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State Police Maj. Chris Dicomitis is facing retirement. It’s not by choice, as officers are required to retire after 25 years of service or when they reach 62. Dicomitis believes he’s the … more
Quincy was in Family Court on Thursday. He’s a big boy so his mom, Lisa Weinberg, keeps him on a short leash. He walked the corridor as if he didn’t have a care in the world, which … more
Eagles have had an impact on the Pawtuxet Rangers, or more accurately on the Rangers’ Armory on Remington Street in the village. Over the past four years, five Eagle Scout projects have … more
The students and faculty at Norwood Elementary School got a treat on Monday morning, as they welcomed Providence College Men’s Basketball Coach Ed Cooley for a visit. The coach initiated the … more
Lt. Gov. Dan McKee joined several state and local dignitaries and sponsors to kick off the 17th annual Operation Holiday Cheer at the Rhode Island National Guard Armory in Warwick on Tuesday … more
Standardized test scores that measure college readiness in mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) in Warwick have once again sparked a conversation about how student proficiency is gauged in the … more
Conimicut is open for business – literally. Wednesday Oct. 30 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. will mark the first annual Conimicut Village Downtown Open House event, where prospective small business owners … more
Creativity comes in many forms – and local residents might be surprised at the artistic work being done right next door or just around the corner in their community. The barriers between the … more
John Reckner may be known statewide as the creator of the annual Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo, but he has earned another affectionate moniker among his family and … more
In 1979 Linda Sullivan was looking for any place in the city of Warwick that could potentially serve as a part of a solution to an issue that most in the community didn’t even realize was a … more
The Gaspee Days Committee is working to keep its brand alive throughout the year, and its first-ever fall event on Oct. 12 is the first step to achieving that goal. The Gaspee Fall-Out — the … more
Warwick continues to lead the state in the sale of single-family home sales, albeit by a slim margin over Cranston and despite extensive news coverage in the past four months on the city’s … more
The Rhode Island Transit Authority has embarked on something it has never attempted – creation of a master plan that considers various modes of transportation and service to meet local community … more
Dining and revelry have long drawn visitors to Pawtuxet Village. That tradition continues today, with a range of restaurants part of the village’s thriving business community. On Tuesday, … more
The Gaspee Days Committee swore in its newest president on Sept. 12 as Ryan Giviens passed the torch to Gina Dooley during a ceremony at the Aspray Boathouse. State Rep. Joseph McNamara (D-Dist. … more
For the second consecutive year, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Little Pond … more
Aaron Meredith was just 18 years old when the first season of “Survivor” aired on CBS and cemented the reality genre as a hallmark staple of network television. Ever since, it has been a dream of … more
Lt. Matthew Maurachian of the Johnston Fire Department had just finished dropping off a patient at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when his eyes caught a TV in the … more
Public health officials are warning residents that the “buzz” around EEE and West Nile Virus is not simply being drummed up or exaggerated by widespread media coverage. “It’s definitely … more
Bobby Martorelli launched his landscape business, Martorelli Property Services, with a single lawnmower when he was a student at Vets High. It took many hours of work plus a number of odd jobs like … more
Ever since she home schooled her daughter, Brenda Boronski has been in the routine of getting up early to prepare for the day. That is a good thing. Around 4 a.m. on Aug. 6 last year, she was … more
Don Ryan knows how to make pizza, spinach pies, meatball grinders and a score of tasty delights. Many people know that and have been customers of Don’s Pizza on Warwick Avenue since it opened in … more
Is a proposed $1 billion, 20-year extension of the state’s casino gaming contract with IGT a good deal for the state that will save more than a thousand quality jobs, or a thinly-veiled subsidy … more
Atwood Greenhouses in Cranston was bustling on a recent Thursday as patrons enjoyed a bright, beautiful spring day. The sun illuminated the spectrum of colors lining the aisles, one of owner and … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The sunshine that poured through the windows of Warwick Country Club and caused the churning waters off Warwick Neck to twinkle on the first official day of spring was an ever-appropriate setting for Drea Kelly to share her message of triumph over fear, intimidation and violence. more
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