August 3, 2023 e-EDITION

Posted

Having trouble viewing this document? Click here to download the PDF.

In this issue

  • Crews push to dry out Toll Gate for Monday resumption of classes

    4 days ago

    Crews were working feverously to dry out Toll Gate High School Tuesday and restore it to a condition where it could reopen Monday for classes. “We’re assessing it daily,” …

  • Ribbon cutting a 5-year celebration for Everyday Medicinals

    4 days ago

    It took a while but Everyday Medicinals, located at 400 Warwick Ave, held a ribbon-cutting last Thursday. The business, which opened in 2019, specializes in care using medical marijuana and …

  • Money talks at Monday meeting

    4 days ago

    City finances were the talk of Monday’s City Council meeting, from budget projections to purchasing new equipment for city boats. Finance Director Peder Schaefer gave his mid-fiscal year …

  • RIPTA to reopen Kennedy Plaza photo ID office

    4 days ago

    The Photo ID Office, located inside the Kennedy Plaza Intermodal Transportation Center, will reopen four days a week starting March 1. The Photo ID Office, where passengers can process their reduced …

  • Coming to airport agreements over Philly cheese steak sandwiches

    4 days ago

    Mayor Frank Picozzi has yet to sign a memorandum of understanding on Rhode Island Airport Corporation plans for a $100 million air cargo hub south of the terminal that until recently has largely been …

  • Friends, strong will a key to living for 104 year-old resident

    4 days ago

    At 104 years old, Ele Nora has seen a lot. That didn’t make the birthday celebration held for her on Friday at Avalon Nursing Home any less special, though. Nora, whose grandson, Tony …

  • Save money with savvy shopping cooking demo and tasting

    4 days ago

    Learn how to save money with savvy shopping at a Healthy Habits cooking demonstration and food tasting at Warwick Public Library on Thursday, February 29 at 2 p.m. Everyone is feeling sticker …

  • Gas prices pause as demand softens

    4 days ago

    Northeast gasoline prices are taking a pit stop as demand remains soft and continues to track below year-ago levels.  At the same time, regional gasoline inventories increased by more than …

  • Songwriters in the Round fills Artist Exchange with new music

    4 days ago

    On the second Thursday of every month, musicians from all over Cranston gather at the Artist Exchange for their Songwriters in the Round workshop. At each event four people, a host and three …

  • Police Log 02-29-2024

    4 days ago

    VANDALISM Last week, Warwick Police Department posted photos on social media showing damage at Warwick City Park. “Sometime overnight, a vehicle caused extensive damage to City …

  • Major sewer projects near finish line

    4 days ago

    By late May those big black pipes snaking down Airport Road and buried at intersections such as Commerce Drive should be gone and a major link in the city’s sewer system conveying about a third …

  • A practical new ride

    4 days ago

    The Pilgrim Senior Center welcomed a new paratransit van with the capacity of 12 ambulatory seats and two wheelchair positions. The van was purchased with a combination of a grant from the State …

  • How could she miss it?

    4 days ago

    Matt Hayden couldn’t let all of that heavy wet snow go to waste in front of his aunt’s home on West Shore Road, so he decided to send a message to a friend. Her birthday was coming up and …

  • Coaches play key roles in upcoming Academic Decathlon

    4 days ago

    Cranston high school students are not likely to know the name Frank Lenox, but rest assured teachers at East and West  have been in contact with him since the beginning of the academic year. …

  • Inflation, support of Ukraine top concerns

    4 days ago

    Congressman Seth Magaziner visited Greenwich Farms at Warwick, a senior assisted  living facility located on Minnesota Ave, this past Wednesday to speak on issues and answer questions. …

  • King at the corner

    4 days ago

    On Saturday, Feb. 24, diners celebrated the Grand re-Opening of Burger King at Wildes Corner. The first 100 cars received free “Burger King for a year.” The place was packed. Warwick City …

  • URI Watershed Watch finds wet summer affected local water quality in 2023

    4 days ago

    The intense heat of the summer of 2022 affected water quality in ponds, lakes, rivers and streams throughout Rhode Island, as well at sites in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. But 2023 was …

  • ACLU probes training courses attended by Warwick, Cranston and Johnston police

    4 days ago

    Warwick and Cranston police officers attended training courses run by an organization now banned in nine states for its advocacy of unethical policing strategies and discriminatory rhetoric. The …

  • Bridging the gap so parents can afford child care

    4 days ago

    To the Editor, In a recent commentary, early education advocates Lisa Hildebrand and Khadija Lewis Khan drew a very appropriate comparison between Rhode Island’s child care resources and …

  • Digging down to make air cargo plan work?

    4 days ago

    To Editor, Feeling a little like that concerned citizen who videotapes Warwick fire trucks on their Dave’s Market grocery runs, I followed a full-sized R.I. DOT snowplow coming through the …

  • Birthday wishes make a transatlantic flight

    4 days ago

     My son, Ted, stopped to buy a couple of helium filled birthday balloons on his way to our house Saturday. Neither of us are celebrating birthdays nor are immediate family members. As it …

  • Roundup: Toll Gate gets playoff wins on court, ice

    4 days ago

    The Toll Gate girls basketball team made the trip to North Providence in a Division III playoff battle on Tuesday and escaped with a 50-48 victory to advance to the semifinals. Adeline Areson …

  • Fast start lifts Pats past Quakers in play-in

    4 days ago

    The Pilgrim hockey team made a splash as it topped Moses Brown 6-3 in the play-in game of the Division I Playoffs at Thayer on Tuesday. Pilgrim was clicking early and would roll out to a 4-0 …

  • Hawks fly back to DI semifinals

    4 days ago

    The No. 3 Bishop Hendricken basketball team punched its ticket to the Division I Semifinals after beating Westerly in the prelims and East Providence in the quarters. The Hawks took down …

  • Warwick grapplers take gold

    4 days ago

    The Rhode Island Interscholastic League Wrestling State Championships were held last weekend in Providence and a handful of locals made some noise on the state’s biggest stage. It was a …

  • Athletes of the Week: Allison Patten, Angel Bui, Victoria Salinas

    4 days ago

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athletes of the Week are the three local grapplers that took home titles in the first-ever RIIL Girls Wrestling State Championships last weekend in Providence. …

  • Here's what's happening around Warwick

    4 days ago

    Weekend Spotlight   Mar. 2, Job Fair for Nursing Assistants and Homemakers will be held on Sat., Mar. 2 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick.  …

  • School finance committee outlines budget hearings

    Thursday, February 22

    The Warwick School Committee’s Finance Subcommittee’s first meeting since Galligan took over as chair was one that he hopes is emblematic of future subcommittee meetings throughout all of …

  • Online survey seeks input on development of Warwick Village

    Thursday, February 22

    A Steering Committee exploring formation of a Warwick Village to become part of  The Village Common of RI network of villages is asking Warwick residents to respond to a survey that will help …

  • Local author showcase is Feb. 27 at library

    Thursday, February 22

    Discover Rhode Island writers at a local author showcase at Warwick Public Library on Tuesday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy short readings, learn about new books, and talk with the authors and …

  • Teacher, WISE contracts approved, manager for new high schools retained

    Thursday, February 22

    As a result of action taken Thursday, Warwick Independent School Employees (WISE) have a new 3-year contract; Warwick teachers will similarly have a 3-year contract if the membership approve the …

  • Queen of the hill

    Thursday, February 22

    Cora Smith triumphantly carries her snow board to the top of the hill outside the Gorton School complex following a successful run in fresh powder Saturday afternoon. A student at St. Rose of Lima …

  • To boost school aid, governor to freeze car tax reimbursement

    Thursday, February 22

    When legislators did away with the car tax, the state reimbursed municipalities the lost tax revenues. The plan was to ensure property owners received tax relief and that …

  • Fueled by social media, pandemic, RI teenage depression rates rise

    Thursday, February 22

    Nineteen-year-old Ty DaSilva first experienced depression as a middle school student. “I had started dating this girl and unfortunately, it was a very rough breakup,” he said. …

  • Warwick Symphony Orchestra trios, quartets in Feb. 25 concert

    Thursday, February 22

    Warwick Symphony Orchestra trios and quartets will present a concert of chamber music Sunday, Feb.  25 at 2 p.m. at the Warwick Public Library The Warwick Symphony Orchestra’s …

  • Is safety being compromised?

    Thursday, February 22

    To the Editor, RIAC is now denying the accuracy of the rendering presented at the Freight Advisory Committee meeting last week. The rendering shows the terminal moved to the north encroaching on …

  • Dog Walkers

    Thursday, February 22

    To the Editor, RIAC is now denying the accuracy of the rendering presented at the Freight Advisory Committee meeting last week. The rendering shows the terminal moved to the north encroaching on …

  • Calling for a stop to animal cruelty

    Thursday, February 22

    To the Editor, RIAC is now denying the accuracy of the rendering presented at the Freight Advisory Committee meeting last week. The rendering shows the terminal moved to the north encroaching on …

  • Time to take down the tree, but not the meaning

    Thursday, February 22

    How is it that some seasonal observances pass so quickly and others linger well into the year? The thought occurred as my son Ted dropped by Saturday to help take down the Christmas tree. There …

  • Police Log 02-22-24

    Thursday, February 22

    Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Warwick man has been found guilty by a Kent County Superior Court jury of charges stemming from an impaired driving crash that injured …

  • ‘Auntie Ruth’ celebrates 102nd birthday

    Thursday, February 22

    Ruth Lundin of Warwick, affectionately known as ‘Auntie Ruth’ by her many friends and family, turned 102 on Saturday. A gathering of close friends and family gathered at Halcyon West Bay …

  • Mr. Shapiro’s Silk Road

    Thursday, February 22

    It was 1976.  I was a rookie, substitute teacher at Toll Gate High School.  The students had just finished pelting me with spit balls. After they had run out of paper wads. …

  • Roundup: Hawks swim to division championship

    Thursday, February 22

    The Bishop Hendricken swim team beat out North Kingstown and Barrington to claim the Division I title last weekend. The Hawks finished with an overall score of 409 while the Skippers scored 365 and …

  • Pankowicz headlines winners at track states

    Thursday, February 22

    The Rhode Island Interscholastic League Indoor Track & Field State Championships were held in Providence last weekend and a handful of locals made some noise on the big stage. Headlining the …

  • Co-Athletes of the Week: Riley Bromage & Madison Long

    Thursday, February 22

    The Warwick Beacon’s Co-Athletes of the Week are gymnasts Riley Bromage and Madison Long. The senior duo was stellar in last weekend’s state championships, as Bromage finished second in …

  • Here's what's happening around Warwick

    Thursday, February 22

    Weekend Spotlight Feb. 24, Magic Show with Russ DeSimone will be presented on Sat., Feb.24 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Pontiac Free Library, 101 Greenwich Ave., Warwick.  This will be …

  • Here's what's happening around Warwick

    Thursday, February 15

    Weekend Spotlight Feb. 17, Mrs. Roper Romp Charity Event Benefiting VICTA and Scruffy Paws Animal Rescue is scheduled for Sat., Feb. 17, from  1 to 5 p.m. at the Safehouse,  195 Old …

  • Celebrating anniversary

    Thursday, February 15

    Brokers and associates of Williams & Stuart Real Estate celebrated their 15-year anniversary on Feb. 1. Williams & Stuart is a full-service real estate brokerage with 80 sales associates and …

  • Police Log 02-15-24

    Thursday, February 15

    EMBEZZLEMENT Around 9:21 a.m., Jan. 5, Warwick Police Officer Justin N. Martin responded to UPS at 150 Plan Way to investigate the report of an employee who stole an item out of a package while …

  • Relationship recovery for friends, family, partners theme of library series

    Thursday, February 15

    Join Certified Family Life Coach Heather Paris to learn how to strengthen and enrich your relationships with friends, family, and partners at Warwick Public Library on Wednesdays, February 21 & …

  • C-130’s to be parked at Green during $50M repaving at Quonset

    Thursday, February 15

    By JOHN HOWELL For old timers it’s going to seem like the clock is running backward when they consistently see at least two Rhode Island Air National Guard planes on Green Airport tarmac …

  • Her name is synonymous with Elder Care

    Thursday, February 15

    Oops. Forgot.  We don’t call it that anymore (she gave me hell for that). We call it care for the older population. To solidify her point, she told me that we no longer call it …

  • Lady Titans celebrate seniors

    Thursday, February 15

    The Warwick girls hockey co-op celebrated its senior night last week at the Thayer Arena. Joining the senior standouts were their friends and family, as well as Warwick Mayor Frank Picozzi. Here are …

  • Opposite of love is indifference

    Thursday, February 15

    What is the root cause of hatred? Where does it come from? These were two questions posed to seventh-graders at Winman Middle School by Francine Denerstein, a member of the …

  • Beyond the play pen

    Thursday, February 15

    If you have kids, do you remember the days of the play pen? At first, in the case of your kids, the pen had a single mobile that Diana – our first of three children - would stare at for …

  • Concert of American folk and country set Feb. 18 at library

    Thursday, February 15

    Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards will offer a free concert of American folk and country at the Warwick Public Library on Sunday, February 18 at 2 p.m. Mark & Raianne write songs …

  • Grand reopening of West Shore Rd. Burger King Feb. 24

    Thursday, February 15

    JSC Management Group will celebrate the grand reopening of its Burger King® restaurant at 2615 West Shore Rd. with free meals, giveaways and a  $1,000 donation to Pilgrim High on Saturday, …

  • As fast as the wipers could clear

    Thursday, February 15

  • Gov’s budget short changes city $800K, says Schaefer

    Thursday, February 15

    City Finance Director Peder Schaefer has a nose for numbers. When they aren’t what he expects them to be he starts digging. He did that last week as he reviewed the governor’s budget …

  • A day to remember Bob Shapiro

    Thursday, February 15

    There aren’t many who knew him that don’t have a special place in their hearts for Bob Shapiro. Last week, the Warwick City Council declared Sept. 20 as Robert A. Shapiro Day. All …

  • Hoxsie, Park schools blaze trail for unified basketball teams

    Thursday, February 15

    Two of Warwick’s elementary schools will make history on March 21 at 3:30 p.m. That’s the date that Hoxsie and Park’s Unified Basketball teams- aimed at unifying students with …

  • Schools to consider teacher pact

    Thursday, February 15

    The hill off Narragansett Parkway, a favorite sledding spot, is usually packed on snow days. That wasn’t the case Tuesday for Gaspee newcomers, Kerri Tahir and her daughter, Sophia who recently …

  • Pilgrim wrestling wins again

    Thursday, February 15

    The Pilgrim wrestling team is on a tear in Division II and has picked up multiple victories in the past week. The Pats most recently beat East Greenwich in a big 42-33 decision. Serigne Saliou …

  • Hendricken takes table tennis meet

    Thursday, February 15

    Bishop Hendricken topped Hopkinton High School 2-1 in a regional table tennis meet last weekend. The event hosted teams from Rhode Island and Massachusetts and was a preview of the upcoming regional …

  • Roundup: Hawks win five straight

    Thursday, February 15

    The Bishop Hendricken basketball team surged past Cranston East 60-30 last week in a DI battle. Michael D’Ambra led the Hawks with 19 points while James Caldarella added 16 in the win. The …

  • Athlete of the Week: Adeline Areson

    Thursday, February 15

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Toll Gate basketball player Adeline Areson. The senior standout has enjoyed a monster comeback campaign this winter and recently put up 30 points in …

  • Titans sweep Pats

    Thursday, February 15

    The Toll Gate girls basketball team completed the season sweep over rival Pilgrim on Monday, beating the visiting Pats 48-35. It was the second meeting of the winter between the two teams and …

  • Legislators grill Alviti over Washington Bridge

    Wednesday, February 14

    PROVIDENCE — Sitting before a group of 26 people responsible for his department’s budget and job status, the state’s transportation chief on Monday said he is “truly …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, February 8

    Weekend Spotlight Feb. 10, Soup Cook Off will be hosted by St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 111 W. Shore Rd., Warwick on Sat. Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. Make your favorite soup for all to vote on …

  • House Speaker, Mayor join celebration of centenarians

    Thursday, February 8

    Two of Warwick’s most prominent political figures visited to Halcyon West Bay assisted living last Wednesday for a celebration of six of Warwick’s oldest residents. Halcyon’s …

  • Three’s Company fans getting ready to romp in Potowomut

    Thursday, February 8

    Elizabeth Bastan is looking to raise money and resources for an addiction treatment center and animal rescue in a rather unusual way- with the beloved fan base of a 1970s TV landlady. The …

  • Questioning Rourke’s spurring of the ‘haves’

    Thursday, February 8

    To the Editor, Jennifer Rourke is seeking the Democratic nomination for Senate District 29. As reported by Adam Zangari, Rourke describes herself as “not one of those ‘haves’, …

  • Blame it on the bridge

    Thursday, February 8

    As long as you’re driving in Rhode Island, the Washington Bridge is the cause for every traffic delay. I found myself thinking that Saturday morning driving south on Route 4. As soon as …

  • Library monthly Tuesday film series alternates between crime & comedy

    Thursday, February 8

    Everyone loves a comedy, and just as many people are intrigued with crime. So, the Warwick Public Library plans to deliver both   with a year-long film series featuring a funny movie one …

  • Hoxsie student donates $500 winnings to Special Olympics

    Thursday, February 8

    As principal Gary McCoombs said Friday, Cottrell F. Hoxsie Elementary School has had some good fortune lately. First-grader Sofiah Kidd recently won a Feinstein Junior Scholar Golden Ticket, …

  • Shekarchi considers suit against GOP following dismissal of ethics complaint

    Thursday, February 8

    Rhode Island State Representative and Speaker of the House Joe Shekarchi is “considering all his options” in response  to an Ethics Commission complaint filed against him by RI GOP …

  • Employee-owned Downes Construction Co. opens Warwick office

    Thursday, February 8

    A 90-year-old construction company has decided to branch out for the first time- and in doing so, build roots in Warwick. New Britain, CT-based Downes Construction Co. recently opened a Warwick …

  • First in state…next, the nationals

    Thursday, February 8

    Five culinary students from the Warwick Area Career and Technical Center competed in the National Restaurant Association’s Prostart Competition for Food Service Management. Team Warwick placed …

  • Might Costco do some shopping in Warwick?

