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Warren had over $3.14M in Covid money — so how did they spend it?

We accounted for every dollar of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money spent in Warren, which just recently committed the last remainder of those federal dollars.
Meet the three new members representing Bristol on the school committee
Three new faces will join the nine-member Bristol Warren Regional School Committee, as half of Bristol’s share of six … Read More
Warren Council seeks temporary help to sort out finances
Frustrated with a lack of financial certainty being provided from Town Hall, the Warren Town Council took a special meeting to put out … Read More
Bristol-Warren 12U All-Stars go on improbable run to earn District 2 title
After losing to Newport in June, Bristol-Warren rattled off five consecutive wins, including two over Barrington, to earn the 12U … Read More
Potential lawsuit in the works following trip-and-fall on Warren street
A personal injury law firm is looking into who should be possibly help liable should a Bristol woman go forward with a lawsuit … Read More
Teaching kids how to ride with power
A leading bike advocate believes strongly that everyone riding a bicycle needs training and education, and that applies even more … Read More
Bristol/Warren All-Stars clobber Barrington 9-3
The Bristol/Warren All-Star team bashed 9 hits in clobbering Barrington 9-3 at Sherwood Field on Friday night. The two teams play … Read More
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Warren Firefighters Memorial is this Sunday

The commemorative event begins at 8 a.m. at St. Mary of the Bay Church and continues with a parade through the downtown.

Fundraiser to be held Sunday for KMS Outdoor Learning Zone

Mount Hope Farm will host a family fun day to raise money to help build the new outdoor learning zone at Kickemuit Middle School.

Warren to recognize two Memorial Day observances this weekend

Ceremonies will begin on Sunday, May 26 at 9:00 a.m. honoring a Vietnam Veteran, and continue at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Memorial Day, with Naval Honors at the Town Wharf, followed by a speaking program and parade.
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Obituaries
Joann Andos Bristol|Joann Hooker Andos, retired New York City schoolteacher, intrepid traveler, sports nut, master seamstress, talented gardener, fan of ferries and tugboats, diligent letter writer and thirty-fou
Barbara Luther Barbara Ann Luther, 85, formerly of Bristol, RI, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at St. Anne's Hospital on Tuesday, July 16, 2024. Barbara was the wife of the late Wilson Read Luther
Gary Harper Gary Lee Harper, 70, of Bristol, RI, died on December 30, 2023. He was the husband of the late Rose (Nye) Harper. Born in Corpus Christi, TX, he was the son of the late Leslie J. Harper Sr. and Mary
Sports
Post 10 Seniors sweep Pawtucket for first two wins of 2024 season It's been an admittedly unsatisfying start to the 2024 Rhode Island American Baseball League season for the Riverside Post 10 Senior Division club. The locals, however, are hoping to turn around …
Post 10 Juniors pop South Kingstown, win fifth in a row The Riverside Post 10 Junior Division squad, sponsored by the ATC (Athletes Turn Champion) Training Facility, returned to Rhode Island American Legion Baseball League action after the July Fourth …
Bristol/Warren 11U All-Stars win District Finals They now move onto the State Tournament after a convincing 7-0 victory over Barrington.
Warren skipper makes history at Newport Bermuda Race The St. David’s Lighthouse Division of the 53rd Newport Bermuda Race has been won by “Carina”, skippered by Warren sailor W. Barrett Holby, Jr.
Opinion
Letter: Putting sarcasm aside

This is in response to Clay Commons’s sarcastic “catastrophe” letter published last week.

Letter: Political diversity is vital to a peaceful society

A TRUE embrace of Diversity Equity and Inclusion should exist, but for philosophies – including ones you may not agree with.

Letter: Being offered worst possible choices needs to end

To the editor: If we continue to be the leading nation of the world, then certainly our politicians are the most powerful people in civil discourse.   Then how is it one party kowtows …

Letter: The Biden ‘catastrophe’: new jobs, low unemployment

To the editor: Nikki Haley has called Trump, among other things, “unhinged,” but has said she will support him because Biden has been a “catastrophe.” Friday, it was …

Letter: History was 'changed' for a reason

The removal of the word plantation from the official state name follows the removal of multiple offensive professional sports team's names and is another step in honoring those who suffered the horrors of the slave trade.

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