The Latest From Warren

Warren school board candidates vary in style, but both want better schools

They’ve got different styles and visions for how Bristol Warren schools should — and is currently — educating students, but two Warren candidates who hope to earn a seat on the …
Woman leads chase through two states, seven towns
A Warren woman who allegedly led police in two states on a high speed pursuit through at least seven towns early Monday morning faces … Read More
Contractor runs afoul of Town of Warren, neighbors
A Fall River contractor is in trouble with the town after workers late last week began clearing land on Denver Avenue without … Read More
Video: Sections of Main Street flooded in Warren
Parts of Main Street (Rte 114) were flooded Friday morning just before the Bristol/Warren line near Seymour Street. Read More
Obituaries
Joseph R. Medeiros, 89, Warren Joseph Robert Medeiros, 89, of Warren, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at Silver Creek Manor. He was the husband of Artemizia (Cordeiro) Medeiros. Born in Bristol, he was the son of the …
Joseph Robert Medeiros, 89, of Warren Joseph Robert Medeiros, 89, of Warren, passed away on Oct. 13, 2018, at Silver Creek Manor. He was the husband of Artemizia (Cordeiro) Medeiros. Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late Joseph …
Election 2018
Election News
Meet candidates at public forum later this month

Candidates for public office in Warren will meet constituents and debate the issues during a public candidates' forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Warren Town Hall. The night is sponsored …

Warren's reluctant candidate fighting for Kickemuit

Warren Town Council candidate Barry Lial never wanted to run for public office. He doesn’t trust many politicians, thinks their priorities are misplaced and believes they waste money, create …

Candidate Statements
Schofield: Student safety is a top concern Since the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook, districts nationwide have prioritized security. Ours is no exception. But school safety is a complex issue, and we need to cover all bases. Last month, I …
Thibaudeau: Hugh Cole needs serious help Hugh Cole School’s serious issues have been escalating over the last few years and we seem to be at an all time low with discipline issues and staff morale. While some people feel that this …
Speakman: It's time to tackle Warren's infrastructure issues My fellow candidates and I have been walking through the neighborhoods of Warren talking with folks at their doors. It is heartening to hear that most residents appreciate the quality of life in town …
Phillis: Town needs liaison between council, businesses and EDB I am proud to be a Warren resident. As proud residents of Warren, we are dedicated to growing our economy and revitalizing our community. However, the many empty storefronts on Main Street remain a …

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