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Deal places 18th at regional cross country championship

Mt. Hope cross country runner Jessica Deal placed 18th at the Nike Northeast Regional Cross Country Championship in Wattipager, New York on Saturday. The freshman ran the three mile course that …
Piper becomes new Bristol Warren school committee chair
Marjorie McBride and Karen Cabral voted in opposition, while the remaining members approved her nomination. Read More
Construction pros to students: 'You have a valuable skill.'
A four-person panel of industry experts imparted wisdom to Mt. Hope construction students looking to enter the field. Read More
Warren resident showered with love for 100th birthday
Longtime Warren resident Sophie Salamon received a warm welcome by approximately 90 relatives and close friends in celebration of her … Read More
Warren hearkens in the holidays with 34th Holiday Festival
Unless you were there, and we hope you were, it’s hard to adequately describe the feeling of participating in the festival — the … Read More
Hero custodian honored by school committee
Bobby Santos, the custodian at Guiteras Elementary School, saved a student’s life after they began choking during a lunch period in … Read More
Federal delegation gets warm Warren welcome
“Warren really is the little town with a big heart,” said Town Manager Kate Michaud. Read More
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Warren Holiday Festival kicks off Friday

Lights, captivating performances, and fun for all ages is right on the horizon.

Help make a happy Warren Holiday Festival

Volunteers are needed for the Warren Holiday Festival, which will be the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving (Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov, 26).

Warren Walkabout 2022 kicks off Sunday

The Warren Walkabout is back, and there will be plenty to do during its festive events on each of the three subsequent Sundays (the 16th, 23rd, and 30th).
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Richard Fairbanks 91, died peacefully on November 24, 2022 at the Hattie Ide Chaffee Home, East Providence. He was the beloved husband of 67 years of the late Janice (Rudd) Fairbanks. He lived in Barrington RI for many
Claire Brown Claire M. (Skuce) Brown, 84, of Warren, died November 23, 2022 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of the late Russell Horton Brown. Born in Warren, she was a daughter of the late Charles L. Sk
Joseph Silva Joseph Correia Silva, 79, of Bristol passed away peacefully at Philip Hulitar Hospice center on Monday, November 21, 2022. He was the devoted husband of Theresa (Rapoza) Silva for 55 years before his
Aging Adults - Incorporate These Five Habits to Live Your Best Life

Yes, you can change.  Creating healthy habits can be done at any age. And while adopting the 5 habits listed below won’t make you look like a 20 year old (unless your actually 20) – …

Prolific Pacheco heralded as 'Huskies' best running back' Mt. Hope running back Brock Pacheco rushed for 154 yards and two touchdowns as Mt. Hope fell to Barrington 41-13 in the annual Thanksgiving Day game in front of a packed crowd at Dietz Field. Pacheco …
East Bay Warriors sending eight to national football contest Eight of the East Bay’s most hard-working gridiron athletes are off to Texas in a couple of weeks to compete in the U.S. Army Bowl.
Huskies’ warning to Eagles: ‘We feel good about our chances’ Can the Barrington High School football team make it six in a row? As Thanksgiving Day approaches, football fans across the East Bay may be wondering if the Eagles will continue their recent …
Huskies fall short against Coventry 36-33 Senior running back Brock Pacheco rushed for 160 yards, three touchdowns and a two-point conversion as the Mt. Hope football team ran out of time, falling to Coventry 36-33 in a high scoring non …
Letter: Discourse falls aside as name-calling and polarity reigns

September of 2016 was when Hilary Clinton famously said that half of Trump’s supporters was a basket of deplorables. True or not, it's certainly not a phrase likely to endear one to …

Letter: The East Bay needs its own hospital

To the editor: Thomas Paine, the often quoted colonial newsman, once wrote, “If you are afraid to offend, you can't be honest.” Hospitals across the river and the Washington Bridge …

Letter: Thank you for supporting League candidate forums

To the editor: The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island would like to thank the candidates who participated and citizens who sent in questions for our forums in Bristol, Warren, Barrington and …

Letter: Body cameras should be utilized, even in schools

To the editor: In response to a letter authored by representatives from nearly 10 organizations in the Nov. 10 Phoenix, “Body-worn cameras don’t belong in schools,” I say — …

Letter: We cannot be ruled by our egos

To the editor: We cannot keep talking only to ourselves. It serves a limited purpose of solidarity but only reaffirms the ongoing divide amongst us. Whether a member of the left or right …

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