Warwick mayor says he won't relinquish his car dealership plates

    Mayor Joseph Solomon

    The mayor of Warwick says he is not willing to give up the dealer plates from his car dealership business.

    Mayor Joseph Solomon is also a lawyer, accountant and licensed car dealer, and says he intends to hold onto his dealer plates and his dealership license even though his company didn't sell any cars last year. Solomon became acting mayor last year and was elected to the office in November.

    Solomon said he is not willing to give up his various businesses, "although I devote 110 percent to my job as mayor of the city."

    Solomon is also a member of a state board that sets the number of plates assigned to each car dealer.

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