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A look around at the offerings inside of Inhabit, the newest store open at 489 Main St. in Warren, might conjure a question in the curious browser: Is this stuff for sale, or is it like a museum for housewares? more
Stingy Alley, the third establishment opened by Warren restaurateur couple Amy and Joel Cary, strike a solid balance between a no-frills corner pub that welcomes everyone, while still offering a high-brow cocktail experience. more
Junior Andrew McCarthy escaped the grasp of Ponaganset’s Colby Vital with one second left to win the 144-pound state championship by a 7-6 decision during the state wrestling tournament at the … more
Is she or isn’t she the oldest living person in the state of Rhode Island? That question keeps arising every time Genevieve Marszalek celebrates a birthday. more
PORTSMOUTH — A 44-year-old man was arrested Sunday for allegedly assaulting a 76-year-old Portsmouth woman. Officers received information that Matthew C. George, 44, of 288 Sprague St., … more
Warren police received multiple reports from multiple people about a snow plow driving at excessive speeds during last week's snow storm. more
The girls indoor track team, which placed second in their division and second at the class meet, had a tougher time competing on the state level. The Huskies placed 20th as a team with 11 points during the state indoor track championships at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Saturday. more
“I’m so grateful to these exercise programs at the senior center,” one participant said. “I can dance again. I can’t explain the joy I feel to move without pain once again.” more
WPRI Channel 12 was first to  report a draft review on the status of the westbound section of the Washington Bridge written by an engineer hired to investigate the shuttered section paints a … more
The eastbound side of the Washington Bridge will be split into six lanes, three going in each direction, as a means of attempting to address the ongoing crisis created with the closure of the … more
After winning only two meets last season, the Mt. Hope gymnastics team had reason to celebrate this year,  and to look forward to the future. The team placed third in Division II during the gymnastics state championships at Rhode Island College on Saturday. more
KMS and Thrive Outside plan to begin their Outdoor Learning Zone using the $100,000 RIDE grant that they received earlier this year. However, this grant will only fund the creation of three of the areas from the Concept Vision Plan. Fundraising will be necessary to accomplish everything envisioned. more
More than most in Rhode Island, Hope & Main Founder and President, Lisa Raiola, has experienced first-hand the drastic increase in need for food assistance programming since the pandemic. Their Nourish Our Neighbors program has shown one inventive way to get food to people who need it. more
Warren Police made five arrests between Feb. 5-12, 2024. more
This project begins with the collecting and publishing of questions heard from Warren residents and information around the current state of climate change adaptation in Warren, and it culminates with a series of co-created tools and archives that attest to the community’s ongoing adaptation to the climate crisis. more
If first impressions mean anything, there’s a lot to like about 37-year-old Besho Fareez, the new owner of two Warren institutions; Malik’s Liquors and Balasco’s Pizzeria on Market Street. more
The proposed $60.1 million general fund budget, which represents a 2% total increase in spending over the FY24 budget, includes a request for $387,866 more in local funding from Warren (a 2.7% increase over last year), and $704,633 from Bristol (a 2.4% increase over last year). more
The Warren Planning Board officially rescinded a condition on the approval they granted to the East Bay Community Development Corporation (East Bay CDC) of Bristol back in January to construct a 40-unit affordable housing development at 581 Child St., called “Penny Lane”, during a special meeting on Monday night. more
Sometimes season’s go south before they even get started. It can happen in the blink of an eye. This season the Huskies saw it coming. It’s been the same for the Mt. Hope/East Providence … more
Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti took the brunt of the blame for the calamity created as he was peppered with questions about the status of the Washington Bridge from … more
Plans over two years in the making to construct a complex of four recreation buildings at Burr’s Hill Park are finally coming to fruition, and should be finished by June. more
The names of five local hockey greats who represent the RI Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024 were unveiled last weekend between periods of the Providence Bruins-Hershey Bears “Hall of … more
Police made eight arrests between Jan. 29 and Feb. 4. more
PORTSMOUTH/BRISTOL — Get ready to sit in traffic again while crossing the Mount Hope Bridge. more
After many years of begging and borrowing for rehearsal and performance spaces for the wildly popular Arts Alive! program she has nurtured since its birth, Dena Davis and team are about to debut new programming in a space they can truly call home. more
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