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By ARDEN BASITA What opened in the late 1800s, as the Conimicut Grammar School is now the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center. The center has taken on a new role in serving the community: It's become a home from which people can build their lives for the more
By JOHN HOWELL Mayor Frank Picozzi gets to City Hall by the time most people are pouring themselves a cup of coffee and getting the kids ready for school, so he was surprised when a woman pulled up to him in the parking lot and asked where she could find more
By ARDEN BASTIA In a tense meeting described as "embarrassing" by Mayor Frank Picozzi, the Warwick school committee elected Judy Cobden as the new chairperson Tuesday evening. Committee members Nathan Cornell and Kyle Adams voted for Cobden for more
By ARDEN BASTIA In a special meeting on Thursday, Jan. 7, the school committee unanimously voted to reopen schools for in-person learning, a discussion that has been long awaited by parents and students alike. Elementary, middle, and high school more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Appearing before the media for the first time since being announced as President-elect Joe Biden's pick for Secretary of Commerce - and joined by the man who will become her successor, Lt. Gov. Dan McKee - Gov. Gina Raimondo on more
By JOHN HOWELL While there is no evidence to support claims that groups other than Trump supporters are responsible for the violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, at least three people who were at the Capitol claim members of the left wing extremist more
By JOHN HOWELL The first West Bay drive-thru pet pantry hosted by the Potter League was scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Saturday from the league's spay and neuter clinic on Elm Street in Warwick. By 9:30, however, so many people had shown up that Kara more
By JOHN HOWELL In seconding the nomination of Rep. K. Joseph Shekarchi as Speaker of the House, Rep. Katherine Kazarian characterized the Warwick legislator as "e;not your average Joe."e; She was right in more ways than one. Shekarchi, who is known for being more
By JOHN HOWELL Mayor Frank Picozzi is good at keeping his word, or rather the lack of them. Going into his inaugural ceremony Tuesday at noon on the steps of City Hall, he said he wouldn't make remarks from the podium other than abiding by the oath of more
By ARDEN BASTIA It's Tuesday, January 5; inauguration day at City Hall, and Susan Nahabedian Ayrassian, Esq. is already fielding constituent calls. Technically, her first day on the job is Wednesday, but no better time than the present to start her new more
By JOHN HOWELL While the pandemic has put the City Council on a virtual meeting mode for the foreseeable future, newly elected Council President Steve McAllister aims to more actively engage the public and make meetings more meaningful. McAllister was more
By ARDEN BASTIA Nursing homes have been hit hard by the COVID pandemic, but to local facilities in Warwick, the vaccine provides a light at the end of the tunnel.when it finally arrives. Rhode Island COVID associated deaths in nursing facilities have more
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