City Centre Warwick

City Centre Warwick

Learn more about City Centre Warwick, New England's new transit-oriented development hub and premier gateway to Rhode Island.

Fair Housing

Fair Housing

It's Your Right.  The Law Is There To Protect You.

Fair housing is a civil right protected by federal law. The City of Warwick's Community Development Office is here to answer your questions and take action, if necessary, to protect you and / or your family from housing discrimination.

Mapping the Risk in Warwick.  Flood Map Modernization

Mapping the Risk in Warwick. Flood Map Modernization

Flood hazard maps, also known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), are important tools in the effort to protect lives and properties in Warwick. They indicate the risk for flooding throughout the City. However, the current maps are out of date and an extensive Flood Map Modernization Program is currently underway nationwide.

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

The City of Warwick provides a wide range of facilities for both recreation and athletics. From skating and swimming to dog shows and quilting, the Recreation department is a valuable contributor to our quality of life.

Economic Development

Economic Development

Warwick delivers the development, support, and cutting-edge infrastructure needed to propel companies beyond their local ambitions. Our focus on intermodal transportation means easy access to any destination; the convergence of air, road and rail travel in one place brings unparalleled convenience to businesses on the move.

Warwick's History and Heritage

Warwick's History and Heritage

Founded by Samuel Gorton in 1642, Warwick has played a role in some of the most significant events in American history.

City of Warwick Employment Opportunities

City of Warwick Employment Opportunities

The Personnel Department’s goal is provide all citizens a fair and reasonable opportunity to serve and receive quality public service by following the provisions of the City’s Personnel Merit System Ordinance and all State and Federal Standards.

Assessors Online Database

Warwick Citizen Self-Service

In the Spotlight



The City of Warwick has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®.  The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire City of Warwick at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute.

CodeRED® employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable of delivering customized pre-recorded emergency messages directly to homes and businesses, live individuals and answering machines.

By registering, you'll be added to the emergency call list.  CLICK HERE to register


Warwick Public Schools Update, October 23

Yesterday, the Johnston Police Department notified the police departments of Warwick and Cranston that they received another anonymous letter in which threats were made to schools in Johnston, Cranston and Warwick.  Colonel Stephen McCartney met with the police chiefs of Johnston and Cranston to determine a course of action.

The schools in each jurisdiction will continue to have police presence today and tomorrow. The police chiefs have met with their respective school superintendents regarding this issue. Mayor Scott Avedisian and Colonel McCartney will continue to work with Superintendent Richard D’Agostino to monitor the schools. As he did previously, Mayor Avedisian will visit the city’s schools this week.

Public Meeting Notice

The biannual public meetings to present findings in compliance with the Permanent Noise Monitoring Act (R.I. General Laws 1-5-1 et seq.), on Federal Aviation Administration, Part 150 noise abatement measures will be held by The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) as follows:

November 24, 2014

12:00 PM
Cranston Public Library 
140 Sockanosset Cross Road,
Cranston, Rhode Island

6:00 PM
Mary Brennan Board Room,
2nd Floor,
T.F. Green Airport
Warwick, Rhode Island

The report will be posted on RIAC’s website, available at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, Rhode Island and the Cranston Public Library, 140 Sockanosset Cross Road, Cranston, Rhode Island, and by calling 401-691-2000. The Meeting Rooms are accessible to the handicapped. Those requesting interpreter services for the hearing impacted must contact Sherri-Ann Penta 401-691-2279 forty-eight (48) hours in advance of meeting.

Update Relative to Warwick Schools - 10/14/2014

Mayor Scott Avedisian, Colonel Stephen McCartney and Superintendent of Schools Richard D’Agostino announced today that all reports indicate that the environment in the City’s schools is safe and calm. As a result, Colonel McCartney has announced that starting Wednesday, October 14, 2014 on-duty officers will be conducting random checks of all schools located in their respective areas of patrol throughout the course of the day. Recess will remain indoors for the remainder of the week.

Update Relative to Warwick Schools - 10/10/2014

Mayor Scott Avedisian and Colonel Stephen McCartney announced today that in the wake of the ongoing investigation to the threats made to schools in Warwick, Johnston and Cranston, the Warwick Police Department will continue to have a presence at all city schools on Tuesday, October 14, 2014.  Officers will be posted at all schools for arrival and closing times and will conduct periodic checks of the schools during the course of the day, including recess.

Avedisian and McCartney will continue to work with Superintendent Richard D’Agostino to monitor the schools on Tuesday.  An assessment will be made on Tuesday based on a thorough review of operations.

Update Relative to Warwick Schools - 10/9/2014

The Police Department continues to work closely with our neighboring jurisdictions to investigate the threats made to our public schools.  The investigation into the letter’s origin and author remain on-going at this time.

