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Warwick's Claflin another Real Jobs RI success story

By ETHAN HARTLEY Most, if not every one of us, have found themselves in the hospital for one reason or another throughout the years. Hopefully, the stay was short - less than a day in most cases. However, others require extended stays and, in these

Warwick family asks Santa for priceless gift - and he delivers

By ETHAN HARTLEY -- Most elementary-aged boys wish for toys, video games or sports memorabilia when Christmas comes around and letters to Santa go out. However, Liam Ebbitt, a fifth grader at Park Elementary School, wanted something quite different...

Wreaths a tribute to vets, a 6th grade community project

By JOHN HOWELL The numbers are staggering. A total of 32,000 wreaths would be needed to place one at the grave of every veteran buried at the Veterans Cemetery in Exeter. That's not going to happen this Saturday, when Wreaths Across America ceremonies

Ruggiero out as City Solicitor

By ETHAN HARTLEY Mayor Joseph Solomon confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that City Solicitor Peter Ruggiero - who has been in the midst of multiple allegations surrounding contractual provisions involving the Warwick Fire Department - would no longer be

Unpaid school lunches up 500%

The Warwick School Committee decided last year that it would no longer force students who were delinquent on lunch payments to eat a SunButter and jelly sandwich. It was considered by some in the …

Warwick Beacon Christmas Decoration Contest

The Warwick Beacon is having a Christmas Decorating Contest! Winners will receive a family FOUR PASSES to Trinity Rep. Live in Warwick and decorate your house for Christmas? Enter today by registering and posting a photo!


Cole tops Vets, 60-46

The Vets girls basketball team dropped its season opener to visiting Cole 60-46 last week. After falling behind 33-15 at the halftime break, the Hurricanes would battle back in the second half and outscore Cole 31-27. However, Cole was able to hold on

Knights stun Pats in season opener

Pats drop opener

Hawks take 4th

Hawks honored by Special Olympics

Animal shelter news

RI Shelter Animals get to gobble on Thanksgiving

By KAREN KALUNIAN On Thanksgiving eve the amazing volunteers of the RI Pet Connection Foundation were out in full force delivering home cooked meals to the animals at several shelters throughout the state. This is the second year in a row coordinating

Police / crime

Police Log

SHOPLIFTING On Dec. 1 at approximately 1:19 p.m., Officer Michael Walker responded to a call at Walmart on Bald Hill Road regarding a shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival, Officer Walker spoke with the loss prevention officer, who explained she had seen a

Police Log

Police Log

Police Log

Police Log - 11/29/18


Pilgrim posts 1st quarter honors

Pilgrim High School has posted the following honor roll for the first quarter: GRADE NINE HIGH HONORS: Fallon Adams-Bechaz, Azael Alvarez, Jaylin Baker, Justin Michael Bianchi, Anthony Blade, Julia L. Bock, Laura A. Bocompani, Gian Patrice Bowling,

New at Garden City

Chambers opens Maserati/Alfa Romeo dealership in Warwick

For 100th time - It Can Wait

Skates and shakes on Route 2

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