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Warren Fire Chief’s honor

Volunteer fire departments are becoming rarer and rarer, but the fact that Warren’s continues to thrive is due in no small measure to Chief Al Galinelli, who was recently named Firefighter of the Year in Rhode Island. While the department’s success is a group effort, the chief has been indispensable in making sure that as

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

Editorial: Teacher contract: Numbers please

Towns and public employee unions have a peculiar way of drumming up public support when contract talks go badly. ‘It’s none of your business what we are asking/offering — just trust us. We’re the ones being reasonable.’ Such is the case in the contract showdown between Westport teachers and the school committee. Teachers accuse the

Editorial: Trust is strength

Public trust is an essential ingredient in an effective government. Residents need to know their leaders are working in their best interests in order for the town and its people to thrive. The best way to do so is to keep tabs on government leaders. When business is conducted in the light of day, there