Tag Archives: Hope & Main

Hope and Main group plans incubator bids

Things may seem quiet at the Main Street School, but there’s a lot going on behind the scenes with the Hope & Main incubator, seven weeks after Warren residents approved the sale of the old school to the Bristol-based group. “There’s quite a lot going on,” said Lisa Raiola, who founded Hope & Main and


The polls are open in Warren

If you live in Warren, you don’t have to wait until Tuesday to vote. There’s an important referendum occurring Monday, too. Though general election voting won’t occur until Tuesday, voters today are deciding whether or not to approve the sale of the Main Street School to the Hope & Main kitchen incubator project for $125,000.


Video: Warren’s Hope & Main vote

Want to see how the Hope & Main vote at Kickemuit Middle School went Monday evening? Click here. It’s pretty obvious from watching the video but if you can’t tell the outcome, the audience voted overwhelmingly to sell the Main Street School to Hope & Main for $125,000. They also voted to authorize an Adjourned


Warren: 383 voted for Hope & Main sale

The numbers are in, and it’s official — a lot of people voted in Monday night’s Special Financial Town Meeting at Kickemuit Middle School in Warren. Canvassers say 383 Warren voters had their say at the meeting, held to determine whether the town should sell the Main Street School to  the Hope & Main kitchen

Good showing, Warren

Monday night was one of those nights that, as one resident said afterwards, “we’ll remember 20 years from now.” It was a night when grass-roots action, governmental snafus, a good idea and a rare exercise by residents of their right to vote paid off in a huge way: By giving the town the right to


Warren readies for Hope & Main vote

There’s less than a week to go until the vote, and supporters of the Hope & Main kitchen incubator are trying to rally support for their cause in advance of a special Financial Town Meeting planned for 7p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Warren Town Hall. At the meeting, voters will be asked to approve the