Warwick, RI – About 70 picketers attended Saturday’s protest at Warwick’s Hobby Lobby, organized within hours of the Supreme Court’s June 30 ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. allowing closely-held corporations to refuse paying for some forms of employees’ contraception on religious grounds.
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.