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Stephen A. Ferri Jr., 64, Warren

Stephen A Ferri Jr., 64, of Warren, RI, passed away at his home on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Born to Stephen A Ferri and Orella (Lessard) Ferri in 1950, he was raised in Warren, a town he was proud to be a part of. He grew up closely with his talented sister Ginger (Ferri) Dale. He

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

Warren police logs: Ash flies, coats car, woman calls

Monday, Nov. 10 A Water Street shop owner reported a shoplifter. An Asylum Road woman reported identity fraud. Police got word of juveniles yelling and swearing at each other on Ellis Avenue. Police pulled a car over on Market Street and arrested Jennifer Lisa Gervais, 24, of Bristol, on a warrant issued by Sixth Division

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Another complaint filed over Jamiel house work

Warren’s building official said he is investigating a formal complaint after several residents raised the alarm about recent work performed without a permit at the Abbott Jamiel House at 33 Miller St. Meanwhile, a member of the property’s ownership group said he’s done nothing wrong. Over the weekend, several residents noticed that workers had installed


DePasquale named president of Warren Town Council

Joseph DePasquale was named president of the Warren Town Council Tuesday night, two weeks after voters re-elected him to office. Mr. DePsaquale, an Independent, will serve alongside council vice president Scott Lial, as well as councilors David Frerichs, Brandt Heckert and Steve Thompson. The council chambers was full for the new council’s first meeting, and

Jose Cruz works on seats at the O&G Studio workshop in the Cutler Mills.

Warren’s O&G Studio takes big leap

The old and new have flowed through their furniture ever since Sara Ossana and Jonathan Glatt started making modern interpretations of classic American Windsors in 2009. Now, their O&G Studio has taken another classic under its wing. O&G, which fills an enormous section of the 19th century Cutler Mills, recently purchased Warren Chair Works, a


Louis A. Annunziata, 84, Warren

Louis A. Annunziata, 84, of Seymour Street, Warren, died on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. He was the husband of Judith (Bolen) Annunziata. A lifelong resident of Warren, he was a son of the late Michael and Vincenza (Ragosta) Annunziata. Louis was employed by the United States Navy and then the United States Treasury for over


Tourister plan gets preliminary OK

The Warren Planning Board on Monday night granted developers Prelimary Plan approval to go ahead with a plan to turn the old American Tourister mill into 290 apartment units and 93,839 square feet of commercial space. The 5-1 vote, with board member Chuck Thibaudeau opposed, Russell Mello recused and Fred Massie absent, came with several