The Latest From Warren

Tiverton sees sudden hike in coronavirus cases — the East Bay count

From zero cases last week, Tiverton’s coronavirus total jumped to five in the latest tally released by the state Department of Health late Saturday. Little Compton remained the only town in …
Rhode Island issued stay-at-home order
Rhode Islanders have been issued a stay-at-home executive order, effective until April 13, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced during her … Read More
Rhode Island Department of Health reports state’s initial deaths from COVID-19
PROVIDENCE – Two persons with underlying medical conditions are the first Rhode Islanders to die from COVID-related illness, the … Read More
East Bay nonprofit changing locations, temporarily
Tap-In is moving. The nonprofit organization that has offered a helping hand to people in need in the East Bay for the last 37 … Read More
Business closures, dine-in ban extended to April 13
PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, during her daily press briefing Friday on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, extended several … Read More
ACLU challenges governor's New York plan as unconstitutional
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island is challenging one of Gov. Gina Raimondo's newest executive maneuvers to … Read More
Top lawmakers approve governor’s $300 million borrowing request
The General Assembly’s four-member Disaster Emergency Funding Board on Thursday approved Gov. Gina Raimondo’s request for … Read More
Businesses – Who's Open
Who's open – Warren restaurants

As a service to readers and to restaurants, we are compiling updates on which Warren restaurants, cafés, social clubs and other establishments with food and/or liquor licenses are open and …

Eleanor R. Murphy, 80, South Dennis, Ma. Eleanor R. (Mendoza) Murphy, 80, of South Dennis, Ma., died Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. She was born in Warren, a daughter of the late Joseph and Molly (Medici) …
Wanda Lojko Howard, 95, Bristol Wanda Lojko Howard, a former columnist for The Providence Journal who — for more than a decade —penned the “Silver Network” column that brought needed attention to senior and …

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