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Warren Police Sgt. Michael Marcello answers a call on his radio.

Warren police logs: Thief makes off with air conditioners?!

Warren police logs: Thief makes off with air conditioners?!

Monday, Feb. 16 A caller complained about a water leak on Third Street. Police got a call after the driver of a black Cadillac hit another car on Market Street, then took off south. An injured swan call came in from Cole Street, but the bird seemed to be OK. The DPW director reported that


Westport home offers plenty of space, pond views

South Westport is the setting for this modern home with deeded water rights on a private cul-de-sac. Built in 1992, the large contemporary at 9 Ivy Meadows Lane in Westport, Mass., has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms within more than 3,300 square feet of living space. On the banks of Devol Pond, the property has

A crew clears snow form the Hugh Cole School roof Friday.

Bristol-Warren school roofs cleared in time for more snow

While the kids have been out of school this week, it has been no vacation for facilities and maintenance personnel with the Bristol-Warren Regional School District. With upwards of three feet of snow having fallen across the region — and more expected Sunday, mixed with rain that will only increase the weight of the snow

DPW crews clear a catch basin on Hugh Cole Road, one of more than 500 across Warren.

Warren rushes to clear basins as rain looms

They’ve been working seemingly for a month straight, but there was no rest for Warren DPW crews Friday, as they tried to get ready for another weekend storm. Though recent storms have been snow, snow and more snow, Sunday’s is expected to be mostly rain, which could could lead to flooding, particularly in low-lying areas.

8 Athena Terrace, Portsmouth

Open houses planned around East Bay this week

The following open houses are planned in towns around the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 425 Sowams Road — Sunday, Feb. 22, 1-2:30 p.m. Cape, 4, 2, $319,000. Residential Properties, Laurie Flethcer, 401-245-9600. East Providence 72 Orlo Ave. — Sundau, Feb. 22, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Colonial 3, 1, $167,000. Century 21 Topsail Realty, 401-263-8700.

128 Pear St., Portsmouth

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following properties have changed hands recently in the East Bay: East Providence 40 Booth Ave. — $169,900 6 Cushman Ave. — $1 18 Bicknell Ave. — $245,000 41 Wellington St. — $78,000 445 N. Broadway — $114,000 150 Pavilion Ave. — $269,000 175 Wampanoag Trail — $120,000 77 Leonard Ave. — $165,000 74-76 Ingraham

The Mt. Hope High School wrestling team clinched the Division 1-B championship last week after a decisive win against Barrington High School. Mt. Hope's Tylor Fenwick lifts Barrington's Nick Rimoshytus before pinning him in their 220-pound match.
Photos by Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Mt. Hope wrestles to top in win over Barrington

The Mt. Hope High School wrestling team clinched Division I-B on Thursday, Feb. 12, handily defeating Barrington High School, 51-22. The Eagles never stood a chance against the top-rated Huskies, taking only four of the 12 matches, and getting pinned in five others. Collin Cardoso and Tylor Fenwick remained undefeated, each pinning their opponents. Fenwick,


Mt. Hope basketball coach fired

Mt. Hope boys’ basketball head coach John McDonough, whose emotionally charged style of coaching was often punctuated with sideline profanities, was fired after he and one of his players got into an altercation during a game against Rogers High School on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The team finished out its regular season on Feb. 18 against

Shirley Butterworth, 80, Warren

Shirley (Cadima) Butterworth, 80, of Warren, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at RI Hospital. She was the wife of the late Charles M. “Chick” Butterworth. Mrs. Butterworth was born in North Smithfield, daughter of the late Manuel and Gloria (Travis) Cadima. She had been a homemaker. Mrs. Butterworth was a Warren resident most of life