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The “crispiest friskiest fries in town” may be a little easier to sample if Johnston changes local laws governing mobile food trucks. Town Council held its first reading of an amended … more
The last rental riders left their pair of electric bikes under a Hartford Avenue business sign days ago. By Tuesday afternoon, the bikes had fallen over. Town Council has taken aim at bulky … more
What now? That is the question that haunts Pawtuxet residents who want to see 15 acres wedged between the river and Post Road left as open space and its owners who the Planning Board granted … more
The findings of a recent study showing fewer new homes were built in Rhode Island last year than any other state is consistent with what happened in Warwick. However, looking ahead and taking into … more
Reports that a swan had been shot on Gaspee Point ruffled feathers among bird lovers last week, but an investigation by the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) concludes that the bird was … more
Anxious over the prospect of cost overruns and the possibility that the $350 million approved by voters to build new Pilgrim and Toll Gate High Schools could be short of what’s needed, Mayor … more
Kindergartner Layla Nappa was one chocolate chip short of filling the 10 squares on the grid in front of her. “I need one more,” she said looking up at her teacher, Milissa … more
The way John Gibbons looks at it, any event where a score is kept is a sporting event. That includes the game of bridge where the greatest physical exertion may amount to shuffling cards and pushing … more
The alarms went off on December 18, 2018. There was a leak in the Warwick water system, not just a dipping faucet or a broken fire hydrant spilling hundreds of gallons into the street. This was much … more
Write an essay comparing the economic policies of India and China during the late Cold War. Create a code for a computer program to track my appointments. Compose a romantic musical comedy set … more
Here are the bullet points: In November Warwick voters approved $350 million to build two new high schools. Warwick school officials are anxious to get started. City council members are … more
Three hardy, or foolhardy depending on how you look at it, souls braved the temperature and the wind to watch the sun rise Saturday from the sand bar at Conimicut Point Park. The weather station at … more
The City of Cranston’s five-member Probate Judge Advisory Commission (PJAC) interviewed three candidates and voted 4-1 to recommend reappointing George M. Cappello. The City Council, … more
On Wednesday, Harold “Swede” Nelson celebrated his 93rd birthday, which in itself is a milestone made all the more hard to believe by his boyish looks and engaging conversation. He marked … more
Rules of the Warwick Democratic City Committee are pretty straight forward: It takes 21 of the 81 members to establish a quorum. Yet while the rules are straight forward, it hasn’t been easy … more
It’s Friday afternoon at Pilgrim High School. Students are sprawled on the floor of Lisa Tamburini’s classroom and a National Guardsman is talking freshmen through applying tourniquets to … more
You can still get anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant — but you might pay a slight upcharge for eggs. "This is the first time in quite a while that we’ve had to raise menu … more
From the perspective of City Solicitor Michael Ursillo who played a major role in negotiations, the firefighters’ contract approved on an 8-1 vote by the City Council Monday night is the first … more
Driving through Johnston, Art Dunn looked left to the breakdown lane and his gaze met the animal’s dead eyes. It was a bobcat, freshly killed by a passing vehicle; intact and mostly … more
In 1935, Giuseppe Baffoni founded a chicken farm in the heart of Johnston, and 88 years later his great grandson’s still tending the flock. Adam Baffoni walked out his farm store and down … more
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