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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 prices,” said owner Catherine Fonesca (the titular Alice is her dog).  “In this business, you just have to go with the flow as prices bounce on eggs, meat, coffee – everything, really.” more
Rhode Island’s law enforcement leaders agree: Tyre Nichols should not be dead. more
Johnston’s healthcare sector is booming. Although construction is clogging one of the town’s central arteries, the temporary pain may be worth it down the road, according to local … more
Just how much study needs to be done for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation to move air cargo operations to an expanded $100 million facility south of the airport terminal? Warwick … more
Depending on what’s included in the calculation, Warwick firefighters may not have had the highest average wage of firefighters in Rhode Island in 2021. That’s the conclusion of City … more
Principal Danny Smith says many Warwick residents he meets are iffy on the location of Harold F. Scott Elementary School – until he happens to mention the sign. "Sometimes I just have to say … more
“Judge Jackie” is no longer on the bench. In Johnston, your robe may hang by a thread if your father holds the wrong sign on Primary Day. “I’ve got just one … more
It was six Christmases ago that Bryan Barette, music director at St Kevin Church, happened to overhear an altar server singing to herself in the sacristy. “I was looking for someone to … more
For local enthusiasts of the sport, Warwick's lack of pickleball courts is clearly a pretty big dill. “Questions started before I even began the job," says Bev Wiley, Warwick Parks and … more
It was a christening Friday as firefighters and city officials gathered in Station One for the blessing of twin E-One trucks that the city ordered more than a year ago. The pumpers with 780 gallon … more
For more than two hours last Wednesday there were a lot of barking dogs, competing videos and dueling experts before the Planning Board. When it was over, by a vote of 4-3 the board denied master … more
The Warwick City Council will be faced with accepting or rejecting a three-year agreement with firefighters that will cost taxpayers an additional $2.7 million over the life of the contract at a … more
According to Ed Bastia, the time for school choice is now. Bastia is a member of the Rhode Island Families for School Choice, a group that believes parents should have access to all forms of quality … more
Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced Thursday morning that a Johnston man has been found guilty in Providence County Superior Court of physically abusing his four-month-old son in … more
So, here are two questions that have caught the public’s attention in the past week: how much time should citizens be given to address the city council, or for that matter, how much time should … more
News that the Warwick Animal Shelter is housing 16 dogs taken from an “office size room” that reeked of feces on Dec. 27 had not been reported by Tuesday, but already shelter director Ann … more
Unanimously, the Warwick School Committee elected David Testa, pictured, as chair Tuesday evening. He succeeds Judith Cobden who chose not to seek reelection to the committee. Testa heads the … more
Stan Snyzyk has lived on Strawberry Field Road West, across from what is now long-term parking for Green Airport, since the early 1970s. He’s had a front porch seat to growth of the airport and … more
Infinity Fitness & Wellness is testament that a business can survive after being forced to shutdown for an extended period because of Covid and reopen even stronger. More accurately Jennifer … more
It’s a Friday afternoon in Warwick and Eric Halpern and his wife, Beverly, are seated side by side on their living room couch. It’s been four weeks since the two underwent surgery where … more
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