The Latest From Warren

Warren native who perished in Vietnam to be honored Sunday

Peter Fletcher was a direct descendant of Commodore Abbot, a hero of the War of 1812, a one-time commander of the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet. He was 21 when he died during military service in Vietnam.
Warren PD: Dog bites, a stolen car and four arrests
Warren police made four arrests between May 6-13, 2024. Read More
Since 2008, Mt. Hope band director has instilled a love of music by example
Still just 38 years of age, Mr. Lambert has enabled Bristol and Warren students the opportunity to express their musical feelings … Read More
E-bikes bill allows some, bans others
The State of Rhode Island recently moved one step closer to a law that would regulate electric bicycles on all state properties, … Read More
Design for new Mt. Hope High comes into better focus
While some of the interior decisions and aesthetic design choices are still yet to be finalized, the shape and size of the building … Read More
Brown University students bring science lesson to preschoolers in Warren
The lesson was titled “Where Does Water Go?”, and focused on hands-on activities that welcomed kids ages three to five to … Read More
Hope & Main graduate named 'Exporter of the Year' by RI SBA
As a first-generation immigrant from Senegal, Bacary Diatta understands the value of branding overseas and the power of a global … Read More
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