Saturday, February 6, 2016
Warren

Warren

Shovelers, sledders and walkers were out enjoying the white stuff during the snow storm on Friday morning. Roads were well traveled despite the heavy snow that left streets slick and sloppy throughout the East Bay.

The Imagine building at 5 Miller St. has sold to a Cumberland-based LLC  for $550,000. The old Lyric Theatre, which once hosted Vaudeville acts in the early 20th century, housed an antiques center and coffee shop before becoming the home to the Imagine gift shop about 15 years ago. The sale, from GGA LLC to Action Realty LLC of Cumberland,...

By Bruce Burdett A most unusual boat with some special skills has been turning heads by Bristol Harbor lately. Passersby near Independence Park got a glimpse a couple of weeks ago as the large, dark-hulled, military-looking craft idled from the water to the ramp — and kept right on going. No trailer needed, it motored up the ramp under its own power...

While Warren waits for the fate of its former animal control officer to be decided, that of the Warren Animal Shelter hangs in the balance. Though Warren Police Department dispatcher Laura O’Donnell is serving as interim animal control officer and has been since the beginning of the year, town officials’ plan is to hire a permanent replacement. However, Deputy Warren...

Monday, Jan. 25 Keith Foti, 47, of 662 Metacom Ave., was picked up on a Rhode Island Family Court warrant. A Company Street man told police he had been scammed over the phone. A Long Lane resident complained about possible identity theft. Tyler Anthony Bagley, 23, of Providence, and Steven C. Mitchell, 26, of Bristol, were each charged with disorderly conduct (fighting/tumultuous behavior)...

Mt. Hope's Dan McDonough, Noah Braga, Neil Thibaudeau and Fred Belham pinned their opponents to lead the Huskies over Barrington, 60-20, in a Friday night showdown at Barrington. Matt Leonard and Jacob Mosby had pins for the Eagles. Barrington gave up six weight classes in the match. The win boosts Mt. Hope's record to 4-4 in Division I-B, while the Eagles fall to 0-6. Click...

A Warren man pleaded guilty this week in federal court to bank robbing charges stemming from a series of holdups three years ago. On Tuesday, Trevor Krous Gaskell, 35, of 15 Touisset Road, appeared before U.S. District Court Judge John J. McConnell Jr., and pleaded guilty to two counts of bank robbery. Mr. Gaskell admitted to the court that on...

Last week's snow storm wasn’t bad and by the end of the week, the snow will be mostly gone. But if it starts piling up again, Warren officials have a simple message for property owners around town: Please keep your sidewalks clean. Warren requires property owners around town to keep their sidewalks shoveled. The ordinance was seldom if ever enforced but...

The owner of the popular Warren burger bar Chomp Kitchen and Drinks plans to open The Statesman Tavern at 31 State St., home of the acclaimed Persimmon restaurant. After ten years in Bristol, Persimmon is leaving State Street for Providence's Fox Point neighborhood. They will close by March. On Wednesday night the Bristol Town Council agreed to set a public...

Photographer Butch Lombardi took this photo this week of two adult bald eagles roosting on a local osprey platform. Mr. Lombardi saw his first eagle here eight years ago, and since then they’ve become a lot more common, he said. “Like most of the eagles north of us they are probably moving south chasing food. As the ice comes in up...

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