NBC10's Barbara Morse Silva & Frank O'Donnell to Attend OSTC Fundraiser 9/20
Ocean State Theatre Company , which will be opening its third season in its new state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick later this month, is happy to welcome NBC 10's Barbara Morse Silva and local comedian Frank O'Donnell, who will join the company as guest auctioneers for their "Premiere" Fundraising Event, A Lover'ly Evening, on Saturday, September 20, 2014. "We are thrilled that Barbara Morse Silva and Frank O'Donnell are able to join us for the event his year," said Amiee Turner , CEO of Ocean State Theatre Company.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Annual Hound Hike Fundraiser on September 28th will Benefit East...
WHO: The East Greenwich Animal Protection League is a no-kill 501 animal rescue organization run entirely by volunteers which serves all dogs and cats picked up by the East Greenwich Animal Control Officer, animals owned by people who can no longer care for them, as well as animals in urgent need of rescue from other areas as funding permits. WHAT: The Hound Hike , now in its 18th year, is EGAPL's largest annual fundraiser, with all proceeds going to provide shelter, food and medical care of animals awaiting adoption and to enable the organization to continue saving more lives.
Local Wastewater Treatment Operators Complete Management Boot Camp
Known as the Wastewater Management Boot Camp, the year-long program provides municipal wastewater staff with training, networking, and skill-development course work to help groom the next generation of wastewater management leaders. Training events were held monthly since October 2013 at municipal wastewater treatment facilities, URI's Bay Campus, the RI Emergency Management Command Center, and a variety of DEM sites.
Warwick builder pleads guilty over wage payments
Federal prosecutors say the owner of a Warwick building company has pleaded guilty to filing false claims and documents as he collected federal stimulus funds. The Providence Journal reports that U.S. Attorney's Office says Donald F. Ihlefeld of Cranston submitted an invoice for $521,022 for work by his company, Alhambra Building Co., from December 2010 through January 2011, knowing employees were not paid local prevailing wages.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Detours planned during Warwick construction
Tidewater Drive in Warwick will soon be closed to traffic. The road will be closed starting September 22nd to accommodate construction of the new Mill Creek Bridge.
Warwick Scout leads Pocasset Cemetery Eagle project - Warwick Beacon
LEADERSHIP: Adam Brice of Troop 4 Gaspee in Warwick led other members of the troop as a part of his Eagle Scout project at the historical at the Pocasset Cemetery in Cranston.
Bioscience award winner has passion for teaching, life - Warwick Beacon
David R. Vito of Warwick, assistant professor of biology at the Community College of Rhode Island, is one of four 2014 Rhode Island Bioscience Award Winners.
Avedisian answers Petri challenge
It was an uneasy win for Mayor Scott Avedisian, but you wouldn't know it from the numbers.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Fung wins GOP Nomination for Governor
Voters will choose between Democrat Gina Raimondo and Republican Allan W. Fung to be the next governor of Rhode Island after each candidate won their respective party primaries Tuesday night. Supporters for each party grew increasingly confident as results began to roll in shortly after polls closed at 8 p.m. Each took an early lead and saw those leads grow as the night wore on, especially especially for Raimondo, who was the clear winner with more than 40 percent of the vote before half of precincts reported.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Officials celebrate T.F. Green expansion
By: Samantha Lavien Slavien@abc6.com Twitter: @samanthalavien Local, state and federal leaders joined together on the tarmac of T.F. Green Airport on Monday to celebrate the multi-million dollar expansion project currently underway. "This is about jobs, growth, the future of Rhode Island," said Senator Jack Reed.
GoLocalProv | News | Where to Vote
The most expensive race for Governor and a handful of other contested races are about to narrow their respective fields as the Democratic and Republican primaries are being held Tuesday, September 9th. Are past primaries a prediction of future elections? See examples in Rhode Island voting history -- and that the biggest predictor might come down to turnout.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Milbank: Obama's unnerving happy talk
President Obama greets wellwishers upon arrival at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, R.I., last Friday. He was in Rhode Island to attend a fundraiser.
Williams believes it's time to step up in Ward 3
Editor's note: The Warwick Beacon was unable to make contact with Mr. Williams until after the deadline for Thursday's Beacon.
3 seek Democratic nod for lieutenant governor
Voters in Tuesday's Democratic primary for lieutenant governor will choose among Rhode Island's secretary of state, Cumberland's mayor and an outgoing state legislator from Warwick. Secretary of State Ralph Mollis says he's helped make Rhode Island more business-friendly and has the experience to "move the needle" on the economy.
Falkowski looks to bring new ideas, perspectives to Ward 3
Believing that new ideas and different perspectives are beneficial to not only Ward 3, but the city, John M. Falkowski has decided to run for the Ward 3 City Council seat.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
President Obama's approval rating hits all-time low, as GOP intensity shoots up
President Obama holds up four-month-old Ryan Kelley, of Richmond, R.I., while greeting a gathering shortly after arriving at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, R.I., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. President Obama's approval rating has dropped to 38 percent, the lowest rating of his presidency, as measured by Gallup polling .
22-year-old injured in Warwick home invasion
Police were called to a residence on Warwick Avenue Thursday afternoon for a report of a man bleeding. When officers arrived, Antonio Rivera said at least two males had forced their way in and assaulted him.
Green getting its first scheduled flight to Europe
WHAT IT MEANS: Mayor Scott Avedisian outlines the impact of an international flight as Gov. Chafee and RIAC CEO Kelly Fredericks look on.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Homeless Advocates Host Vigil Thursday after Father's Life Cut Too Short
Wayne Strobel was 52-years-old and homeless on June 14 when he was struck by car at the intersection of Pontiac and Howard Avenues -- a short distance from the Harrington Hall homeless shelter that every night takes in men from all walks of life who have ended up on the streets.
Police Log: Cop Cars Damaged by Wet Paint, Dog Hurt in Hit and Run, 2 DUIs
CRUISERS DAMAGED Two East Greenwich police cruisers were damaged by wet paint after a road striping crew used no cones or signs to warn drivers the double yellow line had been freshly painted.