    Thursday, February 8

    City Council President Steve McAllister called it a “shot in the dark” yesterday. And that shot has generated more feedback that he imagined possible. After following reports that …

  • Hawks pin Skippers

    Thursday, February 8

    The Bishop Hendricken wrestling team picked up a big win on the road on Tuesday when it edged North Kingstown, 42-36. Seth McGrew pinned his opponent at 126 pounds while Braydon Wilding won by …

  • Community Champion: Sara DeCosta-Hayes

    Thursday, February 8

    What Makes a Community Champion? Meet Sara DeCosta-Hayes, a Warwick native who captured the gold medal in the 1998 Winter Olympics in the first-ever women’s ice hockey tournament. This …

  • College Notes: Hendricken grads breaking out this winter

    Thursday, February 8

    Heading into the homestretch of his freshman indoor campaign, Hendricken product Anthony Manna has made an impact on the track for Assumption, earning a pair of podiums in distance events for the …

  • Salzillo game dinner serves up family fun

    Thursday, February 8

    Like fine wine, the Richard D. “Ricky” Salzillo Memorial Game Dinner gets better with age. Just ask Jim Boxser, a Warwick resident who took in Sunday’s fundraiser-dinner which …

  • Hawks take down Rams in title rematch

    Thursday, February 8

    The Bishop Hendricken hockey team continued its dominance over rival La Salle when it handed the host Rams a 6-2 defeat in Smithfield last week. The title rematch was closely contested through …

  • Roundup: Pilgrim drops 3rd straight

    Thursday, February 8

    The Pilgrim boys basketball team is looking to get back in the win column after dropping a 74-56 decision to Tolman on Monday, which was the team’s third straight loss. Dylan Vale led …

  • Athlete of the Week: Richie Cavanagh

    Thursday, February 8

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Pilgrim hockey player Richie Cavanagh. Cavanagh has been electric for the Pats this season on the ice and shined once again in the team’s win …

  • Pats win ‘big one’ over rival Titans

    Thursday, February 8

    The Pilgrim boys hockey team squared off against a familiar foe last Friday night when the newly-formed Toll Gate-East Greenwich co-op came to town. After three seasons together as a unit, Toll …

  • Sweeney brokers sale of office building

    Thursday, February 8

    Thomas O. Sweeney, SIOR, principal of Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal brokered the Jan. 1 sale of 349 Centerville Road in Warwick. The 4,907 square foot office building located in the Office …

  • Police Log 02-08-2024

    Thursday, February 8

    STOLEN VEHICLE Around 4:25 p.m., Jan. 12, Warwick Police were notified of a flock hit from dispatch for a stolen vehicle that was heading north on Post Road near Route 37. The vehicle was …

  • Where history rests

    Thursday, February 8

    You wouldn’t imagine history could come alive in a cemetery until you talk with Pegee Malcolm. Malcolm is chair of both the Warwick Historic Cemeteries Commission and the Rhode Island …

  • Armored car purchase draws ire at City Council meeting

    Thursday, February 8

    The purchase of the Warwick Police Department’s first armored car- estimated to be delivered to the department in fourteen months- drew significant attention from the public at Monday …

  • Rare exposure

    Thursday, February 8

    The sun made more than a five minute appearance over the weekend after about two weeks of gray skies. It was so gray that ground hog Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow Friday morning at …

  • Post about fireworks lights up Picozzi Facebook

    Thursday, February 8

    By JOHN HOWELL Mayor Frank Picozzi set off fireworks Monday when he asked on his Facebook page what residents would think of moving the July 4 fireworks from Oakland Beach to Rocky Point. …

  • New schools face tight deadline for reimbursements

    Thursday, February 8

    Timetable to groundbreaking for new high schools Feb 13 - retention of OPM Mid April - complete design for bid docs Late April - Out to bid for design build contractors Late May, early June - …

  • Warwick February 8, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, February 8

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Wednesday, February 7

    Weekend Spotlight   Feb. 2 thru Mar. 29, The East Greenwich Art Club Art Exhibit will be exhibiting members’ artwork from Fri., Feb. …

  • Student-faculty game brings Vets community together for teacher with cancer

    Wednesday, February 7

    The gymnasium at Warwick Veterans Memorial Middle School was standing-room-only well before 6 p.m. last Wednesday, though it wasn’t for a typical middle school basketball game. The game- …

  • Airport retail concessions partner opens Napatree Marketplace

    Thursday, February 1

    The Rhode Island Airport Corporation has announced its retail concessions partner, Paradies Lagardère, has opened Napatree Marketplace, a new retail shopping experience located at Rhode Island …

  • Oil prices push pump prices upward

    Thursday, February 1

    Gas demand dipped last week, but oil prices edged upward amid reports of strong economic growth in the United States and Chinese efforts to boost growth in its economy. As a result, gas prices …

  • First all female scout troop in region marks 5th anniversary

    Thursday, February 1

    As of today, young women of Troop 77 Buttonwoods celebrate  of their 5-year anniversary.  On February 1st, 2019 Troop 77 became the first all-female scout Troop in Narragansett Council …

  • Cranston mayoral primary already turning nasty

    Thursday, February 1

    By KEVIN FITZPATRICK With a Republican mayoral primary now inevitable, battle lines have been drawn between the camps of incumbent Mayor Kenneth Hopkins and challenger State Representative …

  • Man sentenced to double life for drive-by killing of 24-year-old woman

    Thursday, February 1

    Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced Friday that a Providence man has been sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to double life sentences at the Adult Correctional …

  • Easing rates calm buyer jitters, but few houses on market

    Thursday, February 1

    Estelle Mailloux owns a North Smithfield condo, away from the bustle of Warwick and in a setting she could sell in a heartbeat. But daily she makes the trip to Warwick to be with family. Now she …

  • New Quonset construction includes Warwick project

    Thursday, February 1

    At a press conference held Monday at Quonset, Gov. Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced that the state would receive $81 million in federal funds to help better …

  • Wave Federal Credit Union sponsors first Pilgrim student financial fair

    Thursday, February 1

    More than 200 Pilgrim students participated in the 1st Annual CU 4 Reality™ Financial Education Fair sponsored by Wave Federal Credit Union on Thursday, January 11. On behalf of Mayor …

  • Pats swim past rival Titans

    Thursday, February 1

    By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim girls swim team beat crosstown rival Toll Gate 57-30 last week in a league showdown at the McDermott Pool. The Pats have jumped out to a strong start this …

  • Roundup: Pilgrim cruises past Toll Gate, remains in playoff hunt

    Thursday, February 1

    The Pilgrim boys basketball team rolled past rival Toll Gate 61-26 to pick up its seventh win in 10 games and remain in the thick of the Division II playoff picture. Carter Clifton led Pilgrim …

  • Bayha leads locals at division meet

    Thursday, February 1

    The Rhode Island Interscholastic League Indoor Track and Field Girls Division Championships were held last weekend in Providence and many locals shined as they continue to gear up for the home …

  • Athlete of the Week: Tristan Jordan

    Thursday, February 1

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Bishop Hendricken swimmer Tristan Jordan. The junior standout put on a show against defending champion Barrington last week when the Eagles were in …

  • Hawks take down Eagles in big DI clash

    Thursday, February 1

    The Bishop Hendricken swim team remained undefeated by rolling to a 62-32 win over defending champion Barrington last week. It was a statement win for the Hawks, who have come up short against …

  • Fighting for Warwick

    Thursday, February 1

    To the Editor, A very loud vociferation to Mayor Picozzi for speaking truth to power. There is no doubt that RIAC is hedging its bets and hiding its true intentions. By their refusal, …

  • A license to brag a bit

    Thursday, February 1

    Well, I’m going to date myself. Do you recall the back and forth between Mayors Allan Fung and Scott Avedisian, to be followed by Joe Solomon, over who should get the “20000” …

  • Police Log 02-01-2024

    Thursday, February 1

    CAR VS PEDESTRIAN Around 5:43 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27, Warwick Police officers were dispatched to the area of 90 Nausauket Road for the report of a “car vs pedestrian crash,” …

  • Never too late to make friends

    Thursday, February 1

    Annette loves playing bingo. Evaline can’t stand the game. Annette is hard of hearing. Evaline is partially blind. Annette is 104. Evaline is 101. But they are …

  • ‘Joe’ makes reelection bid official

    Thursday, February 1

    Joe Shekarchi made it official that he is seeking reelection in a statement embargoed  for release today which includes a photo of him on a summer day, dressed in shorts and walking Conimicut …

  • A tutorial on types of traffic cameras provided by Progressive Insurance.

    Thursday, February 1

    How do red light cameras work? Municipalities set up red light cameras to enforce traffic light laws by catching drivers who violate them. Red light cameras work by snapping several pictures of …

  • Click…you are going to get a speeding ticket

    Thursday, February 1

    On average, Warwick police issue between 175 to 220 traffic citations a week for a range of offenses from running a red light, failure to wear a seat belt , failing to stop for a pedestrian in a …

  • New school chair outlines goals

    Thursday, January 18

    New elected School Committee Chair Shaun Galligan has begun to implement changes in his first week in the position. The changes, according to Galligan that range from new assignments for committee …

  • Soaking surge

    Thursday, January 18

    After less than a month’s respite, Shawomet Avenue residents on Saturday once again faced a storm and tidal surge. The wind driven waves crested seawalls in Conimicut and lifted floating docks …

  • Second thoughts on air cargo agreement

    Thursday, January 18

    With a second read, Mayor Frank Picozzi says the deal the Rhode Island Airport Corporation was prepared to give the city isn’t what he thought it was and would have Main Avenue and Post Road …

  • Road work to come

    Thursday, January 18

    The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has a full slate of projects planned that will impact Warwick roads, bridges, the airport and even the station in the year ahead and beyond. …

  • ‘Coach’ McKee spells out game plan in State of State

    Thursday, January 18

    Governor Dan McKee’s State of the State Address on Tuesday evening leaned on an everyman theme: running a state, McKee told the audience, is not so different from running a basketball team. …

  • Flooded again, brewery rebounds faster than ever

    Thursday, January 18

    “We’re good at it now,” Tamara McKenney, co-owner of Apponaug Brewing Co., said Monday morning. Condiments were neatly arranged like toy soldiers on a stand on one side of her. …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, January 18

    Weekend Spotlight Jan. 20, Warwick Wildlife & Conservation Winter Bird Walk with Commissioner Kate Fitzpatrick on Sat., Jan. 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. at  Warwick City Park/Buttonwoods …

  • Taxes can’t wait

    Thursday, January 18

    Despite being greeted with about an inch of water on the floor of offices in the Saw Tooth Annex building last week, tax collectors remained available to process property tax payments that were due …

  • Weather: You like it, or not?

    Thursday, January 18

    It seems a little silly to be pontificating about the weather in a region that is nationally known for being absurdly inconsistent when it comes to the moods of Mother Nature. However, given …

  • Check your timing

    Thursday, January 18

    It’s rare that I’m early to an event. Just ask Lauren Slocum at the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce or the mayor’s office, which schedules in the course of a year anywhere …

  • What’s theultimate answer?

    Thursday, January 18

    To the Editor, Some years ago, I think in the 1990's, I read an open letter which was published in the New York Times and written by the Central Rabbinical Congress Of The U.S.A. and Canada, …

  • Fight between Green Airport, city has become a distraction

    Thursday, January 18

    To the Editor, It has been very obvious from reading local papers over the last few weeks how much of a tussle Rhode Island Green Airport and the City of Warwick have found themselves in. …

  • Showcase Cinemas celebrates National Popcorn Day Friday

    Thursday, January 18

    Showcase Cinemas is celebrating National Popcorn Day  Friday, January 19 with free popcorn. Members of Showcase Cinemas’ Starpass loyalty program can enjoy one free small freshly-popped …

  • Cooking, tasting part of Healthy Habits demo at library

    Thursday, January 18

    Learn how to be mindful while you eat at a Healthy Habits cooking demonstration and food tasting at Warwick Public Library Tuesday, January 23 at 2 p.m. It’s easy to eat a snack or a meal …

  • Titans thump Pats in DIII showdown

    Thursday, January 18

    The Toll Gate girls basketball team traveled across town and handed rival Pilgrim a 59-39 defeat in a big Division III battle last week. The Titans offense was rolling early and would grab a …

  • Toll Gate grinding through ‘uphill battle’

    Thursday, January 18

    By ALEX SPONSELLER The Toll Gate boys basketball team is looking to build some momentum after getting off to a 1-4 start in league play in Division II. The Titans most recently took on …

  • Roundup: Pats, Hawks hoops pick up wins

    Thursday, January 18

    The Pilgrim boys basketball team earned a big 63-32 win over Providence Country Day to stay in the Division II playoff hunt last week. The Pats were led by Dylan Vale with 16 points while Carter …

  • Toll Gate grapplers shine in CT

    Thursday, January 18

    FROM STAFF REPORTS The Toll Gate wrestling team has been enjoying a big campaign this winter and put on another show in Connecticut last weekend when they placed fourth overall at the Griswold …

  • Athlete of the Week: Jack Sabatelli

    Thursday, January 18

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Toll Gate wrestler Jack Sabatelli. Sabatelli has been enjoying a breakout season for the Titans, most recently winning the 106-pound division in the …

  • Local leaders react to State of the State address

    Thursday, January 18

    To continue the basketball analogy that Governor Dan McKee (D-Cumberland) used in his State of the State address, delivered on Tuesday night, he was putting up shots from all over the court, be they …

  • Police Log 01-18-24

    Thursday, January 18

    HABITUAL SHOPLIFTING Around 5:23 p.m. Dec. 11, 2023, Warwick Police responded to the Lincoln Police Department for a warrant pick-up. Lincoln Police took Justin M. Westley, 43, of 160 Broad St., …

  • No Santa in the slush

    Thursday, January 18

    Even though it was wintery, Nate Slinn of Potters Avenue didn’t don his Santa attire or call up his many helpers to parade through Greenwood on Tuesday. Instead, he rode his lawn tractor, …

  • Investment in creative programming for incarcerated youth

    Thursday, January 18

    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse recently visited Tides Family Services, a family service agency dedicated to the well-being of children and families involved with child welfare and juvenile justice …

  • Breakfast with Books is Tuesday at library

    Thursday, January 18

    Discover new books while enjoying pastries and coffee at Warwick Public Library on Tuesday, January 23 at 10 a.m. Breakfast with Books: The Winter Event explores nominated and award-winning …

  • Some explaining to do

    Thursday, January 18

    To the Editor, According to the General Laws of Rhode Island, the number one duty of a school committee is: “To identify educational needs in the community”. Based on the low …

  • Cranston Senior Enrichment Center

    Wednesday, January 17

    Our programs assist, inform, entertain, and enrich the lives of  individuals 55 years and older. Home Safety & Emergency Preparedness “Identifying  Hazards & …

  • Floods for second time in less than a month

    Tuesday, January 16

    A rainstorm early Wednesday morning brought significant flooding to Warwick for the second time in less than a month. Nearly 4 inches of rain fell between Tuesday, January 9 and Wednesday, …

  • Norwood, Oakland Beach gain stars in school ranking report

    Thursday, January 11

    Two of Warwick’s elementary schools- Norwood and Oakland Beach- saw stars added to its rating in the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE)’s annual accountability rankings. The …

  • Pilgrim High School posts first quarter honor rolls

    Thursday, January 11

    The following students have earned first quarter honors at Pilgrim High School. GRADE 9 HIGH HONORS  Reyana Ahern, Ethan Alves, Khloe Amaral, Logan Andrade, Armina Ayriyan, Jack …

  • Toll Gate announces first quarter honors

    Thursday, January 11

    12 th Grade High Honors Andrew Agostinelli, Robert Allen, Sydney Amaral, Brady Amore, Kyle Anderson, Jessalyn Andreozzi, Bruce Angelini, Adeline Areson, Francesca Beagan, Conner Bergstrom, …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, January 11

    Weekend Spotlight Jan. 15, West Bay Chorale Seeks Singers and will hold their Spring 2024 season kickoff and registration meeting on Mon., Jan. 15, at 7 p.m., with registration starting at 6:30, …

  • Community Champion: Kate Fagan

    Thursday, January 11

    What Makes a Community Champion? Meet Kate Fagan. Born in Warwick, RI, this Emmy-Award winning journalist and the No.1 New York Times Best selling author of “What Made Maddy …

  • College notes: Comella, Lopez hit the floor

    Thursday, January 11

    Warwick natives Elayna Comella and Francisco Lopez are both competing on the collegiate hardwood this winter, each experiencing ups and downs as players aiming to earn more playing time off the …

  • Lady Titans rebuilding this winter

    Thursday, January 11

    The Warwick girls hockey co-op is grinding through a rebuilding season and is looking to find an identity as it enters the meat of its regular season schedule. The Lady Titans entered the week …

  • Athlete of the Week: Alison Pankowicz

    Thursday, January 11

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Toll Gate runner Alison Pankowicz. Pankowicz has grown into one of the state’s top competitors during her career and is off to another strong …

  • Titans look to rebound after uneven start

    Thursday, January 11

    The Toll Gate girls basketball team entered the season coming off a semifinal appearance last winter and is looking to return to make a deep playoff run once again. Toll Gate sits at 3-3 in …

  • Fans urged to vote for Green as best domestic airport

    Thursday, January 11

    Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) is again in the running for the best domestic airport in Travel + Leisure (T+L) 2024 World’s Best Awards survey, which runs through February …

  • Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England Kicks Off 2024 Girl Scout Cookie Season

    Thursday, January 11

    Consumers in southeastern New England can now support local Girl Scouts by ordering from the iconic cookie lineup, earning funds that fuel amazing experiences in the outdoors, STEM, and beyond. …

  • Are emails being read?

    Thursday, January 11

    To the Editor, On Monday, January 8, 2024 I sent an email to Rhode Island Speaker of the House K. Joseph Shekarchi. My email was in reference to restoring meaningful cost-of-living adjustments …

  • Telling the Captain Fredy story again, but this time with more on Fredy

    Thursday, January 11

    When Karen Daniel of Los Angeles l and her film team suggested visiting the Beacon offices Sunday I imagined she hadn’t followed the forecasts of a possible snow storm. I was wrong. …

  • A taste of things to come?

