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Fearing his safety, Warwick officer shoots and kills two 'aggressive' dogs

The Warwick Police Department released the following information pertaining to the incident: On August 15, 2019 at approximately 8:32 a.m. the Warwick Police Department responded to the area of …

Where's the money?

By JOHN HOWELL 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 sitting at a table in their small home on Huron
Bayside Sewers

'No option' but to preserve Indian sites

By JOHN HOWELL Open cut installation of Bayside sewers, as now being suggested as a cost-saving measure by Warwick Sewer Authority member Carlo Pisaturo, may not cost any less than the directional drilling method planned to avoid disturbing sacred""

Norwegian to depart Green, citing 737MAX

By ETHAN HARTLEY T.F. Green Airport took a large hit in terms of its overall offerings to passengers, as Norwegian Air Shuttle - the international airline that, at one time, offered 18 different flights to various cities in the United Kingdom, Norway and

Schools plan for cell phone ban

By ETHAN HARTLEY With the first day of school rapidly approaching for Warwick's students, school officials are emphasizing that electronic devices, primarily cell phones, will not be given a warm welcome back once class is back in session. It's a good"

Approaching the goal

By JEN COWART Driving by Cranston High School West athletic fields on any given day and will reveal signs of significant progress at its football field. According to Cranston Parks and Recreation Director Tony Liberatore, the project - a public-private

Top 10 tax delinquent properties owe $1.5M

By ETHAN HARTLEY While hundreds of Warwick residents annually have their properties listed for a tax sale because of unpaid utility bills or taxes, some of the most egregious delinquents haven't made the list or never had their water shut off. Based on

Warwick Cove gas explosion destroys boat, burns man

By JOHN HOWELL It was a busy Saturday on Warwick Cove with boaters headed to distant places such as Block Island and Cuttyhunk for the long weekend. Jerry English had been pumping gas at Warwick Cove Marina pretty much all day when the activity slowed

Pisaturo suggests abandoning drilling for Bayside sewers

By JOHN HOWELL A proposal that the Warwick Sewer Authority seeks to lower the cost of sewers for 937 Bayside property owners by using conventional means of construction has outraged a member of the Narragansett Indians and runs counter to an agreement

Activists, politicians unite again against gun violence

“It’s really devastating that we’re here again.” The crowd, which contained politicians, activists, faith leaders and citizens from across Rhode Island, listened Friday evening as …
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Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down five cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA's August 13 survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.66 per gallon. Rhode Island's price is two cents higher than the
By PETE FONTAINE As soon as he finished singing the National Anthem, Angelo Manni said, This was my first time doing this; it's emotional and I started thinking about my father and tonight's cause. I'm not a veteran but my dad was a veteran and I can't"
Rob Himebaugh is an enthusiastic believer in the power of stories, and he’s happy to share that enthusiasm with anyone who will listen, or more appropriately in his case, anyone who will …
Shortcut no more The popular cut through that allows motorists to forego the final stretch of Airport Road and most of Post Road on the way towards the Route 37 on-ramp has finally been blocked, after a resolution from the Warwick City Council
By MERI R. KENNEDY It was a beautiful day in Gaspee Point on Saturday as approximately 150 people arrived throughout the afternoon and evening to the home of Warwick resident Caroline Caprio. They helped Caprio celebrate her sixth-year Crain-o-versary.

Epic’s ‘Secret Garden’ a second summer charmer

Following on the heels of Epic Theatre Company’s “Charlotte’s Web,” Kevin Broccoli has chosen Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic children’s book, The Secret Garden, to end his summer …

Cranston actor Lynch comes home to TBTS

Crumbling mausoleum contains hundreds of stories

The Creature from the Black Lagoon

Pat Barone ready for a hometown show at Ted's Stadium Pub

By ALEX SPONSELLER The Warwick Firefighter's Soccer Club traveled north to compete in the 2019 4v4 New England Revolution Cup at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA, and made some noise as the 18U club took first place and the 10U team second. The
By ALEX SPONSELLER Bishop Hendricken and Hawks lacrosse coach David Haddeland are hosted the second annual Hawks Academy lacrosse camp at the school this week. The numbers have nearly doubled since the first year, and Haddeland was excited to get to work
FROM STAFF REPORTS Warwick North Little League is hosting the 2019 City Series Championship which started this week at the pit, as North, Warwick Continental American and Apponaug are squaring off to see which is the top group in Warwick. The league
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Warwick North 8U softball team competed in the USA Softball RI State Tournament last week, going toe to toe with some of the state's best travel clubs and picking up a win against Johnston. North decided to enter the tournament
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Warwick North Little League softball 10's made the trip to Pennsylvania last weekend to compete in the Eastern Regional Tournament, going head to head against some of the country's top clubs. North fell to New York in the first
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Police Log - 08/15/19

DUI Shortly before 7 p.m. on Aug. 4, Officer Justin N. Martin was on patrol when he observed a gray Honda Accord attempt to make a right turn from Airport Road onto Post Road. The vehicle took the right hand turn at a high rate of speed and entered"

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Still Don's, but now it's Ashley's pizzas

By JOHN HOWELL 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 1982. Don says the fare isn't going to

Cox Communications grants $25K to Boys & Girls Clubs for Innovation Lab

Lack of sewers making it untenable to keep Warwick house

Music, tomato raffle, a friendly rooster at at village farmers' market

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