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2014-06-19 23:19:21

Advanced Chemical announces the date for the fourth annual John Venditti Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament.

2011-11-05 07:00:00

For the month of November, New England’s largest luxury Automall, Warwick AutoMall in Warwick, Rhode Island will be donating $50 for every car sold to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

2009-07-09 11:08:00

WARWICK, R.I., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- State education officials and Verizon New England President Donna Cupelo will announce on Monday (July 13) a unique educational partnership between the state and the company with a $25,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, and will also announce the five Rhode Island public schools that will receive grants totaling an additional $25,000.

2009-04-23 21:27:45

Five Rhode Island men have been charged with giving ghost-hunting teenagers a real scare by robbing them in an abandoned state school. State police said the suspects were students in the Job Corps at a building on the grounds of the Ladd School, The Providence Journal-Bulletin reported.

2008-10-14 03:00:27

SOME 70 pupils from Charter Primary School WILL visit Warwick University today.

2008-08-19 15:00:50

By BARBARA POLICHETTI Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian said the city wanted to move quickly because the cluster of abandoned cottages has sometimes been a playground for vandals and some of the old wooden buildings had been burned.

2008-08-19 15:00:50

By BARBARA POLICHETTI WARWICK -- Not wasting any time in taking on its new role as owner of the shoreline portion of the former Rocky Point Park property, the city yesterday began demolishing more than a dozen small cottages that were part of a summer colony there known as Rocky Beach.

2008-08-10 15:00:21

Finally, at long last, Rocky Point belongs to the public. We write of the famous shoreline where generations of Rhode Islanders gazed over Narragansett Bay while enjoying the beloved amusement park.

2008-07-11 15:00:24

The state Department of Health yesterday reopened Oakland Beach in Warwick to swimming, based on water samples that showed bacteria within acceptable limits. The department also closed Atlantic Beach in Middletown to swimming because of high bacteria counts.

2008-07-06 15:00:15

As someone who taught Rhode Island history at Rhode Island College for years and has written a lot of Rhode Island history, I was appalled that so many erroneous items appeared in the June 5 article "Independence Trail Tour." 1. Rhode Island did not declare its independence in May 1776.


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