Author Archives: Ted Hayes

Regulating medical marijuana

Warren marijuana center plan on hold — for now

A plan to bring a medical marijuana center to Warren is on hold for now, but may be reviewed by the Warren Town Council as early as next week. Warren resident Patrick Rimoshytus was expected to ask the Warren Zoning Board last Wednesday for a special use permit which would allow him to open a

warren cops3

Warren police logs: Man spotted walking in diving gear

Monday, April 27 Someone stole a rototiller from a shed on Asylum Road. Police got an inquiry from a Munro Avenue resident inquiring about cyberharassment. A woman from Market Street complained that her daughter was being threatened. Tuesday, April 28 Someone complained about a barking dog on Harris Avenue. A caller from Child Street complained

school admin

Warren offers school settlement; Bristol rep seeks reversal

The Town of Warren has made a settlement offer to Bristol, after a judge ruled earlier this month that the Bristol Warren Regional School District wrongly apportioned millions in state education aid last year. All told, Warren taxpayers ended up paying $2.05 million more than they should have, the judge ruled, while Bristol taxpayers conversely

obit-miles

Bernard J. Miles, 80, Ocala, Fla.

Bernard J. “Bernie” Miles, husband of the late Ramona C. Miles, died peacefully on March 24, 2015 in Ocala, Fla., at the age of 80. Bernard is survived by his partner, Louise Levin of Ocala; his sons, Paul Miles of Columbus, Ohio and Robert Miles of Miami, Fla.; a daughter, Margaret Boldt of Warren; and

Helen Burns

Helen E. Burns, 80, Warren

Helen E. (Gilbert) Burns, 80, of Warren, died Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert W. Burns. Mrs. Burns was born in Fall River, a daughter of the late William and Annie (Reed) Gilbert. She was an assembler for the Raytheon Company for more than 16 years

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

crash

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

warren cops3

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

Flavia

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:

Top