The Latest From Warren

After 5 decades in journalism, Bruce Burdett's hanging up his notebook

When Bruce Burdett first arrived in Bristol to start his new job at East Bay Newspapers in the mid-’70s, he was just two years out of college with only minimal experience working for his school …
Pokanokets, Warren sign historic pact
The Town of Warren and Pokanoket Tribe, which held dominion over what is now Warren for thousands of years prior to the arrival of … Read More
Brice resigns as Bristol Warren superintendent
Bristol Warren Regional School District Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Brice resigned his post during a closed door meeting with the … Read More
School board members give in, then fire back at critics
Bristol Warren schools will not open on the first full day of Rosh Hashanah this fall, after Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Brice issued … Read More
Brice: Bristol Warren schools will be closed for Rosh Hashanah
Bristol Warren schools will be closed on Rosh Hashanah this fall, after Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Brice issued a directive Monday … Read More
Warren police logs: 'Sick' possum was actually raccoon
Monday, July 12 Robert C. McVay, 36, of Riverside was charged with the false reporting of a crime, after police said he reported … Read More
Open for business, Warren looks to welcome boaters
The rain had just let up Monday afternoon as Assistant Warren Harbormaster Dawn Rego climbed aboard Warren's Harbor Patrol boat and … Read More

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Zelinda R. Bourdeau, 95, of Port Charlotte, Fla. Zelinda R. Bourdeau, 95, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Bristol, R.I., passed away Thursday, July 15, at Parkside Assisted Living and Memory Cottage. Her daughter Darlene and son-in-law Dwight …
John Magee, 85, Warren Magee, John Russell: “Capt. Saggy” of Warren and formerly of Barrington, RI passed peacefully on July 15, 2021 at the age of 85. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Lou Teegardin Magee in …
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100 Years ago in Warren: Baseball, foxes and a young thief

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in May 1921: Warren comes from behind It looked like a shut out for Warren Sunday, when the Revere Rubber Co. with Cooney in …

100 Years ago in Warren: Boat bandits and twilight baseball

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in May 1921: Bandits on a boatTwo East Warren boys will appear at the session of the Juvenile Court Thursday to answer to the …

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