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Not being that much older than some of the students in his CCD class, Father Robert Marciano had a good idea they might be partying and that could involve alcohol. His intuition was on the … more
Warwick Veterans Middle School welcomed  award-winning sports journalist Kate Fagan for “Life Instagrammed” on Wednesday - a talk on social media, perfectionism and mental health, … more
Mayor Frank Picozzi was fearful of running behind Saturday morning for the first ever winter festival rolling into Apponaug at 9 a.m. He arrived at City Hall shortly after 7:30 to discover the … more
In short, the relationship between the city and the airport has crash landed. Last week the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) released an Oct. 17-21, 2022 Federal Aviation … more
The board of commissioners offered outgoing Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) Executive Director Joseph Reposa a round of applause Friday on his last day on the job. Reposa held the Ocean State’s lone landfill’s top post in Johnston for more than six years. His annual salary was at least $245,000. He’ll also receive a $25,000 bonus on the way out the door (and stay on as a consultant). more
The secret is out: Representative David Bennett is really Santa and Senator Matthew LaMountain is his number one elf. The pair visited the Warwick Beacon office Saturday for … more
Noise will always be a source of complaints as long as planes – especially jets taking off and landing at late hours of the night or early in the morning - keep flying in and out of Rhode … more
The City Council got a snapshot of Warwick Schools Monday that covered scores, high performing schools, awards and recognitions, developments in technology, curriculum, building renovations and … more
The consensus among parents, crossing guards, Principal Frank Galligan and Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur is that Warwick Neck School drop off and pickups are safer now that the city has widened the … more
As the holiday season begins and children throughout Warwick make their wish lists, members of the Warwick City Council are looking to cross infrastructure projects throughout the city off of their … more
James Harrison’s story does not stir sympathy. The Johnston man was accused of peeping through a young neighbor’s window in May. The next morning he allegedly killed his mother and a … more
JOHNSTON, R.I. — As small local newspapers struggle with dwindling circulation and shrinking revenue, public officials unhappy with critical news stories are hitting where it hurts — yanking away their contracts to advertise legal notices. more
A team of American University masters degree students concluded that building two new Warwick high schools would increase housing values, decrease teacher and student absenteeism and would increase … more
How fast can you go?  It’s a question Bob Walker expects when asked about the electric bicycle he’s built and rides – except for rainy days when he take public … more
30,000 runners will participate in the upcoming 2022 Boston Marathon on April 18. Of those individuals, 133 Rhode Islanders will represent the state with seven Cranston residents and six from Warwick … more
In this video provided by Mayor Joseph J. Solomon at the Beacon's request, the mayor outlines why he is seeking a second term in office. more
Since they aren't walking door-to-door at this time, the Warwick Beacon has extended an invitation to the Warwick mayoral candidates to introduce themselves to the voters in a 5 to 6 minute video. … more
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