Toxic Water: Blue-Green Algae in Warwick Pond Toxic Water: Blue-Green Algae in Warwick Pond
Toxic Water: Blue-Green Algae in Warwick Pond
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McDermott Pool Reopening Monday
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  • {CRTEDIT: EPA] Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, produce toxins that are hazardous to humans and animals.

    Toxic Water: Blue-Green Algae in Warwick Pond

    {CRTEDIT: EPA] Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, produce toxins that are hazardous to humans and animals. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI —  Blue-green algae , also called cyanobacteria, is back for the summer, now reported at Warwick Pond, and state authorities advise people to avoid contact with the water […]

  • [CREDIT: Mayor Frank Picozzi's office] Mayor Picozzi announced the McDermott Pool reopening is happening Monday, July 26. The pool has a temporary schedule while the city adds lifeguards and personnel to run the facility.

    McDermott Pool Reopening Monday

    [CREDIT: Mayor Frank Picozzi's office] Mayor Picozzi announced the McDermott Pool reopening is happening Monday, July 26. The pool has a temporary schedule while the city adds lifeguards and personnel to run the facility. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — Mayor Frank Picozzi has announced the McDermott Pool reopening  is happening Monday  at 9 a.m. during his weekly address posted to Youtube. During the McDermott Pool reopening, […]

  • [CREDIT: CDC] The COVID-19 Delta variant is the most dominant in the U.S. now. It is also more contagious and virulent. Above, a CDC map of the percent spread of COVID-19 variants. The Delta variant is marked in dark orange. In region 1, including RI, CT, MA, NH, VT, and ME, the percent cases that are Delta variant is 11.6%.

    COVID-19: Delta Dominates, Threatens Unvaccinated

    [CREDIT: CDC] The COVID-19 Delta variant is the most dominant in the U.S. now. It is also more contagious and virulent. Above, a CDC map of the percent spread of COVID-19 variants. The Delta variant is marked in dark orange. In region 1, including RI, CT, MA, NH, VT, and ME, the percent cases that are Delta variant is 11.6%. By: Rob Borkowski

    UPDATE: On Tuesday, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, updated the estimate of the percentage of Delta variant COVID-19 infections in the U.S. to […]

Business

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    New Medical Waste Law May Not Apply to Local Site

    medrecycler-ri-1600-division-road By: Joe Hutnak

    WARWICK, RI — A new state law may have stopped a controversial medical waste incinerator from being built on Division Road just south of Showcase Cinemas Warwick, though the company […]

  • Warwick Organizations Vying for D’Angelo’s $10K Giveaway

    By: Warwick Post Staff

    WARWICK, RI —D’Angelo Grilled Sandwiches’ Neighborhood $10K Giveaway contest will award a donation of $10,000 donation from the local D’Angelo shop that receives the most votes from its customers. Voting […]

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

    General Assembly OKs Take-Out Alcohol Sale Extension

    The Rhode Island State House is located at 82 Smith St. Providence. By: Warwick Post Staff

    Editor’s note: The following information was provided by the Legislative Press and Public Information Bureau. STATE HOUSE – The General Assembly has approved legislation allowing Class B liquor license holders […]

Schools

  • [CREDIT: WPS] The Warwick School Committee is investigating its finance department after reports of allegations of procurement, policy, and procedure issues.

    School Committee Investigates Finance Department

    [CREDIT: WPS] The Warwick School Committee is investigating its finance department after reports of allegations of procurement, policy, and procedure issues. By: Joe Siegel

      UPDATE, JULY 23: Warwick Public Schools have since posted the administrator position approved during their Wednesday meeting. The job listing on Schoolspring.com describes the new administrator’s duties as “responsible […]

  • [Warwick Schools] The Warwick School Committee signed off on a $193M FY22 budget and expanded its school rebuilds at its July 14 meeting.

    School Com OKs $193M Budget, Details High School Rebuilds

    [Warwick Schools] The Warwick School Committee signed off on a $193M FY22 budget and expanded its school rebuilds at its July 14 meeting. By: Joe Siegel

    WARWICK, RI — The  Warwick School Committee OK’d a $193.2M FY22 budget, requested details on the high school rebuilds, and said good-bye to its special education director Wednesday night. The […]

  • [CREDIT: Warwick School Department] The Warwick School Committee approved 10 budget - neutral positions Tuesday.

    Warwick School Committee OKs 10 Budget Neutral Jobs

    [CREDIT: Warwick School Department] The Warwick School Committee approved 10 budget - neutral positions Tuesday. By: Joe Siegel

    WARWICK, RI – The Warwick School Committee approved 10 new “budget neutral” positions for the 2021-2022 school year. They include seven math interventionists for one year only, a part-time math […]

All Politics are Local

  • [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 […]

  • CREDIT: C-SPAN] U.S. Rep. James Langevin joined voices calling for the resignation or removal of President Donald J. Trump after the president incited an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, 2021.

    Langevin: Trump Should Resign, or be Removed

    CREDIT: C-SPAN] U.S. Rep. James Langevin joined voices calling for the resignation or removal of President Donald J. Trump after the president incited an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, 2021. By: Warwick Post Staff

    WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) urged President Donald J. Trump to resign, and failing that, for Vice President Mike Pence or Congress to remove him from office after […]

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 […]