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Warren PD: Multiple arrests and an injured swan

The Warren Police Department made multiple arrests and checked on local wildlife between Jan. 16-23, 2023.
Warren man arrested after brandishing shotgun while intoxicated
Warren Police seized multiple guns and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition after peacefully resolving a harrowing incident that occurred … Read More
Enright and crew in second as Leg 2 starts
 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright and his crew of Simon Fisher, Jack Bouttell, Justine Mettraux and Amory Ross, are currently … Read More
Packaging for the world's most famous brands — made in Warren
Where in Rhode Island can you find products designed for world-renowned brands such as Sony, Adidas, HBO, National Geographic, and … Read More
Theater to be 'phased out' of Mt. Hope High School
Low enrollment in the school's theater classes has prompted the district to phase out acting and theater electives, beginning in the … Read More
Huskies wallop Woonsocket 54-15, after losing to Chariho
All ten Huskies scored as Mt. Hope walloped Woonsocket 54-15 in a Division II away game on Friday night. The win improved the Huskies … Read More
Warren planning board to table discussion of Water Street development
The hearing scheduled for tonight on the 119 Water St. development will be pushed to the end of February, pending new information … Read More
Things To Do ...

Small works arts show to debut at the Collaborative

You can see the work, submitted by over 37 local artists, beginning Thursday, Dec. 8.

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).
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Obituaries
Marilyn Foehr Marilyn Asciolla Foehr, 76, of Warren, RI, and formerly of Bristol, went to her peaceful rest with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at Hope Health Hospice, Providenc
sJoseph Francis II Joseph Francis II, 37, of Pompano Beach, Fl, and Bristol, RI, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Just as the ocean waves continue to crash against the shore, so too is the swell of his loss to our
Barbara Chadwick Barbara A. (Ballard) Chadwick, age 92, of Swansea, passed away Monday, January 16, 2023 in her residence. She was the wife of the late F.T. "Mickey" Chadwick former Pres/GM of Baker Tractor Corp. with
Sports
Huskies' wrestlers begin to find their identity in loss to Cumberland The Mt. Hope wrestling team fell to Cumberland 50-28 in a Division I match at the high school on Wednesday night. The Huskies are currently 0-3 in D-I and 5-7 overall. The fact that Mt. Hope only had …
Eagles, Titans skate to 1-1 tie in girls’ hockey (photos) PORTSMOUTH — Even after a five-minute overtime period, a winner could not be decided between the Barrington/Mt. Hope/Portsmouth and Toll Gate/Pilgrim/Chariho high school girls’ co-op …
Tiverton beats Mt. Hope, 56-42, in ‘scrappy’ D-II matchup BRISTOL — Jason Potvin led Tiverton with 15 points as the Tigers beat Mt. Hope, 56-42, in a physical Division II matchup in Bristol on Thursday night, Jan. 5. The win improved the …
Potvin scores 15 as Tiverton beats Mt. Hope 56-42 Jason Potvin led Tiverton with 15 points as The Tigers beat Mt. Hope 56-42 in a physical Division II match up in Bristol on Thursday night. The win improved the Tigers record to 4-2 in Division II, …
Opinion
Letter: Have we forgotten to listen to our nation's noble truths?

A retiring Episcopal priest moved to a city where a younger friend led another congregation.  He told his friend that every Sunday he would sit in a back pew reading the newspaper, …

Letter: 119 Water St. applicant has not met adequate conditions

To the editor: In order to get a waiver to demolish the historic buildings at 119 and 113 Water Street, the applicant must meet one of the three conditions listed below. From the Warren Code of …

Letter: How to improve the affordable housing law

Rhode Island’s “affordable housing” law, mandating that every town has to have 10% affordable housing, was written by and for developers.

Commentary: Study land routes for massive Mayflower Wind cables

Editor’s note: This letter was sent to the chief officer of the Environment Branch for Renewable Energy at the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Sterling, Va. It was titled: “An open …

Letter: Shame on Abbott for his Christmas stunt

To the editor: News Item…Gov. Greg Abbott sends bus loads of migrants to V.P.’s home during record cold snap… Would someone please attempt to explain to me why sending …

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