NEWS
EDITORIAL: A cautious approach to a murky new COVID chapter
We’ve seen this play out before, but there was real hope we might not go through it again. It’s disheartening – …
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Johnston mayor on Amazon distribution center: 'Project Schooner' offers town ‘financial stability for the next 20 years’
Will developers build an Amazon in the jungles of Johnston? The timeline has yet to be settled, but Johnston’s mayor expects …
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Will masks make the grade this school year?
Reversing a decision made just two months ago, the CDC recommended Tuesday that both unvaccinated and vaccinated people should return …
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Police Log 07-29-2021
DUI Shortly after 2 a.m. on July 17, Officer Evan Brown received a report from dispatch that a Toyota Corolla traveling on …
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Council to reconsider solar ordinance Aug. 16
Those favoring, those opposed and those who agree with some but not all of an ordinance that would give the city the tools to regulate …
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Increasing number of Rhode Islanders diagnosed with Legionnaire's Disease
Rhode Island health officials have announced a 300 percent increase in reported cases of Legionnaire’s Disease (LD) in the …
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Former Beacon intern wins $60,000 RIPBS journalism scholarship
Tara Monastesse of Warwick has been selected to receive a Rhode Island PBS Scholarship for high school seniors or college students …
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Oakland Beach food truck night
Ocean State Food Truck Festivals is sponsoring the inaugural food truck night at Oakland Beach Thursday, July 29 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. …
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Jump right in
More than 18 months after it closed and having undergone $150,000 of deferred maintenance and repairs, McDermott Pool reopened Monday …
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Young chefs have recipe to cook up wishes
Even though he was just four years old, Blake Costa loved his family, cooking, and bringing people together. “He just loved …
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Camped out
The first of three one-week Youth Leadership Camps sponsored by Warwick Police got under way this week with a series of activities …
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Cornerstone's Kim Morris retires after 35 years
Thirty-five years ago, Roberta Merkle was looking to hire a case manager for the Warwick Central Geriatric Day Care Center based at …
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