WARWICK, R.I. — As is generally the case with such events, the recent mayoral debate between incumbent Republican Scott Avedisian and Democratic challenger Richard Corrente did little more than give […]
Warwick Water Division rates will go up for the first time in four years on the September quarterly tax bills to fuel future infrastructure and service improvements, and take a $675,000 bite out of the utility’s $1.5 million deficit.
Warwick, RI — Incumbent Mayor Scott Avedisian had almost 20 times the money of his Democratic opponent in the mayor’s race, perennial challenger Jack Kirby, according to the most recently filed campaign finance reports.
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.