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Lisa Raiola (center, in red pants) breaks ground on the Hope & Main kitchen incubator Friday morning, with others who were instrumental in the $3.2 million project's funding.

Foodie ideas simmering at Hope & Main

Foodie ideas simmering at Hope & Main

Lisa Raiola has taken to calling people by the foods they love, not their names — it’s easier to remember them all, she said. There’s the granola lady. The salsa woman. A food truck person, and others. “There have been so many,” said Ms. Raiola, who founded the Hope & Main kitchen incubator that is


Police seize horse from owner in Touisset

A South Dartmouth veterinarian is nursing Johnny, a four-year-old thoroughbred horse, back to health after it was found undernourished, and with other medical conditions, at a Touisset farm late last Wednesday. Police said Johnny is owned by Federal Street resident Francisco A. Pereira and was being kept at a private resident’s Barton Road property. Someone

Warren building permits: Week of April 11

The following building permits have been issued by Warren Building Official William Nash Jr.: 88 Kickemuit Road, Eighty Six Eighty Six LLC. Re-roof over first layer, $2,000. 3 North St., Jeffrey Macomber. Replace rotted trim on porch and house door frames, $3,000. 400 Market St., Kerry A Tweedy. Vinyl siding on whole house, $4,000. 36

Warren building permits: Through March 20

The following building permits were issued between Feb. 26 and March 21 by Warren Building Official William Nash Jr.: Thomas Raso, 33 Massasoit Ave. Install two entry doors and awnings, $2,000. Grant R. Tucciarone, 50 Kickemuit Road. Strip and re-roof front half of house, $6,000. Andrew J. Going, 22 Seymour St. Strip and re-roof, styrip

In this photo, from the collection of the Warren Preservation Society, Dr. Frederic P. Drowne sits in his new car on 8 Child St. in 1914. Society members have been trying to research the car but haven't yet been able to identify it, due to the large number of manufacturers during the time period. Two possibilities are a 1914 Monroe Model 165 Roadster (a fairly cheap car), and the Chevrolet Royal Mail H-2 which was popular in New England during this time period. Courtesy Warren Preservation Society.

Warren, 100 Years Ago: Loafers and alchemists

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in October 1912: The Bowery Whatever the matter was with the town Saturday night is still a conundrum. The fact that there had been a ball game in Bristol on Saturday afternoon had nothing to do with it. The town simply broke the

This photo of St. Mark's Church was taken after the Hurricane of '38, which struck 74 years ago this week. It comes courtesy of the Warren Preservation Society; see www.preservewarren.org.

100 Years Ago in Warren: Drunks, fast trains and the slammer

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in 1912: Dangerous train crossing The high speed made by the consolidated trains over the South Main street crossing deserves timely warning. If one observes the speed of these trains as they jump recklessly over and through this most important highway of the


Warren building permits: Through Sept. 24

The following building permits are on file with Warren Building Official William Nash Jr.: Donna L. and Thomas F. DeChauny, 1 Pine Lane. Vinyl siding, new shed, and general interior repairs. $10,000 Christopher M. DaCosta, 19 Washington St. Strip and re-roof, $6,000 Richard J. Medeiros, 42 Overhill Road. Vinyl siding on entire house, $6,000. Jacqueline

Sewage assembly

$2 million sewer project set to start in Warren

After several years of planning, an ambitious project to repair a faulty section of sewer lines along Water Street is set to begin soon. The $2.09 million project has been needed for years, and town officials hope the work — replacing a series of degraded, broken and inadequate sewer lines — will help clear up