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By ARDEN BASTIA Paul Salera, president and CEO of Westbay Community Action, has witnessed firsthand how the pandemic impacted families, whether it was a parent who lost their job or a child struggling with distance learning. Starting July 15, the Child more
SEX OFFENDER SENTENCED A 45-year-old Warwick man who befriended a 15-year-old Michigan girl online before transporting her to Rhode Island for sex has been sentenced to more than 11 years in federal prison, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. more
By JOHN HOWELL Faced with arguments that a proposed ordinance to regulate solar panels could boomerang, resulting in their uncontrolled proliferation in residential areas with the loss of trees, along with fears the law could be legally challenged, the more
The days of public Zoom and teleconferencing meetings is coming to an end, although the city will continue to live stream meetings. In a notice issued Wednesday to the city, Stacy DiCola, associate director of public information with the Secretary of more
By ARDEN BASTIA New exhibit at WCFA Altered Paper, Prints, & Books, a new exhibit, is open now through July 24 at the Warwick Center for the Arts at 3259 Post Road. This exhibit features works on paper, in two or three dimensions, with an emphasis on more
That ice cream goodness The management at Sparrows Point II treated residents Friday to an ice cream social that Pat Waldeck described as a "great thing to have on a very humid day." She said the event was greatly appreciated, naming property manager more
Boaters know Jeff Jeff English, who only recently retired from running the Warwick Cove Marina fuel dock for 27 years, was in for a surprise last Thursday during a ceremonial ribbon cutting at Fairwinds Marina in Oakland Beach. Joe McGrady, who bought more
By ARDEN BASTIA It was the early 1990s and Niles Madsen needed a career change. He was in his mid-forties, and working as an insurance claims examiner with Blue Cross in Maryland. "We were in a company-wide meeting one day when the boss told everyone more
Ready to jump in? Pull out your bathing suit, find those goggles, and start practicing your dives because McDermott Pool will be open and ready for swimmers starting Monday, July 26. The grand reopening will be held at 9 a.m. Mayor Frank Picozzi and more
By JOHN HOWELL What legislation didn't pass is as important as what was enacted, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi told members of the Warwick Rotary Club Thursday. Legislators did not approve the so-called "tax the rich" plan or a sugar tax on drinks more
Leading the pledge There was a story to why Arielle Luong, clutching a teddy bear in fatigues, led the City Council in the Pledge of Allegiance Monday night. When City Council President Steve McAllister learned Police Chief Brad Connor and Fire Chief more
Bayside dance? While it might appear as a courtship dance, Dave Chartier who took this image of egrets at Arnold's Neck said it was a tussle over an apparently good fishing hole. As for the snapper he photographed earlier this year, he said she was on more
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