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Medical marijuana facility proposed for Warren

Medical marijuana facility proposed for Warren

A Warren man who says medical marijuana changed his life for the better hopes to open a center in Warren where qualified patients who need access to medical grade marijuana can meet with caregivers in a private, secure and safe social setting. Patrick Rimoshytus will appear before the Warren Zoning Board Wednesday night to ask


Three injured in Touisset, Warren accident

Three people were taken to the hospital with injuries when a Chrysler sedan and dump truck owned by Staton Landscaping collided on Touisset Road around 11:15 a.m. Thursday. The accident occurred at the sharp curve in front of the Touisset Fire Station 6; Warren Fire Chief Al Galinelli said two men in the truck were

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Report: Crime way down in Warren

Crime was down in Warren last year, according to statistics released by Warren Police Chief Peter Achilli. And in many cases, the change was dramatic. See report here Larcenies were down nearly 33 percent from 2013. Sexual assaults were at their lowest level in at least seven years. And burglaries, vandalism, drugs and other crimes


Young scientists compete at Hugh Cole

Nearly 30 Hugh Cole students competed in the school’s recent science fair, presenting projects last week on everything from the weather and wind patterns to the stain-removing powers of toothpaste and what kind of soda makes the best explosive (when mixed with Mentos, of course). Fourth and Fifth graders received separate awards for their work:

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

Warren police logs: Farm animals on the loose

Monday, April 13 Joseph Paul Santos, 46, of 348 Child St., first floor, was arrested on a warrant. Police caught up with an intoxicated, belligerent woman on Railroad Avenue. Neighborhood farm animals damaged a fence on Sachem Street. Police went out to Harris Avenue for a dispute between neighbors. A caller told police that the

Susan Paull, 68, Warren

Susan Paull, 68, of Warren, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015, after a courageous battle for survival. She was the daughter of the late Carmela (Castriotta) and Prescott B. Paull. Susan was a graduate of Bristol High School and the Newport Hospital School of Nursing. She was proud of her nursing career, and was

MorganEve Swain holds the artwork for "Axis Mundi," an embroidered piece done by friend William Schaff.

In Warren, Brown Bird takes final flight

Not long after he died, MorganEve Swain was looking through a notebook that Dave Lamb, her musical partner in Brown Bird and husband in life, had been using as he fought the leukemia that eventually took him. Amidst lyrics, notes and other writings she found two words that initially meant nothing to her: “Axis Mundi.”

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Keeping the ‘sweet trade’ alive in Warren

Todd Moen is a long way from where he grew up, on the edge of the Pacific Ocean in Anacortes and Seattle, Washington. But the founder of SweetTrade, who does nautically inspired custom leather and brass work out of the Cutler Mill, feels like Warren was made for him. First, it’s close to the water.

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

Warren police logs: Loose cows move in, briefly

Monday, April 6 Police got a call that a man may have been driving drunk on Asylum Road. A man called police after his girlfriend locked herself into the bathroom following a fight. Someone spotted a coyote on Almy Avenue, and called police. Police were called about a civil matter regarding a cemetery plot on