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By JOHN HOWELL It couldn't have been a more open invitation. The automatic doors at the Warwick Public Library were open wide Monday morning after being closed since mid-March because of the coronavirus. What's more, there was a welcoming party - more
By TARA MONASTESSE and LAURA WEICK Tuesday night's virtual Warwick School Committee meeting, like much of daily life for Warwick residents so far this spring, was centered around how to navigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as statewide reopening more
By LAURA WEICK Each year before she reads the children's book "e;Jubal's Wish"e; by Audrey Wood to her students, Tara Castro asks students what they would wish for. But this year's wishes were a bit different as classes moved online. "e;So many students more
By LAURA WEICK During Warwick's high school graduations last week, rapturous crowds were replaced by empty auditorium seats. Temperature checks at the door replaced lavish, grand entrances. And instead of shaking a principal's hand, graduates nodded or more
By JOHN HOWELL Frank Picozzi, a former School Committee chair and a man who has an active following on Facebook and social media, announced this week he is running as an independent for mayor. He has launched his bid for the city's highest elective more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Editor's note: This story combines news and announcements from Gov. Raimondo's Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday briefings. Rhode Islanders will be able to visit a pair of state beaches starting on Memorial Day, Gov. Gina Raimondo more
If anything, this pandemic has starkly defined how much we value and depend upon connecting with each other. We see it when visits to elderly friends and family are not recommended, and even impossible if they are in a nursing home or hospital. We see it more
By JOHN HOWELL With a proposed $323.5 million budget that gives schools an additional $2 million, but trims the budgets of almost every other department - some by more than 28 percent - Mayor Joseph J. Solomon yesterday released a spending package that more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A limited reopening of non-essential retail stores will begin if the current stay-at-home order is lifted on May 9, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced this week, while plans are also in the works to allow restaurants to start offering more
Joan Kershaw Swann worked for 49 years at Kent Hospital, most of that time as a nurse in the intensive care unit and then, when she had health problems, as the secretary for the unit. It is also where she died of COVID-19 on April 29. more
By JOHN HOWELL Toll Gate and Pilgrim High School grads will get to walk across the stage and receive their diplomas from their principals - not virtually, as many schools and colleges have planned, but for real and with members of their families in more
The Pawtuxet Village Farmers Market opened for another season Saturday, drawing a good turnout of masked shoppers looking for fresh greens, fish and just baked goodies. Some were also looking to meet up with Mo, who in the past two years has become more
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