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Warren Town Council president Chris Stanley makes a point at a recent Joint Finance Committee meeting.

Court orders Warren to pay its $400K school district tab

Court orders Warren to pay its $400K school district tab

A Judge ordered the Town of Warren to pay the Bristol Warren Regional School District more than $400,000 after the town refused to fully fund the Joint Finance Committee’s approved budget last year. Superior Court Judge Luis Matos ordered Warren to pay $416,229, plus interest, after the town level-funded its contributions to schools for fiscal

Warren Joint Finance Committee members (from left) Scott Lial, Chris Stanley and David Frerichs, ponder the school budget at last Thursday night's meeting.

Warren balks at $54 million school funding plan

The Joint Finance Committee narrowly approved a $54.28 million budget for the coming school year, a move that was less than the Bristol Warren Regional School District asked for, and much more than Warren officials say the town can afford. In the 5-4 vote, Bristol JFC representative Mary Parella joined the Warren contingency in its unanimous

Bristol’s Calouro to lead Joint Finance Committee

When Warren Town Councilor Cathie Tattrie was voted in as the Joint Finance Committee’s interim chairman, she was the only person to vote against her nomination. On Thursday, March 14, Bristol’s Nathan Calouro was voted unanimously to the chairman’s seat, a position that seems to go to anyone willing and thick-skinned enough to accept. “I’m

Nancy Chace, Kristin Browne and Ryan Wilkes of Colt Andrews PTO ‘Wiz Kids’ await the judges’ decision on their spelling attempt.

Spellers swarm around fun at BWEF Bodacious Bee fund-raiser

Wearing bright yellow, rubbery foul weather gear, the team from Tanner Law, aptly named ‘the Raining Champs’, stood on stage inside the Roger Williams University field house while words such as ‘qualitative’, ‘gregarious’, and ‘booglarized’ were tossed their way. Unfortunately, the Raining Champs, who were the Bodacious Bee’s reigning champs, were among the first teams

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No budget increase sought for Bristol Warren school district in 2013-2014

On Monday, the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee approved the school administration’s budget request for the 2013-2014 school year, marking the first time in memory that the district will not seek an increase from the previous year’s approved budget. In fact, the total budget request that will be presented to the Joint Finance Committee, $53,685,074,

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Alleged child molester was coach and school employee for years

Ricahrd Perry, a former employee of Bristol Warren schools and well-known youth sports official in the East Bay and beyond, has been held without bail at the ACI in Cranston since Dec. 13. An alleged victim of Mr. Perry first approached Bristol police in April 2004. The victim filed a molestation complaint against Mr. Perry,

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New England Patriots defensive end Ron Brace challenges Rockwell students to show off their muscles after performing curls during an exercise program on Tuesday, that was part of the school winning the NFL Play 60 Super School.

Rockwell students get fit with Patriots players

For the students at Rockwell School in Bristol, the Tuesday morning routine was anything but routine. No sooner had the students settled down in the school gymnasium did they erupt with the chants for what was about to come through the door. “Patriots! Patriots! Patriots!” For a good 10 minutes, students and teachers alike, most

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