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By JOHN HOWELL It dates back more than 40 years, but Larry Coletta remembers the trucks from New Jersey as if it was yesterday. They would arrive in the evening or under the cover of night. "They were over there. There was some kind of a pond back more
By JOHN HOWELL In the face of arguments that it is too costly and would force some people out of their homes, Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur reaffirmed Monday his commitment to bring sewers to the residents of Riverview, Longmeadow, Highland Beach and more
On the path to a career More than 400 Warwick Area Career and Technical Center students are back in class on a full time in-person basis. Half the students report in the morning while the other half attends in the afternoon four days out of the week. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Outbreaks at Providence College and the University of Rhode Island have driven a recent uptick in the state's COVID-19 numbers, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Wednesday, while the majority of cases identified within Rhode Island's K-12 more
By JOHN HOWELL With the change of a single letter - a T to a W - marine archeologist Dr. Kathleen Abbass transitioned what has been both an exercise and research project into a search of major significance to the state. On Sept. 15, Abbass addressed her more
By JOHN HOWELL Michael Thaler and some of the many friends he's made over the years as a swimmer were outside McDermott Pool Tuesday afternoon in a demonstration of unity to get back into the water. That doesn't look like it is going to happen soon. For more
By JOHN HOWELL If it weren't for a pandemic, Vets Middle School students Simon Ibarra and Maddie Castaldi probably would have been on their way home Friday afternoon after class with books under their arms and homework assignments for the weekend. more
Two brothers from Warwick, Christian and Nicholas Woods, recently received Humane Heroes Awards from Defenders of Animals for their continued volunteer work at Smith & Agli's Pot Belly Manor in North Kingstown. The awards came during more
Big enough to bring home the cup The appearance at Green Airport Monday of the second-largest commercial transport plane in the world, a Ukrainian AN124, prompted calls to the Warwick Beacon on Monday. The front of the airplane lifted early that morning more
Neither a pandemic nor sporadic light rain could dampen the effort of five churches to bring hope to those who need it. On Saturday, the side lot of the Oakland Beach branch of the Warwick Boys and Girls Clubs was transformed into a drive-thru more
By LAURA WEICK Warwick Mayor Joseph Solomon will face challenger Carel Callahan Bainum in next Tuesday's Democratic primary. Solomon entered office in May 2017 after then-mayor Scott Avedisian resigned to become CEO of the Rhode Island Public Transit more
By JOHN HOWELL Monday was the first day of school for 25 Hendricken eighth-graders and 170 freshmen, but the last day for the foreseeable future that they will be wearing jackets and ties. The first day of in-person classes - everyone was wearing masks - more
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