WARWICK: Avedisian Running for Re-election

Scott Avedisian will be seeking re-election to continue to helm the city of Warwick. Here's more from the Warwick Mayor's office…


WARWICK – Mayor Scott Avedisian announced that he will seek re-election. In lieu of a traditional rally and announcement, a series of official activities that had been scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 1, will double as an informal kick-off to his re-election campaign:

9 a.m. – Stop by Warwick Intermodal Train Station site, Jefferson Boulevard side

9:30 to 9:50 a.m. – Stop by Oakland Beach Elementary School, 383 Oakland Beach Avenue, for national Elementary Honor Society ceremony

10 a.m. – Tour/visit of Kearflex Engineering, Inc., 66 Cypress Street, which has nearly completed its $900,000 expansion of the company's manufacturing facility.

11 a.m. – Visit the WestBay Community Action farm at the city-owned Barton Farm on    Centerville Road.

The non-profit agency grows a variety of produce for its WestBay Marketplace, a food cupboard of choice for families in crisis, and a senior dining program and sells surplus at its farm stand. (For more info on the farm, visit http://www.westbaycap.org/farmstand.asp).

Barton Farm is also the site of the city's tree farm.

1:30 p.m. – Visit dock at end of Arnold's Neck Road in Apponaug. The City recently agreed to lease the structure to a shellfisherman's association, which, in turn, is going to invest private funds to renovate it. In other maritime news, the state DEM last week announced the conditional re-opening of 313.2 acres in Greenwich Bay.

2:30 p.m. – Visit Warwick Sewer Authority. 125 Arthur Devine Boulevard to see progress at facility and talk with staff about ongoing flood recovery efforts.