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By ADAM ZANGARI Mayor Frank Picozzi is looking to turn the tables on the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) following the corporation’s action ending $500,000 in Payment In Lieu Of … more
On Nov. 16, the Rhode Island Airport Corporation renewed a three-year agreement valued at $575,791 annually with president and CEO Iftikhar Ahmad, making him one of the highest-paid state employees, yet a far cry from URI men's basketball coach Ryan "Archie" Miller, who is paid $1,405,000.05 according to a Channel 12 report Under the agreement approved by the board … more
While it started off as rain and slush Sunday, the temperature dropped and the snow came down in earnest later that afternoon making for ideal sledding conditions Monday at the former Gorton Junior … more
Twelve hours after ringing in the New Year, thousands were wringing water from their ears after jumping into the ocean for the Polar Plunge at Easton’s Beach in Newport. The annual event, … more
In a twist of developments and without any indication that it might happen, Mayor Frank Picozzi received Tuesday a proposed agreement from the Rhode Island Airport Corporation to build and make … more
The surf is always up when you leave Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport and get on the connector to Route 95. The rolling wave display, created by vertical blue pipes of varying … more
The ex-boss at the Central Landfill has taken over as CEO of J.R. Vinagro Corporation, following his resignation last month. And his new employer, Vinagro Corp. has now taken over road and bridge … more
The Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives set his eyes on the biscuits slathered in sausage gravy across the table. “There’s no more … gravy train coming from … more
The New Year’s Eve forecast of above freezing temperatures, light winds and a 20 percent  chance of rain promises for a great early evening of  fireworks at Rocky Point Park. The … more
The Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives set his eyes on the biscuits slathered in sausage gravy across the table. “There’s no more … gravy train coming from the federal government,” said state Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi more
As they handed out Christmas gifts to those in need last week, Westbay Community Action received one of their own – $20,000 – from an avid golfer. Westbay President and CEO Paul … more
Not being that much older than some of the students in his CCD class, Father Robert Marciano had a good idea they might be partying and that could involve alcohol. His intuition was on the … more
Warwick Veterans Middle School welcomed  award-winning sports journalist Kate Fagan for “Life Instagrammed” on Wednesday - a talk on social media, perfectionism and mental health, … more
Mayor Frank Picozzi was fearful of running behind Saturday morning for the first ever winter festival rolling into Apponaug at 9 a.m. He arrived at City Hall shortly after 7:30 to discover the … more
The secret is out: Representative David Bennett is really Santa and Senator Matthew LaMountain is his number one elf. The pair visited the Warwick Beacon office Saturday for … more
The City Council got a snapshot of Warwick Schools Monday that covered scores, high performing schools, awards and recognitions, developments in technology, curriculum, building renovations and … more
The consensus among parents, crossing guards, Principal Frank Galligan and Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur is that Warwick Neck School drop off and pickups are safer now that the city has widened the … more
As the holiday season begins and children throughout Warwick make their wish lists, members of the Warwick City Council are looking to cross infrastructure projects throughout the city off of their … more
When retired Warwick elementary school teacher and Warwick Rotary Club member Tom Sanford proposed a Thanksgiving morning turkey trot as a means of raising charitable funds, his plan was to team up … more
Two women, one who wouldn’t have lived to celebrate her second birthday and the other hours away from dying gave thanks for their lives last Tuesday and urged people to register as tissue and … more
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