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Bertha Lial greets Governor Gina Raimondo during a ceremony at her farm on Thursday morning.  The farm, one of the largest undeveloped tracts of land left in Warren will stay free and open forever, thanks to the recent sale of its development rights to the State of Rhode Island. Photos by Rich Dionne

State buys development rights to historic Warren farm

State buys development rights to historic Warren farm

One of the largest undeveloped tracts of land left in Warren will stay free and open forever, thanks to the recent sale of its development rights to the State of Rhode Island. Lial Acres, a 40.5 acre farm that lies on Serpentine Road, between the Kickemuit and Palmer rivers, has been farmed by the Lial

Nick Simone makes contact with a Central fall fast ball in Mt. Hope's 11-0 win.
Photos by Tim Marshall.

Mt. Hope dominant in baseball win

The Mt. Hope High School baseball team dominated Central Falls this week, beating the Warriors 11-0. Starting pitcher Brandon Jacobs kelts Central Falls hitters off balance all game, allowing just one hit and three walks in the shutout. The pitcher also struck out two. The Huskies improved their Division III season record to 2-0 after

MorganEve Swain holds the artwork for "Axis Mundi," an embroidered piece done by friend William Schaff.

In Warren, Brown Bird takes final flight

Not long after he died, MorganEve Swain was looking through a notebook that Dave Lamb, her musical partner in Brown Bird and husband in life, had been using as he fought the leukemia that eventually took him. Amidst lyrics, notes and other writings she found two words that initially meant nothing to her: “Axis Mundi.”

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Keeping the ‘sweet trade’ alive in Warren

Todd Moen is a long way from where he grew up, on the edge of the Pacific Ocean in Anacortes and Seattle, Washington. But the founder of SweetTrade, who does nautically inspired custom leather and brass work out of the Cutler Mill, feels like Warren was made for him. First, it’s close to the water.

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

Warren police logs: Loose cows move in, briefly

Monday, April 6 Police got a call that a man may have been driving drunk on Asylum Road. A man called police after his girlfriend locked herself into the bathroom following a fight. Someone spotted a coyote on Almy Avenue, and called police. Police were called about a civil matter regarding a cemetery plot on

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Resource Fair Saturday to highlight family services

The Bristol-Warren Regional School District and community group Thrive by Five are hosting a Resource Fair Saturday to highlight the family services available in the community and provide some family fun as well. The fair is scheduled for Saturday April 12, 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Quinta-Gamelin Community Center, 101 Asylum Road (near the entrance

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Judge: Warren shortchanged $2M in school money

A Rhode Island Superior Court judge ruled Friday that flawed interpretation of state law cost the Town of Warren as much as $2 million in local education aid this past school year. In response to a request for declaratory judgment filed by the Town of Warren last summer, Superior Court Judge Luis Matos ruled Friday morning that

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Warren fire chief: ‘We’ll start sending reports’

The Warren Fire Department is one of 30 across the state failing to provide the state with monthly call log data, according to a report released Tuesday by WatchdogRI.org, a non-profit public advocacy group. But Warren’s fire chief said he is working to change that. Fire departments are required to submit monthly data to the

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