Council to Chief Galinelli: Thank you (video)

The Warren Town Council gave thanks on behalf of a grateful town last week to Al Galinelli, who will retire at the end of the month after serving 29 years as Warren’s fire chief. In front of a …
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Bristol students “adopt” hurricane-ravaged Texas school

Students at the Guiteras School in Bristol went shopping for supplies last two weeks, but not for themselves: They adopted a middle school in Texas that lacks the barest essentials after Hurricane …

Bristol educator honored by the school he founded

A long-time teacher from Bristol has been honored for his work to improve education for at-risk students who don’t always do well in traditional high school settings. On Friday, dozens of …

Warren gets major marine rescue upgrade

The Warren Fire Department now has one of the most well-equipped marine rescue units in the state, with the addition this month of a 25-foot fire and rescue boat that for the last 10 years has served …

Warren group helps others, one skein at a time

Nearly 1,000 cold hands and heads will be warmer this winter, thanks to a group of 14 knitters from Warren and Bristol named Connie’s Kids. Over the last few years the ‘Kids,” named for …

BCWA starting $2.3 million job off Metacom in Bristol

The Bristol County Water Authority will soon begin $2.3 million worth of improvements to a key pump station off Metacom Avenue, a move that officials believe will help with fire protection and could …
Obituaries
Edawese Sousa, 91, Warren

Edawese Sousa 91, of Warren, died Monday October 2, 2017, at the Grace barker Nursing Home, Warren. She was born in Bristol the daughter of the late Manuel and Maria ( Borges) Sousa. She was a …

Joan Barnowski, 73, Warren

Joan (Ellis) Barnowski, 73, lived most of her life in Warren, died Saturday, August 26th at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital. Born in Fall River the daughter of the late Warren and Aleena Ellis, she was …

John Abenate, 90, Warren

John Abenante, 90, of Warren, died Thursday, July 20 2017 at Hope Hospice. He was born in Providence a son of the late Rafael and Mary Abenante. John was a factory worker with Carr–Fulflex …

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