    Thursday, January 11

    Sunday brought rain and then snow. And then mid-week the temperature climbed and the wind and rain hit. More of it is forecast for Friday and Saturday. The snow made for near white out conditions …

  • RIAC virtual general aviation meeting Jan. 17

    Thursday, January 11

    The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) will hold the next virtual public information session for Rhode Island’s General Aviation (GA) airport communities on Wednesday, January 17 at 12:00 …

  • Mark Grimm named partner at Marasco & Nesselbush law firm

    Thursday, January 11

    Marasco & Nesselbush, LLP, a law firm providing legal representation for those suffering from catastrophic injuries, medical negligence, and disability, has named Warwick resident Mark Grimm as a …

  • Cold dip for some cold cash

    Thursday, January 11

    Buttonwoods residents from left, Chris Conforti, David Splaine, Jeff Platt, John Conforti and Dr. Jason Conforti braved the chilly waters of Greenwich Bay on New Year’s day to raise funds for …

  • Daughter to honor dad's love for Warwick with Rotary scholarship

    Thursday, January 11

    In years to come Carole Housman hopes people will think of her father, Harry M. Carter, who loved and worked for Warwick and the Rotary Cub of Warwick. Today old timers, and a few Rotary Club …

  • Water quality is focus of next harbor management workshop

    Thursday, January 11

    The second in a series of four workshops on the city’s harbor management plan will be held Jan. 9 starting at 6 p.m. As the workshop coincides with the monthly scheduled Zoning Board meeting in …

  • Police Log January 11, 2024

    Thursday, January 11

    BANK ROBBERY On Friday, Jan. 5, Warwick Police responded to TD Bank at 2625 West Shore Road in Warwick following the report of a robbery around 5:50 p.m. According to a Warwick Police press …

  • Digging up the past

    Thursday, January 11

    When heavy winds make it difficult to quahog in the bay, Jody King heads for Shell Island, which makes an appearance at low tide inside Potter Cove in the northeast corner of Prudence Island. He …

  • Picozzi, RIAC near cargo agreement, still far apart on PILOT money

    Thursday, January 11

    By ADAM ZANGARI Mayor Frank Picozzi is looking to turn the tables on the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) following the corporation’s action ending $500,000 in Payment In Lieu Of …

  • Contract puts airport director in the green

    Thursday, January 11

    On Nov. 16, the Rhode Island Airport Corporation renewed a three-year agreement valued at $575,791 annually with president and CEO Iftikhar Ahmad, making him one of the highest-paid state employees, yet a far cry from URI men's basketball coach Ryan "Archie" Miller, who is paid $1,405,000.05 according to a Channel 12 report Under the agreement approved by the board …

  • Time to fly

    Thursday, January 11

    While it started off as rain and slush Sunday, the temperature dropped and the snow came down in earnest later that afternoon making for ideal sledding conditions Monday at the former Gorton Junior …

  • Galligan unseats Testa

    Thursday, January 11

    In a 3-2 vote Tuesday, the Warwick School Committee saw a quiet but dramatic shakeup in leadership, as Shaun Galligan replaced David Testa as School Committee Chair. Galligan  was backed by …

  • Roundup: West’s Sutherland runs to two wins

    Wednesday, January 10

    Cranston West standout track athlete Ailani Sutherland had herself a day last weekend when the indoor track and field team competed in its regular season meet in Providence. Sunderland finished …

  • Athlete of the Week: Kyla Buco, West

    Wednesday, January 10

    The Cranston Herald’s Athlete of the Week is West basketball player Kyla Buco. After a strong debut season as a freshman, Buco has been even better as a sophomore and has been the engine behind …

  • RI Football Coaches Association releases All-Division teams

    Thursday, January 4

    The Rhode Island Football Coaches Association recently unveiled its award winners from this past season and many Warwick players were honored. Toll Gate’s Nathan Gamba-Masse was named to …

  • Pilgrim wins holiday tourney

    Thursday, January 4

    The Pilgrim boys basketball team won the West Warwick Christmas Tournament, defeating Division I Narragansett then beating the host Wizards in the finals. Carter Clifton led Pilgrim with 18 …

  • Girl Coach of the Year: Kaitlyn Rachiele, Pilgrim

    Thursday, January 4

    The Pilgrim girls basketball team has faced a roller coaster few seasons, going from a title appearance, to a playoff return, then to a winless season and so on. Pilgrim returned an experienced core …

  • Boy Coach of the Year: Keith Croft, Hendricken

    Thursday, January 4

    The Hawks fell short in the championship game in 2022, which was its first in-state loss since 2017. In 2023, Hendricken would bounce back to reclaim its spot as the state’s unquestioned leader …

  • Girl Athlete of the Year: Amaya Coffie, Pilgrim

    Thursday, January 4

    Amaya Coffie started off 2023 in style, helping the Pilgrim girls basketball team win the state championship. Coffie was a key piece to the team’s run and was its top perimeter defender and did …

  • Boy Athlete of the Year: Braxton Bragg, Pilgrim

    Thursday, January 4

    Braxton Bragg had a historic 2023 year across multiple sports and cemented his place as one of Pilgrim’s all-time athletes. In ice hockey, Bragg was a stonewall in net as the Warwick co-op’s …

  • Girls Team of the Year: Pilgrim Basketball

    Thursday, January 4

    The Lady Pats entered last winter season on a mission to not only turn the program around but to send its seniors off with a title … mission accomplished. Faith Meade and Gianna Ramos were …

  • Boys Team of the Year: Hendricken Basketball

    Thursday, January 4

    The Hawks were penciled in as the state’s favorite to win the title heading into last season and met those expectations by winter’s end. After an epic clash with rival La Salle in the …

  • Bidding farewell to 2023, welcoming 2024

    Thursday, January 4

    Shawn Finnigan was an early arrival at Rocky Point Park New Year’s Eve. He pulled in to set up about 1:45 p.m. As it turned out he needed all the time he could get. By 5 p.m. sweat poured off …

  • Holiday Giving Tree collects 7,576 gifts for local Kids in biggest year ever

    Thursday, January 4

    Thanks to the generosity of Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) customers, staff and the community, the holiday season has been made brighter for underprivileged children across the Ocean State. The …

  • Picozzi and RIAC/FAA, the modern version of David & Goliath.

    Thursday, January 4

    To the Editor, The biblical Goliath apparently felt free to wreak havoc wherever he wished, simply because of his size. The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) and the Federal Aviation …

  • Things go click under the table

    Thursday, January 4

    It was a rhythmic clanking like snow chains only barely audible. We put down our forks and looked at each other across the dining room table. My first thought was that it was a new sound from our …

  • Renting an affordable apartment has become Rhode Island’s ‘Impossible Dream’

    Thursday, January 4

    We have a beautiful state, we really do. We enjoy the miles of ocean, beautiful parks, wonderful restaurants, and good people. You can get from one point in Rhode Island to another in one hour. …

  • Can artificial intelligence optimize journalism?

    Thursday, January 4

    It may very well give a reader whiplash at how rapidly the onset of the artificial intelligence (AI) era has been ushered into our everyday discourse — but make no mistake, it is here, and not …

  • Ample gas supplies keep lid on prices

    Thursday, January 4

    Strong gasoline demand over the holidays and ongoing tensions in the Red Sea aren’t enough to prevent gas prices from ending 2023 with declines.  As oil markets continue to watch for …

  • ‘No big deal’ centenarian says of accomplishments

    Thursday, January 4

    On Thursday, December 28, Stephen Edward Pascarella reported for work as he usually does. But there would be no working today. Instead, a special celebration was prepared in recognition of his 100th …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, January 4

    Jan. 10, The Edgewood Garden Club will hold an Open Meeting at the William H. Hall Free Library, 1825 Broad Street, Cranston, on Wed., Jan. 10, starting at 6:30 p.m. with a lecture beginning at 7:00 …

  • Police Log 01-04-2024

    Thursday, January 4

    DUI Around 2:24 a.m., Nov. 25, Warwick Police Officer Connor R. Bemis was traveling north on Warwick avenue in the area of North Country Club Drive when he spotted a black Chevy Malibu with …

  • Apponaug Brewing deals with fallout of flooding

    Thursday, January 4

    The two feet of flooding at Apponaug Brewing Company receded in less than a day following the second-highest flood in the recorded history of the Pawtuxet River. Still, though, the scars of the …

  • West Bay Chorale seeks singers, sets open rehearsal Jan. 15

    Thursday, January 4

    West Bay Chorale will hold their spring 2024 season kickoff and registration meeting Monday, January 15 at 7pm, with registration starting at 6:30 at St. Kevin Church,  333 Sandy Lane, …

  • Statewide single use plastic bag ban takes effect

    Thursday, January 4

    With the advent of 2024 came the enactment of legislation, including a law signed by Gov. Dan McKee in 2022 banning single-use plastic bags throughout the state. The legislation, enacted on the …

  • Getting a handle on paper

    Thursday, January 4

    Annie Mechino pauses; from a corner of her eye she’s spotted a customer standing by the orange-filled stand. He’s empty handed. “Billy will have it tomorrow,” she says …

  • RIAC guarantees cargo traffic won’t access local roads

    Thursday, January 4

    In a twist of developments and without any indication that it might happen, Mayor Frank Picozzi received Tuesday a proposed agreement from the Rhode Island Airport Corporation to build and make …

  • DOT rolls out wave to welcome visitors

    Thursday, January 4

    The surf is always up when you leave Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport and get on the connector to Route 95. The rolling wave display, created by vertical blue pipes of varying …

  • Swingin’ in the new year at The Blue Room

    Wednesday, January 3

    Patrons of the Blue Room ushered in 2024 in style with The Kim Trusty Band and the Catnip Junkies, two bands with serious classic vibes. The club hosted two shows, one early in the evening for the …

  • New Budlong Pool set to be built, for better or for worse

    Wednesday, January 3

    After more than two years of debate, the mayor’s vision of Budlong Pool is entering the bidding process. Mayor Kenneth Hopkins has commissioned a request for proposal, which is currently …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Jan. 1, 48 th  Annual Penguin Plunge for Special Olympics Rhode Island, Registration is open for the New Year’s Day event, the longest running New Year’s Day …

  • Northeast gas prices dip despite national increase

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    Despite the national average rising by four cents last week, Northeast gasoline prices decreased slightly as millions of Americans prepared for their upcoming holiday celebrations and road trips. …

  • House of Hope awarded $20K to help residents this winter

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    House of Hope in Warwick is among eight nonprofits across the state to receive $20,000 from the Rhode Island Foundation to help residents stay housed this winter. The organization was selected …

  • Winman Middle School posts 1st quarter honors

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The following Winman Middle School students have achieved honors for the first quarter: High Honors Grade 6: Jocelyn Anderson, Cole Auclair, Saydee Bence, Rileigh Burrows, Cali Caruso, …

  • Party time at Pilgrim Senior Center

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    Seniors wore their Christmas sweaters and dressed in reds and greens for last Thursday ‘s Christmas party at the Pilgrim Senior Center. They were entertained with live music, which inspired …

  • Oldest house to sell in EG this year

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    Residential Properties Ltd. has announced the sale of 911 Frenchtown Road in East Greenwich for $626,000. Sales Associate Mark Ryan represented the seller as the listing agent in this transaction. …

  • Are there measurable expectations of new curriculum ?

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    To the Editor: Bob Grant has written a timely, but troubling, commentary on the status of the Warwick Public School System.(“School presentation a good start, yet so many questions”, …

  • Does smashed glass at Green tell of a bigger story?

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    To the Editor, Do you ever park your car next to a space spewed with broken car window shards?  You can see that it's not a broken bottle but rather the remains of a car break-in. Whoa. Bad …

  • Ensuring a holiday of joy, celebration

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    To the Editor: As we head into New Year’s Eve weekend, I wanted to let your readers know that police departments around the state – including the Warwick Police Department – …

  • Time to get engaged engaged

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    We’re ready to get engaged. Actually, Carol and I were engaged more than a half century ago and now we’re going to do it again. Yet, this is a first for us.  In the past there …

  • Verdict is out on ferry service

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    If taking a 40-minute ferry ride in the middle of winter to get from Providence to Bristol wasn’t on your Christmas list — it seems like you have lots of company. This past Thursday, …

  • Shedding weight sensibly

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter #38 East Greenwich, recently held their Fall Rally at Gregg's Restaurant on South County Trail. Awards were presented to women for being KOPS (Keep Off Pounds …

  • Police Log 12-28-23

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    DUI Around 11:54 p.m., Nov. 22, Warwick Police responded to a traffic stop to assist another officer with a DUI investigation at 2081 Post Road in front of the Radisson Hotel. The vehicle had …

  • Kick off New Year with #FirstDayHike at George Washington State Campground

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) invites Rhode Islanders to kick off 2024 and celebrate the New Year by joining a #FirstDayHike at George Washington State Campground in …

  • Airport Business Magazine names Brittany Morgan to list of top ‘40 under 40’

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    Rhode Island Airport CoRhode Island Airport Corporation’s (RIAC) Chief Legal Counsel and Chief of Staff, Brittany Morgan, has been recognized by Airport Business Magazine’s “40 …

  • ‘A joke’ mayor says of RIAC guarantee to route air cargo traffic

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    It all seems simple enough. Mayor Frank Picozzi doesn’t want 73-foot long trailer trucks on Main Avenue, Post Road or Coronado Road, which would deter from the pedestrian friendly …

  • St. Rose teacher completes second book on year-round inspiration

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    St. Rose of Lima fourth grade teacher and local author Scott Jablonski’s second book is hitting the shelves shortly after his first one did. “Stand Out! Stand Out!” consists of …

  • A pair of tickets ‘iced’ a lifetime marriage for centurion

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The champagne flute was in front of Gloria DiFolco, its tiny bubbles magically rising. It was untouched, not that Gloria doesn’t drink champagne. With so many people around and all of them …

  • Spay and neuter clinic wins $30K grant to help pet owners with vet costs

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The Potter Spay and Neuter Clinic in Warwick is among nearly two dozen animal welfare programs across the state that is sharing $530,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. The funding will …

  • No break in school renovations, high school projects

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    This past year has been marked with some major milestones in the rehabilitation of schools - namely, the reopening of Sherman Elementary School, the creation of “innovative spaces” at …

  • Galligan looks to unseat Testa as school chair

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    Having served as the District 1 member to the Warwick School Committee for a year, Shaun Galligan confirmed Tuesday night he is actively campaigning to become committee chair at the first meeting of …

  • Breakfast with Joe

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives set his eyes on the biscuits slathered in sausage gravy across the table. “There’s no more … gravy train coming from …

  • Family fireworks show at Rocky Point

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The New Year’s Eve forecast of above freezing temperatures, light winds and a 20 percent  chance of rain promises for a great early evening of  fireworks at Rocky Point Park. The …

  • Vets, Warriors battle for City Cup

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The Warwick Vets and Winman Middle School wrestling teams clashed at the first-ever City Cup tournament, hosted by the Hurricanes, earlier this month. The Hurricanes would roll to a 60-21 victory. …

  • Warwick Beacon December 28, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

  • Polar golf outing returns for 8th-annual go-around

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    How’d you like to start the New Year by helping children who have been stricken with cancer? If you would, please contact Judi Graham and sign up for one of Rhode Island’s most …

  • Roundup: Hawks pin Mt. Hope

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The Bishop Hendricken wrestling team rolled to a 47-15 win over Mt. Hope last week. Michael Owens pinned his opponent at 106 pounds for Hendricken, while teammate Michael Quinn won by fall at …

  • Athlete of the Week: Carter Clifton

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Pilgrim basketball player Carter Clifton. After suffering a torn ACL toward the end of last year, Clifton returns healthy and has made an immediate …

  • Pilgrim looks to emerge as contender in DII race

    Thursday, December 28, 2023

    The Pilgrim boys basketball team is off to a strong 2-1 start this winter season and is looking to make a run at the Division II playoffs. The Pats were ravaged by injuries early and often last …

  • December 21, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

  • Community Champion Santa Paul spreads holiday magic

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Special to the Beacon What Makes a Community Champion? Meet Santa Paul, a symbol of inspiration and kindness, whose life continues to be a series of remarkable chapters. As a young native …

  • No. 4 RIC gets win

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Junior guard Madison Medbury (Scituate, R.I.) finished with 17 points and eight rebounds as No. 4 Rhode Island College knocked off eighth-ranked Gustavus Adolphus, 71-61, at the Cruzin Classic on …

  • Toy Titans

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The Warwick girls hockey co-op recently held a toy drive prior to a game at Thayer Arena. Pictured at left is the team showing off some of the charitable goods they collected as well as the pile of …

  • Hawks skate to 3-0 start

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The defending champion Bishop Hendricken boys hockey team is off to a stellar start this winter season as it has skated out to a 3-0 record. Although the Hawks entered the season as the …

  • Athlete of the Week: Dylan Perreault

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Toll Gate basketball player Dylan Perreault. After enjoying a breakout campaign for the Titans last winter, the playmaking forward has jumped out to …

  • Pilgrim girls get first win

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The defending champion Pilgrim girls basketball team picked up a much needed win on Tuesday evening when it rolled past visiting Middletown 37-25. It was the Pats’ first win of the season as …

  • A pie marker’s surprise

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    There seemed no more appropriate way to thank Betty Smith, who works on consistent affairs in the mayor’s office and makes from scratch 27 butternut squash pies at Thanksgiving, than to present …

  • Spay and neuter clinic wins $30K grant to help pet owners with vet costs

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The Potter Spay and Neuter Clinic in Warwick is among nearly two dozen animal welfare programs across the state that is sharing $530,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. The funding will …

  • It took ingenuity, but Hendricken students got here from East Bay

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The news about the closure of half of the Washington Bridge hit Steven Correia when he walked outside his East Providence home and saw the traffic piling up. “I’ve traveled to New …

  • Santa and his elf visit the Beacon

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Secrets can be hard to keep, yet Representative David Bennett and Senator Matthew LaMountain kept their lips sealed leading up to Santa’s visit to the Beacon on Dec. 2. With a pepper …

  • Bringing good cheer to travelers

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Even a day as rainy as Monday couldn’t dampen the spirits of the Bishop Hendricken Young Men’s Chorus as they performed at T.F. Green Airport. Bishop Hendricken Dean of Campus Life, …

  • God Is Still Here

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Deer in the field Babe in a barn Star in the sky Where am I? Boats on the ocean Trucks bringing food Always bad vs good Where am I? Shop til you drop eBay or Amazon Don't want to flop Where …

  • We crossed the Washington Bridge to meet Rigley, believe it or not

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Okay, after all the news about the Washington Bridge and stories of three-hour long traffic jams, you’re going to think we’re crazy to have purposely driven to East Providence on Sunday. …

  • Preparing for the RW

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Wave Federal Credit Union held its 13th annual CU 4 Reality™ Financial Education Fair Wednesday, Dec. 13 at the Toll Gate High School cafeteria. The fair, during which students draft a monthly …

  • William Trafford receives Sons of Union Veterans of Civil War award

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The National Organization of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War presented its John Clem Award to Warwick resident William Trafford, 9, a student at Cedar Hill Elementary School, as the …

  • William Trafford receives Sons of Union Veterans of Civil War award

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The National Organization of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War presented its John Clem Award to Warwick resident William Trafford, 9, a student at Cedar Hill Elementary School, as the …

  • Double the effort

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Traditionally the Warwick Rotary Club has provided 100 baskets of food to needy families at Christmastime and at one time even delivered them to people’s homes. As Neighbors Helping Neighbors …

  • Elks fill 63 food and toy baskets

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    When it comes to caring and sharing, the Tri-City Elks have few,  rivals. That trait surfaced again last Tuesday evening at Lodge 14’s ground level all purpose room that resembled a …

  • Protecting your hard earned money from Holiday scammers

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    With the approach of the Christmas holidays and consumers ramping up their holiday shopping, the Washington, DC AARP warns shoppers to be aware of the uptick of scams. A new 2023 AARP Fraud Watch …

  • Warwick residents meet about starting new Village

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Around twenty members of the Warwick community showed up at the Warwick Public Library Friday to discuss creating a Warwick Village. This new village wouldn’t have anything to do with …

  • After hearing concerns, council approves legislation aimed at easing housing development

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The Warwick City Council’s final regular meeting focused on changes to the city’s zoning ordinance to comply with state law, with many residents expressing frustration and discontent with …

  • Police Log 12-21-23

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    DUI Around 1:22 a.m., Nov. 12, Warwick Police were on patrol traveling west on Sandy Lane when they spotted a beige 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser swerving in the roadway. Police followed the …

