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Mayor Scott Avedisian, who has been mayor in Warwick since 2000, might officially be leaving office pending a vote by the RIPTA board, sources have confirmed. more
Rep. Robert Lancia (R-Dist. 16, Cranston) is calling on the state to create a new tax exemption for income derived from military pensions in an effort to entice veterans to stay in Rhode Island. As a disabled Navy veteran I understand how difficult it" more
By JOHN HOWELL Students are scared of a shooter entering their school and are demanding authorities do something about it. That message came across loud and clear Saturday as students held the spotlight and people of all ages came by the thousands to more
By JOHN HOWELL -- Before T.F. Green Airport, it was Hillsgrove and now the Rhode Island Airport Corporation is considering changing the name to Rhode Island International Airport. more
It may be poor timing to pen this editorial in advance of what could be this winter's worst snow storm yet - less than a week from the first official day of spring, no less. However not all warm and fuzzy feelings are derived from weather, and the first more
The 59th annual West Warwick St. Patrick's Day Parade held Sunday was blessed with sunny and unusually warm weather and that was a relief for many marchers who have endured rain, snow and downright intolerable conditions to keep the tradition alive The more
In the 1999 comedy “Office Space,” the main protagonist Peter Gibbons struggles to exist in a bleak corporate landscape while working as a low-level programmer in a large, fictional tech … more
There's something to be said about our current state of affairs when a departing mayor says matter-of-factly that civility is totally gone from politics in the modern era. That notion was put forth by outgoing mayor Scott Avedisian of Warwick, when asked more
Here are the highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly last week. For more information on any of these items visit www.rilegislature.gov/pressrelease. House passes McNamara bill requiring carbon monoxide detectors in schools more
According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, an oligarchy is a government in which power is in the hands of a few. Its second definition is a government where policy serves a small group of wealth holders with primacy. Two significant changes in government more
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