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The Alan Shawn Feinstein Foundation announced last week that $1 million is being earmarked to schools in the Feinstein Leadership program. Alan Shawn Feinstein, who leaves a legacy of urging and … more
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation has awarded a site preparation contract for a new air cargo facility and is faced with an 18 month schedule to build it south of the terminal backing up to … more
A Cranston man has been arrested and charged following the “accidental” shooting of his four-year-old son, according to Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael J. Winquist. The child was … more
Of the eight Rhode Island schools admitted to the “Class of 2023 National Banner Unified Champion Schools” list, four hail from Johnston. more
Former U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s campaign paid a software engineer and former third party Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate $750,000 to scour the 2020 presidential election results … more
A delegation from Plymouth, Mass. paid a visit to City Park Thursday to get some pointers from Warwick and now suggests an annual or biannual meetings to exchange ideas. Plymouth Town Manager … more
The Mayor, the Warwick Boys and Girls Clubs and the School Department collectively said “no thanks” to the governor’s 365 Learning Program that would have injected more than $5 … more
Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of a series looking at the newest iteration of the proposed Winsor Avenue solar farm. The series is expected to conclude following the Nov. 2 continuation of the Zoning Board special use permit hearing. more
In October of 2013, Jen Waterman noticed a lump on her breast while breastfeeding her twins. Waterman, who was 33 at the time, was diagnosed with Stage 3 B breast cancer, starting a battle with … more
The Cranston Senior Enrichment Center will be hosting a viewing of Greg O’Brien’s “Living with Alzheimer’s” on Tuesday, October 24, at the Cranston Public … more
The Johnston man, a Vietnam veteran, held a small scrap of paper up to the bowling alley’s fluorescent lights and neon. On the handwritten list he scrawled five names of friends who fought by … more
The newer things get, the older they seem. That appears to apply to the “new way” Kent Hospital is approaching hospital care. Mayor Frank Picozzi wasn’t kidding Monday … more
The release of the 2023 Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) scores saw improvements for Warwick to the tune of  a 4.3 percent improvement in math and a 2.1 percent improvement … more
Johnston Police and the state's Violent Fugitive Task Force made an arrest in last Wednesday’s shooting at City Limit Auto Sales on Hartford Avenue. “Our main objective is to protect … more
JOHNSTON, R.I. — As small local newspapers struggle with dwindling circulation and shrinking revenue, public officials unhappy with critical news stories are hitting where it hurts — yanking away their contracts to advertise legal notices. more
A team of American University masters degree students concluded that building two new Warwick high schools would increase housing values, decrease teacher and student absenteeism and would increase … more
How fast can you go?  It’s a question Bob Walker expects when asked about the electric bicycle he’s built and rides – except for rainy days when he take public … more
30,000 runners will participate in the upcoming 2022 Boston Marathon on April 18. Of those individuals, 133 Rhode Islanders will represent the state with seven Cranston residents and six from Warwick … more
In this video provided by Mayor Joseph J. Solomon at the Beacon's request, the mayor outlines why he is seeking a second term in office. more
Since they aren't walking door-to-door at this time, the Warwick Beacon has extended an invitation to the Warwick mayoral candidates to introduce themselves to the voters in a 5 to 6 minute video. … more
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