Solomon’s $322M Budget Dips Home Tax Rate Nearly 10%
WARWICK, R.I. — Mayor Joseph J. Solomon says his drafted $322,881,043 FY20 budget decreases property tax rates while increasing education spending, but it only grants $508,499 of the Schools’ $8.5 […]
CCRI Evacuates Knight Campus
UPDATE, May 1: 12:15 p.m.: CCRI President Meghan Hughes spoke to media about the day’s events at about 11:30 a.m., precipitated by the discovery of a shell casing near the […]
RIPTA Hires Avedisian as New CEO [UPDATED]
Update: April 25, 4:30 p.m.: WARWICK, RI — City Council President Joseph Solomon Sr. issued a statement this afternoon saying he is “honored and humbled” to serve as acting mayor […]
Avedisian Rumored to Be Next RIPTA CEO
WARWICK, RI — Multiple media outlets are reporting that Mayor Scott Avedisian is expected to be named the next Chief Operating Officer of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority as early […]
VIDEO: DPW Director Explains Post Road Water Main Repair
DPW Director David Picozzi explained the July 14 morning water main break and efforts to repair it that morning, noting the how of the situation, but said they have not yet determined why the break happened.
RI Officials Oppose Trump’s ‘Immoral,’ ‘Unconstitutional’ Refugee, Travel Ban
RHODE ISLAND — Rhode Island officials have roundly condemned President Donald J. Trump’s Friday executive order suspending all refugees from entry to the country for 120 days, specifically barring Syrian refugees and blocking entry to citizens of seven Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
Buttonwoods Community Center One of Four CCAP Sites Closed Due to Bomb Threat
WARWICK, R.I. — The Buttonwoods Community Center has closed along with three Comprehensive Community Action Plan (CCAP) youth GED/job training sites in Cranston, Providence and Pawtucket following an automated call to an employee that one of the organization’s offices would be bombed today.
Substation Equipment Failure Cuts Power to 1,700 in Warwick
About 1,700 people in Warwick were without power following a reported transformer fire on Sandy Lane in Warwick Sunday night at about 8:30 p.m.
WPD Investigates Shotgun Shots at Warwick Avenue Home
UPDATE – 12:22 p.m. June 3: Warwick Police report the incident was an attempted home invasion that occurred at about 10:30 p.m. June 2 when they received a call that […]
WPD Search for Homicide Stabbing Suspect on Haswill Street
Warwick Police were called for a domestic disturbance on Haswill Street at 5 a.m. this morning, and are now looking for Jared Rogers, 20, a suspect in a double-stabbing, that killed one person, according to scanner reports.
Warwick Public Schools Closed; Winter Storm Warning in Effect
Warwick, RI — The National Weather Service has upgraded its weekend snowstorm advisory to a Winter Storm Warning, calling for snow starting 11 p.m. Sunday into Monday morning, and Warwick Public Schools are cancelled for the day.
Warwick Veterans High Locked Down for new Threat Call
Warwick Veterans High School is locked down again this afternoon following a new ‘robo call’ threatening students and staff at the location.