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  • [CREDIT: RI.gov] The CDC advises wearing masks indoors again, as high COVID risk in many RI counties has been noted in the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

    RI Counties at High COVID Risk, Masks Indoors Advised

    [CREDIT: RI.gov] The CDC advises wearing masks indoors again, as high COVID risk in many RI counties has been noted in the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. By: Warwick Post Staff

    PROVIDENCE, RI — COVID-19 community levels in Bristol County, Kent County, Providence County, and Washington County are now designated high COVID risk by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

  • DEM will close shellfishing in RI May 28.

    DEM: Seasonal Shellfishing Closures Start May 28

    DEM will close shellfishing in RI May 28. By: Rob Borkowski

    PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that seasonal shellfishing closures will take effect at sunrise on Saturday, May 28, and will remain in place […]

  • The Rhode Island State House is located at 82 Smith St. Providence.

    Marijuana Legalization Bill Full Votes Set for Tuesday

    The Rhode Island State House is located at 82 Smith St. Providence. By: Rob Borkowski

    STATE HOUSE — Legislation legalizing, regulating and taxing adult recreational marijuana has cleared House and the Senate  committees, and if full votes pass Tuesday, it will also expunge any civil […]

Business

  • RI DEM is hiring to fill summer positions at RI State parks and beaches.

    DEM Hiring for Summer Jobs

    RI DEM is hiring to fill summer positions at RI State parks and beaches. By: Rob Borkowski

    PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is recruiting for its summertime workforce again to help staff seasonal employment positions at state beaches, parks, and campgrounds. Every […]

  • [CREDIT: BGCW] Director of Marketing for Balise Auto Sales Alex Belise visited Lara D’Antuono, director of the Boys & Girls Clubs Of Warwick CEO April 29 to present a $3,500 check to the club.

    Balise Gives BGCW $3,500 ‘Tires to Inspire’ Donation

    [CREDIT: BGCW] Director of Marketing for Balise Auto Sales Alex Belise visited Lara D’Antuono, director of the Boys & Girls Clubs Of Warwick CEO April 29 to present a $3,500 check to the club. By: Warwick Post Staff

    In a demonstration of their ongoing commitment to local kids and families, on April 29, Balise Motor Sales presented the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick with a check for […]

  • LPL Financial Welcomes Farmer to Warwick BankNewport

    By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI— OceanPoint Investment Solutions has announced John W. Farmer, CFP®, has joined LPL Financial as a financial advisor, operating out of the BankNewport Warwick branch at 27 Strawberry Field […]

Schools

  • [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Warwick Veterans Middle School, 2401 W Shore Rd, Warwick, RI, is the venue for the Warwick School Committee meetings.

    RIDE Will Reimburse $314M of $350M

    [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Warwick Veterans Middle School, 2401 W Shore Rd, Warwick, RI, is the venue for the Warwick School Committee meetings. By: Joe Siegel

    Warwick – The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) has agreed to reimburse the district for the construction of two new high schools for $314 million out of the $350 […]

  • [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Warwick Veterans Middle School, 2401 W Shore Rd, Warwick, RI, is the venue for the Warwick School Committee meetings.

    Committee Mulls FY22 Deficit, Longer School Walking Distance

    [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Warwick Veterans Middle School, 2401 W Shore Rd, Warwick, RI, is the venue for the Warwick School Committee meetings. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — The Warwick School Committee meets at 6 p.m. in the Warwick Veterans Memorial auditorium to consider updating a number of policies ranging from pandemic measures to security […]

  • [CREDIT: Warwick Schools] The Warwick School Committee sent a $4.9M FY23 increase request to the city Thursday night.

    School Committee Seeks $4.9M Increase for FY23

    [CREDIT: Warwick Schools] The Warwick School Committee sent a $4.9M FY23 increase request to the city Thursday night. By: Joe Siegel

    Editor’s note: This article has been updated to correct votes taken during the meeting. Warwick Post regrets the errors. WARWICK, RI — The Warwick School Committee approved its proposed 2023 […]

All Politics are Local

  • [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.

    MLK Voting Rights Legacy Imperiled

    [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-four years after Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis while organizing a crusade against poverty, a key Civil Rights victory protecting voting rights is under […]

  • Insurrection Question: Do Elections Matter?

    By: Warwick Post Staff

    You’re either part of the solution, or part of the problem, and today marks the one-year anniversary of very big problem for the Republic: the first break in America’s 244-year […]

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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 […]

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 […]