Tag Archives: Warren Town Council


Fat Belly’s changes hands — sort of

No, Fat Belly’s is not closing; just changing hands. Warren residents have been wondering about the 632 Metacom Ave. restaurant’s future this week, as signs at the property have been taken down. But they’re going back up, and the restaurant is under new ownership. On Tuesday, the Warren Town Council approved the sale of the

Gerhardt: Disappointed in Warren council’s decision not to interview me

To the editor: The Warren Times-Gazette recently ran an article noting that, after 10 years of service on the Zoning Board, I had applied to serve on the the Planning Board. At it’s meeting on March 8, the Town Council decided, as is their right, to appoint another applicant. What concerns me is that “at

Stanley: Lack of tax base, JFC voice crippling Warren

To the editor: The suggestion that the Town of Warren must “tighten their belts” is empty rhetoric. Against an ominous backdrop the Town of Warren works to craft a responsible budget each year.  The department head, Town Manager and the council work to develop a balanced operating budget that incorporates a combination of conservative economic

Warren town councilors (from left) Scott Lial, Chris Stanley and David Frerichs go over the numbers at a recent Joint Finance Committee meeting.

Warren cuts summer beach programs, makes broad cuts amid budget crisis

Faced with escalating school costs they say were forced on them by Warren’s wealthier neighbors to the south, Warren Town Council members cut $1 million out of the 2014-15 town budget Tuesday night, slashing programs, positions and traditions that they said could change Warren forever. And there’s more pain to come, they warned. With education