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Fundraiser to be held Sunday for KMS Outdoor Learning Zone

Mount Hope Farm will host a family fun day to raise money to help build the new outdoor learning zone at Kickemuit Middle School.
Chamber's 'Reality Fair' provides a helpful glimpse at financial futures
Each student got 45 minutes to choose a career and work out what expenses they could afford, putting into perspective questions about … Read More
Fate of Liberty Street School development remains undecided in Warren
The development is currently undergoing an appeal in Superior Court brought forth by an abutter, and the Planning Board recently … Read More
Veteran who lost friends in Iraq knows all too well the meaning of Memorial Day
"As we ducked our heads inside that aircraft, it would be the last time for some of those marines to see home.” Read More
'Tunes-Day' is a day for song, a day to play
Voices singing traditional Irish folk music resonated throughout the small, two-room café known as the Archive Book and Snackery on … Read More
Knapman, Browne power Huskies past Toll Gate 12-5, head to semis
Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 3 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team pounded Toll Gate 12-5 in the Division 3 … Read More
Photos: Warren honors nation's fallen soldiers
The rain held off to the relief of those who gathered to commemorate Memorial Day in Warren on Monday morning. Read More
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Warren to recognize two Memorial Day observances this weekend

Ceremonies will begin on Sunday, May 26 at 9:00 a.m. honoring a Vietnam Veteran, and continue at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Memorial Day, with Naval Honors at the Town Wharf, followed by a speaking program and parade.

A celebration of local museums is coming soon to Warren

Historic Warren, a collaborative of Warren’s museum and historical agencies, will celebrate Museum Day on Saturday, May 18, from 12 to 4 p.m. Local museums will open their doors to the public for exhibits, tours, and demonstrations.

Earth Day Cleanup and Nip Bottle winner postponed to April 27 after rain

The Warren Conservation Commission's annual Earth Day Clean Up and Nip Contest has been postponed to April 27 due to last Saturday’s rain.
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Obituaries
Mary English Portsmouth, RI -Mary A. English, 92, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, entered eternal life on May 23, 2024. Born in St. Louis, MO, on April 28, 1932, Mary was the daughter of the late Joseph and Edith (Sm
Stephen Asselin Stephen A. Asselin, 61, of Warren, RI, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 23, 2024. A son of Andre "Andy" and Ann (Beaulieu) Asselin, he was a lifelong resident of Warren. Stephen joined the
Zalia O'Blenis Zalia (Arruda) O'Blenis, 94, of Warren, RI, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 24, 2024. A daughter of the late Joseph and Edith (Borges) Arruda and the beloved wife of the late Weldon I. O'Blenis,
Sports
Jackson, Silva, Deal win gold at Division Championships The Mt. Hope girls track team place third and the boys team placed eighth at the Eastern Division track championships at Barrington High School on Saturday. "The boys and girls had a great day …
Photos: A great day to play ball in Warren Opening Day for Warren Little League couldn’t have come at a better time in the midst of what has been a consistently rainy and windy spring.
Huskies’ lacrosse halts skid, buries Burrillville 11-2 Sophomores Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 4 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team buried Burrillville 11-2 in a home game on Friday. The win halted a two game skid and evened their record …
Mt. Hope freshman tosses no-hitter in first ever start Trace Dubois wasn't even supposed to play on varsity his freshman year. He wound up accomplishing one of the sport's most coveted accolades on his very first start.
Opinion
Letter: Let’s work harder to find relief for taxpayers

Regardless of past mistakes, the town is at a critical point where decisions are being made that affect all of us.

Letter: How does the math on school bond debt work?

According to School District calculations, Warren’s share of the $200 million school building bond is 37.82% or $75,640,000.00. Based on the current budget and the audit report, how can this be accomplished?

Letter: It takes a village, and we're grateful for ours

We are thrilled to report that the response to our request for financial support was outstanding!

Letter: A note of appreciation for Warren's historic crosswalks

I extend my sincerest thanks to the Warren DPW for their dedication to maintaining and honoring our town's history.

Letter: Bridge barriers save lives

I applaud the Bristol Town Council for adopting the resolution to the General Assembly that supports this critical and life-saving action for all Rhode Islanders.

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