  • Airport meeting doesn’t get off the ground

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    On Tuesday the Rhode Island Airport Corporation called off a meeting with the city administration and state leaders scheduled for Wednesday so that lawyers could work out a memorandum of …

  • Bill Donovan’s 3-shot par, a $20K win for Westbay

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    As they handed out Christmas gifts to those in need last week, Westbay Community Action received one of their own – $20,000 – from an avid golfer. Westbay President and CEO Paul …

  • Delayed start, but Flock cameras solve cases

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    The Warwick Police Department (WPD)’s Flock Safety Camera program got off to a late start following approval in October of 2022 due to a little bit of red tape. However, according to …

  • Storm packs windy, wet punch

    Thursday, December 21, 2023

    Packing winds of nearly 70 MPH and more than two inches of rain, Monday’s southeaster caused extensive flooding along Warwick’s 39 miles of shoreline, downed trees and fortunately …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Dec. 16, Drive-Thru Food Pantry will be held by the Spring Green Memorial Church, 1350 Warwick Ave., Warwick, on Sat., Dec. 16.  Grocery bags of food will be distributed …

  • They know their Jenga

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    The Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce celebrated the holidays with over 150 members and friends at Harbor Lights on Thursday, December 8. Included in the festivities were the swearing in of …

  • College Notes: Warwick trio shining on ice

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    With winter fast approaching, a trio of players with ties to Warwick is taking to the ice for their respective colleges, lacing up their skates and making contributions that will hopefully lead to …

  • Rejoice in the season

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Greenwood Community Church, Presbyterian was packed Saturday afternoon for a concert of Christmas songs, which marked the 300th anniversary of J.S. Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring. …

  • School presentation a good start, yet so many questions

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    To the Editor, Council President McAllister’s invitation to Superintendent Dambruch and team to address the City Council on 4 December was a welcomed development for those who see …

  • A season of thankfulness & giving

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    To the Editor, No time of the year is quite like the holiday season which runs from Thanksgiving, to the New Year.. Many celebratory events are planed during this period. Dining with family and …

  • No middle ground to condemning cold-blooded killers

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    X To the Editor: On October 7, 2023, Shani Louk, a pretty, innocent, 22-year-old girl, was attending a music festival in Israel. On that same day, Shani Louk was kidnapped, murdered, and …

  • Physics of a missing dinner

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    I wish I had taken physics, because I might better understand what happened to my dinner. I never got to eat it, or for that matter see it, although it was there. Carol expected I would be late, …

  • Unique partnership creates pilot senior fellows program

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Buoyed by the success of a pilot Senior Fellows Program, Leadership Rhode Island (LRI) and Age-Friendly Rhode Island (AFRI) are now looking to raise about $30,000 to fund another session in the …

  • At home again

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Archie and Lulu Van Griffin, whose headstone was discovered in a closet at Brown University on Jan. 17, 2017 by Jack Wrenn, a PhD student at the time was recently moved by members of the Warwick …

  • A fitting memorial to Steve

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    More than 75 people gathered Dec. 2 at the Stephen J Medeiros Fishing Area at Black Point to celebrate the dedication of this beautiful piece of Rhode Island in honor of Steve Medeiros. Presentations …

  • ‘A Wish Come True’ children enjoy night out watching ‘Wish’

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    There aren’t many movies more fitting for 185 different children with “A Wish Come True” to see than “Wish”- something that they got to do on Dec. 3 at Cinema De Lux. …

  • Roundup: Hawks thump NK in opener

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    The defending champion Bishop Hendricken hockey team flew out the gate this regular season by thrashing visiting North Kingstown 11-0. Hendricken had 11 different goal scorers including Griffin …

  • Athlete of the Week: Griffin Crain

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Hendricken senior hockey standout Griffin Crain. The All-State captain helped guide the defending champs to an 11-0 opening night win over North …

  • Hawks hold off Bolts

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    The defending champion Bishop Hendricken basketball team escaped Cranston East with a 37-35 victory in its season opener on Tuesday night. Trailing 37-35, the Bolts had one last chance to either …

  • Hendricken deals with effects from Washington Bridge closure

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Residents throughout the state received an emergency alert just nine minutes before 5 p.m. on Monday- rush hour- alerting residents to the closure of I-195 westbound due to structural issues with the …

  • ‘Cop’s cop’ Hopkins sworn in as CCRI police chief

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) Chief of Campus Police and Director of Public Safety Joseph Hopkins was officially sworn  in Monday morning after serving 15 months as acting chief …

  • Police Log 12-14-23

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    DUI An Apple Watch alert tipped police off to a crash, which led to a subsequent DUI arrest. Around 11:48 p.m., Nov. 9, Warwick Police were dispatched to the intersection of East and …

  • On the track to Christmas

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Winter Wonderland 2023 chugged into the Oakland Beach School Friday night with carloads of events including a holiday shop, crafts, a visit from Santa and, of course, the Grinch, and best of all a …

  • 40 years later and Fr. Bob won’t slow down

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Not being that much older than some of the students in his CCD class, Father Robert Marciano had a good idea they might be partying and that could involve alcohol. His intuition was on the …

  • Award-winning journalist discusses mental health in “Life Instagrammed” talk

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Warwick Veterans Middle School welcomed  award-winning sports journalist Kate Fagan for “Life Instagrammed” on Wednesday - a talk on social media, perfectionism and mental health, …

  • Hundreds stroll first ever rolling Apponaug festival

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Mayor Frank Picozzi was fearful of running behind Saturday morning for the first ever winter festival rolling into Apponaug at 9 a.m. He arrived at City Hall shortly after 7:30 to discover the …

  • Airport to stop $500k city payment

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

    In short, the relationship between the city and the airport has crash landed. Last week the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) released an Oct. 17-21, 2022 Federal Aviation …

  • December 14. 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, December 14, 2023

  • Strolling Rolling Apponaug Festival steps off Saturday

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    What has promises of becoming an annual event, the “Strolling Rolling Apponaug Winter Festival” comes to the village Saturday The festival, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., will include a …

  • Toll Gate students to hone real-life decisions at financial fair

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    More than 100 students from Toll Gate High School, will make real-life decisions to help teach them financial skills during the 13th Annual CU 4 Reality™ Financial Education Fair that on …

  • Santa & #1 Elf unveiled

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    The secret is out: Representative David Bennett is really Santa and Senator Matthew LaMountain is his number one elf. The pair visited the Warwick Beacon office Saturday for …

  • Ticket to a new ride

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    Thanks to the Hurd Auto Mall in Johnston that has provided a 2024 Chevy Trailbazer and the Greenwood Credit Union that has provided a highly visible place to display it, the Warwick Rotary Club is …

  • Bishop Hendricken sets new #GivingTuesday records with gift from Paul Masse

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    Bishop Hendricken High School has announced record-setting data for its 2023 #GivingTuesday campaign. This year’s efforts raised $213,298 from 645 unique donors. Both numbers — dollars …

  • “It takes a village to make a village”

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    The Village Common of RI will weigh whether to start operations on a new community for seniors in Warwick in a meeting to be held with city residents at the Warwick Public Library on Dec. 15 at 10 …

  • Resolution to acquire lighthouse gets green light

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    Disagreements between Ward 5 Councilman Edgar Ladouceur and members of the City Council and city administration characterized a spicier-than-usual council meeting Monday. The Council voted in …

  • Community Champion: Blake Simpson, Pilgrim Head Football Coach

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    Below is a Q & A conducted by Pilgrim student-athlete Brett Taylor, speaking with Pilgrim Head Football Coach Blake Simpson. Taylor created a new social media platform named Community Champions ) …

  • Flying solo

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    The Pilgrim hockey team is hitting the ice this week and will be on its own this winter as it’s co-op with Toll Gate came to an end after three seasons together. With over 30 skaters in …

  • Hoops season tipping off

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    The 2023-24 Rhode Island Interscholastic League is tipping off this week as teams begin their regular season schedules. Here is a look at where Warwick’s teams stand heading into the winter: …

  • A kick start to helping

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    On Saturday, Dec 2 the Don Rodrigues Karate Academy of Warwick held its Annual Toys for Kids Interschool Tournament, which was a huge success. To enter the event, students and spectators donated new, …

  • Firefighters Soccer Club sets toy drive for foster kids

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    The Warwick Fire Fighters Soccer Club will be holding a toy drive to help support local foster families on Dec. 15 from 6-8:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Community Room of the Saw Tooth …

  • Academy conducts food drive

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    The Don Rodrigues Karate Academy of Warwick held their Annual Holiday Food Drive recently. The event was spearheaded by the Rodrigues’ Grandson, 15 year old Christopher Rodrigues. The …

  • McNamara honored for law that makes school psychological services eligible for Medicaid

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    Rhode Island Kids Count has honored Rep. Joseph M. McNamara (D-Dist. 19, Warwick, Cranston), chairman of the House Committee on Education, for his efforts to improve access to school-based …

  • RISLA College Planning Center ready for FAFSA season

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    “New” means change but that should deter students and their parents from seeking financial assistance for college education. What’s new is what the Federal Student Aid Office …

  • Champlin Foundation awards $403,811 in grants to 6 Warwick organizations

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    Six Warwick non-profits received word of grant awards totaling $403,811 last week from the Champlin Foundation with the announcement of $10 million in capital funding to 93 Rhode Island …

  • Lots of company for Thanksgiving

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    The Hendricken tradition of serving up Thanksgiving dinner to those who would otherwise be alone or without family which students, faculty and parents once did at the school has evolved into a …

  • Police Log 12-06-23

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    DRUG ARREST On Nov. 30, the Warwick Police Department’s Special Operations Group, with the assistance of the RI Department of Corrections Special Investigation Unit, executed a search …

  • Bay View ranked as third best Catholic High School in Ocean State

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    St. Mary Academy – Bay View was recently ranked one of the Top 10 best private schools in Rhode Island by the rankings’ platform Niche.  The 2024 rating is based on …

  • It was fun

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    Kent Hospital recently hosted a Christmas party for pediatric patients of Spaulding’s rehab program in Pawtucket. Nearly 60 families showed up to craft, play games, and meet Santa. Thanks to …

  • So, how much airport noise?

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    Noise will always be a source of complaints as long as planes – especially jets taking off and landing at late hours of the night or early in the morning - keep flying in and out of Rhode …

  • Spotlight on accomplishments

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    The City Council got a snapshot of Warwick Schools Monday that covered scores, high performing schools, awards and recognitions, developments in technology, curriculum, building renovations and …

  • W. Neck School drop off improved, but will parents follow rules?

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    The consensus among parents, crossing guards, Principal Frank Galligan and Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur is that Warwick Neck School drop off and pickups are safer now that the city has widened the …

  • How would you spend $200,000?

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    As the holiday season begins and children throughout Warwick make their wish lists, members of the Warwick City Council are looking to cross infrastructure projects throughout the city off of their …

  • December 7, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Dec. 7 through Dec. 10, , “Oh? What Fun!”   will be performed by the Rhode Island Gay Men’s Chorus on Thurs., Dec. 7, Fri. Dec. 8, Sat. Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. …

  • You think getting an MRI is easy? well, guess again

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    I went through a washing machine. Well, actually it was an MRI, but it could have been a washing machine. I share the experience because those familiar with the machine will hopefully get a …

  • Tree team

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    It doesn’t have a formal name, so over decades it’s become known as “Warwick Ave Tree.” The lot at the intersection of Betsy Williams Drive and Warwick Avenue that is …

  • Great way to break up a meeting

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    House Speaker Joe Shekarchi and Rep. Joseph Solomon, Jr. interrupted an meeting of the meeting of Junior Achievement of Rhode Island’s board of directors Tuesday to present a $5,000 legislative …

  • Tree lighting…a teaser to Saturday’s strollin’ Apponaug

    Thursday, December 7, 2023

    If last Saturday’s tree lighting and free skating event at Thayer Arena was a preview, then this Saturday’s rocking and rolling at Apponaug will be a show stopper. Easily more than 500 …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight (2)   December 2, Holiday Open House at Governor Sprague Mansion Museum on Sat., December 2, 1353 Cranston St., Cranston, Grand Ballroom Entrance. Accessible entrance …

  • November 30, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

  • Krikorian leads Mariners to playoffs

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    The Rocky Hill boys soccer team has had a fantastic 2023 campaign as it won the SENE regular season title with a 14-1 record and reached the finals last weekend, where it came up short to St. Thomas …

  • Ready for Saturday, well almost

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    The fir tree planted last year in front of the Thayer Arena was trimmed with lights Monday in preparation of the holiday lighting event set for Saturday starting at 5:30 and running until 8 p.m. The …

  • Black Friday pattern has changed; Christmas spirit strong at Warwick Mall

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    The Warwick Mall welcomed a large crowd on Black Friday; although not exactly one quite as big as in Black Fridays past. With the mall generally devoid of gridlock, one cashier said Black Friday …

  • Nuts over our service men & women

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England (GSSNE) have donated more than 2,480 containers of nuts to Operation Holiday Cheer! Each September and October, Girl Scouts take orders in person from friends …

  • AG office to give presentations on detecting scams

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    The office of the RI  Attorney General  will give a presentation on protecting yourself from scams and  fraud at the Conimicut Branch Library on Monday, December 4, at 2 p.m.;  …

  • So much to learn about Roger Williams

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    To the Editor: As the holidays are here, this is a good time to talk about Roger Williams.  I have been studying Roger Williams for six years, and here are some of his ideas: …

  • Mr. Diossa’s shameful performance

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    To the Editor; Shamefully, Treasurer Diossa has refused to change the location of the meeting of his “Advisory Working Group.”  A number of State retirees asked that the meeting …

  • Forgotten history of Hamas

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    To the Editor, I, like many, note with despair the seemingly intractable situation in Gaza. It likewise appears impossible at the same time, to have a rational, civil conversation about this war …

  • Preparing for climate change, but at what cost?

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    To the Editor; City Council President Steve McAllister is worried about climate change. He wants us to be prepared for events that may or may not occur in the future.(“Now more than ever …

  • Thank a teacher while there is time

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    The question had me thinking: “Is there a teacher who has impacted your life and have you thought to tell them what it’s meant to you?” I’m not talking about a parent, …

  • We shouldn’t be last in giving this gift

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    Our story this week highlighting a conference held by the New England Donor Services left us with a couple of resounding thoughts, but the biggest takeaway was that Rhode Islanders should not be …

  • Robertson’s Noonan first elementary teacher to receive STEAM award

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    Longtime Robertson Elementary School teacher Kristen Noonan was met with a surprise as she began her 11:05 class on animation on Tuesday- a statewide award. Noonan, an art teacher, was chosen as …

  • Kids gave a lot of giving Tuesday

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    There was a lot of giving going on Tuesday at the Warwick Boys and Girls Clubs.  Like nonprofits everywhere, the club participated in Giving Tuesday, seeking support of its mission to …

  • No starting gun, but turkeys took off at Thanksgiving trot

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    When retired Warwick elementary school teacher and Warwick Rotary Club member Tom Sanford proposed a Thanksgiving morning turkey trot as a means of raising charitable funds, his plan was to team up …

  • Back again

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    For years Cub Scout Pack 7 of Buttonwoods has held their Christmas wreath sale Friday, Saturday and Sunday during Thanksgiving week from the Main Avenue parking lot at St. Rose of Lima Church. Sales …

  • Warwick Symphony Orchestra bringing holiday music to library

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    The Warwick Public Library will host its final concert of the year Sunday, Dec. 10 with a collection of chamber music and holiday tune  by the Warwick Symphony Orchestra brass and string …

  • Whoooo’s there?

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    Local nature photographer Arthur Dunn, who encounters most of his subjects at Warwick City Park, found this Great Horned Owl, the largest owl native to North America looking down at him on a recent …

  • Shoreline right-of-way, no parking signs focus of Harbor Management Commission meeting

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    In the first of several meeting focusing on public access to the shoreline, the Warwick Harbor Management Commission met with the public Monday to review the city’s Harbor Management Plan.. …

  • Fewer dentists seen as pending crisis

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    With dentists aging, nearly frozen insurance reimbursement rates not keeping pace with increasing costs and fewer people choosing to go into the profession, “we’re sort of at a tipping …

  • Uninvited visitor

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    When Monique Rice heard the racket before sun rise Wednesday she thought sanitation collection crews had dropped a bin, but then realized something more was happening at her neighbor’s home at …

  • Police Log 11-30-23

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    DUI Around 1:56 a.m., Oct. 28, Warwick Police Officer Connor R. Bemis was on routine patrol near the intersection of Centerville and Hardig roads when he spotted a gray Ford pass “at a …

  • Warwick schools join national social media lawsuit

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    The Warwick School Committee has joined a national lawsuit suing major social media companies Meta, TikTok, YouTube and Snapchat, doing so in a 4-0 vote taken during Nov. 14’s School Committee …

  • Zheng, Mariners win first SENE title in program history

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    The Rocky Hill girls soccer team won the program’s first-ever SENE Championship when it beat Dublin 4-1 in the title clash. The Mariners surged to a 3-0 halftime lead after goals from Emma …

  • Pats thump Titans in Beacon Bowl

    Thursday, November 30, 2023

    The Beacon Bowl trophy will remain at Pilgrim. After reclaiming the trophy with a win over rival Toll Gate in 2022, the Pats came back even stronger this time around to hang on to the prize for …

  • November 23, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Nov. 25, Wreath Hanging and Wreath Sales will be hosted by Scout Troops 3 and 4 Gaspee Plateau in Pawtuxet Village on Sat., Nov. 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wreaths will also …

  • Hawks take 2nd

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    The Bishop Hendricken unified volleyball team recently wrapped up its fall season and would reach the state finals against east Greenwich, where the Avengers would grab the win. Pictured from left to …

  • Tabor-Franchi post wins multiple tournaments

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    By ALEX SPONSELLER The Tabor-Franchi Post over-75 softball team had a big 2023 season, which included wins at the Cape Cod Classic and Ocean State Classic in the AAA Division. The team is …

  • RI baseball legend Stenhouse passes away at 90

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Rhode Island baseball legend Dave Stenhouse passed away on Saturday at the age of 90, according to his family on social media. The Cranston resident and Westerly native played professional …

  • Hawks reclaim crown

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    The Bishop Hendricken football team reclaimed its crown on Sunday, rolling to a 35-7 win over North Kingstown in the Division I Super Bowl. Leading 14-7 heading into the fourth quarter, the …

  • Looking for top dog ‘team’ of 2023

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Susan Parker first found her love for therapy animals in a dark time in her life. Her mother had recently had a stroke, and had to go to a nursing home at 55 years old, since Parker could not …

  • Looking for top dog ‘team’ of 2023

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Susan Parker first found her love for therapy animals in a dark time in her life. Her mother had recently had a stroke, and had to go to a nursing home at 55 years old, since Parker could not …

  • How Do You Stand Out?

