Warwick, RI – Federal, State and City officials broke ground today on a $17 million upgrade of the Warwick Wastewater Treatment Facility at the site, including $3.6 million to raise the levee protecting it by five-and-a-half-feet.
Warwick, RI – Mayor Scott Avedisian has finalized the FY2015 budget, which includes the City Council’s extra $400,000 for schools with a correspondingly higher tax rate, without signing it. The extra […]
Warwick, RI – Raymond McKay, a city network administrator hoping to run against Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), has resigned from the Warwick Republican GOP over an ordinance preventing him from running as a municipal employee, which he says also prevents him from serving on the committee.
US District Court Judge Mary M. Lisi ruled this afternoon that Raymond McKay, a newtwork administrator for Warwick, must obey a city ordinance prohibiting him from seeking office while employed by the city.
About 25 demonstrators chanted and marched through the drive-through at Wendy’s at 771 Warwick Ave. during lunch today, part of a multi-national campaign calling for higher wages and union organization for fast food workers.
Mayor Scott Avedisian’s stock as a political star in Rhode Island will probably rise — rather than fall — as a result of his decision not to enter the 2014 gubernatorial race. With a dwindling number of seats in the General Assembly and the still-sour taste of former Gov. Don Carcieri’s dismal record still in voters’ mouths, the Rhode Island GOP has pinned its hopes on two candidates who weren’t originally Republicans in this year’s governor’s race.
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