WARWICK R.I. (WPRI) – Warwick held its annual tree lighting ceremony Sunday night.
Mayor Avedisian and other residents came out to celebrate the holiday season together.
Girls from the local Warwick Girl Scout division sang carols at the event.
The lighting comes days after the lighting of the controversial "Holiday Tree" at the Rhode Island State House.
North Providence also held its annual tree lighting ceremony on Sunday.
Governor Lincoln Chafee has directed that both the Rhode Island and U.S. flags on all public buildings, grounds and naval vessels across the state to be flown at half-staff.
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras says the city needs to get illegal guns off the street, following the shooting death of a city teenager.
A judge handed New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard another year of probation and 30 additional days in jail Thursday as a result of a drinking-and-driving incident in Nebraska last summer.
Officers honored included Mark Dececco and John Reposa, who brought an iPad to a special needs child after hers was stolen last December.
Providence police are investigating after a car crashed and caught fire overnight.