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  • [CREDIT: CNE] Kent Hospital's DEI Council did some spring gardening at the hospital's entrance Tuesday.

    Kent Hospital’s DEI Council Landscape Entrance

    [CREDIT: CNE] Kent Hospital's DEI Council did some spring gardening at the hospital's entrance Tuesday. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — Members of Kent Hospital’s DEI – Diversity Equity and Inclusion Council – put in some gardening work for a landscaping beautification project outside of the hospital’s main […]

  • [CREDIT: Mayor Picozzi] Cat's Cakes is open for business at their new West Shore Road location.

    Cat’s Cakes Goes Brick & Mortar on West Shore Road

    [CREDIT: Mayor Picozzi] Cat's Cakes is open for business at their new West Shore Road location. By: Rob Borkowski

    If you appreciate important news about Warwick that goes further than Facebook, please consider subscribing to Warwick Post WARWICK, RI — In a few weeks, Catia Torres celebrates a year since […]

  • [CREDIT: Evoqua] Evoqua, with an office at Pontiac Mills in Warwick, has entered an NPA, agreeing to pay millions for false revenue claims.

    Evoqua Fined $8.5M, Pays $16M Settling False Revenue Claims

    [CREDIT: Evoqua] Evoqua, with an office at Pontiac Mills in Warwick, has entered an NPA, agreeing to pay millions for false revenue claims. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (EVOQUA), a PA company with divisions in Pontiac Mills on Knight Street, and Coventry, RI, has a non-prosecution agreement (NPA) with the U.S. […]

Schools

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

    Warwick School Committee Approves Five Teacher Layoffs

    [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, RI — The School Committee voted 4 to 1 Tuesday to approve five teacher layoffs for the next school year, including three art teachers, a business teacher at Warwick […]

  • [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] While Warwick Schools were able to meet all their bus route needs despite challenges with a national bus driver shortage, the ranks of RIDE bus drivers could be filled by non-union DATTCO workers, a move the RI AFL-CIO protests will undermine driver wages and benefits.

    AFL-CIO Protests Non-Union RIDE Bus Drivers, Staff

    [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] While Warwick Schools were able to meet all their bus route needs despite challenges with a national bus driver shortage, the ranks of RIDE bus drivers could be filled by non-union DATTCO workers, a move the RI AFL-CIO protests will undermine driver wages and benefits. By: Rob Borkowski

    PROVIDENCE, RI — As nationwide bus driver staffing shortages persist, union bus drivers, monitors and aides ask Rhode Island’s Department of Education (RIDE) to stop courting the largely non-union company […]

  • [CREDIT: Roberta Canestrari] First-grader (now second grader) Conor Gill runs during the 2023 Warwick Neck Color-a-thon. Second grade teacher Kirstin Silvia is visible behind him.

    Warwick Neck Color-A-Thon Returns May 11

    [CREDIT: Roberta Canestrari] First-grader (now second grader) Conor Gill runs during the 2023 Warwick Neck Color-a-thon. Second grade teacher Kirstin Silvia is visible behind him. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — The Warwick Neck Color-A-Thon fundraising event returns Saturday, May 11, and you can still contribute to the color-strewn run celebrating donations from local businesses to the elementary […]

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.

    Martin Luther King Day: Act Against Poverty Directly

    [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: Warwick Post Staff

    Fifty-five years ago, Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated outside the Lorraine Motel room in Memphis where he was organizing a crusade against American injustices causing poverty, […]

  • [CREDIT: NOAA] A graph showing sea level rise during the last few decades, which is predicted to continue throughout the century.

    McAllister: Make Sea Level, Coastal Hazards A Priority

    [CREDIT: NOAA] A graph showing sea level rise during the last few decades, which is predicted to continue throughout the century. By: Warwick Post Staff

    TO THE EDITOR: US Senator Sheldon Whitehouse recently spoke to a group of business leaders and referenced a RI Coastal Resources Management Council report that indicated Warwick is especially vulnerable to raising […]

  • [CREDIT: Rep. Cicilline's Office] Congressmen David Cicilline and Seth Magaziner following the latter's election to succeed Rep. James Langevin representing RI's 2nd Congressional District in November 2022. Cicilline will resign his post in June to lead the RI Foundation.

    Congressman Cicilline Resigning to Lead RI Foundation

    [CREDIT: Rep. Cicilline's Office] Congressmen David Cicilline and Seth Magaziner following the latter's election to succeed Rep. James Langevin representing RI's 2nd Congressional District in November 2022. Cicilline will resign his post in June to lead the RI Foundation. By: Rob Borkowski

    Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) will resign June 1 to  lead the Rhode Island Foundation as President and CEO, cutting his seventh term in the United States House of Representatives short. […]

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