Author Archives: Ted Hayes


Price of water just went up in East Bay

Price of water just went up in East Bay

Bristol County water rates are going up again. The Bristol County Water Authority’s board of directors voted to raise rates 3.25 percent this coming year following a public hearing last Wednesday evening. The increase is the sixth straight hikes that together have totaled close to 30 percent. Warren Town Council members reacted warily to the

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Maria F. Canario, 73, Warren

Maria F. ( Costa) Canario , 73, of Warren, died peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Josue S. Canario; they were married for more than 51 years. Maria was born in St. Michaels, the Azores, a daughter of the late John


Warren council wants answers on WHA oversight

Members of the Warren Town Council want answers before they agree to fill any new vacancies on the Warren Housing Authority’s board of commissioners. The authority and its five-member board have been under a dark cloud for a year, after several commissioners raised questions about the contract under which the authority’s executive director, Carol Ann

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

Warren police logs: Distressed cattle call a red herring

Monday, Jan. 12 A dog that got loose from its Main Street home was returned to its owner a short time later. A possible phone scam called in from Milwaukee Avenue turned out to be a misunderstanding between family members. A complaint of possible mail tampering came in from Main Street. Tuesday, Jan. 13 A

The Gormans include (from left to right) Daisy Diggins, Christine, Zoey, Noah and Jim.

Warren family needs to give Noah a lift

It’s been a tough road, these last 13 years. Endless sleepless nights. Bouts of severe illness. Escalating medical bills. And daily small challenges that try their patience and strength. But Christine and Jim Gorman say the love their son Noah has brought into their lives has made it all worth it. Noah, 13, who lives

The Jamiel Park hockey rink is due for a facelift with the recent funds.

Big changes set to revitalize Warren’s Jamiel Park

It has long since lost its shine, but Jamiel Park still holds a special place in the hearts of countless Warren residents who spent many an afternoon skating, shooting hoops and playing ball on its fields or exploring its shorelines. The old park off Market Street has seen better days, compromised by years of dumping

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Mary J. Alfred, 87, Warren

Mary J. ( Smith) Alfred, 87, of Warren, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of Charles H. Alfred; they were married for more than 65 years. Mary was born in Providence, a daughter of the late William J. and Emma (Nerone) Smith. She was a secretary for Lloyd Mfg.

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Warren owed $50K in taxes, gets $61.48

Warren officials hope the redevelopment of the old Tourister mill will help give the town a brighter financial future. But Tuesday night, Warren Town Council members wrote off nearly$50,000 in taxes owed by the property’s former owners and tenants, settling for just $61.48. The total amount written off, $49,632.39, constitutes four years of tangible and