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Warren contractor charged with forging checks

Warren contractor charged with forging checks

A Warren contractor faces felony charges in Bristol for allegedly cheating an employer out of $9,000. Scott Mullin, 33, of 539 Child St., a registered residential contractor in Rhode Island, was picked up by Warren police last Tuesday, Dec. 2, on Bristol charges that he altered nine checks from a Bristol man for whom he

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Madeline Castro, 86, Warren

Madeline (Brabant) Castro, 86, of Warren, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at the Grace Barker Nursing Home. She was the wife of Adrian Castro; they were married for more than 66 years. Madeline was born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Henry and Olive (Machado) Brabant. She was a fabric inspector for the


By the numbers: Getting rid of snow in Warren

Winter officially arrives on Dec. 21, though it arrived unofficially some time ago. Are you ready? The Warren Department of Public Works is, though Director John Massed joked that he’s praying for a warm winter. Here’s what the department has on hand for when the snow starts falling: Salt: 123 tons on hand. Sand/salt mixture:

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

Warren man critical after being struck by car

A 19-year-old Warren man is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital after he was struck by a car on Metacom Avenue Wednesday evening. Timothy Neeland, 19, of 15 Church St., was struck while attempting to cross Metacom Avenue at 8:02 p.m. Police said he was crossing at the Vernon Street intersection. Mr. Neeland was


Warren Wonderland is Friday night

There’s no telling whether the weather will be frightful or delightful. But Warren will become a Wonderland Friday, either way. Discover Warren members will hold their annual Warren Wonderland event starting at 5 p.m., opening their doors to the public for a night of shopping, cider, carols and holiday cheer. The shopping festival has been

Ziggy Goldfarb with his locally-made pickles.

Meeting up with Warren’s perfect pickler

Hope & Main has been open for a few months now, and Rhode Island’s first kitchen incubator is already a busy place. Candy makers, salsa kingpins, fish smokers, bread bakers and other food entrepreneurs are using the Main Street facility’s kitchens full tilt, and there’s a line of others waiting to get in. Starting this


Warren police seek cemetery vandal

Warren police are looking for the driver of a pickup truck who vandalized the South Burial Ground early Thanksgiving morning. Police were called to the cemetery’s west side Saturday, Nov. 29, by caretaker Richard Pimental. He told officers that a neighbor saw a dark colored pickup, possibly a diesel, enter the burial ground at about

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Zelia P. Pimentel, 82, Warren

Zelia P. (Sampaio) Pimentel, 82, of Warren, died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 at home. She was the wife of the late John “Joao” DeMello Pimentel. Zelia was born in Porto Judeau, Terceira, the Azores, Portugal. She worked in the shipping department for Tyco Manufacturing for many years, and also worked at the American Tourister Company


Anna V. Urban, 83, Warren

Anna V. Urban, 83, of Warren, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, with her husband of 58 years, Leon Urban, and her daughter, Jane Urban, at her side. Anna worked in the Rhode Island Division of Personnel Administration, retiring as a personnel aide after 30 years of service. Previous employment included Well-Made Dress