Sunday, February 14, 2016
Warren

Warren

Donald F. "Don" Primiano joined the gallery of Greatest Generation souls who have passed on Sunday when he died at age 92. He was known in Warren as an exceptional local character in a town with more than its share and known throughout the state as the long-time owner and artist of Don's Art Shop on Main Street. The...

Monday, Jan. 11 The animal control officer was contacted about a dead turkey on Main Street. A Broad Street man complained that a woman would not give him back his game. A Child Street woman reported a missing purse. Someone complained about a BMW speeding down Market Street. Tuesday, Jan. 12 A King Street woman complained that her upstairs neighbor was being loud and swearing. A...

Mt. Hope High School Principal Donald Rebello announced an evacuation Tuesday afternoon in reaction to a bomb threat called into the school at 12:30 p.m. Students immediately exited the building, as they've been taught through evacuation drills, and were taken by bus to the Quinta Gamelin Center at Colt State Park. Transport to a second location is not protocol. However,...

To the editor: It has been a pleasure and an honor to work with Kate Michaud during my years on the Tiverton Planning Board and I congratulate Kate, who currently serves as Planning Board administrative officer, on achieving her new position as planner in the town of Warren, where she will make an outstanding contribution.  She has richly earned this...

EAST PROVIDENCE — On a night centered around a fund-raising effort in support of a fellow student, the host East Providence High School girls' basketball team delighted a large home crowd by cruising past Mt. Hope, 48-27, in a Division II-South contest played January 14. The Townies were in command throughout, leading 23-11 at intermission as they improved to 4-4...

The Mt. Hope High School gymnastics beat rival Portsmouth and Toll Gate last night to remain undefeated in Division II. The Lady Huskies scored 132.30, Portsmouth scored 129.50 and Toll Gate scored 122.20 at the Huskies home meet at the Newport YMCA on Tuesday night. The lady Huskies were led by senior Victoria Gendreau who scored a 9.15 on vault, 9.0 on...

Monday, Jan. 4 A caller handed in a cell phone found on Child Street. Police were called to a landlord/tenant dispute on Metacom Avenue. Two people on Market Street got into a minor row over parking. Sean T. Tobin, 25, of East Providence, was charged with two counts of domestic simple assault/battery, two counts of domestic disorderly conduct, domestic vandalism/malicious injury to property,...

The Barrington girls hockey team beat Warwick, 4-1, in the first game of the annual JP Medeiros Jr. Memorial Hockey Showdown at Portsmouth Abbey ice rink on Wednesday night. Eagles sophomore forward Carissa Rego scored the first two goals for Barrington for a 2-1 lead in the second period. Freshman defenseman Madelyn Cox blasted a shot into the net from...

The Barrington High School hockey team defeated Mt. Hope in the annual Medeiros Memorial hockey game on Wednesday night, Jan. 6, at the Portsmouth Abbey rink. The boys' team defeated Mt. Hope 7-4 and built a 4-0 lead before Mt. Hope netted its first goal. Kyle DeFreitas and Josh Roy took turns scoring early in the game, as DeFreitas scored the first goal...

Just in time to help you keep your New Year's resolutions, meet Leah Rosin-Pritchard, owner and chef of Leah's Recipe, a maker at Warren's Hope & Main culinary business incubator. This one-woman operation only launched in June, with three products, but she's already in 12 stores from Jamestown to Providence. That should come as no surprise to anyone who has...

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