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By JOHN HOWELL Centreville Bank dates back to 1828 when local business and civic leaders, textile manufacturer John Greene and surgeon Sylvester Knight, started a bank in the village of Centreville in West Warwick. A hundred years later in celebration of more
By PETE FONTAINE Margaret Pinelli DiMuccio has been amazing people for all of her 105 years To this day, for example, her granddaughter's husband George Arakelian still marvels of DiMuccio's unique story of never - ever - having a license to drive an more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The results for last year's RICAS assessments have been released by the Rhode Island Department of Education. The second year of the RICAS exam - a test for students in grades 3-8 which is modeled after the standard-bearing MCAS in more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE John Howell had owned the Warwick Beacon for less than a decade as the snow began to fall in early February 1978. At the time, the paper, which is now published twice weekly, was still printing a single edition each week. It hit more
By JACOB MARROCCO Johnston Fire Department Lt. Matthew Maurachian had just finished dropping off a patient at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when his eyes caught a TV in the hallway. He said he and his rescue partner, John, more
By JOHN HOWELL Steve Pappas of Warwick knew what to expect, but it was no less meaningful. He was fighting back the tears. It was a first for Erica Crossman of Cranston, and her excitement - and that of Isaac, who would soon be her son -radiated at more
By JUSTIN MORETTI The coronavirus has captured the world's attention in recent weeks, with more than 2,000 deaths reported worldwide, more than 75,000 cases reported in China and another 1,000 cases confirmed in locations around globe as of Wednesday. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE U.S. Sen. Jack Reed flies frequently, and he knows T.F. Green International Airport well. "e;I travel to lots of airports,"e; he told members of the media outside the airport's security checkpoint Friday morning. "e;I was here last night more
By PETE FONTAINE Preparation is a key word for the Cranston Greek Festival, which will open its 34th annual three-day stay Friday at 5 p.m. at the Church of the Annunciation's spacious grounds at 175 Oaklawn Ave. The focus on getting ready for the more
By JACOB MARROCCO Johnston schools made gains in both portions of the Rhode Island Common Assessment System, or RICAS, testing this year, but there is still room to grow. Johnston jumped nearly 3 percent overall in students meeting and exceeding more
By JACOB MARROCCO Ever since he was writing weather journals in third grade, it's been Johnston native Anthony Macari's dream to secure a meteorology job in his home state. The long and winding road has taken Macari, 25, from Lyndon State College in more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Public health officials are warning residents that the “buzz” around EEE and West Nile Virus is not simply being drummed up or exaggerated by widespread media coverage. more
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