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Ward 5 City Councilman Ed Ladouceur has drafted an ordinance that he says if passed by the council could save the City millions of dollars a year on active municipal employee and retiree health … more
Mayor Frank Picozzi takes a close look at the helmet he was presented by Lt. Michael Carreiro, president of Warwick Firefighters Local 2748 during promotional ceremonies held last Wednesday at the … more
By ALEX MALM After serving eight years in the Army, Lisa Berry Barbosa thought she would be entitled to a veterans tax exemption in her town of Narragansett. She quickly learned that those who served during the Cold War weren't eligible to receive an more
Should the City of Warwick raise $15 million through a bond measure in order to purchase 459 acres of open space?  That's the question that the Warwick Land Trust hopes is on the ballot next … more
AT VETERANS MIDDLE SCHOOL: Teachers Kurt Keaney and Jamie Kilday made the school's Veterans Day observance part of a project based learning experience. In addition to playing a role in Tuesday morning's ceremony the students collected food and more
By JOHN HOWELL Brian DeLuca is in and out of the Warwick Country Club four days a week year round - even in the winter months when the club is closed. He heads for the kitchen and turns on the water. He's been doing it for about eight years. So, that more
Advocates for the state’s homeless carried life-size powder blue cutouts representing the men, women and children without shelter in the Ocean State. As Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee asked the … more
By JOHN HOWELL Go figure, Anna Giuliani, who just celebrated her 75th birthday, says it's the best job she's had. She doesn't get paid; of late she has spent a lot of time telling people where to find the restroom, and just last week she and her working more
Stacy Capone can throw a Halloween party. She did just that Sunday afternoon and soon had the police, the Fire Department and every elected official representing Greenwood, plus some, outside her home on Champans Avenue. Capone had expected that. After more
For weeks parents and school officials fretted over whether buses would run as scheduled or if there would be some type of work stoppage.  With a possible strike looming as early as Monday … more
By ALEX MALM When the Rhode Island Military Organization (RIMO) asked the United Service Organizations if they could open a military lounge in Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport a few years ago, the request was ultimately denied because they more
By JOHN HOWELL What does Foxwoods and bingo have to do with 60 veterans traveling to the Nation's Capital, visiting the monuments to World War II, the Korean and Vietnam Wars starting before 5 a.m. and returning after 11 p.m. on a rainy Saturday? The more
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