The Latest From Warren

Blount Boats withdraws expansion project

Blount Boats is withdrawing its applications to significantly expand the Water Street boatyard through a series of zoning amendments and other town review. In a letter to the Warren Town Council, …
Gov. Raimondo: Early data suggests Rhode Islanders are in compliance of the two-week 'pause'
Four days into the two-week ‘pause’ and the evidence was suggesting that Rhode Islanders were complying with the new rules … Read More
Bristol hands Reynolds School keys back to school district
With leases vacated and tenants (mostly) out, Bristol Town Administrator Steven Contente handed the keys to the Reynolds School to … Read More
DEM closes shellfish areas due to excessive rain
PROVIDENCE — With parts of Rhode Island experiencing more than three inches of rainfall from Monday’s storm, the Department of … Read More
McBride, Thibaudeau to lead Bristol Warren school board
In a split vote, long-time member Marjorie McBride of Bristol was elected chairwoman of the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee … Read More
New BCWA director expected soon
The Bristol County Water Authority's board of directors is close to hiring a new executive director, following the announcement … Read More
Warren police logs: Woman charged with DUI after accident
Monday, Nov. 23 Police were called to Liberty Street for a smashed car window. A Union Street woman told police that her … Read More

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Dorothy R. Jarvais, 85, Warren Dorothy R. “Dottie” (Valante) Jarvais, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 in the Warren Center. She was the wife of the late John E. Jarvais. Born in Bristol, a daughter …
Barbara June Stenning, 92, Portsmouth Barbara June Stenning, a direct descendent of Captain John Luther, who arrived in America in 1630, died peacefully at home on Nov. 23, 2020. Married on June 28, 1952, she was the wife of Gordon J. …
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