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Business

  • [CREDIT: BankNewport] Pictured, from left, Scott Schellenberg, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker; Sarah Peasley, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker; Amy Riccitelli, BankNewport Senior Vice President/Director of Retail Sales; Lauren Slocum, President & CEO, Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce; Diogo Ventura, Vice President/Premier Relationship Banker; Jack Murphy, BankNewport President & CEO; Mayor of Warwick, Frank J. Picozzi; Steven Carneiro, BankNewport Vice President/Business Development Officer; Mary Leach, BankNewport Executive Vice President/Chief Consumer Officer; Jessica Couto, BankNewport Vice President/Warwick Branch Sales Manager; Melinda Vieira, BankNewport Warwick Branch Operations Manager; Kimberly Raymond, OceanPoint Insurance, Vice President/West Bay Operations; and Haley Perogino, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker.

    BankNewport Opens Warwick Branch

    [CREDIT: BankNewport] Pictured, from left, Scott Schellenberg, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker; Sarah Peasley, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker; Amy Riccitelli, BankNewport Senior Vice President/Director of Retail Sales; Lauren Slocum, President & CEO, Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce; Diogo Ventura, Vice President/Premier Relationship Banker; Jack Murphy, BankNewport President & CEO; Mayor of Warwick, Frank J. Picozzi; Steven Carneiro, BankNewport Vice President/Business Development Officer; Mary Leach, BankNewport Executive Vice President/Chief Consumer Officer; Jessica Couto, BankNewport Vice President/Warwick Branch Sales Manager; Melinda Vieira, BankNewport Warwick Branch Operations Manager; Kimberly Raymond, OceanPoint Insurance, Vice President/West Bay Operations; and Haley Perogino, BankNewport Warwick Branch Universal Banker. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — BankNewport has opened its 18th branch in Rhode Island, the first in Warwick, at 27 Strawberry Field Road. A ribbon cutting ceremony with Warwick Mayor Frank Picozzi […]

  • [CREDIT: OSHA] OHSA tips on trench safety. Inspectors at a Warwick excavation found numerous violations, fining two contractors more than $70,000 combined for the unsafe sewer trench.

    Contractors Fined for Unsafe Sewer Trench in Warwick

    [CREDIT: OSHA] OHSA tips on trench safety. Inspectors at a Warwick excavation found numerous violations, fining two contractors more than $70,000 combined for the unsafe sewer trench. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI —Federal inspectors at a Warwick excavation July 8 found Greenville and Johnston contractors ignoring cave-in risks, placing workers in serious danger from an unsafe sewer trench. The contractors […]

  • [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Crowds at the 2019 Shop RI even at Crowne Plaza Warwick during Small Business Saturday in 2019. This year's event runs at the hotel from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27.

    SHOP RI Boasts Biggest Small Business Saturday Yet

    [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Crowds at the 2019 Shop RI even at Crowne Plaza Warwick during Small Business Saturday in 2019. This year's event runs at the hotel from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI— The Small Business Saturday SHOP RI business expo’s fifth installment will be its biggest yet with 160 local vendors set up on the entire first floor of Crowne […]

Schools

  • [CREDIT: Warwick Public Schools] Pilgrim High School Principal Gerald Habershaw died of a heart attack Saturday. Mayor Frank Picozzi saaid city flags will fly at half-staff to honor him.

    Pilgrim Principal Habershaw Dies of Heart Attack

    [CREDIT: Warwick Public Schools] Pilgrim High School Principal Gerald Habershaw died of a heart attack Saturday. Mayor Frank Picozzi saaid city flags will fly at half-staff to honor him. By: Joe Siegel

    Editor’s note: The following report had been updated with relevant information about Gerald Habershaw’s health in the weeks before his death. WARWICK, RI – The Pilgrim High School community is […]

  • Pilgrim to Host Thanksgiving Game after Toll Gate Withdraws

    By: Joe Hutnak

    WARWICK, RI — Pilgrim High School will host Johnston for this year’s Thanksgiving football game, following Toll Gate’s withdrawal from the annual contest. In an email sent out Tuesday night, […]

  • Pilgrim High Admin Also on Leave After COVID Outbreak

    By: Joe Siegel

    CLARIFICATION: School Committee member David Testa’s  comments on the differences between the Toll Gate and Pilgrim homecoming dances has been updated to clarify his intent.  WARWICK, RI —Following the recent […]

All Politics are Local

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    Sept. 11: Start to Remember

    warwick-post-commentary By: Rob Borkowski

    Never forget Sept. 11, 2001, they’ve said, for 20 years now. I do remember. On Sept. 11, I walked into the MetroWest Daily News Framingham newsroom awash in a stunned […]

  • [WarwickPost illustration] COVID-19 plans for fall classes are in the works. Experts and teachers say they're all built on accepting some illness and death from the novel coronavirus.

    Raimondo Pushes RI’s Faustian Bargain En Route to D.C.

    [WarwickPost illustration] COVID-19 plans for fall classes are in the works. Experts and teachers say they're all built on accepting some illness and death from the novel coronavirus. By: Warwick Post Staff

    How many needless COVID-19 infections, long-term disabilities and deaths resulting from in-person schooling are acceptable? We’re going with none. That’s not the route the Warwick School Committee chose. Nor is […]

  • [CREDIT: Mary Carlos] Martin Luther King Jr.'s memorial in Washington D.C. By King's reckoning, the evils of racism, poverty and war were intertwined, and King was determined to oppose them all.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Fought Poverty, Too

    [CREDIT: Mary Carlos] Martin Luther King Jr.'s memorial in Washington D.C. By King's reckoning, the evils of racism, poverty and war were intertwined, and King was determined to oppose them all. By: Rob Borkowski

    Fifty three years after Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis outside the Lorraine Motel room where he was organizing a crusade against poverty, the scourge […]

House and Home

  • [CREDIT: Wallethub] Wallethub has ranked Warwick 114 out of 178 in their assessment oof the best cities to be a real estate agent.

    Warwick Real Estate Booming With National Trend

    [CREDIT: Wallethub] Wallethub has ranked Warwick 114 out of 178 in their assessment oof the best cities to be a real estate agent. By: Rob Borkowski

     Source: WalletHub WARWICK, RI — WalletHub’s recent assessment of the best places in the U.S. to be a real estate agent place Warwick on the map at 114 out […]

  • Matt Patty Team Hosts Thanksgiving Pie Giveaway

    By: Rob Borkowski

    CRANSTON, RI — This Thanksgiving, The Matt Patty team launched their first annual pie giveaway for past and current clients. The real estate agency gave away 30 pies, apple and pumpkin, to past […]

  • Patty: Housing Market May Be Nearing Crossroads

    By: Rob Borkowski

    For the last several years,  increasing home prices for sellers and low interest rates for buyers have created a historically positive housing market, but mixed metrics in the local and […]