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Growing up, Scott Jablonski didn’t know that other kids didn’t make up songs in their heads the way that he did. “I didn’t realize that’s what I was doing,” …

  • Life is varying shades of gray

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Dear Editor:   As a regular reader of Linda Petersen’s columns, I enjoy her homespun take on issues of everyday life that many of us—especially as parents and …

  • Hunting or, easy thrill killing?

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    To the Editor, History buffs will recall that President Teddy Roosevelt, after being unable to locate a wild bear to shoot during a hunting trip, refused to shoot an injured bear his assistants …

  • ‘False statements’ over possible compromise

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    To the Editor, While we appreciate the Warwick Beacon publishing an article highlighting our petition to Mayor Picozzi to get the Pawtuxet River Trail reopened, we were not given the opportunity …

  • Transcending, transforming places of faith

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    “I love that church. Too bad, it doesn’t look like it’s being used anymore.” As we were driving West Shore Road, I knew immediately what Carol was talking about; one of …

  • Council approves zoning amendments, discusses bid process

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Zone changes and complaints the city could do more headlined Monday’s City Council meeting, which included three separate public hearings. The first of three hearings involved rezoning …

  • Admirers gather for Santa’s book signing

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Book signing events are typically held in libraries or book stores with the author seated prominently facing the audience, pen in hand to personally autograph his or her tome. And frequently the …

  • Volunteers praised for St. Barnabas bazaar success

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Although no one is quite sure when St. Barnabas Church in Apponaug started hosting its Christmas Bazaar, the 2023 edition upheld the Episcopal parish’s tradition as a holiday shoppers’ …

  • Pies by the dozen

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Catherine Bonang who retired earlier this year after working for the Warwick School Department, most recently as secretary to the superintendent, knew just where to get her Thanksgiving breads and …

  • Gas prices continue decline despite Thanksgiving demand

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the price of a gallon of gas in the Northeast is steadily declining despite a recent demand spike ahead of the holiday. With prices in eleven states near the …

  • ‘No one is left out’

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Westbay Community Action and the Warwick Boys and Girls Clubs ensured a plentiful Thanksgiving for hundreds of families Saturday as they distributed food from Westbay offices on Jefferson Boulevard …

  • RI Credit Union moving operations to Warwick

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    The Rhode Island Credit Union, which was founded in 1946 and operates from a commanding building overlooking the State House, plans to move its operations to Warwick next year. Gina DePalo, the …

  • A first Thanksgiving dinner for some ESL students

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Winman English as a Second Language (ESL) students got the opportunity to try an American Thanksgiving dinner last Thursday - many, for the first time. The meal, which was prepared and served by …

  • Police Log 11-23-2023

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    SHOPLIFTING A Johnston woman was arrested for stealing a baby onesie from the Kent County Hospital gift shop. Around 11:42 a.m., Oct. 19, Warwick Police were called to the gift shop. On the …

  • Operation holiday cheer

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, the RI Blue Star Moms, the RI National Guard, Operation Stand Down RI, the United States Postal Service, the American Red Cross of RI, other community organizations, …

  • Village festival plans in full swing

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    If everything comes together on Dec. 9, Apponaug will be transformed into a winter wonderland. The centerpiece of the event, titled “The Strolling Rolling Apponaug Winter Festival,” …

  • Director gives glowing report of airport developments

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    Iftikhar Ahmad, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, likes to think of Green Airport as the little engine that could. He made the analogy when addressing Warwick Rotary …

  • 171 lots zoned open space

    Thursday, November 23, 2023

    The City Council gave first passage to rezone 171 parcels of land making up 364 acres as open space at its Monday meeting. The comprehensive rezoning package was lauded by a number of speakers, some …

  • OneCranston Health Equity Zone at CCAP

    Wednesday, November 22, 2023

    We work to create a healthier, happier Cranston for all residents through events, workshops, resident-led working groups and The Huddle Center, our Cranston Family Support Center.   …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Nov. 18, Family Day for Heroes Veterans Expo at 1418 Plainfield Pike. Food, fun, raffles and prizes! IPODS for Wounded Veterans and Century 21 Divine Group Homes for Heroes …

  • Pilgrim Players snap twice

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Nothing dead about this musical The Pilgrim Players Drama Club presents The Addams Family with an opening performance Friday at 7 p.m. Performances will also be held Saturday at 7 p.m. and …

  • Pilgrim Players snap twice

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Nothing dead about this musical The Pilgrim Players Drama Club presents The Addams Family with an opening performance Friday at 7 p.m. Performances will also be held Saturday at 7 p.m. and …

  • Parishioners, villagers celebrate life of Pastor Bill Lover

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    The Rev. William Lover would have recognized the church and many of the Conimicut villagers and parishioners who attended his memorial service Saturday and yet a lot would have been new to him. …

  • CCRI earns designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    The Community College of Rhode Island has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) through academic year 2028, completing the second step of a two-step …

  • Hawks headed back to Super Bowl

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Special to the Beacon The Bishop Hendricken football team will make its 15th consecutive Super Bowl appearance on Sunday at Cranston Stadium, but it’s hardly business as usual this year. …

  • Skippers oust Hawks in semis

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    The Bishop Hendricken soccer team was ousted from the Division I Semifinals by North Kingstown for the second straight season, as the Skippers used a first-half goal to cling on to the 1-0 victory. …

  • Late push sends Bulldogs past Titans

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    There was a championship rematch last Saturday at Rhode Island College when the Westerly girls soccer team took on Toll Gate in the Division III finals. After falling to the Titans in last …

  • Toasting our veterans

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

  • A walk in the park

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    To the Editor, The leaves fell softly like snowflakes. Although I wasn’t gifted with a good sense of direction, I embarked on the three-mile loop in City Park, despite the path being …

  • A time to be grateful

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    To the Editor, Currently we are faced with the support of two foreign wars, civil unrest, and tragic active shooter incidents  Also, Congress must act prudently by November 17 to avoid a …

  • ‘Now more than ever we must consider impact of climate change’

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    To the Editor: US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse recently spoke to a group of business leaders and referenced a RI Coastal Resources Management Council report that indicated Warwick is especially …

  • Forget the pain and heart pills, get a dog

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Warning: This is another column about dogs. I know I’ve written a lot about canines over the last two weeks: a story featuring Hillary Gillinder of Rhody Home Adopt who has fostered 250 …

  • We must not forget their lesson

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    There was something somberly fitting about the inconsistency among various government and private entities regarding when to observe the most recent Veterans’ Day, which fell on a Saturday this …

  • School Committee discusses building plans, policies, test scores

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Updates regarding plans for the new high schools, discussions of RICAS scores and chronic absenteeism, and the revision of policies were all on the table for the Warwick School Committee Tuesday …

  • Woodbury Union Church to hold a free winter wear event

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    A Free Winter Wear Event will be held at Woodbury Union Church on Friday, November 24th, the day after Thanksgiving,   from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  Coats, jackets, vests, mittens, …

  • Council to get ‘State of Warwick Schools’ address Dec. 4

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    What is the state of Warwick Schools? City Council President Steve McAllister has asked school administrators to address that question in a brief presentation – perhaps only 15 …

  • Almost wired for Christmas

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Mayor Frank Picozzi is closing in on his self-imposed deadline to have his popular digital light show up and running on Black Friday if he can only outsmart the rabbits. He’s foiled squirrels …

  • Shopping jam

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    With pre-Black Friday sales and thoughts of getting a jump on Christmas shopping, Route 2 was humming, or in some cases reduced to a crawl, on Saturday. This was the line of cars headed north from …

  • Ladouceur votes ‘no’ on bid package; Council renames 2 streets

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    The Warwick City Council awarded more than 30 bids totaling over $2 million and renamed two city streets on Nov. 6. The largest bid awarded by the council, in the amount of $394,238.54, was …

  • Mayor, airport up against a wall

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    The Rhode Island Airport Corporation has tapped the breaks but isn’t going to stop with plans a $100 million air cargo facility to replace current UPS and FedEx operations adjacent to Airport …

  • Checking the lineup

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Members of the Apponaug Babe Ruth Baseball League joined City Council President Steve McAllister and Mayor Frank Picozzi at the Apponaug field Tuesday afternoon. McAllister presented Jason Brouillard …

  • Police Log 11-16-23

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Parents charged following toddler’s August drowning A Warwick Police investigation of an August drowning has resulted in criminal charges. On Aug. 28, around 11:37 a.m., Warwick …

  • I met Santa & made the nice list

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    I met Santa: The real one. He’s a bit taller than I imagined. Santa’s red sled is the same shade as his fire engine. I wondered, if on one Christmas Eve, as Santa slid down a chimney …

  • Ginny stepping down after 14 years of putting Conimicut first

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    Not long after moving to Conimicut, Ginny Barham wanted to learn more about the community and started attending village association meetings.  Not  long after that she thought of serving on …

  • Petition asks city to preserve river walk

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

    More than 400 people have signed a petition calling on the city to buy as much as 12 acres bordering the Pawtuxet River and “close the loop” to a 2.3 mile walking trail that circles …

  • November 16, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, November 16, 2023

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Nov. 11, Veterans Through the Ages is sponsored by The Hope Historical Society, inviting the community to the meeting on Sat., Nov. 11, 2 p.m., at the Howland Barn, 35 Ryefield …

  • Gas prices 22¢ less than last month

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Northeast gasoline prices continue to decline slowly and steadily as weak demand and lower oil costs take hold of petroleum markets.   Oil prices fell for the second straight week last …

  • Special delivery helps Meals on Wheels commemorate holiday with local veteran

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    To commemorate Veteran’s Day, Meals on Wheels and the Rhode Island Office of Veterans Services delivered a meal to William Strand, a nonagenarian Navy veteran living in Pawtuxet. The visit …

  • Cornhole tourney honors fireman, benefits memorial fund

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    This past weekend, the Crowne Plaza played host to a cornhole tournament to support a fallen fireman and an organization that helps firefighters both physically and mentally. Mike Cabral, event …

  • ‘No moral equivalency between a terrorist organization and a democracy’

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    To the Editor, Linda Peterson’s article of October 26, 2023 entitled, “Midnight musings about Gaza” is uniformed and biased. She tries to create a moral equivalency …

  • Shoreline access on agenda if there’s access to the meeting

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    To the Editor, Our Constitution guarantees everyone the right to the shore to fish, gather seaweed, and enjoy the City’s most precious asset, our beaches. We all need to stand ready to …

  • A grand scale crusade to get dogs adopted

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Carol and I visited Clark Farms in Matunuck on Saturday, November 4. We weren’t in search of squash or to get a jump on Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations. Rather, for both of us it was …

  • Truly a place where hope resides

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    In the midst of multiple, overlapping crises that often result in the loss of housing for at-risk individuals, we are grateful to be able to report on organizations like the House of Hope, which shed …

  • Chopsticks help fulfill OBFCW Auxiliary mission to help needy

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    When it comes to raising money for charities, few nonprofits have enjoyed as much success as the Oakland Beach Fire Club Women’s Auxiliary.  And that, officials from important …

  • Promotion coming

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Henry Cascella, son of Richard and Donna Cascella, a 2015 graduate of Pilgrim HS will be elevated to Captain in the US Army on November 22. Henry is a Blackhawk helicopter pilot stationed at Ft. Drum …

  • Concert of Spanish blues guitar at library

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Enjoy a concert of Spanish Blues Guitar by Claude Bourbon will perform a concert of Spanish blues guitar at Warwick Public Library Sunday, November 12 at 2 p.m. Hear a tantalizing fusion of …

  • Memories of Funny Honey live on in widow’s first book

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Honey’s story began the day Betty and Lou Hann met one of her predecessors, a purebred yellow Labrador Retriever, whose home had been the Cranston Animal Shelter for six months. The …

  • Making 100 look easy

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Rosanna (Rose) Gibson has lost count but it’s more than 25 years since she joined the Happy Hoofers to bring a smile to the faces of those in elderly housing complexes and nursing homes. All …

  • Chef Terranova to give Thanksgiving cooking demo

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Chef Frank Terranova will provide a Thanksgiving cooking demo at Warwick Public Library on Thursday, November 16, at 6 p.m. Learn how to make a delicious Thanksgiving dish that you can add to …

  • Weizenbaum chairs Gamm Theatre board

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) held its annual meeting October 23 with the board electing Miriam Weizenbaum as president. Attendees also welcomed five new directors and honored three …

  • Hendricken hosts November events honoring veterans

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Bishop Hendricken High School honoring local veterans and their service this month.. Last Wednesday the nameplate of David Vicario was dedicated to the school’s wall for Rhode Islanders …

  • Child care educators get some help with their own children

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    State officials and early childhood educators alike packed Little Learners Academy on Centreville Road November 1 to celebrate the Child Care for Child Care Educators pilot program. In total, …

  • Peer mentor program provides last step to those in recovery

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Last Thursday, Warwick-based nonprofit House of Hope celebrated the nine graduates of their Peer Mentor and Employment Training Program. Graduates who were once homeless or recovering from …

  • Police Log 11-09-23

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    DUI At 8:31 p.m., Sept. 21, Warwick Police on a DUI enforcement patrol on Post Road spotted a silver four-door sedan traveling south on Elmwood Avenue. According to the arrest report the …

  • A heavy lift

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Airport Road motorists who have grown accustomed to seeing black pipes on the north side of the road may have questioned why new pipes were being installed last week. The answer is that the long …

  • Miscalculation for FICA deductions could cost city $150K a year

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    About 700 city employees received letters last week informing them that since 2007 the city has been taking more out of their pay for FICA, inclusive of Social Security and Medicare than necessary. …

  • Cold Case

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Gloria Coppola never stops looking for connections that will answer questions. In this case it is the disappearance of Frank Hanson Jr., 16 who lived in Cranston and was soon to move to Warwick …

  • Councilman cites ‘dangerous’ conditions at school drop-off

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Ward 5 Councilman Ed Ladouceur doesn’t want to be in the position of saying “I told you so” when a student is injured while getting dropped off or picked up from the Rocky Point …

  • ‘It was my education’

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Frank Fielding turned 98 on the 26th of July, celebrating with his wife, 7 children, 21 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.  While sitting on a screened porch with his wife and overlooking …

  • Garage Headquarters celebrates 50th anniversary

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    Garage Headquarters, a Warwick-based company serving Massachusetts and Rhode Island, recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. The company celebrated the milestone on Oct. 24, during which …

  • Warriors finish second in state

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    The Winman girls soccer team reached the state championship game after finishing the season with an overall record of 12-2-1. The Warriors fell to Cole in the title game. Pictured at left is the …

  • Late surge sends Kilties past Titans

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    The Toll Gate boys soccer team fell in the Division IV Semifinals 4-1 to top-seeded Mt. Pleasant on Monday night in North Providence. The Kilties jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the opening three …

  • Lady Titans beat Purple to advance

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    The Toll Gate girls soccer team beat Classical 3-1 in the Division III Semifinals on Tuesday night, which was the third time this season it beat the Purple by a 3-1 score. The Titans received goals …

  • Toll Gate, Pilgrim field hockey dropped in semis

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    By ALEX SPONSELLER The Toll Gate and Pilgrim field hockey teams fell in the Division II semifinals last week to wrap up their seasons. The No. 3 Titans fell to No. 2 Chariho 4-1 while No. 4 …

  • Athlete of the Week: Keaney Bayha

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Pilgrim cross country runner Keaney Bayha. The junior standout put on a show once again at the state championship, where she ran to a third-place …

  • Hawks fly to 27th title

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

    The Bishop Hendricken cross country team would run past Cumberland by one point to claim its 27th state title on Saturday at Ponaganset. The Hawks finished with 63 points to beat the Clippers’ …

  • November 9, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, November 9, 2023

  • Communities support Cranston resident with ALS

    Wednesday, November 8, 2023

    Elena Coccio first noticed the weakness in her right hand last December. Her initial thought was that she had multiple sclerosis, or MS, the same disease that her grandfather had. By the time …

  • $1M school program may be last Feinstein oversees

    Wednesday, November 8, 2023

    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 …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Nov. 4, Asbury United Methodist Church Christmas Village Bazaar will be held on Sat., Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 550 Fair Street, Warwick.  Famous Swedish Coffee …

  • It’s an Irish thing

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Liam Pendergast got an introduction to the outgoing friendliness of the Irish on the warmest day of October Saturday at O’Rourkes Bar and Grill in Pawtuxet. No, he didn’t get a taste of …

  • Communities support Cranston resident with ALS

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Elena Coccio first noticed the weakness in her right hand last December. Her initial thought was that she had multiple sclerosis, or MS, the same disease that her grandfather had. By the time …

  • Buy Nothing Day Coat Exchange returns Nov. 24 at State House

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Elena Coccio first noticed the weakness in her right hand last December. Her initial thought was that she had multiple sclerosis, or MS, the same disease that her grandfather had. By the time …

  • Wards 5, 9 to get solar radar speed signs

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Speeding has caught the attention of Councilmen Vincent Gebhart, D-Ward 9 and Ed Ladouceur, D-Ward 5 and each has designated a portion of the American Rescue Plan Act funds allotted to council …

  • Brown offering enhanced healthcare

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Brown Medicine at 43 Jefferson Blvd, has expanded its Warwick office, ushering in a new era of enhanced healthcare accessibility for the community. To celebrate the $750,000 in renovations, a ribbon …

  • Locals lead RIC swim to 5th place finish

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Senior Rebecca Fyrer (Cranston) finished second in the 200-yard medley relay (2:05.74), sixth in the 400-yard freestyle relay (4:25.39), 11th in the 500-yard freestyle (6:34.09), 19th in the 100-yard …

  • Athlete of the Week: Valerie Landry

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Pilgrim field hockey goalie Valerie Landry. The senior goalie came up huge for the Pats in their Division II Quarterfinals win over Cranston, when …

  • Quakers come back to bounce Pilgrim

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    The Pilgrim and Moses Brown football teams squared off in a big DIII battle last Friday with the final playoff seed on the line. The Quakers, led by star running back Myles Craddock, would pull off …

  • Pats, Titans win shootouts

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    The Pilgrim field hockey team would edge Cranston in a shootout in the Division II Quarterfinals last week, setting up a semifinal matchup against the unbeaten, top-seeded Lincoln Lions. After a …

  • Police Log 11-02-23

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Child shot in Cranston, father arrested A Cranston man has been arrested and charged following the “accidental” shooting of his four-year-old son, according to Cranston Police Chief …

  • Could this be a car wash?

