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“If I could have my way, we’d just ban the things and be done with it.” So says Warwick School Committee Chairman David Testa, although he admits trying to control student usage … more
The Warwick Water Division is looking to get the lead out….all the lead by the fall of 2024. Division director Terry DiPetrillo said Monday the plan is to seek bids to replace 157 interior … more
When Warwick Police headquarters opened in 1976 it was a state of the art facility with a wide corridor with a receptionist, and connecting to prosecution, records department, dispatch, community … more
After hours of hearings over the future of 15 acres on the banks of the Pawtuxet River, Warwick City Planner Tom Kravitz has finally gotten the two sides to agree on something – to both … more
Ronald Pelletier sniffed the corned beef flavored air. He was thirsty. A woman leaned over his left shoulder and asked, “You gonna have beer or wine today?” “I’m gonna … more
Like other patients in the newest “wing” at Kent Hospital, Gwendolyn Zangari’s room has all the comforts of home.  It should: it is her home. “I can be with my own … more
When House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi announced a 14-bill package of housing legislation Thursday he knew better than most in the crowded House Lounge where he was going to get the biggest pushback … more
There was a lot of heavy metal at Bryant University Sunday at the 40th annual Rhode Island Academic Decathlon. It was the kind of music high school students love. This was not ear drum splitting … more
So, you’re stuck in that long line of cars headed south inching toward Hoxsie Four Corners soon after classes let out at Pilgrim High School. You’re cursing yourself for not having come … more
Bishop Hendricken High School may have just signed their highest profile athlete ever, but fans shouldn’t expect to see the green and gold jersey reading “HENNING #9” on the field any time soon - unless, perhaps, the football team tries for a “Hail Mary”… more
“It’s a free pass.” K. Joseph Shekarchi was talking about the appeal of running for the First Congressional District seat now that David Cicilline has announced he will step down … more
The Warwick Sewer Authority is between a rock and a hard place. It is ready to move ahead with the repair of 2.5 miles of pipeline providing service to thousands of residents, in fact the temporary … more
They crawl under your vehicle and hack away at its tender underbelly. Then they sell the severed parts. It’s a good living if you don’t get caught. And most catalytic converter thieves … more
Dr. Mery Deeb is 26. As a student at Brown she is doing her residency program at Kent Hospital. Her heart is heavy for her fellow Syrians who have lived through 12 years of war and now have lost … more
It’s not everyday that someone from a casting company reaches out to you on social media looking for chefs to compete in a new cooking show. So, when a message just like this first slid into … more
Rhode Island’s senior congressman will be getting a raise. Though to get the paycheck, he’ll be giving up his seat representing Rhode Island’s First Congressional District. As of … more
What was touted as model legislation resulting from the cooperative efforts of property owners and the City Council could well end up in a court battle before it becomes law. The City Council gave … more
In the wake of two fights believed to have been hyped on social media posts, Veterans Memorial Middle School Principal Joe Coffey told parents there is zero tolerance on fighting, adding” more … more
A lot has happened in two decades, yet the memories and, yes, the pain is as fresh as yesterday for those who lost loved ones in The Station nightclub fire on Feb. 20, 2003. With tears streaming … more
Cranston Police have made two arrests in a school vandalism case — a Johnston man and a Cranston minor. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael J. Winquist announced the … more
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