The Latest From Warren

‘Rhode Island Nine’ are memorialized in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Lt. Col. Scott Stephan, USMC, said he was just 5 years old in October 1983 when 241 U.S. service men and women were killed in a terrorist attack while on a peacekeeping …
Warren Walkabout begins this Sunday
Looking for something to do during these charming autumnal weekends? The Warren Walkabout is a great way to spend a Sunday. Read More
BCWA water project in East Providence reaches final stages
EAST PROVIDENCE — Contractors for the Bristol County Water Authority are nearing the end of a new $6.9 million emergency backup … Read More
Looking Upwards hosts event on early intervention Thursday
MIDDLETOWN — Join Looking Upwards to listen into a Rhode Island Rebounds event on early intervention services at 2 p.m. on … Read More
Pacheco powers Huskies over Wizards, 34-28
The Mt. Hope High football team outlasted West Warwick last Friday, bringing them to a 3-3 record. Read More
Family of Market St. assault victim pleads for ‘justice’
The family of a man who was put into a coma and later died from his injuries from an incident that occurred on Market Street in August … Read More
New concessions building coming to Burr's Hill Park
Various parks and recreation projects got the go-ahead from the Town Council during their October meeting, including a new bathroom … Read More

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Obituaries
Dorothy Ann “Dotti” Garman, 80, Portsmouth Dorothy Ann (George) Garman died unexpectedly on Oct. 23, 2021 at Newport Hospital at the age of 80. A resident of Portsmouth from 1965 until her death, she was the wife of James E. Garman. Born …
John B. Brogan (JB), 44, of East Providence John B. Brogan (JB), 44, of East Providence, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, John grew up in Bristol and later …
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100 Years Ago
100 Years Ago: Week of Aug. 25, 1921

A clever juvenile thief got caught red-handed with a lifted $20 bill, and women now have to pay poll taxes same as men.

100 Years ago in Warren: Baseball, foxes and a young thief

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in May 1921: Warren comes from behind It looked like a shut out for Warren Sunday, when the Revere Rubber Co. with Cooney in …

100 Years ago in Warren: Boat bandits and twilight baseball

Taken from the pages of the Warren and Barrington Gazette this week in May 1921: Bandits on a boatTwo East Warren boys will appear at the session of the Juvenile Court Thursday to answer to the …

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