Author Archives: Ted Hayes


Cleaning Warren’s big gun

One of the most recognizable remnants of old Warren got a little bit of love last week. The massive cannon at the Warren Soldiers and Sailors monument on the Town Common got a cleaning at the hands of lamp restorer Kevin O’Brien. The old cannon, which was dedicated 106 years ago this week, was in

Cannavaro, Antonio Obit final

Antonio Cannavaro, 85, Warren

Antonio Cannavaro, 85, of Warren, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Inpatient Center. He was the beloved husband of Vittoria (Aloi) Cannavaro for 60 years. Born in Librizzi, Messina, Italy, he was the son of the late Giuseppe and Marianna (Sangari) Cannavaro. Mr. Cannavaro worked as a barber at the


Owner pulls permit after complaint at Jamiel House

One of several owners of the Abbott Jamiel House said he is filing for a building permit Friday, after a downtown resident complained of unauthorized work being performed at the home at 33 Miller St. Broad Street resident Nick Heywood filed a complaint with part time building official Gareth Eames Thursday morning, after he walked by

Warren Fire Chief and Rhode Island Firefighter of the Year Al Galinelli.

Warren’s Galinelli is firefighter of the year

Warren Fire Chief Al Galinelli has served the Town of Warren for 40 years and recently earned what some say is a long-overdue honor: He is Rhode Island’s Firefighter of the year. Chief Galinelli was recently awarded the honor by the Rhode Island State Firefighters League after being nominated by Bob Horton, the long-time former

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

Warren police logs: Harassing text messages fly

Monday, Sept. 15 Police stopped a suspicious person on Child Street just before 1:30 a.m. He told them he was just on his way home. A man found a syringe on Metacom Avenue and called the police. One person’s trash is another’s treasure, a Child Street woman found out when she notice trash taken from


Man charged after incident in Warren

Yancy R. Jarvis, 40, of Providence, was charged with trespassing, simple assault and disorderly conduct after police got a breaking and entering call on Water Street just after 5:30 p.m. last Monday, Sept. 15. Warren police Lt. Roland Brule said they got a call from a woman that a man, later identified as Mr. Jarvis,

Warren Town Council has not supported economic board

To the editor: As a member of the Warren Economic Development Board since its inception, Chairperson for three years, and a member of Discover Warren, the retail merchants group for 11 years, I would like to comment on the political statement made by current Town  Council Chairperson Chris Stanley in the Sept. 17 edition. The