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By JOHN HOWELL Warwick rescue was transporting a patient - according to reports, a 4-day-old baby who was having difficulty breathing - to Providence last weekend when the vehicle started shaking. They were on Interstate 95. They knew they had to get to more
By JOHN HOWELL After a nearly four-year battle that one resident likens to a ragtag team facing a professional football team on a tilted playing field, the city planner is saying, "it's back to square one." On Tuesday, Bruce Keiser said Superior Court more
By ARDEN BASTIA "Think of these facilities as platforms for long-term change, not stuck in the one year they were designed in. We want to empower educators to change and not be restricted by their buildings," said Frank Locker during a special school more
By JOHN HOWELL After nearly four years, lengthy hearings before two city boards, and fundraising events that coalesced the neighborhood in its purpose, the Planning Board found last Wednesday night that a 630-unit self-storage facility is too intense of more
By JOHN HOWELL What's Dan McKee all about? Tom Ward, who has closely followed McKee since the new governor was a Cumberland Town Council member and worked in his family home heating oil business, used the word "moderate" more than once as he spoke to the more
By JOHN HOWELL "Imagine," says Matthew Largess, "walking out here and picking up the Hope Diamond. That's what we could have here." Looking down from the rocky embankment, the prospect of finding anything of value appears remote to impossible. It's a more
By JOHN HOWELL The fire at Les Chateaux apartments brought tenants together in a way they never imagined, but now it appears what they gained they won't be able to keep. As Shirley Jeffreys, Angela Bailey, Al and Arline Caldarone and Mary DerManoueilian more
By JOHN HOWELL Power Kanga and Mike Brouillard don't think of themselves as heroes, but Cynthia Springer knows otherwise. The three were residents of Les Chateau apartments until shortly after 3 a.m. Saturday, when fire forced them to leave. Everyone more
Hardly a stampede By 10 a.m. yesterday, the first day of early voting on the March 2 statewide special election, two voters including Hillary Armstrong seen here had cast their ballot. Registered Warwick voters, who have not applied for a mail ballot, more
By ARDEN BASTIA After meeting with Lt. Gov. Dan McKee and municipal leaders in a Zoom call Monday, Mayor Frank Picozzi announced Wednesday initiation of a COVID-19 vaccine waiting list. By logging on to www.warwickri.gov/vaccine residents can join the more
By JOHN HOWELL The mayor is learning to juggle. Frank Picozzi made that clear Tuesday during his weekly press conference with Warwick Beacon reporters. The list of reporter questions ranged from when McDermott Pool might reopen to how he plans to reunite more
By JOHN HOWELL Bradford Connor was on the job Monday, and by Tuesday, even before officially being sworn in as Warwick Chief of Police, he was meeting with Mayor Frank Picozzi. Slowing down Warwick traffic is on the mayor's agenda. Picozzi has heard the more
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