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What it takes to be a techie

A Cox technician in Kansas finally provided me with the answer why I'm clueless when it comes to my cell phone, or to most technological things for that matter. I have last Wednesday's brief but severe storm to thank for that. There had been sporadic

Hateful journalism

Solomon has governed effectively

Voting for Picozzi

Why I’m supporting Kendra

Sports

By ALEX SPONSELLER The YMCA of Greater Providence recently retained Bridget Hayes as its Sports Program Director for local branches. Hayes has been with the Y since September and her focus has been primarily on reintroducing sports programs to the state

By ALEX SPONSELLER The defending Division III State Champion Pilgrim field hockey team has a new look this fall as it moves up to Division II and looks to claim another title. The Lady Pats return just four seniors from last year's title run, but have a
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim boys soccer team dropped a tough 3-1 loss to Smithfield in its season opener last week on the road. The Pats took an early 1-0 lead on a goal from Paolo Frias, assisted by Zach DeSilva. Smithfield's Matt Swain, however,
Sometimes I have too many thoughts and ideas to narrow into one column, this week especially. We are now in our third week of the return of high school sports, national sports are wrapping up except for the NFL, and there were a few other nuggets from
By ALEX SPONSELLER After reaching the championship game in 2018, the Toll Gate field hockey team would return to the postseason in 2019 despite having a young roster and dealing with multiple injuries in the starting core. Now, in 2020, the Lady Titans
Lifestyles

Song Birds rage at 2020 with two EPs

By ROB DUGUAY When it comes to putting out new music, 2020 has rewritten the handbook. The long-lost art of putting out a record and playing shows to sell it at the merch table is currently nonexistent thanks to COVID-19, and you can forget the idea of

The Warwick Showcase has filled its screens with a variety of Halloween movies

Just unbutton your pants

CCRI Players launch season with unique adaptation of ’80s classic ‘Fool for Love’

Lovecraft walking tour returns in Providence

Police/Crime
SEX WITH MINOR A New York man has pleaded guilty to charges of traveling to Rhode Island to engage in sexual activity with a 15-year-old boy. Caleb Brown, 24, entered the plea before Judge Mary McElroy in U.S. District Court on Oct. 5, according to the
Bob Lancia, endorsed Republican candidate for US Congress, Dist. 2, has been endorsed by The Cranston Police Union, Local 301, according to the endorsement forwarded by Michael Caramante, President IBPO 301. Caramante said Candidate Lancia has the
By JOHN HOWELL Betty, (that's not her real name because she asked to remain anonymous) considers herself old school when it comes to her finances. She handles her and her mother's business affairs, writing out as many as 30 checks monthly to cover
LARCENY Just before 1 a.m. on Sept. 17, Officer Zachary Black met with a woman at Warwick Police headquarters regarding a larceny complaint. The reporting party told Black that at approximately 5 p.m. on Sept. 16, she had been shopping at Kohl's on Bald
By BEACON STAFF A Warwick man who was charged in the nation's first Paycheck Protection Program fraud case has pleaded guilty to charges in federal court. David Andrew Butziger, 52, entered the plea on a charge of conspiracy to commit bank fraud before
Around R.I.

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.