoffs and championships and it has been great theater to this point. We saw more champions crowned this past weekend in track, tennis and lacrosse …

“The Block Island Inshore Fishing Tournament doubled the number of participants with tackle shop partners last year and added a fly fishing shore and boat division,” said Capt. Chris …
The Toll Gate boys lacrosse team continued its impressive run this season and beat Burrillville 7-4 in the Division III Quarterfinals to clinch a spot in the semis against Smithfield. The …
The Pilgrim softball team beat Prout 16-9 to wrap up its regular season and clinch the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Division I postseason. Alyssa Twomey pitched four hitless and scoreless innings …
Pilgrim senior track jumper Dasani Stewart made her long-anticipated college commitment official this week, signing to compete with the Division I Bryant Bulldogs next season. The All-Stater is …

Trinity revives powerful “Sweeney Todd”

“The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” is back after many years at Trinity Rep, where it is given a powerful new production under the watchful eyes of director Curt Columbus. Columbus …

Law didn’t stop popular cockfighting in Warwick & environs

Music on the Hill’s Festival Finale

It’s not the 40s

June in years past

Police are believed to have shot  a man wanted for a triple shooting on Ligian Court in Johnston. Early Wednesday morning, Johnston Police secured the crime scene, just off Simmonsville …
Charlotte Lester still missing a year later On May 16, Warwick Police reminded city residents of the one-year anniversary of Charlotte Lester’s disappearance. Lester, 45, disappeared, …
Last weekend, the Warwick FOP Lodge 7 held a Police Memorial service. “On this date, for the last 54 years, the Warwick Police Department and Warwick FOP7 have honored all of our nation's …
UPDATED: Police shot and killed a man wanted for a triple shooting on Ligian Court in Johnston.
NO TRESPASS A Virginia man has been banned from a Target parking lot following a call to police. At 6:43 p.m., April 28, Warwick Police officer Jake R. Reddy responded to the Target parking …
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Summer prelude

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

DPW director to retire, cites need for a long-term plan

$5M for roads a start, says DPW director

Cedar Hill student wins Mini Meteorologist contest

RI ranked worst state for a road trip, but commerce data disagrees

Pet of the Week

Animal Talk Pet of the Week: Mona

Mona's loving owner passed away unexpectedly, and now she needs a new home. She's hoping you could be the one, and she's available in North Scituate today.