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By ALEX MALM The reserves are on the way and they could be here next week. On Monday the City Council approved the expenditure of $579,200 for the purchase of two sanitation trucks from Ohio. This will increase the city's fleet of operable trucks to more
By JOHN HOWELL Mayor Frank Picozzi refused to tell about 60 Bayside residents what they wanted to hear last Thursday: that he would put a halt to plans to bring sewers to 935 residential properties after 20 years of delays. In what was surely the most more
By ALEX MALM Out of the 16,000 semifinalists in the annual National Merit Scholarship Program, only one is from Warwick. Sydney Randall, a senior at Toll Gate High School said she was "very surprised," when called to the principal's office last week and more
Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee, along with Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos made the trip to Johnston High School to provide the state with its weekly COVID-19 update on Wednesday afternoon. In collaboration … more
Johnston has a new biggest taxpayer. The Johnston Town Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to approve a Tax Stabilization Agreement with Amazon. “This agreement if approved by you … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE It was a "beautiful American day," in the words of U.S. Army veteran Kevin Brown - bright and clear, breezy but comfortable, with flags waving lightly and neighbors joined together for a shared purpose both solemn and celebratory. more
By ALEX MALM With her family in attendance Holliman Elementary School kindergarten teacher Jessica Bonneau was recognized as teacher of the year for the Warwick School Department during its Tuesday School Committee meeting. Each year school districts more
By JOHN HOWELL Expect to see fewer green and blue recycling bins at street side as part of the city's effort to deal with an aging fleet of sanitation trucks and a lack of parts to repair them. In robocalls, emails and social media posts, Mayor Frank more
By JOHN HOWELL Those who know the neighborhood forecast a large turnout of mostly objectors as the Warwick Sewer Authority conducts a public hearing on the Bayside sewer project staring this evening at 5 p.m. at City Hall. Yet, Ward 5 Councilman Ed more
By JOHN HOWELL Twenty years ago, when American Flight 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, Gregory Charette was sitting in a dentist chair. Former Mayor Scott Avedisian was attending a Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns board meeting. more
The apples are fat and ready for plucking. The vendors are stocked and ready for selling. Are you hungry and ready for stuffing? The annual harvest season has arrived. And with the end of … more
The legal struggle to open a for-profit rehabilitation center in Johnston continues. Encompass Health has appealed a decision by a state hearing officer that rejected a Department of Health-issued Certificate of Need (CON) for the more
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