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Gaspee team takes oath The Gaspee Days Committee installation ceremonies were held Thursday evening at the Aspray Boathouse in Pawtuxet, with Cranston Mayor Allan Fung giving remarks and state Rep. Joseph McNamara administering the oath of office. more
From those who knew him, Corey M. Sanville, 22, would have loved the parade Sunday in his memory. More than 100 cars started gathering at Rocky Point about 11. Michele Ciociola and a group of volunteers who handed out balloons and colored markers for more
By LAURA WEICK Mayor Joseph Solomon announced plans for "e;the Oakland Beach Resiliency Initiative"e; to combat climate change and improve water quality on Tuesday morning. The $565,000 project will add a vegetated coastal buffer on the Oakland Beach on more
By ALEX SPONSELLER New England Frozen Lemonade secured the third seed in the Rhode Island 19-20 Elite League last week and is poised to make a run at a title this weekend. NEFL entered the season as one of the top clubs in the new, one-off league, and more
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
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