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Matt McClelland (left) and Louby Sukkar.

‘Backyard’ foodies loving Warren’s Hope & Main

‘Backyard’ foodies loving Warren’s Hope & Main

In a place full of people who are passionate about food, it’s harder to find two more excited than Matt McClelland and his business partner Louby Sukkar. The two friends comprise The Backyard Food Company, and their simple but lovingly-made foods are one of the early success stories at Hope & Main. The pair’s products


Warren volunteers need help feeding needy on Christmas

Volunteers led by Warren Unit #11 of the American Legion Auxiliary will prepare and deliver meals on Christmas Day to the elderly, homebound and needy in Warrn, Barrington, Bristol and Riverside. Anyone wanting a meal should call 245-5431 by Monday, Dec. 23, and leave a message. Anyone who wants to volunteer in preparing or delivering

Letter: Owner was told he needed building permit

To the editor: I find it necessary to respond to the print edition of last week’s article “No Answers in Jamiel House Flap,” written concerning the unpermitted replacement of windows at the Miller Abbot House of 33 Miller St. To to set the facts straight, Mr. Principe was directed to come before the Warren Voluntary Historic District


Warren goes to court over Parker Avenue mess

The clock appears to be ticking on a dilapidated property that has pitted neighbor against neighbor for more than a decade. The Town of Warren has filed a complaint for injunctive relief in Rhode Island Superior Court and wants the court to appoint a “special master” to oversee the removal of tons of junk from

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Santa visits the Warren fire house

Santa has a busy month ahead, but he stopped by the Central Fire Station in Warren Sunday morning for what has become an annual tradition. While volunteers cooked hundreds of eggs, bacon and pancakes in the kitchen, Santa made the rounds at the dozen or so tables set up for the three-hour breakfast. He chatted

Water Rower's Peter King (in black) oversees the production line. His firm bought the so-called Wightman's Farm land at 500 Metacom Ave. and wants to expand north.

Warren’s WaterRower plans expansion

A thriving Warren rowing machine company hopes to expand its operation adjacent to its current home at 500 Metacom Avenue. WaterRower representatives will appear before the Warren Planning Board next Monday, Dec. 22, for a public hearing on its plans to expand northward, on the so-called Wightman’s Farm land the company purchased earlier this year

Warren Police Sgt. Michael Marcello answers a call on his radio.

Police logs: Peacock eludes animal officer

Monday, Dec. 8 A caller on Campbell Street called police after a too-tall truck pulled down some utility wires. Police were called out to a dispute between employee and employer on Child Street. Thomas Croteau, 28, of Swansea, was picked up on a warrant for domestic simple assault/battery and domestic disorderly conduct. Police were called

Frederick Press, 72, Warren

Frederick G. “Fred” Press, 72, of Warren, died unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. He was the loving husband of Carol A. (Lavey) Press; they were married for over 39 years. He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Harrison Joseph Press. Fred was born in Coudersport, PA., a son of the late Gordon

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John O. Sager, Barrington

John O. “Jack” Sager, of Barrington, was born in Boston on June 23, 1928 and was formerly of Harwich Port, MA. He was the husband of the love of his life, the late June Sager. He was father to June Sager Speakman, Jim Sager, Joe Sager and Jeanne Sager Kelley; grandfather to Chelsea and Jeremy