Tag Archives: Warren Town Council

The Kickemuit River at sunrise.

State holds off decision on controversial CRMC plan — for now

State holds off decision on controversial CRMC plan — for now

A plan that opponents fear would cut the public out of important decisions about the waterfront is on hold as state officials who proposed it review their options. Local groups including the Kickemuit River Council (KRC), Save Bristol Harbor and the Warren and Bristol town councils, have all come out against a plan by the

Warren Town Council removes planning board member

A former Warren Planning Board member who stopped showing up at meetings months ago and never reached out to the town has been removed from the board. Martine Rousseau was removed by a unanimous vote of the Warren Town Council at its meeting last Tuesday, on the advice of town solicitor Anthony DeSisto. Board chairman


Councilors: Proposed BCWA rate hike feels rushed

The holiday season might not be the best time for holding public hearings and voting on rate hikes. That’s some how some local officials feel anyway, including a few of those on hand for a meeting of the Barrington, Bristol and Warren Town Councils Wednesday night. The majority of the meeting focused on a presentation

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington, Warren and Bristol Town Councils meet with BCWA tonight

The Barrington, Warren and Bristol Town Councils will meet tonight at 7 p.m. The evening will kick off with a presentation from Bristol County Water Authority officials that is scheduled to include information on the agency’s strategic plan, finance plan and a potential rate hike for next year. The agenda also includes a discussion on


Warren council denies bid to raze 1862 home

The JD Tuell House can stay. Warren Town Council members voted 3-0 Tuesday night to deny a request by the Wilbur Romano Funeral Home to demolish the old home at the corner of Main and Wheaton streets to make way for a parking lot. The council’s vote came after an hour of discussion, mostly from

Warren attorney Morphis Jamiel (right) swears in the Warren Town Council Tuesday evening. From left are Scott Lial, Cathie Tattrie, Chris Stanley, David Frerichs and Joseph DePasquale.

Stanley back atop Warren Town Council

Republican Chris Stanley was re-elected president of the Warren Town Council Tuesday when the council chose its officers for the coming term. Named vice president was David Frerichs. The council was sworn in by retiring Warren Probate Judge Morphis Jamiel, who minutes earlier was honored by the council for his patriotism and years of service

Joseph DePasquale is the newest member of the Warren Town Council.

DePasquale in, Bolster out in Warren Town Council race

Former Warren Town Councilor Joseph DePasquale will get another chance to serve his town. The Independent council candidate placed third in voting for five seats on the council, assuring himself a seat even as voters rejected outgoing councilor Davison Bolster, who finished sixth. Also making the cut were incumbent Democrats David Frerichs, the top vote

Mellor and Silva should be commended for no-show

To the editor: Warren Town Council candidates Brian Mellor and Richard Silva deserve much credit for refusing to attend the forum for town council candidates that was sponsored by the Rhode Island Voter Coalition. Behind the innocuously-named coalition lurks a sinister force called the Tea Party — a divisive political movement that represents the radical,