Warren council delays vote on pot grower’s bid

A Warren man’s hope to open a large scale marijuana growing operation in Warren has been put on hold for at least another month. At their meeting last Tuesday, the Warren Town Council voted …
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Letter: Warren police chief has concerns over regulated marijuana growing

The following letter was written by Warren Police Chief Peter Achilli and sent to the Warren Planning Board on May 22, 2017, and was included in a packet submitted to Warren Town Council members …

Sundaes celebrates three decades of ice cream sales

EAST PROVIDENCE — Celebrating three decades of anything is pretty special, so as the Sundaes Ice Cream Shops, owned and operated by the Schneider family of East Providence, recognizes the …

Video: Hurricane Gert creates great surfing at South Shore Beach

LITTLE COMPTON— Surfers headed in as the general public was ushered out by police at South Shore Beach in Little Compton on Wednesday. Hurricane Gert forming into a category 2 storm off the eastern …

Ray Pat sleeps with the fishes

TIVERTON — The end came quietly for the 64-year-old motoryacht Ray Pat Monday on Tiverton’s Nanaquaket Pond. The moored 42-foot 1953 wooden Chris Craft settled 15 feet to the muddy bottom …
Obituaries
Stanley Stanko, 99, Warren

With deep sympathy the family of Stanley J. Stanko announces his passing at age 99. Staff Sergeant Technician Third Grade, Mr. Stanko proudly served in the United States Army during World War II …

E. Howland Bowen, 86, Little Compton

Mary A. DeFusco, 98, Bristol

Edward R. Marshall, 80, formerly of Bristol

Rose M. Conti, 93, Bristol

Zoe E. Woodruff, 86, of Barrington

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