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    The rendering of the car wash proposed across Centerville Road from the Diamond Hill Road intersection with its tower and sloped roofs looks more like a high class retail outlet or restaurant. The …

  • Treats for seniors

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    There were no tricks and lots of creative treats at last week’s Pilgrim Senior Center Halloween party. The Halloween mood was set by center staff, many of whom were dressed as witches for the …

  • Power of a common language

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    To the Editor, The public school system is turning into a Tower of Babel.(“Surge in multilingual learners impacts city”, Warwick Beacon, October 19) Columnists John Howell and …

  • A stitch in time before winter sets in

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    I can’t bear throwing away good stuff even when its useful time is nearing an end. Such is the case with our pool cover. It’s been showing its age for the last eight years if not …

  • Another trip for the Mayflower

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Plymouth Mass. has a rock and we have Rocky Point. They have the Mayflower, albeit a copy of the original, and we had the HMS Gaspee until we burned it. Yet we have a lot more in common, as we …

  • An impressive and impactful legacy

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    This week we took a look at the recent announcement that the Alan Shawn Feinstein Foundation would be putting aside $500,000 per year to provide annual funding to each of its 205 Leadership Schools …

  • A safe, caring place for seniors

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Fifty years ago adult day care centers were virtually unheard of. As the story goes, a TV news story on such a center in Hawaii caught the attention of the late Rev. Bishop Covell, pastor of the …

  • Rock & tales opens library Gaspee exhibit

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    Dr. Kathy Abbass doesn’t sugarcoat history or for that matter what the Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project found in its ongoing efforts to find the HMS Gaspee. Abbass, the driving …

  • $1M school program may be last Feinstein oversees

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    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 …

  • Airport pushing, not so fast, says city

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

    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 …

  • November 2, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, November 2, 2023

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Oct. 28, Annual Free Coat & Blanket Distribution will be held on Sat., Oct. 28, at St. John & St. James Church, School Cafeteria, 17 St. John Street, West Warwick, from …

  • October 26, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

  • Commander Bradley sharp as ever at 100

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    Remarkable is the only word that accurately describes John Gordon Bradley, Jr. He is one of the finest members of the “Greatest Generation” that you may not have heard of. Like …

  • Changes set to come

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    “Closed” could well be the sign outside the former Sheraton Hotel on Post Road. It’s been closed for years now. But last week GoodHomes Communities finally closed on the purchase of …

  • Picozzi Posts

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    Editor’s Note :  The following  is a selection of posts Mayor Frank Picozzi  made to his Facebook page over the last week.  Some posts have been edited to include  …

  • Air cargo math adds up to a lot of planes

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    To the Editor, UPS will join FedEx in the trailer truck merry-go-round passing up to 80 53-footers per day through the passenger terminal roadways at T.F. Green International. Thank you Mayor …

  • Thinly veiled coercion & prostituting police

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    To the Editor, Call me cousin to the "Grumpy Old Lobster Boat Captain," Patriot's coach Bill Belichick. Like Belichick, I can't abide stupidity, even if it is well-intentioned. And lately I've …

  • Some things appreciate with age and others don’t

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    Cars usually fall in the latter category. There are those who, and I put myself among them, look at cars as a utility. If it works, gets you where you want to go with all the junk you may have …

  • NEIT offers Cybersecurity Engineering, Mechanical Engineering programs including Artificial Intelligence

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) will offer two enhanced Bachelor of Science degree programs in Cybersecurity Engineering and Mechanical Engineering commencing with the Fall 2024 term. …

  • Gas prices decline but it’s more a drip than drop

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    Despite global tensions causing ripples through oil markets, gasoline prices continue their seasonal dip, but at a pace that’s more of a drip than a drop.  Rhode Island’s …

  • Notable Works event at library highlights environmental concerns

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    Notable Works Publication and Distribution Co., Inc. will host “Innovations Voiced Through Melody and Verse” at the Warwick Public Library at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 4. The event will be …

  • Leopards set in stone

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    ADAM ZANGARI Students at Lippitt Elementary School put the final touches on a mural right to the side of the entrance of the building recently, officially finishing a beautification project for …

  • Tori Lynn Andreozzi’s story a compelling reason not to drink and drive

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    Twenty years ago, Tori Lynn Andreozzi was hit by a drunk driver while walking home from school with her brother — an incident that caused her a traumatic brain injury at 12 years old. …

  • Eagle Scout project aims to bring peace to disabled

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    It resembles a giant hairbrush, only the pink bristles are a good eight inches long and supple. Additionally, the square patch of bristles is mounted alongside a field of shorter wooden dowels and a …

  • 29th RI Honor Flight ‘incredibly moving experience’ for veterans, their guardians

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    While it took longer to get back at to Green Airport than hoped for – the flight touched down after 12:30 a.m. Sunday -  the day 35 veterans spent in Washington DC was “an incredibly …

  • Young Warwick resident cast in Trinity Rep’s A Christmas Carol

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    Trinity Repertory Company announces the casting of Warwick resident Olivia Jarbadan in this year’s production of “A Christmas Carol.” Olivia, age 9, is a student at Community …

  • Green named 7th best small airport in country

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    USA Today has named Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) as a winner in the 2023 “USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice” travel award contest for “Best Small …

  • Exhibit on search for HMS Gaspee opens Saturday at Warwick Library

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) will open an exhibit of its archaeological study to find HMS Gaspee, the small Royal Navy ship burned by Patriots in 1772 on Warwick's Namquid …

  • Proposed Safe Harbor boat workshop requires zone change, street abandonment

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    One of the state’s busiest concentrations of pleasure boating marinas, Warwick Cove with dockage and moorings for more than 2,000 boats according, would get a new 15,000 to 20,000 square foot …

  • Police Log 10-25-23

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    LARCENY On Sept. 7, Warwick Police responded to the H&M Store inside the Warwick Mall at 400 Bald Hill Road to investigate a reported larceny. The store manager told police that on …

  • Rescue action recognized…plus wieners

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    It was intended to be a surprise, but there was no escaping the odor of hot wieners Tuesday in Fire Station 1. Mayor Frank Picozzi had planned the wieners along with a citation recognizing the life …

  • Pats on tear as playoffs loom

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    The Pilgrim girls soccer team entered the week in first place in its division and is once again primed to go on a deep run in the upcoming playoffs. Pilgrim sat at 7-4-1 in league play as of …

  • Athlete of the Week: Adeline Areson

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Toll Gate soccer player Adeline Areson. After returning to the field this fall after a lost season due to injury, the three-sport standout has picked …

  • Roundup: Hawks keep heating up

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    The Bishop Hendricken soccer team has been on a roll as of late and has been the hottest team in the state over the past two weeks. The Hawks have won their past two games, most recently beating …

  • Titans host Pink Out

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    The Toll Gate girls volleyball team hosted a Pink Out event last week when it hosted Scituate for a late-season matchup. The event was organized by Riley Giroux, who also gave a pregame speech …

  • On the brink

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    The Johnston football team clinched the second seed in the upcoming Division III playoffs last week when it topped visiting Pilgrim 29-14. The Pats led 14-13 heading into the fourth quarter, but …

  • THE VOTING BLOCK

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    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 …

  • City Park tour could be genesis of sharing ideas with Plymouth

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    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 …

  • $7+ million has strings

    Thursday, October 26, 2023

    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 …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    Oct 19 – November 11, Clothing Donation Fundraiser at Pilgrim Senior Center, 27 Pilgrim Pkwy, Warwick, Thurs., Oct. 19, through Sat., Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.  This …

  • October 19, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

  • Naval War College professor emeritus to give brief History of Great Britain

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    Dr. Stanley Carpenter from the Naval War College will deliver the first in a four-part series  on the history of Great Britain from the rise of the Tudor Dynasty in 1485 to the War of 1812 at …

  • Fighting food insecurity

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    In support of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs’ (GFWC) Inaugural National Day of Service, September 30, clubs around the world held food collections or helped at food pantries to …

  • A full station

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    The Warwick Fire Department and firefighters union Local 2748 held its annual fire safety day and open house Saturday at Station 8. The event is favorite with kids who get to explore fire apparatus, …

  • Titans cruising toward playoffs

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    The defending champion Toll Gate girls soccer team has continued to roll this fall as it looks to defend its title. The Titans are currently in first place with a 6-0-1 league record, most recently …

  • Leading fundraiser helps others fight breast cancer

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    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 …

  • Nearly up to snuff

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    With the recent delivery of a ladder truck costing $1.2 million, the Fire Department administration said it has nearly reached the position of having sufficient reserve vehicles to cease calling upon …

  • Smallest state, biggest pumpkins

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    Steve Sperry, of Johnston, plucked his season’s final pumpkin and broke the Ocean State record last weekend in Richmond at the Rhode Island Giant Pumpkin Festival held at Pasquale Farms. His …

  • Pats, Titans tie in big DII bout

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    The Pilgrim and Toll Gate field hockey teams tied 1-1 on Tuesday afternoon in a big Division II battle as the playoffs begin next week. Ayla Paley got Toll Gate on the board with less than three …

  • Athlete of the Week: Jenna Madden

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Pilgrim soccer player Jenna Madden. The senior keeper has recorded shutouts in two of the past three games for the Pats, allowing just one goal …

  • Hawks rally to beat Rams

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    The Bishop Hendricken football team would get back into the win column against the rival La Salle Rams last week in the state’s most anticipated game of the regular season. After falling …

  • Pathways still blazing trails 25 years on

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    In 1998, five families became the “founding families” of the Pathways Strategic Teaching Center, enrolling their children for its inaugural year. Twenty-five years later, Pathways is …

  • Council approves rezoning for new Conimicut cell tower

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    The Warwick City Council meeting on Oct. 16 included a discussion on building a new cell tower in Conimicut and an anti-bullying presentation, among other things. Much of the meeting focused on …

  • Are we safer off now than when during the Cold War?

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    STORY OF THE WEEK: In 1997, when Jack Reed first joined the U.S. Senate, the Cold War had ended and 9/11 had not yet happened. A quarter-century later, the world is a very different place, with a …

  • Collective punishment of Palestinians must cease

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    To the Editor, The efforts of President Biden to restrain Israel’s war against Gaza is commendable. He has also sought the release of hostages and worked ceaselessly to open Egypt’s …

  • Looking for the best in people

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    To the Editor, As I see the tragic events unfolding in the Middle East I am deeply saddened by what is taking place. I’m not going to say anything other than I have had the pleasure of …

  • Nothing blooms

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    To the Editor, Regarding the potential Speakership of Representative Jim Jordan, "When the thorn becomes the rose bush, nothing blooms." Stefano Andolfo Warwick

  • There is a choice to be made

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    To the Editor, Many of us mourn the horrible, unimaginable attack on civilians in Israel, condemn Hamas and demand justice.  It is the last issue, justice, that is imperative to me. …

  • When luck defies better judgment

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    This is a column about ribs. I’m not talking about the ribs at Appleby’s   that my son and daughter-in-law would drive out of their way to get, nor am I writing about a …

  • A profoundly dark chapter in history

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    As humans and particularly as journalists, we often try to look for slivers of light in the darkest of times to insulate ourselves against the negative emotions that can result from observing and …

  • Concert of modern roots music is Oct. 22 at library

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    A free concert of modern roots music by New England quartet Corner House will be held Sunday, Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Warwick Public Library. Hear a new and stirring blend of old time music, …

  • Precautions taken at Vets, Winman after gun threat

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    Online threats against Warwick Veterans Middle School and Winman Middle School on Monday afternoon caused the cancellation of after-school activities. Due to the threats, students in both …

  • Not turning their backs on domestic violence

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center walk to end domestic violence was held Saturday at Rocky Point. As of that morning 116 supporters had signed up raising more than $6,500 to surpass the goal of …

  • Army Reservist, Kent physician given surprise tribute

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    Doctor Benjamin Misemer didn’t expect a crowd in the doctor’s auditorium at Kent Hospital this past Thursday morning. “I thought I was here for an advisee meeting,” …

  • Speaker with 3 big checks

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    House Speaker J. Joseph Shekarchi (center) presented checks on Oct. 11 to three rescue animal organizations The funds are the proceeds of the charity golf scramble he held in August at the …

  • Police Log 10-19-23

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    Incident on Sarah Teft Dr. Warwick Police responded to a domestic disturbance on Sarah Teft Dr. Tuesday at 7:15 PM.  Police learned that prior to their arrival  family members had …

  • Snip, swing and slide

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    There was no lack of kids and their parents as Mayor Frank Picozzi cut the ribbon held by City Council President Steve McAllister, left, and William Facente, community development director, to …

  • BOWLING BUDDIES: Johnston men, both Vietnam veterans, make Honor Flight pilgrimage to memorial wall

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    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 …

  • House calls making a comeback

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    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 …

  • RICAS RESULTS: Student scores on the rise

    Thursday, October 19, 2023

    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 …

  • Task force nabs alleged Johnston shooter

    Wednesday, October 18, 2023

    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. Police have arrested and charged Ramon …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Oct. 12, Oakland Beach Association will meet on Thurs., Oct. 12, at 6 p.m., at the Boys & Girls Club, 340 Oakland Beach Ave. Our guest speakers will be Ann Corvin, Director of the Warwick Animal …

  • October 12, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

  • Toll Gate unified volleyball making championship push

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    The Toll Gate unified volleyball team is in the thick of its season and has been putting on a show each match. Here are some shots of the club in action as it makes a run at a state championship. …

  • Rebuilding Pats stillin DII playoff hunt

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    By ALEX SPONSELLER The Pilgrim girls volleyball team is rebuilding this fall season and sits at 2-8 overall. The Pats got wins over Johnston (3-0) and Rogers (3-0) but have struggled lately, dropping …

  • Athlete of the Week: Angelo Roca

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    he Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Bishop Hendricken soccer player Angelo Roca. Roca has emerged as arguably the state’s best keeper, recording three straight shutouts in net to …

  • Falcone returns, leads Hawks to win over West

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    The Falcons had been flying high following their last-second touchdown against the Townies of East Providence. Momentum was back on their side despite losing in brutal fashion against St. Raphael …

  • Gas prices drop with declining demand

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Rhode Island’s average gas price is down six cents from last week, averaging $3.63 per gallon. Tuesday’s price is 10 cents lower than a month ago and 15 cents higher than Oct. 10, 2022. …

  • Alzheimer's Prevention Registry seeks participants in research effort

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Effective treatment and even prevention of Alzheimer's Disease is closer than ever before, and Butler Hospital’s Memory and Aging Program is at the forefront of that effort. The hospital, …

  • For peace of mind

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Greenwood Credit union provided shredding of documents and the recycling of electronics at no charge to its members and whoever else stopped by their office on Post Road Saturday from 9 to noon. …

  • Sugar shockers theme of library demo, food tasting

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Discover the shocking truth about added sugars at a Healthy Habits cooking demonstration and food tasting at Warwick Public Library on Friday, October 27 at 10 a.m. We expect to find sugar in …

  • NEIT’s Master of Public Health Program granted accreditation

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) Master of Public Health (MPH) program was granted a five-year specialized accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) at its meeting …

  • Making introductions

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Lisa Dempsey, recently named principal of the Warwick Early Learning Center (WELC) at the John Brown Francis School, got to meet her staff of 67 Friday morning as they gathered in the all purpose …

  • ‘Harm reduction’ as a path to combating drug overdose deaths

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    There were a total of 434 opioid overdose deaths in Rhode Island in the year 2022, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health. The state has seen an increase in fatal overdose deaths …

  • How vision of clean waterfront was sullied

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    To the Editor,     From 2003 to 2007 me and my husband Patrick, spent over $7 million renovating the old Providence Gas Company purifier plant at 200 Allens Avenue for placement …

  • Don’t stew over dinner

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    “Are there hidden cameras somewhere, is this some sort of TV show?” My surprise must have convinced the woman leaning on her carriage checking her shopping list that, indeed, I was …

  • A municipality within a municipality?

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    To the Editor, My father told me a story about him sitting in the old Red Cross building at the Apponaug mill after the ’38 Hurricane. Did Block Island disappear? No one knew. No messages. …

  • When worlds collide

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Such appears to finally be the case with New England’s most beloved and winningest team, the Patriots. Yes, after two decades of …

  • Topgolf opens first New England location

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Carpionato Group, based in and committed to Rhode Island, today celebrated the opening of New England’s first Topgolf sports and golf entertainment facility located at 120 Sockanosset Cross …

  • In support of women’s cancer screening

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Rhode Island Medical Imaging recently donated $15,000 to the RIDOH Women’s Cancer Screening Program during October Breast Cancer Awareness Month. RIMI’s annual donation to the …

  • New elections director firing on all cylinders

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    She’s petite, bright eyed and energized. She’s the new sparkplug at the Warwick Board of Canvassers who is already nailing down polling locations for the Presidential Preference …

  • College professor emeritus to give brief history of Great Britain

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Dr. Stanley Carpenter from the Naval War College will deliver the first in a four-part series  on the history of Great Britain from the rise of the Tudor Dynasty in 1485 to the War of 1812 at …

  • Pollinator power

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    More than 50 attended the Pollinator Seed Exchange & Education Program, an effort of the City of Warwick Wildlife & Conservation Commission (WWCC), on Sat., Sept. 30 at the local Clouds Hill …

  • Disenchanted with GOP, Laffey abandons presidential bid

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    When former Cranston Mayor Steve Laffey announced his renegade campaign as a Republican candidate for president early this year, he was asked how he expected to gain recognition when up against …

  • Housing, policy focuses of annual Senior Agenda Coalition conference

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    With over 30 percent of Rhode Islanders age 65 and older, tackling the many issues of an aging population was front and center at the Senior Agenda Coalition of Rhode Island’s fifteenth annual …

  • Warwick ranked 5th safest city in America

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    For the second consecutive year, WalletHub has rated Warwick as the fifth safest city in United States. The news announced last week doesn’t come as a surprise to Col. Bradford Connor. In …

  • Builders of Hope golf tourney makes wishes come true

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Twenty foursomes took to the course on Monday, October 2, for a new golf tournament, Builders of Hope, at Warwick Country Club in Warwick. The event, hosted by Ferreira Construction of Warwick, …

  • Restoration of Conimicut Light to start soon

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    After decades of standing lonesome vigil in Narragansett Bay, don’t be surprised to see windows and doors opening and scaffolding rising at Conimicut Light. Last week Keith Lescarbeau …

  • Picozzi Posts

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Editor’s Note :  The following  is a selection of posts Mayor Frank Picozzi  made to his Facebook page over the last week.  Some posts have been edited to include  …

  • Police Log 10-12-2-23

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    NO TRESPASS At 8:07 p.m., Aug. 30, Warwick Police Officer Andrew J. Chretien responded to Barns and noble at 1350 Bald Hill Road for a subject to eject. The caller told police there was a …

  • Westbay Marketplace keeps up with increased demand

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    By JOHN HOWELL Building two new high schools isn’t as easy as pressing a button now that the City Council has approved the issuance of $350 million in bonding approved by the voters last …

  • Boost for youth sports

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Christopher Hurd, who has served about 20 years on the Police Athletic League board of directors recently presented the organization with a $1,000 check from the Chevy Youths Sports Program. Pictured …

  • Conimicut to lose ‘cow’, possibly gain better cell coverage

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Conimicut is going to lose a COW and most residents as well as those who lose cell phone reception in the village will breathe a sigh of relief. This COW, (Cell On Wheels), has been tethered at …

  • Teachers rankled by talk of raises, possible changes in health benefits

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Members of the Warwick Teachers’ Union (WTU) took umbrage to comments made by School Finance Director Brandon Bohl and many updates on upcoming construction projects at Tuesday’s School …

