Author Archives: Ted Hayes

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

Warren police: Man charged with third domestic assault

Warren police: Man charged with third domestic assault

Monday, March 23 A woman on Leonard Street reported an attempted breaking and entering. Tuesday, March 24 Police got a call about a man hunched over the steering wheel in his car, parked on Main Street. Police asked him what was wrong, and he said he just pulled over to rest. A Main Street resident

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Bristol Warren schools must cut $1.1 million

The Bristol Warren Regional School District will be eliminating programs and classes, after the Joint Finance Committee decided Thursday night to cut about $1.1 million from the department’s budget request. “We’re still in the preliminary stages of trying to figure out where that money’s going to come from,” Superintendent Mario Andrade said. “We’ve been very

William J. Francis, 48, Riverside

William J. “ Billy” Francis, 48, of Riverside and formerly of Bristol and Warren, died Friday, March 27, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Robin Jarvais. Billy was born in Fall River, a son of Richard V. and Kathleen (Lavey) Francis of Warren. He was a chef at the Bristol Family


Police: No coyote skinning in Warren

There’s more than one way to skin a cat, but still no word on how many a coyote requires. A man who tried last week received a warning from the DEM. Police got a call from a Child Street resident on Sunday, March 29, who was concerned that she could see a neighbor skinning a


School bill up in Bristol, down in Warren

Warren residents will see their tax bills drop after the Joint Finance Committee set a regional school budget Thursday night that includes a $350,000 reduction in Warren education aid compared to last year. The $54.42 million school budget approved by the JFC Thursday is about $980,000 less than Bristol Warren Regional school administrators had asked

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WaterRower expansion would be in phases

How will Metacom Avenue’s WaterRower look if its plan to expand north to the so-called Wightman’s Farm land is approved? Renderings released Monday by the rowing machine manufacturer give a hint. WaterRower president Peter King wants to expand his rowing machine manufacturing company just north of its current home at 500 Metacom Ave. Architectural renderings

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Lose money? Warren police want to hear from you

Did you lose any money recently? Warren police want to reunite an undisclosed amount of money with its owner. The cash was found by an “honorable” citizen Tuesday in the vicinity of Child Street, Railroad Avenue and the East Bay Bike Path, and handed over to police, Deputy Chief Joseph Loiselle said. Deputy Chief Loiselle

Rev. Deacon James E. Conley, 74, Warren

Rev. Deacon James E. Conley, 75, died Sunday, March 22, 2015. He was a son of the late Robert J. and Hazel (Murphy) Conley and beloved husband of Marylou (Gagnon) Conley. He was the Purchasing Manager for Alberox, Division of Morgan. Jim co-founded a prayer group, House of Judah. He was ordained as a Deacon in


Surprise discovery at the old Warren Armory

Volunteers at the old Warren Armory on Jefferson Street uncovered another of the building’s many mysteries while working on the old structure last week. Workers uncovered previously unknown hand-painted filigree work as they removed tin panelling to make way for the installation of new pocket doors along the main north wall. The discovery of the