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Warwick Police shot a dog Sunday night on Greenwich Avenue. According to police, a dog attacked another dog and multiple people, but was stopped by a responding Warwick Police officer. Warwick … more
Some friends called him Elliott. He initially survived an archer’s illicit arrow attack and pond neighbors hoped for his recovery. His young family depended on him. The arrow was … more
Rule number one, on the job: show up. Rule number two: get the job done. The current mayor of Cranston has been accused of breaking both rules by a fellow Republican who’s running for his … more
Cranston Public Schools are warning taxpayers of “significant cuts to staffing, programming, and transportation,” including the elimination of 15-20 teaching and administration jobs and … more
On Monday evening, the Cranston School Committee started on a somber note, as Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse warned of the effects of level-funding on the city’s schools. Nota-Masse … more
Johnston is the only Ocean State municipality not participating in Gov. Dan McKee’s Learn365RI initiative. According to McKee’s Press Secretary Olivia DaRocha, “38 out of 39 … more
Michael A. “Mayor Traf” Traficante’s already achieved the municipal hat trick — mayor (check), school committee (check) and city council (checked, 45 years ago). The Army … more
Crystal Vizcaino tried not to cry. She rubbed at an uncomfortable false eyelash while sitting in the back booth at J&T’s Breakfast & Lunch. Vizcaino’s used to waiting tables … more
Gene Valicenti stepped from the evening news show he co-anchors on Channel 10 Thursday night to another show at Cheleo's Restaurant on Post Road Warwick where the Rotary Club of Warwick held its cash … more
Joy Fox will succeed John Howell as Beacon Communications publisher. “John has been at the helm for five decades,” Fox said Wednesday morning. “He’s … more
A pair of Johnston Democrats have announced their candidacy to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lombardo III, the Democrat who represented District 25 since 2010. So far, … more
He nabbed criminals on the lam, discovered the missing, took drugs and guns off the street and won the hearts of all those lucky enough to scratch him behind the ear. Law enforcement gathered Monday … more
The Democratic majority held the opening gavel for nearly 30 minutes, waiting for their last member to arrive. Without City Council Vice President Lammis J. Vargas, they only had five votes, one … more
GREAT NEWS: Missing Johnston RI 15-year-old found safe UPDATE: Johnston Police Chief Mark A. Vieira: "I can confirm that runaway juvenile Taya Scott was located around 4:00 PM." more
Rhode Islanders laced up their walking shoes last weekend for the Tomorrow Fund’s Annual Stroll at Garden City. The event saw 1,250 attendees, in 62 teams who collectively raised $80,000 for … more
The state ethics panel has launched an investigation into Cranston Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins for alleged nepotism. The Rhode Island Ethics Commission’s 6-0 vote Tuesday comes in response to … more
For too long, woods reclaimed the historic cemetery behind the Rhode Island Training School (RITS) off Sockanosett Cross Road.  The graveyard has rows and rows of small, rounded headstones … more
Cranston City Council voted to approve an amended city budget at a special meeting Monday, with a 6-3 vote along party lines. However, what Council President Jessica Marino classifies as a … more
UPDATED: There’s a special place at the bottom of Oak Swamp Pond for someone with a bow and quiver full of black arrows with blue and white fletching. Rhode Island Environmental Police searched the … more
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