The Latest From Warren

Does Bristol Warren get its fair share of state aid?

Many locals party blame the State of Rhode Island for shortfalls in public school funding. It’s true — state aid to education has been decreasing in Bristol Warren for years, even …
Bristol Warren school financial mess — how they got here
How did they get here? Even school insiders have been asking that question for the past couple of weeks, ever since it became clear … Read More
Mt. Hope girls sink Woonsocket, 39-34, head to D-III championship
The Mt. Hope girls basketball team edged Woonsocket, 39-34 in a Division III home semifinals game on Wednesday night. The Huskies will … Read More
Warren police logs: Police charge woman with drug offenses after car stop
Monday, Feb. 22A caller from Seymour Street complained about seeing an unfamiliar gray sedan in the neighborhood. Police spoke to the … Read More
Eagles outscore South County in Game 3 thriller
The East Bay Co-op girls ice hockey team skated its way into the state championship finals after defeating South County 7-6 in … Read More
Mt. Hope girls beat Lincoln in quarterfinals, 52-33
The Mt. Hope girls' basketball team beat Lincoln, 52-33, in a D-III semifinals home game Monday night. They will host Woonsocket in … Read More
In Bristol Warren, an uncommon bond between teacher and students
Even across the dull screen of a 10" Chromebook, the joy was impossible to miss when art teacher Leah Keith logged on Friday morning … Read More

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Obituaries
Joan Y. Sousa, 85, Warren Joan Yvonne (Gagnon) Sousa, 85, of Warren, RI, died, Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. She was the wife of the late David B. Sousa, who passed in 2012. Born …
Robert J. Avila, 87, Warren Robert Joseph Avila, 87, of Warren, Rhode Island, and Sarasota, Florida, passed away peacefully at home in Warren on February 23, 2021. He was born in Warren to the late Francisco and Pauline …
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