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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has a full slate of projects planned that will impact Warwick roads, bridges, the airport and even the station in the year ahead and beyond. … more
The water’s still waist deep and starting to freeze along Belfield Drive, cutting 10 Johnston homes — and around 30 residents — off from civilization, emergency services, fuel and … more
Col. Bradford Connor had a full plate Friday. He had to finalize remarks for that night’s event; pick up plaques that would be presented and check on the seating plan for nearly 90 people … more
Early on the morning of Wednesday, January 10, Rhode Island was hit with its second significant flooding event in less than a month. This came just days after President Biden made FEMA assistance … more
Early Monday, hundreds of Rhode Islanders navigated a frozen Rhodes on the Pawtuxet parking lot for a breakfast honoring the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., as well as eleven Rhode Island students … more
A rainstorm early Wednesday morning brought significant flooding to Warwick for the second time in less than a month. Nearly 4 inches of rain fell between Tuesday, January 9 and Wednesday, … more
By ADAM ZANGARI Mayor Frank Picozzi is looking to turn the tables on the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) following the corporation’s action ending $500,000 in Payment In Lieu Of … more
On Nov. 16, the Rhode Island Airport Corporation renewed a three-year agreement valued at $575,791 annually with president and CEO Iftikhar Ahmad, making him one of the highest-paid state employees, yet a far cry from URI men's basketball coach Ryan "Archie" Miller, who is paid $1,405,000.05 according to a Channel 12 report Under the agreement approved by the board … more
While it started off as rain and slush Sunday, the temperature dropped and the snow came down in earnest later that afternoon making for ideal sledding conditions Monday at the former Gorton Junior … more
In a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Warwick School Committee saw a quiet but dramatic shakeup in leadership, as Shaun Galligan replaced David Testa as School Committee Chair. Galligan  was backed by … more
The Central Landfill wants the Johnston Sun Rise to pay $900, in advance, to search for documents that may (or may not) exist, detailing the past business relationship between Rhode Island Resource … more
Johnston has the lowest-paid mayor in the Ocean State. Should the town’s next mayor get a $50,000 raise, from the current $75,000 annual salary to at least $125,000, as several members of … more
As the Johnston Sun Rise went to the printers Wednesday morning, Johnston’s emergency management officials had barely finished celebrating good news from the federal government when a fresh … more
Twelve hours after ringing in the New Year, thousands were wringing water from their ears after jumping into the ocean for the Polar Plunge at Easton’s Beach in Newport. The annual event, … more
In a twist of developments and without any indication that it might happen, Mayor Frank Picozzi received Tuesday a proposed agreement from the Rhode Island Airport Corporation to build and make … more
The surf is always up when you leave Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport and get on the connector to Route 95. The rolling wave display, created by vertical blue pipes of varying … more
New Year ’s Day arrived as a whisper. The still waters of the Providence River reflected gray clouds. The Fields Point giant wind turbines stood tall, their blades frozen. The Edgewood … more
The ex-boss at the Central Landfill has taken over as CEO of J.R. Vinagro Corporation, following his resignation last month. And his new employer, Vinagro Corp. has now taken over road and bridge … more
This past year has been marked with some major milestones in the rehabilitation of schools - namely, the reopening of Sherman Elementary School, the creation of “innovative spaces” at … more
Having served as the District 1 member to the Warwick School Committee for a year, Shaun Galligan confirmed Tuesday night he is actively campaigning to become committee chair at the first meeting of … more
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