The Latest From Warren

Mt. Hope Bridge shows its colors

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority jazzed up the Mt. Hope Bridge for the coming Memorial Day holiday, as seen here Saturday night. If you look closely at right, the Pell Bridge far down …
515 acres opened to shellfishing off Touisset Point in Warren
For the first time in decades, shellfishing off the coast of Touisset will be allowed conditionally, a sign of an increasingly healthy … Read More
Warren PD: 15-year-old arrested after report for reckless driving
Warren Police made four arrests, including one juvenile who was allegedly driving a vehicle recklessly without a license, between May … Read More
Warren Memorial Day events start Sunday morning, continue on Monday
Memorial Day events in Warren begin at 8:15 a.m. at the Town Wharf, continuing with ceremonies and parade on Monday, May 29. Read More
Some on Joint Finance urge caution over Bristol Warren school bond
The Bristol Warren Joint Finance Committee (JFC) unanimously voted to allow the school district to potentially borrow up to $200 … Read More
Public input sought on Bristol Warren school construction projects
Want to make your voice heard on how a potential $200 million bond should be spent in Bristol and Warren? Attend one of the upcoming … Read More
East Bay baseball teams rally to fight cancer
The Barrington High School baseball team defeated Mt. Hope 9-3 in a non-league game on Sunday, May 21. The Eagles and Huskies use … Read More
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