Police Officers will continue to be posted at all city schools, to include private and parochial, on Friday October 10, 2014.  Police presence will be maintained during normal school hours, and directed patrols will occur frequently by officers during non-school hours.  

The School Department has been advised of our commitment to the safety of our schools and discussions will continue as to future security plans.  The Police Department understands the concerns expressed by our community and are working diligently to provide a secure environment for our children.

Update Relative to Warwick Schools - 10/8/2014

Yesterday, an unconfirmed, anonymous threat was made to schools in several Rhode Island communities, including Warwick.  Mayor Scott Avedisian directed Colonel Stephen McCartney to post police personnel at all of the Warwick public, private and parochial schools for the remainder of the week.  Avedisian, McCartney and Warwick Public Schools Superintendent Richard D’Agostino have been closely monitoring the situation.  Avedisian and D’Agostino have been visiting schools throughout the day and will continue to do so throughout the week.

Avedisian said, “It is imperative that we take every single precaution to ensure the safety of our students.  That’s why I asked Colonel McCartney to post police officers at all of Warwick’s schools this week.  We want to assure parents that our schools are safe and we will remain vigilant in our collective efforts to protect our students and staff.  We will continue to work with authorities to monitor this situation. At all of the schools that were visited today, the environment was calm.  We would like to express our gratitude to all of our law enforcement personnel, school department personnel and city employees for their reassuring presence.”

Superintendent D’Agostino said, “Our schools are safe.  All staff are following the security measures of each school, teacher attendance is normal and every attempt is being made to make these days normal and safe for our students.  Thank you to the Mayor and police for their support.”

Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM)
Thursday, 23 October 2014 08:54

WARWICK – Residents are advised that the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report for coastal areas of Kent County, Rhode Island. These draft flood maps include portions of the City of Warwick, primarily the area along the Pawtuxet River.

Friday, 17 October 2014 07:48

Mountain View, CA: Google has named Warwick as the 2014 eCity for the State of Rhode Island. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business communities in all fifty states. The businesses in these communities are embracing the web to find new customers, connect with existing clients and fuel their local economies. Warwick joins the ranks of America's leading cities in the digital economy.

Avedisian, Colantuono and Vella-Wilkinson call for legislation to extend T. F. Green air quality monitoring
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 15:15

WARWICK – Mayor Scott Avedisian, Councilman Steven Colantuono, and Councilwoman Camille Vella-Wilkinson today called upon Representative Joseph McNamara to submit legislation extending the Rhode Island Airport Corporation’s requirement to conduct air quality monitoring in the vicinity of T. F. Green Airport for two additional years.

Application for 2014-2015 Snow Plow Services
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:27

The City of Warwick is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 winter season for snow plow services. Click here to view/print the application.

2014 Warwick Health Forum
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:13

What matters most to you? How can the Rhode Island Department of Health help address your neighborhood health needs? Residents are being asked to list health concerns at an open forum on Thursday, Oct. 2nd from 6-8pm at the Pilgrim Senior Center; a light dinner will be provided.

Tidewater Drive to close, RIPTA bus route will be altered as Mill Creek Bridge construction begins
Thursday, 11 September 2014 19:52

WARWICK - Mayor Scott Avedisian announced today that, effective Monday, September 22, Tidewater Drive will be closed to traffic as construction of the new Mill Creek Bridge begins. Avedisian also said that an informational project meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 16, at 7 p.m. at the Buttonwoods Community Center, 3027 West Shore Road. During construction, traffic will be rerouted to Draper Avenue. Signage will be in place to advise motorists of the detour.

Mayor Avedisian appeared on NEREJ Radio on 8/29/14
Wednesday, 03 September 2014 20:21

Mayor Scott Avedisian was the guest of Rick Kaplan and Eric Wilson on the 8/29/14 edition of New England Real Estate Journal Radio.  You can hear the whole interview by clicking here.

Volunteers needed to monitor storm drains near Warwick Pond
Monday, 25 August 2014 20:15

Members and Friends of Buckeye Brook:
The City of Warwick in partnership with the Buckeye Brook Coalition is requesting your help.


Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Review upcoming and past meetings through this online resource.

 Online Agendas and Minutes

Action Center

This module was created in order to facilitate more convenient and effective communication between you and Warwick City Hall. 

Warwick Action Center

Virtual Ballot Box

What would you consider to be the most critical issue facing Warwick today?

Weather Issues

New England weather can change in an instant.  Keep informed on all weather related issues through our online partnership with NOAA. 

Warwick Weather

Local Traffic

Warwick is a major transportation hub of southern New England.  Through our online resource, you may check flight and bus schedules, local traffic reports, road conditions, and more.  CLICK HERE.

Transportation Issues

Local Events

Many events are held throughout Warwick on a regular basis.  To keep you up to date on what's happening, the Department of Culture, Tourism and Development has provided an online events calendar.  CLICK HERE
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