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Warren’s DePasquale masters the dunk tank

Warren Town Council president Joseph DePasquale sat Zen-like, arms out and legs crossed, atop the dunk tank Saturday afternoon. His eyes were closed, his thoughts unknowable. What was he doing? Perhaps trying to escape, if only in his mind, the long lines of people lining up to dunk him into the cold water below. Hopefully


Bristol man charged in alleged copper theft

A Bristol man has been charged with stealing copper tubing from the American Tourister mill in Warren. A security guard at the American Tourister property called police last Tuesday, July 15, after confronting a man he had spotted putting copper in the trunk of his car. The man told security guards he had permission to

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‘Die Mommie, Die’ at 2nd Story

Payton St. James (center) plays faded song stylist Angela Arden, and Patrick Mark Saunders and Valerie Westgate play her children, in “Die, Mommie, Die!” Trapped in a loveless marriage, faded song stylist Angela Arden attempts to set herself free by murdering her husband. When her ill-tempered children become suspicious, Angela’s hopes for a new life

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Warren police logs: Alleged copper thief arrested

Monday, July 13 Michael P. Pattie, 56, of 2 Francis St., was charged with domestic disorderly conduct after police were called to his home for a domestic disturbance. Police got a 911 hangup call from Child Street. Appartently, the person who sent it was new at his job and was trying to figure out the

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Barrington Little Leaguers crush Warren, 20-2

The Barrington Little League 9-10 Minors All-Star team scored 15 runs in the first three innings and rolled to a 20-2 win over Warren in the winner’s bracket final in Barrington on Friday night, July 17. With the win, Barrington advanced to the championship game, which will be played on Friday, July 24, at 5:45


‘I Hate Hamlet’ at 2nd Story

A young actor relocates to New York to play Hamlet in Central Park and rents a gothic apartment once inhabited by the late, great John Barrymore. But there’s a problem: He loathes the Bard.  Enter Barrymore’s ghost, conjured by an impromptu séance, who introduces our ambivalent actor to the joys of fame, dames and melancholy