RI Foundation Grants $250K for Narcan Kits RI Foundation Grants $250K for Narcan Kits
RI Foundation Grants $250K for Narcan Kits
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Motorcyclist Passes Cruiser, DUI Arrest Follows
WPD: PA Woman Arrested on Bank Fraud, ID Theft WPD: PA Woman Arrested on Bank Fraud, ID Theft
WPD: PA Woman Arrested on Bank Fraud, ID Theft
Council OKs Six Month Solar Moratorium Council OKs Six Month Solar Moratorium
Council OKs Six Month Solar Moratorium
Schaefer: Warwick Revenue $1.6M Higher Than Expected Schaefer: Warwick Revenue $1.6M Higher Than Expected
Schaefer: Warwick Revenue $1.6M Higher Than Expected

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  • [CREDIT: RI Foundation] The Rhode Island Foundation is located at One Union Station in downtown Providence.

    RI Foundation Grants $250K for Narcan Kits

    [CREDIT: RI Foundation] The Rhode Island Foundation is located at One Union Station in downtown Providence. By: Rob Borkowski

    PROVIDENCE —  The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to the University of Rhode Island’s Community First Responder Program (CFRP) for thousands of Narcan opioid overdose prevention kits […]

  • [CREDIT: Warwick City Council] Warwick Finance Director Peder Schaefer told the Council Oct. 18 that Warwick revenue was $1.6 million higher than expected in 2021.

    Schaefer: Warwick Revenue $1.6M Higher Than Expected

    [CREDIT: Warwick City Council] Warwick Finance Director Peder Schaefer told the Council Oct. 18 that Warwick revenue was $1.6 million higher than expected in 2021. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK,RI — Warwick Finance Director Peder Schaefer had good news for the City Council at the Oct. 18 meeting, with Warwick revenue $1.6 million more than budgeted, creating a general […]

  • [CREDIT: City of Warwick] A slide in City Planner Tom Kravitz's solar rules presentation showing a solar install at a California Walmart similar to the sort of Warwick solar use his changes will encourage.

    Warwick Solar Rules on Monday’s City Council Agenda

    [CREDIT: City of Warwick] A slide in City Planner Tom Kravitz's solar rules presentation showing a solar install at a California Walmart similar to the sort of Warwick solar use his changes will encourage. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — Monday’s Warwick City Council meeting will discuss revised Warwick solar rules in an ordinance updated by Warwick City Planner Tom Kravitz, as residents push for a solar […]

Business

  • [CREDIT: WarwickPost/Gamm] Gamm fellows, from left, Erik Robles of Providence, Maria Noriko Cabral of Fall River, MA, and Dan Garcia of Warwick.

    Gamm Fellows Announced for 2021-2022 Season

    [CREDIT: WarwickPost/Gamm] Gamm fellows, from left, Erik Robles of Providence, Maria Noriko Cabral of Fall River, MA, and Dan Garcia of Warwick. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — The new Gamm Fellowship Program for emerging artists of color has announced three fellows hailing from Community College of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, and the University of Rhode […]

  • [CREDIT: Kent Hospital] Hospital administration treated hospital staff to Haven Brothers diner fare Sept. 8 to thank them for their pandemic service.

    Haven Brothers Treats Kent Overnight Shift

    [CREDIT: Kent Hospital] Hospital administration treated hospital staff to Haven Brothers diner fare Sept. 8 to thank them for their pandemic service. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — The Haven Brothers food truck visited Kent Hospital Sept. 8 to treat the overnight staff to their famous late night fare, courtesy of the hospital administration, in […]

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    Food Safety Violations: Warwick Eateries, Stores Cited

    ri-department-of-health By: Joe Hutnak

    WARWICK — The Rhode Island Department of Health Food Safety division reported the following violations at Warwick restaurants and stores during the week of Sept. 13, 2021: I Am Convenience […]

Schools

  • School's back in Warwick for all grades Aug.30, and the bus routes for the 2019-2020 school year are ready for your review.

    Warwick Schools: Bus Disruption Possible Friday

    School's back in Warwick for all grades Aug.30, and the bus routes for the 2019-2020 school year are ready for your review. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — Following an as-yet unexplained bus disruption Oct. 1 and delays this week, Warwick Schools warned parents school ride troubles might return later this week due to a […]

  • [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Warwick bus routes were cut short Friday over a reported driver shortage. Both the driver's union and First Student transportation say they're committed to a return to normal service Monday.

    Dambruch ‘Highly Optimistic’ on Bus Service Monday

    [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Warwick bus routes were cut short Friday over a reported driver shortage. Both the driver's union and First Student transportation say they're committed to a return to normal service Monday. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — Sunday night, Warwick Schools administration, School Committee members, drivers and parents were unsure if students would have a ride to and from class Monday, though Superintendent Lynn […]

  • [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Warwick bus routes were cut short Friday over a reported driver shortage. Both the driver's union and First Student transportation say they're committed to a return to normal service Monday.

    Driver Union: Warwick Bus Disruption, ‘Not a Strike’

    [CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Warwick bus routes were cut short Friday over a reported driver shortage. Both the driver's union and First Student transportation say they're committed to a return to normal service Monday. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — When First Student transportation sent its drivers home Friday morning after only taking Warwick high schoolers to class, Local 616 Secretary-Treasuer Steve Sousa was surprised. “I just […]

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 […]