  • Timing dictates new schools

    Thursday, October 12, 2023

    Building two new high schools isn’t as easy as pressing a button now that the City Council has approved the issuance of $350 million in bonding approved by the voters last November. …

  • Here's what's happening in and around Warwick

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Oct. 7, NAMI Walks Rhode Island on Sat., Oct. 7, the local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold its annual walk starting from Roger Williams Park, …

  • Legacy Church donates school supplies

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Dear Editor John, The Warwick Housing Authority would like to express their appreciation and gratitude to Jenny DaSilva from Legacy Church in Warwick for reaching out to the Warwick Housing …

  • DEM is logging in state’s Natural Heritage Areas

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    To the Editor, The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has been logging forests in our state’s Natural Heritage Areas, creating large clearcut areas where few or no …

  • Sometimes the last, sometimes the best

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Can you think of the last time you kissed your spouse; looked at your phone or scratched your head? Probably not. Those are just things you do and will keep on doing. Nonetheless, when you think …

  • Coming soon

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Gaspee Days Committee Charity Plates will start appearing on cars on Saturday, Oct. 14. That’s the date when those who ordered and prepaid for the plates can pick them up from 9 a.m. to noon at …

  • “Unfit to Print” now in print

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Ocean State Stories director and former Providence Journal reporter G. Wayne Miller has drawn upon much of his reporting experience in his past books, but his newest release takes it up a notch with …

  • $5M donation to enable new CCRI program in gaming, hospitality industries

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    State officials joined Bally’s Corporation Chairman Soo Kim Sept. 14  to announce a $5 million donation to CCRI to develop and launch new programming in the gaming, hospitality, and …

  • Heavy hitters turn out for McAllister

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    More than 100 turned out for a fundraiser in support of City Council President Steve McAllister last Wednesday at the Crowne Plaza hosted by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi and Gov. Dan McKee. In …

  • Hoxsie Hawks’ spirits soar high with new basketball court

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    It was a little bit after 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 when Hoxsie Elementary School principal Gary McCoombs picked up a basketball, turned to a group of students, and challenged them all to a …

  • Village center festival

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    The Conimicut Village Association played their cards perfectly when they postponed last Saturday’s art festival a day. Sunday was perfect. There were a total of 16 vendors, a couple of food …

  • Delightful scarecrow

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Conimicut Village Association is once again sponsoring the Village-Wide Scarecrow Contest in Conimicut Village. Entrants need not be Conimicut residents. The village has space for 12 entrees.. Email …

  • Gas prices down but still higher than last year

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Rhode Island gasoline prices fell five cents last week but remain substantially higher than this time last year as oil prices continue to stubbornly hover in the $90 per barrel range. Rhode …

  • GCU wins naming rights for Warwick Plaza rink

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Mayor Frank Picozzi kept a close eye on the audience when the city opened the two bids on the naming rights for the planned outdoor skating rink at what has become know as Warwick Plaza on the site …

  • Picozzi Posts

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Editor’s Note :  The following  is a selection of posts Mayor Frank Picozzi  made to his Facebook page over the last week.  Some posts have been edited to include  …

  • Police Log 10-05-2023

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    DUI   At 11:46 p.m., Aug. 21, Warwick Police were dispatched to the Airport Connector in the area of the Jefferson Boulevard overpass for the report of an individual who was stopped by …

  • You can’t depend on weekends

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    With forecasters calling for another wet weekend, Mayor Frank Picozzi took some time off from the corner office in City Hall to work on his renowned digital Christmas display Tuesday at his home on …

  • Woman loses 2 finger tips in dog attack

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Normally, Dawn Forte walks with her dog Skye by the water near her house on Arnolds Neck Drive. On Sept. 21, however, she took a different path. As she walked past a house …

  • Speeding, ‘racing’ raises concerns of Neck residents

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Judy Earle, who lives not far from Warwick Neck Avenue, was preparing to attend the Warwick Neck Improvement Association meeting last Wednesday when a shattering noise echoed through the …

  • Achievements at Park win national honors

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Students and teachers at Park Elementary School found out that their school was named a National Blue Ribbon School- one of the highest honors a school can achieve from the U.S. Department of …

  • Stories of the vaccinated

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    Tara Levasseur was faced with a choice in July of 2020 that she hopes medical professionals will not be faced with again. Then Governor Gina Raimondo mandated that all medical professions be …

  • Athlete of the Week: Mason Tanner

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Toll Gate football player Mason Tanner. Tanner has been enjoying a breakout year as a do-it-all offensive player for the Titans and was key in their …

  • Titans jump to 1st place

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    The Toll Gate boys soccer team has picked up where it left off last season as one of the elite teams in Division IV, as it entered the week with a 4-1 league record which was good for first place. …

  • Shorthanded Pats fall to Oakers

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    The Pilgrim boys soccer team is still looking to build some momentum this season and dropped a 3-0 shutout to Coventry last week on the road. The Oakers would score …

  • Pilgrim drops 2nd straight

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

    The Pilgrim football team dropped its second straight decision when Ponaganset held on to win 28-21 in last week’s Thursday night matchup. Ponaganset would mount a …

  • October 5, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, October 5, 2023

  • Tri-City Elks honor DeLory in 3rd annual golf outing

    Wednesday, September 27, 2023

    To say that the Albert “Cookie” Memorial Golf Tournament is a tradition unlike any other would be an understatement. In short, it’s a nine-hole golf tournament named in honor …

  • Soon on cars everywhere

    Wednesday, September 27, 2023

    Having surpassed the 600 threshold for preorders to start production, Gaspee Days Committee Charity Plates will start appearing on cars on Saturday, Oct. 14. That’s the date when those who …

  • Law firm new to Warwick hosts Sept. 28 open house

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    To celebrate both their recent Warwick opening, the Law Firm of Lonardo, Forte and Trudeau, LLP., will hold an Open House Thursday, September 28, at 2890 West Shore Road, from 2:30 to 7:00 p.m. This …

  • Food drive nets 2 tons for RI pantries, BankRI donates $24K to fight hunger

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    Fourteen community-based food pantries across the state have received donated food and funds to support their work to help those facing hunger thanks to Bank Rhode Island (BankRI). The Bank recently …

  • Monument dedication set

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    In a ceremony scheduled yesterday, a monument to Native American veterans was dedicated at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery That monument is the brainchild of Charles “Snow …

  • 988 Lifeline is where those seeking help are met with compassion

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    The introduction of the 988 Lifeline marks a monumental leap forward in the evolution of treatment for those experiencing thoughts of suicide, substance use disorder, mental health crises, and …

  • A gathering of community

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    Lively Arab music and the scent of cooking lamb, spices and the occasional whiff from a smoking hookah wafted from tents on the plaza facing St. George Maronite Catholic Church in Cranston this past …

  • Special education group recognizes Dr. Leslie Brow for her leadership

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    Dr. Leslie Brow was recently named the recipient of the Association of Rhode Island Administrators of Special Education (ARIASE)  2023 Administrator of Special Education Award. The annual …

  • Does another rink really make sense?

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    To the Editor, I have a lot of concerns about the 9/14 article about the ice rink at Warwick City Hall Plaza.  It states it will further the revitalization of this area. There has …

  • Taking down the Independent Man

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    The current nationally divisive controversy over statues and monuments - - here in Rhode Island over Columbus and Commodore Esek Hopkins - - has forced me to confess that I took down Rhode …

  • Don’t panic, but keep an eye on the weather

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    “Time to return the milk and bread,” said “Arizona Pete” as he and his wife Wendy walked the dock at Pleasure Marina in Oakland Beach Friday afternoon. They were headed to the …

  • Cop coverage

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    To the  Editor: How ironic that on one page of today’s (September 7)  Warwick Beacon there is an article where a resident is objecting to having a police officer present during …

  • Where are the quahogs?

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    A new joint legislative study commission looking into the reasons for the decline of Narragansett Bay’s quahog population is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Tuesday. In 2022, more …

  • St. Peter’s student asks a cosmic question

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    St. Peter School seventh-grader Lily Kelliher has always loved outer space. “I used to have stars on my ceiling when I was a kid, and I always really liked it,” she said. This …

  • Just too much water

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    Last week Warwick was grazed by three major storms, two of which caused significant flash flooding and even  tornados in the northern part of the state. The big name, though- in fact, the …

  • Speaker Shakarchi recognized with service award

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    On September 14, Speaker Joe Shekarchi received the Governmental Service Award from the Community Provider Network of Rhode Island. This award is given annually to state or federal service …

  • September 21, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

  • He’s back by popular demand

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    Jerry Peshka, right, who has served as president of the Gaspee Days Committee, has returned to lead the all volunteer group that stages multiple activities including an arts and crafts show, road …

  • Police Log 09-21-23

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    DUI Around 2:20 a.m., Aug. 6, Warwick Police Officer Andrew J. Chretien was on routine patrol traveling west on East Avenue when he spotted a black Chevy Tahoe traveling east at a high rate of …

  • Board agrees, city can use another hotel

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    Multi-million dollar projects, such as the proposal to build a dog lodge on Jefferson Boulevard or a garage for use by contractors to store vehicles and materials on Post Road, in Pawtuxet have a way …

  • RISPCA new home a haven for pets & people

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    By JOHN HOWELL Wayne Kezirian, president of the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, was prepared for the opening of their new home on Plan Way in Warwick Thursday …

  • Funding plan, design up next for 2 schools

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    School Superintendent Lynn Dambruch and Assistant Superintendent William McCaffrey were still on Cloud Nine Tuesday morning following city council approval to issue bonds for new high schools Monday …

  • It’s a go for new high schools

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    At 10:11 p.m. on Sept. 18, the Warwick City Council voted 8-1 to release $350 million in bond funding to build two new high schools, slated to replace Pilgrim and Toll Gate High Schools. The …

  • Pros and cons of issuing $350 million in school bonds

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    GEBHART COMMENTS:   Made after the public comment session Tonight is about hope. It’s about being brave. It’s about the future. I heard two themes tonight, …

  • Tri-City Elks honor DeLory in 3rd annual golf outing

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    To say that the Albert “Cookie” Memorial Golf Tournament is a tradition unlike any other would be an understatement. In short, it’s a nine-hole golf tournament named in honor …

  • Fourth quarter surge sends Titans over Pats

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    The Toll Gate field hockey team would run away with a 2-0 win over rival Pilgrim last week to pick up its first league victory of the regular season. The two teams were scoreless heading into …

  • Lynch leads Hawks to victory

    Thursday, September 21, 2023

    The Bishop Hendricken football team won its first league game of the season in a 21-14 thriller over North Kingstown last week and did it in unlikely fashion. On Thursday, the Hawks decided to …

  • Here's what's going on in Warwick

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Sept. 14, Clouds Hill Museum Preservation Fundraiser will hold its Annual Harvest Supper on Sat., Sept. 23, from 5 – 9 p.m.  at the Varnum Armory, 6 Main St, East Greenwich.  In …

  • Gas prices down 1¢ despite growing demand

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Rhode Island’s average gas price is down one cent from last week, averaging $3.75 per gallon. Monday’s price was .13 cents higher than a month ago, and .21 cents lower than Aug. 28, 2022 …

  • 3-day book, DVD sale set at library

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Find amazing deals on more than 6,000 hardcovers, paperbacks, children’s books, and DVDs at the Friends of the Library Book Sale at Warwick Public Library on September 22 - 24, 2023. The …

  • To borrow or not to borrow... I say yes

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    To the editor, On Monday, September 18th the Warwick City Council will be meeting to discuss and possibly vote on a generational project that will have an impact on all current and future …

  • Picozzi Posts

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Much of the mayor’s posts last week pertained to the Traveling Vietnam Wall. We selected this post to feature: Sept. 9 This photo was just sent to me, and it says it all. This man …

  • Finding a way through the fog

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    “How are you going to find your way?” I looked in the direction of the shore shrouded in fog and spotted the outline of the Beach Avenue overlook in Conimicut. I made out two figures …

  • Has the world gotten safer since September 11th?

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Another anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks has come and gone; this year commemorating the 22nd anniversary of the deadliest terror attack in American history. There has never …

  • Opening Hendricken Mass a lesson in the mystery of life

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    It was hot and muggy Thursday and those attending the opening of school mass at Bishop Hendricken High School weren’t expecting a lesson in physics following a reading of the Gospel : St. …

  • Woman born during ’38 hurricane to address library talk

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Felicia Gardella and the Warwick Historical Society will talk about the Hurricane of 1938 at Warwick Public Library Tuesday, September 19 at 7 p.m. Felicia has a personal connection to the …

  • Teachers voice frustrations at committee meeting

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Toll Gate High School’s auditorium was filled to about three-quarters capacity for Tuesday’s school committee meeting, with the vast majority of those in attendance being teachers, and …

  • ‘9/11 changed nation forever’

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Rhode Islanders gathered on Monday at the 9/11 memorial park in Oakland Beach to remember the lives lost in the deadliest terrorist attack in American history. The annual event, set up by state …

  • We got lucky Monday, but will it happen again?

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Warwick got lucky Monday. While the horizon to the north was black, broken by lightening spikes with downpours flooding roads and homes in Johnston, Providence and Cranston just a few miles …

  • You and your car during and after flooding

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    As communities across Massachusetts and Rhode Island clean up after torrential rains and devastating flooding, AAA Northeast is offering motorists advice on how to avoid vehicular flood damage and …

  • Newcomers, long-time residents to learn what Warwick’s got

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Representatives from approximately 40 organizations, as of Wednesday, will be in attendance at the Warwick Public Library on Sept. 28, to speak with new and long-term city residents. The …

  • Police Log 09-14-23

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    RECKLESS DRIVING Around 2:15 a.m., July 21, Warwick police officers on a RIPTIDE patrol on Interstate 95 North in the area of Exit 24 spotted a vehicle allegedly traveling 104 miles per hour. …

  • Airport lounge celebrates ten years; rededicated

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Ten years ago, few people thought that the Rhode Island Military Organization (RIMO) lounge at T.F. Green Airport would last long, according to RIMO president and Ward 3 councilman Tim Howe. …

  • Traveling Vietnam Wall brings closure, remembrance to veterans

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    The American Veterans Traveling Tribute’s (AVTT) Traveling Wall stopped in Warwick from Thursday to Monday, and was host to a ceremony on Friday afternoon paying tribute to those who died in …

  • What could get cut so new schools don’t exceed $350M

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    By JOHN HOWELL As the City Council weighs whether to release voter-approved bonding for new Pilgrim and Toll Gate High Schools on Sept. 18, questions will focus on the projected costs of the …

  • Teachers take no confidence vote

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    Warwick School Superintendent Lynn Dambruch is mystified by reports that a group of teachers passed a vote of no confidence in her and Assistant Superintendent William McCaffrey last week and why …

  • Got money to name the rink?

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    With conceptual drawings and engineering plans nearing competition, the administration is moving ahead with advertising for the naming rights of Mayor Frank Picozzi’s dream for a City Hall …

  • Hawks back in state’s elite

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    After regaining its place as one of the state’s elite clubs last season, the Bishop Hendricken soccer team is back in action this fall and has jumped out to a 2-0 record, including getting a …

  • Pilgrim gets big win over EG

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    The Pilgrim football team made a statement last week when it beat East Greenwich 6-0 in its non-league season opener. The teams were scoreless until two minutes were remaining in the fourth …

  • Champs start 4-0

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    The defending state champion Toll Gate girls soccer team picked up right where it left off last season by winning its first four games including two league matches. The Titans graduated 13 …

  • Athlete of the Week: Shinyu Vega, Toll Gate

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

    The Warwick Beacon’s Athlete of the Week is Toll Gate soccer player Shinyu Vega. The sophomore striker is off to a blazing start as the defending champs sit at 4-0. Vega leads the team in goals …

  • September 14, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, September 14, 2023

  • Police Log 09-07-23

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Georgia fugitive nabbed in Cranston pond Rhode Island State Police used a drone to find a fugitive from Georgia in a Cranston Pond. At 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, state troopers, with the …

  • Deployment completed

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Family and friends turned out Monday at the Quonset Air National Guard Base to welcome home more than 100 airmen of the 143d Airlift Wing from their AFRICOM deployment. The airmen completed a …

  • To what purpose are cops at council meeting?

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    When pulled to the side of the road for no apparent reason, Barry Cook says he feels “intimidated” when a uniformed police officer approaches his door with his hand resting on his weapon. …

  • Palmisciano aims to get this political party moving forward

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Jim Palmisciano wants to give Rhode Islanders a new political party. Palmisciano, a graduate of Bishop Hendricken High School and Providence College, is chair of the Rhode Island Forward Party, …

  • Cost of new high schools is elusive

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    An executive summary provided by Ellana Construction Consultants shows the projected costs of building new high schools are higher than initially interpreted and portend heated deliberations on Sept. …

  • Hot, but smooth start to schools

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    It was a hot start for Warwick schools Tuesday unless it was Sherman, Warwick Neck and one of the schools with HVAC systems. “It’s very toasty,” said School Committee member …

  • September 7, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

  • Field Hockey

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Samantha Moffat, Pilgrim Mary Centracchio, Pilgrim Colby Lavoie, Pilgrim Amanda Preston, Toll Gate Alina Jencks, Toll Gate Katie Motta, Toll Gate Player of the Year: Elizabeth Cavanagh, Pilgrim …

  • Football

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Ronjai Francis, Hendricken Alex Morin, Hendricken Michael LaFlamme, Hendricken Jawin Bodden, Hendricken Jason Pilderian, Hendricken Jayden Falcone, Hendricken Oscar Weah, Hendricken Matt Santos, …

  • Girls Basketball

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Gianna Ramos, Pilgrim Amaya Coffie, Pilgrim Jenna Madden, Pilgrim Bri Simono, Toll Gate Amanda Preston, Toll Gate Sydnee Perreault, Toll Gate Player of the Year: Faith Meade, Pilgrim …

  • Boys Basketball

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Eze Wali, Hendricken Matt Brock, Hendricken Michael Paquette, Hendricken Devin Lynch, Hendricken Dylan Vale, Pilgrim Carter Clifton, Pilgrim Isaiah Price, Pilgrim Mason Link, Pilgrim Jackson …

  • Girls Volleyball

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Kaleigh Catucci, Pilgrim Janelli Campos, Pilgrim Kayli Sherlock, Pilgrim Missy Lee, Pilgrim Brooke DiBenedetto, Toll Gate Kate Flanagan, Toll Gate Mary McNulty, Toll Gate     …

  • Boys Volleyball

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Cooper Weir, Hendricken Brian Garrepy, Hendricken Ben Warr, Hendricken Eli Kearns, Pilgrim Jack Eaton, Pilgrim Ayo Falano, Pilgrim Jayden Glover, Toll Gate Tyler Carpenter, Toll Gate Austin Scotti, …

  • Girls Soccer

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Gillian Brown, Pilgrim Dasani Stewart, Pilgrim Riley Bromage, Pilgrim Jenna Madden, Pilgrim Kara Yelman, Toll Gate Morgan Caianiello, Toll Gate Katie Pale, Toll Gate Alanna Pereira, Toll Gate …

