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 However, the current maps are out of date and an extensive Flood Map Modernization Program is currently underway nationwide.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


Barton Corner Bridge, Warwick

This week, RIDOT overnight operations will focus on grinding the bridge deck, grading, loaming and seeding the median area, and placing millings (ground-up asphalt) under the guardrail sections. This will require alternating lane closures on I-95 North and South, from Exit 7 (New London Turnpike) to Exit 9 (Route 4), Sunday night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day, and Tuesday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.  

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.

Warwick named as one of America’s Best Cities for Global Trade by Global Trade Magazine
Friday, 07 November 2014 10:20

WARWICK – Mayor Scott Avedisian today announced that Global Trade Magazine has named the City of Warwick as one of America’s Best Cities for Global Trade, garnering recognition in the category for Best Skilled Workforce.

Monday, 03 November 2014 13:46

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) today released a video outlining the agencies' vision for a 21st century public transit system in Rhode Island. The five-minute video, which can be found at, highlights the many benefits of a modern system, including improved connectivity between travel services, upgraded transit facilities, enhanced commuter rail service, and rapid bus lines. The vision moves Rhode Island away from its historic single transit hub model, creating a more robust statewide system with better linkages between major transfer points and emerging growth centers.

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.

Warwick named to 24/7 Wall St. 50 Best Cities to live in America
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:00

WARWICK – Mayor Scott Avedisian announced today that the City of Warwick has been recognized as one of the 50 Best Cities to live in America by 24/7 Wall St.

To determine the best cities to live in, 24/7 Wall St. examined data on the 550 cities that the U.S. Census Bureau identified as having more than 65,000 residents in 2012. The findings were based on assessing cities on seven major categories, including crime, economy, education, housing, environment, leisure and infrastructure.

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.

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.


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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