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How do red light cameras work? Municipalities set up red light cameras to enforce traffic light laws by catching drivers who violate them. Red light cameras work by snapping several pictures of … more
On average, Warwick police issue between 175 to 220 traffic citations a week for a range of offenses from running a red light, failure to wear a seat belt , failing to stop for a pedestrian in a … more
The prayers worked. Sister Daisy’s still healing but she’s back in her St. Rocco School classroom. “It’s a miracle,” said the nun and second-grade teacher. … more
Too little too late or better late than never? Four months later and at least two subsequent significant flood events since September’s soaking storms, the Federal Emergency Management … more
By WILL STEINFELD Rhode Islanders have been pummeled this season by storms, which have brought with them overflowing rivers and coastal inundation. The most recent of these storms, on January … more
Bill Facente smiles a lot. He’s easy to talk with and makes things seem everything is going to work out. It’s made him an effective economic and community development officer over … more
By JOHN HOWELL Finally on Friday, Mayor Frank Picozzi got what he has been asking for — a face-to-face meeting with Rhode Island Airport Corporation president and CEO Iftikar Ahmad. … more
A Johnston hauling company paid Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) more than $37 million since 2017, under the landfill’s former boss, according to financial data released … more
Come this June Anthony Albanese Sr. will have owned the former Hunter’s Garage at the gateway to Pawtuxet Village for five years. A lot has happened in this five years and a lot hasn’t … more
New elected School Committee Chair Shaun Galligan has begun to implement changes in his first week in the position. The changes, according to Galligan that range from new assignments for committee … more
After less than a month’s respite, Shawomet Avenue residents on Saturday once again faced a storm and tidal surge. The wind driven waves crested seawalls in Conimicut and lifted floating docks … more
With a second read, Mayor Frank Picozzi says the deal the Rhode Island Airport Corporation was prepared to give the city isn’t what he thought it was and would have Main Avenue and Post Road … more
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
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