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By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick School Department sent a budget request to the city council for an additional $8.53 million in city funds on Monday, after four days of budget hearings last week resulted in a budget that produced no significant cost savings more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick City Council will hold hearings to discuss Mayor Solomon's $322.8 million FY20 budget proposal next week, but some financially active residents have scheduled their own meeting to interpret the numbers and raise points of more
By ETHAN HARTLEY An outpouring of financial support - from the local Rhode Island community and citizens across the country to worldwide yogurt companies and Hollywood stars like Alec Baldwin and Michael Moore - has resulted in over $150,000 in donations more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Mayor Joseph Solomon is scheduled to release today his budget overview for the fiscal year starting July 1 which, if approved as is by the city council, would result in a 3.46 percent overall tax levy increase... more
By ETHAN HARTLEY About 100 people joined together at the Warwick Public Library on Thursday to discuss Mayor Joseph Solomon's budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year 2020, which begins on July 1. The city kicks off budget hearings today at 4 p.m. more
By ETHAN HARTLEY A report prepared by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) after their scheduled accreditation visit to Toll Gate High School this past March raised concerns about funding levels provided to the school district, more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Two state bills that would supersede a federal exemption regarding overtime pay for firefighters in Rhode Island is causing concern among municipal leaders pertaining to how the measure would financially impact cities and towns that seek more
By JOHN HOWELL The air was stale. Produce bins were less than full, and the fruit looked tired. There were no green bananas. The robot was parked in its station, its two pairs of green lights glowing. Checkout lanes were empty, but the lights were on at more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Utilizing cannibidiol - better known as CBD - to provide relief for a wide range of maladies, from chronic pain to lessening the frequency and severity of seizures in people with epilepsy, is becoming a growing trend in Rhode Island, and more
The Warwick Police Department released the following information pertaining to the incident: On August 15, 2019 at approximately 8:32 a.m. the Warwick Police Department responded to the area of … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Over the course of nearly four hours, including public comments, the Warwick School Department presented its $173.6 million budget during the first budget hearing for FY2020 held at City Hall Tuesday night, outlining a need that they more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The Warwick City Council on Monday approved a resolution brought forward by Ward 8 Councilman Anthony Sinapi for a vote of no confidence in Warwick Public Schools Finance Director Anthony Ferrucci. The vote passed 5-2, with Council more
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