  • Girls Tennis

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Shaelin Donovan, Toll Gate Emma Hindle, Toll Gate Adrianna Giovanelli, Toll Gate Julia Cutler, Toll Gate Maia Flynn, Pilgrim Michaela Fitzgerald, Pilgrim Sara Rega, Pilgrim Berdinie Delias, Pilgrim …

  • Golf

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Gianni Fontenault, Hendricken Brady Williams, Hendricken Andrew Chadwick, Hendricken Richie Cavanagh, Pilgrim Jackson Bromage, Pilgrim Lucas Hemond, Pilgrim   Player of the Year: Ryan …

  • Girls Lacrosse

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Elizabeth Cavanagh, Pilgrim Alina Jencks, Toll Gate Lea Fortin, Toll Gate Delanie Wheeler, Toll Gate Morgan Caianiello, Toll Gate   Player of the Year: Keira Ramsden, Pilgrim …

  • Boys Lacrosse

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Andrew Barboza, Hendricken Stephen Nardelli, Hendricken Ethan Pezzullo, Pilgrim Jacob Brennan, Pilgrim Ryan Barlow, Pilgrim Tyler Fuller, Pilgrim Griffin Taylor, Pilgrim Sean Mullaney, Toll Gate …

  • Girls Outdoor Track

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Keaney Bayha, Pilgrim Tiffany Blanco, Pilgrim Kyle Lavoie, Pilgrim Alison Pankowicz, Toll Gate Vanessa Jones, Toll Gate   Athlete of the Year: Dasani Stewart, Pilgrim Dasani …

  • Boys Outdoor Track

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Carson Dean, Hendricken Damon Buchanon, Hendricken Jacob Coates, Hendricken Edmund Lok, Hendricken Anthony Manna, Hendricken Jack Moretta, Hendricken Elliot Gauvin, Hendricken Hunter Schobel, Pilgrim …

  • Boys Indoor Track

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Keith Daigneau, Hendricken Edmund Lok, Hendricken Jacob Coates, Hendricken Michael LaFlamme, Hendricken Brayton Gazerro, Hendricken Troy Silvestri, Hendricken Alex Pinheiro, Pilgrim Ian Bubar, …

  • Girls Indoor Track

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Alyssa Twomey, Pilgrim Keaney Bayha, Pilgrim Alison Pankowicz, Toll Gate Vanessa Jones, Toll Gate Delanie Wheeler, Toll Gate   Athlete of the Year: Dasani Stewart, Pilgrim Dasani …

  • Boys Cross Country

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Wilson Jablonski, Hendricken Keegan Tierney, Hendricken Evan McGregor, Hendricken Andrew Frezza, Hendricken Josh Breard, Hendricken Aidan Moreira, Hendrickenxxxxxxxx Ian Bubar, Pilgrim Jordan Lopes, …

  • Gymnastics

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Kaleigh Catucci, Warwick Katie Ignagni, Warwick   Gymnast of the Year: Riley Bromage, Warwick Riley Bromage enjoyed a big year this past winter season and would lead the Warwick …

  • Boys Tennis

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Nick Komari, Hendricken Aidan Weiss, Hendricken Jack Flynn, Hendricken Liam Berube, Hendricken John Maynard, Warwick Josh Maynard, Warwick Grant Meunier, Warwick   Player of the Year: …

  • Girls Cross Country

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Emily Newton, Pilgrim Tiffany Blanco, Pilgrim Savannah Pacheco, Pilgrim Hannah Smith, Pilgrim Liliana Daigneault, Pilgrim Alison Pankowicz, Toll Gate   Runner of the Year: Keaney …

  • Wrestling

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Joe Church, Hendricken Braeden Campbell, Hendricken Colby Vital, Hendricken Caleb Sclama, Hendricken Justyn Murphy, Pilgrim Trevor O’Connor, Pilgrim Tyler Hunter, Toll Gate Tyrisse Volmar, Toll …

  • Girls Hockey

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Ayla Payley, Warwick Elizabeth Cavanagh, Warwick Hayley Clem, Warwick Georgia Feld, Warwick Mia Campbell, Warwick   Player of the Year: Mary Centracchio, Warwick Mary Centracchio …

  • Boys Hockey

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    William Cavanagh, Hendricken Nick Regine, Hendricken Andrew Smith, Hendricken Jack LaRose, Hendricken Aidan Pennacchini, Hendricken Ryan Barlow, Warwick Richie Cavanagh, Warwick Charlie Clements, …

  • Boys Swimming

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Damon Buchanon, Hendricken Tim Andrews, Hendricken Ryan Kornacki, Hendricken Matt Walden, Hendricken Aidan Curry, Hendricken Tristan Jordan, Hendricken   Swimmer of the Year: Nick …

  • Girls Swimming

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Alyssa Moffat, Pilgrim Abigail Steinhilber, Pilgrim Madison Tatarian, Pilgrim Erin Cassady, Pilgrim Katelyn Watson, Toll Gate   Swimmer of the Year: Oce Lowe, Toll Gate Toll …

  • Softball

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Genna D’Amato, Pilgrim Audra McDonnell, Pilgrim Gillian Brown, Pilgrim Marin Prest, Pilgrim Madison Wrench, Pilgrim Sophia Chevian, Pilgrim Sydnee Perreault, Toll Gate Katie Motta, Toll Gate …

  • Baseball

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Braeden Campbell, Hendricken Griffin Crain, Hendricken Jack LaRose, Hendricken Ryan Thompson, Hendricken Frank Tillinghast, Hendricken Matt Jarmie, Hendricken Dylan Roberts, Pilgrim Henry Kearns, …

  • Traveling Vietnam Wall opens Friday at Rocky Point

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Rocky Point Park will host the Traveling Vietnam Wall, an exhibit modeled after the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, throughout the upcoming weekend. The wall will be open to the …

  • Combating loneliness and isolation in nursing facilities

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Almost four months ago, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released an 81-page advisory report titled “Our Epidemic of Loneliness and Isolation,” putting a spotlight on a troubling …

  • Gas prices take a two cent dip, but don’t expect it to continue

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Rhode Island’s average gas price is down two cents from last week, averaging $3.73 per gallon. Tuesday’s price is the same as a month ago ($3.73), and 8 cents lower than Sept. 5, 2022 ). …

  • Warwick residents selected for statewide minority leadership program

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    The Rhode Island Foundation has selected 38 Rhode Island residents statewide , including four from Warwick  to participate in its Equity Leadership Initiative (ELI). The goal is to build a …

  • Picozzi Posts

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Editor’s Note :  The following  is a selection of posts Mayor Frank Picozzi  made to his Facebook page over the last week.  Some posts have been edited to include  …

  • Rain or shine it’s food, entertainment at 37th annual Greek festival

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Team Church of the Annunciation, which is made up of approximately 100 parishioners, is ready for the Greek Orthodox parish’s 37th Annual Three-Day Cranston Greek Festival that begins Friday …

  • VNA of Care New England receives hospice superior award

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    VNA of Care New England - Hospice has earned the (Strategic Healthcare Programs) SHP Best Hospice Superior Performer Caregiver Satisfaction Award for the calendar year 2022. The annual SHP …

  • Mentor RI leader leaving, to fill post at Boys & Girls Clubs

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    After serving 26 years with Mentor RI, with the last ten years as President and CEO, Jo-Ann Schofield is moving on, but she won’t be going all that far. In a letter to friends of the …

  • Here's what's happening in Warwick

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Weekend Spotlight Sept. 7, Meadowlark Seniors Meetings will resume Thurs., Sept. 7, at 1:30 p.m. at Father O’Hara Hall in St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane Warwick.  There …

  • Access to water on agenda

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    To the Editor The Mayor has announced a "Workshop" of the Harbor Management Commission  for Tuesday, September 12th at the Sawtooth Building. 6:00 p.m. The Commission will open up its …

  • Let’s not forget what binds us

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    To the Editor, My wife and I just spotted our 1st Bald Eagle soaring majestically above our backyard.  It took 70 years, but it was worth the wait.  We all breathe the …

  • Where is school security

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    To the Editor, Parents are thinking the summer is over and its time for school supplies and new clothes. Kids are thinking where did the summer go, but excited to see old friends. Our …

  • You’ve got to be kitten me

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Jim, who I’ve known for years, and I stood in the warmth of the morning sun about 240 miles away from Warwick, which I suspect from his perspective is a crowded section of New England. …

  • 9/11 memorial service set Monday in Oakland Beach

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    The City of Warwick will hold its annual remembrance ceremony Monday, September 11th at the 9/11 Memorial in Oakland Beach to commemorate the 22nd anniversary of the terrorist attacks.  The …

  • Sharks back in their own waters

    Thursday, September 7, 2023

    Warren A. Sherman Elementary School students gathered in the school’s front lawn to get their first look at their newly renovated home at a ribbon-cutting event held this past Thursday. …

  • Raina Smith turns to outer space to explore Earth

    Wednesday, September 6, 2023

    People who said they had had alien experiences proved to be a major inspiration for Raina Smith’s fifth novel, “The Earth Consented.” Smith, a former news anchor for WPRI-12 …

  • August 31, 2023 e-EDTITION

    Thursday, August 31, 2023

  • August 24, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, August 24, 2023

  • August 17, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, August 17, 2023

  • August 10, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, August 10, 2023

  • August 3, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, August 3, 2023

  • July 27, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, July 27, 2023

  • July 20, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, July 20, 2023

  • July 13, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, July 13, 2023

  • June 29, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, June 29, 2023

  • June 22, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, June 22, 2023

  • June 15, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, June 15, 2023

  • June 8, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, June 8, 2023

  • June 1, 2023 e-EDITON

    Thursday, June 1, 2023

  • May 25, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, May 25, 2023

  • May 18, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, May 18, 2023

  • May 11, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, May 11, 2023

  • May 4, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, May 4, 2023

  • April 27, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, April 27, 2023

  • April 20, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, April 20, 2023

  • April 13, 2023 e-EDITON

    Thursday, April 13, 2023

  • April 6, 2023 e-Edition

    Thursday, April 6, 2023

  • March 30, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, March 30, 2023

  • March 23, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, March 23, 2023

  • March 16, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, March 16, 2023

  • March 9, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, March 9, 2023

  • Rams stun Hawks in DI finals

    Thursday, March 2, 2023

    The Bishop Hendricken basketball team was stunned 47-45 by rival La Salle in the Division I Championship, as the Rams would walk off on a fourth-quarter buzzer beater to claim the title. The Hawks …

  • Mariners top Titans in semis

    Thursday, March 2, 2023

    The third-seeded Toll Gate Lady Titans were edged out by the second seeded Narragansett Mariners 35-31 during the Division III girls basketball semifinal last Wednesday evening at Cumberland High …

  • February 23, 2023 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, February 22, 2023

  • February 16, 2023 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, February 15, 2023

  • February 9, 2023 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, February 8, 2023

  • February 2, 2023 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, February 1, 2023

  • January 19, 2023 e-EDITION

    Thursday, January 19, 2023

  • January 12, 2023 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, January 11, 2023

  • January 5, 2023 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, January 4, 2023

  • December 29, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, December 28, 2022

  • December 22, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, December 21, 2022

  • December 15, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, December 14, 2022

  • December 8, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022

  • December 1, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, November 30, 2022

  • November 24, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, November 23, 2022

  • November 17, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, November 16, 2022

  • November 10, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, November 9, 2022

  • Dems rally to get out the vote

    Monday, November 7, 2022

  • November 3, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

  • Report: New schools would increase test scores, home values

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    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 …

  • Down to the wire

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    The pandemic has done more than ignite a supercharged housing market, inflicted a non recoverable loss in the education of our children and changed the workplace. It has also spawned a crop of …

  • Speaker named Audubon 2022 Legislator of Year

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives K. Joseph Shekarchi was honored as Legislator of the Year by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island at the Society’s 125th Annual Meeting on …

  • Nothing moderate about this group of Republicans

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    To the Editor, I strongly disagree with your October 27th endorsement of Allan Fung for Congress. Despite his commendable record as mayor of Cranston, the adage that “all politics is …

  • A fake candidate in Ward 4?

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    To the Editor, We’ve all heard recently of “fake information,” “fake web sites,” and “fake advertisements.”  They’re all scams intended to get …

  • Green bond invests in best of Rhode Island

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    To the Editor, On Nov. 8, Rhode Islanders will have many important choices to make in the voting booths. I ask you to consider voting yes on referendum Question No. 3, the Green Bond. If approved, …

  • ‘Not building new schools comes at a greater cost’

    Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    To Warwick residents, On November 8, Warwick voters will have an unprecedented opportunity to change the educational future of our city.  The vision set forth is to create two completely new …

  • October 27, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, October 26, 2022

  • October 20, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, October 19, 2022

  • October 13, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, October 12, 2022

  • October 6, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, October 5, 2022

  • September 29, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, September 28, 2022

  • September 22, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, September 21, 2022

  • September 15, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, September 14, 2022

  • September 8, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, September 7, 2022

  • September 1, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, August 31, 2022

  • September 1, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, August 31, 2022

  • August 11, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, August 10, 2022

  • August 4, 2022 e-Edition

    Wednesday, August 3, 2022

  • July 28, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, July 27, 2022

  • July 21, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, July 20, 2022

  • July 13, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, July 13, 2022

  • July 7, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, July 6, 2022

  • June 23, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, June 22, 2022

  • June 9, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, June 8, 2022

  • June 2, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, June 1, 2022

  • May 26, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, May 25, 2022

  • Week of May 19, 20222

    Thursday, May 19, 2022

  • May 19, 2022 e-EDTION

    Wednesday, May 18, 2022

  • May 5, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, May 4, 2022

  • April 28, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, April 27, 2022

  • April 21, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, April 20, 2022

  • April 14, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, April 13, 2022

  • Family truly matters

    Tuesday, April 12, 2022

    To the Editor, This year we will be celebrating our third Easter in the throes of the pandemic with an unknown timeframe.  We are also facing a devastating war in Eastern Europe, escalating …

  • April 7, 2021 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, April 6, 2022

  • March 31, 2022 e-EDITION

    Thursday, March 31, 2022

  • March 31, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, March 30, 2022

  • March 24, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, March 23, 2022

  • March 17, 2022 e-EDITION

    Tuesday, March 15, 2022

  • March 3, 2022 e-EDITION

    Thursday, March 3, 2022

  • February 24, 2022 e-EDITION

    Thursday, February 24, 2022

  • February 17, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, February 16, 2022

  • February 3, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, February 2, 2022

  • Week of January 27, 2022

    Thursday, January 27, 2022

  • Virtual Town Hall with Sen. Whitehouse

    Thursday, January 27, 2022

    Join U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse for a virtual town hall on Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. Preregistration is required, and participants are invited to submit questions in advance for Senator Whitehouse. You …

  • January 27, 2022 e-EDITION

    Wednesday, January 26, 2022

  • January 20, 2022 e-EDITION

    Thursday, January 20, 2022

  • January 13, 2022 e-Edition

    Wednesday, January 12, 2022

  • January 7, 2022 e-EDITION

    Friday, January 7, 2022

  • January 6, 2022 e-EDITION

    Thursday, January 6, 2022

  • December 16, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, December 16, 2021

  • December 9, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, December 9, 2021

  • Week of November 18, 2021

    Thursday, November 18, 2021

  • Week of November 11, 2021

    Thursday, November 11, 2021

  • November 11, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, November 11, 2021

  • November 5, 2021 e-EDITION

    Friday, November 5, 2021

  • Week of November 4, 2021

    Thursday, November 4, 2021

  • November 4, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, November 4, 2021

  • October 28, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, October 28, 2021

  • October 21, 2021 e-Edition

    Thursday, October 21, 2021

  • Week of October 7, 2021

    Thursday, October 7, 2021

  • September 30, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, September 30, 2021

  • September 23, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, September 23, 2021

  • Week of September 16, 2021

    Thursday, September 16, 2021

  • September 16, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, September 16, 2021

  • September 3, 2021 e-EDITION

    Friday, September 3, 2021

  • Week of September 1, 2021

    Thursday, September 2, 2021

  • September 2, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, September 2, 2021

  • August 26, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

  • August 20, 2021 e-EDITION

    Friday, August 20, 2021

  • Week of August 19, 2021

    Thursday, August 19, 2021

  • August 19, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, August 19, 2021

  • August 12, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, August 12, 2021

  • Week of August 5, 2021

    Thursday, August 5, 2021

  • August 5, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, August 5, 2021

  • July 29, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, July 29, 2021

  • Week of July 22, 2021

    Thursday, July 22, 2021

  • July 22, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, July 22, 2021

  • July 15, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, July 15, 2021

  • Week of July 1, 2021

    Thursday, July 1, 2021

  • Mausoleum dedication

    Saturday, June 26, 2021

    Bishop Thomas Tobin dedicates and blesses the $12.5 million mausoleum at Saint Ann Cemetery to Saints Peter & Paul.

  • June 24, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, June 24, 2021

  • June 17, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, June 17, 2021

  • June 10, 2021 e-Edition

    Thursday, June 10, 2021

  • June 3 e-EDITION

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

  • May 27, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, May 27, 2021

  • May 21, 2021 e-EDITION

    Friday, May 21, 2021

  • May 20, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, May 20, 2021

  • Week of May 15, 2021

    Thursday, May 13, 2021

  • May 13, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, May 13, 2021

  • Week of May 6, 2021

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • May 6, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • April 29, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, April 29, 2021

  • April 22, 2021 e-EDITION

    Thursday, April 22, 2021

  • Warwick Christian Fellowship

    Friday, April 16, 2021

    Warwick Christian Fellowship 358 Warwick Neck Avenue Pastor Steve Reickett 739-26606

  • Trinity Episcopal Church

    Friday, April 16, 2021

    Trinity Episcopal Church 139 Ocean Ave., Pawtuxet (Pawtuxet Village) Cranston, RI 02905 Rev. Mitchell Lindeman 941-4324 www.trinitypaw@gmail.com

  • April 15, 2021 e-Edition

    Thursday, April 15, 2021

  • April 1, 2021

    Thursday, April 1, 2021

  • March 25, 2021 - e-EDITION

    Thursday, March 25, 2021

  • Mayor Frank Picozzi - March 17, 2021

    Friday, March 19, 2021

    March 17, 2021

  • February 18, 2021 - e-EDITION

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021

  • February 11, 2021 - e-EDITION

    Wednesday, February 10, 2021

  • January 28, 2021 - e-EDITION

    Wednesday, January 27, 2021

  • January 21, 2021 - e-EDITION

    Wednesday, January 20, 2021

    Read it before you can buy it.

  • January 7, 2021

    Wednesday, January 6, 2021

  • December 24, 2020

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

  • December 17, 2020

    Wednesday, December 16, 2020

  • December 10, 2020

    Wednesday, December 9, 2020

  • December 03, 2020

    Wednesday, December 2, 2020

  • Warwick Beacon - October 29, 2020

    Thursday, October 29, 2020

     

Comments

No comments on this item Please log in to comment by clicking here