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According to information provided by the school administration, almost 90 percent of Warwick's 897 teachers would make more than $79,000 - and some with longevity and coaching stipends more than $100,000 a year - under the contract more
The day following his selection as the man to rebuild passenger traffic to the levels they were in 2005, if not exceed them, Iftikhar Ahmad was quoting Socrates and sharing his personal quandary as to whether he should introduce a dog to more
GOTTA CATCH `EM ALL A driver playing Pok mon Go around Oakland Beach caught more than a Pikachu when he told officers he had vodka mixed drinks and I smoked a roach and it got my head all messed up" after being stopped for driving erratically." more
An iconic archway to the past and future has finally been restored to its full glory. For decades, the 60 foot tall Rocky Point Arch has stood as a proud sentinel overlooking Narragansett Bay. One of 11 General Foods Peace Through" more
It's official - Dave's Marketplace will open a new location in Cranston. The company formally announced the long-rumored plans this week. The new store at 550 Pontiac Ave. will be the chain's 10th in Rhode Island. Construction is more
DISORIENTED DRIVER A driver pulled over by a Warwick Police officer, who said she was certain she was in Johnston, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence. Officer Jeremy Smith was conducting a routine patrol on Warwick Avenue just more
The site of The Station on Cowesett Road in West Warwick was buzzing with activity this week as crews pushed ahead to build a lasting memorial to the 100 people who lost their lives when the nightclub burned on Feb. 20, 2003. No longer more
Donald Moon, 61, a member of the J. Arthur Trudeau Community, died Thursday, September 29, 2016. He was the son of the late Ralph and Cora Moon, and twin brother of the late David Moon. Donald … more
The first of three public hearings on the school administration's plan to implement the next phase of school consolidation with the closing of three elementary schools will be held next Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Veterans Junior High School. more
The Warwick Police Department has released an image of the Bank of America robbery suspect. In a Facebook post Friday afternoon, the department released the following information: On … more
By JOHN HOWELL In a military ceremony preceded by a Mass he will officiate, Father Robert Marciano will retire from the Rhode Island Air National Guard on Oct. 1 after serving 36 years in the military. Marciano holds the rank of colonel and serves as more
PEPPER SPRAYED SUSPECT Warwick officers recently found a shirtless robbery suspect writhing and yelling on the ground in pain after residents fought with, pepper spayed, and detained him. On September 18 at approximately 12:50 a.m., Officer more
The Warwick Police Department is asking for the community's assistance identifying a suspect after the Bank of America branch on West Shore Road was robbed. According to Lieutenant Snow, around 3 … more
By JOHN HOWELL Saying language that protects the teaching and learning environment is most important to them, the Warwick Teachers Union has turned down an offer that would, among other things, give them raises in line with other city employees and, more
Signs of the Nov. 8 election are everywhere, and they promise to get even more plentiful in the coming weeks. That presents a dilemma for Christine Allen, Mayor Scott Avedisian's campaign manager. In an interview Tuesday, she claimed a more
It could be a college campus, only better - with a bistro just down the hall, happy hour every evening, a putting green and bocce court a few steps outside, a media room, and a schedule of interesting programs and speakers. The comparison more
FAST FOOD FOLLIES Eating fast food may make one sleepy, but it wasn't a Big Mac that made one driver pass out at a McDonald's drive through speaker. On September 16, just before 8:30 p.m., Officer Manuel Pacheco and other members of the police department more
A day doesn’t go by when Larry Ferri isn’t asked, “where do the mattresses go?” Ferri works at the city’s compost station behind the Mickey Stevens Sports Complex, and ever since the … more
Performing has always been a part of 16-year-old Madeline Capaldi's life, be it on a tennis court, a music venue, or her own living room. But recently, she performed on a new stage during the Miss Rhode Island Teen USA pageant, where she won more
On 9/29/2016, at about 9:00am, the Warwick Police Department received a 911 call indicating that a gun had been fired at 123 Payton Avenue. Officers immediately responded and encountered William … more
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