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Volunteer Gardeners spruce up Warren post office with native plants

About 18 volunteers planted around 200 plants encompassing around 30 different types of native species along the northern and eastern sides of the Warren Post Office on Child Street.
Tattoo artist finds a welcome home on Warren's Main Street
At one point the youngest licensed tattoo artist in Rhode Island, Chrystal Santos has brought her love for body art and modification … Read More
Warren Firefighters Memorial and parade is Sunday
The 121st annual Warren Firemen’s Memorial Parade and commemoration event will be held this Sunday, June 11, beginning with a mass … Read More
How open is your government?
With executive orders expired, Rhode Island government agencies are now operating under the same Open Meetings law that was in place … Read More
Mt. Hope construction students build Gaga Ball pit for elementary school
A story for the young and the young at heart, these high schoolers just used their budding talents to benefit a local elementary … Read More
Three Warren groups get Champlin money for capital improvements
Three Warren organizations will benefit from around $150,000 in grants recently released by The Champlin Foundation, which announced … Read More
Deal, Jackson and Silva medal at state track meet
Jessica Deal, Thea Jackson and Lola Silva medaled as the young Mt. Hope girls track team competed during the state track meet at … Read More
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Warren Memorial Day events start Sunday morning, continue on Monday

Memorial Day events in Warren begin at 8:15 a.m. at the Town Wharf, continuing with ceremonies and parade on Monday, May 29.

Bristol Warren Education Foundation's annual fundraiser is Saturday

The ‘Bee-cathlon’ will be held in-person and indoors at the Roger Williams University Field House on Saturday, May 13 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

"SpongeBob The Musical" opens Thursday at Mt. Hope

The Mt. Hope Masqueraders are thrilled to present “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical!” for two shows, on Thursday, April 27 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 29.
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Weekly Recap of Recalls, Withdrawals & Safety Alerts: March 11 – 17, 2023

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Obituaries
Kenneth Catalano Kenneth John Catalano, 76, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Friday June 2, 2023, at Providence Veterans Affair Medical Center. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Vincent and Caroli
Constance DeMello Constance Amarantes DeMello, age 88, of Tiverton passed away peacefully, surrounded by loving family on June 1, 2023. Born in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Gloria Cambra A
Carlos Quaresma Carlos F. Quaresma, 57, a long-time resident of Bristol, RI passed on May 20th, 2023 in Lajes do Pico, Azores, his birthplace. He is survived by his wife Virginia, daughter Vania Beltrami, sons Milton
Sports
Huskies shutout West Warwick 6-0 in playoff opener Reily Amaral threw a two-hit shutout as the Mt. Hope softball team beat West Warwick 6-0 in the opening round of the Division II playoffs at the high school on Thursday evening. The third seed …
Track, softball, baseball and volleyball get ready for playoffs Freshman track stars to compete at states Freshman Jessica Deal and Thea Jackson will compete at the state track meet at Mt. Pleasant High School’s Conley Stadium on Saturday.   …
East Bay baseball teams rally to fight cancer The Barrington High School baseball team defeated Mt. Hope 9-3 in a non-league game on Sunday, May 21. The Eagles and Huskies use the game as a fund-raiser — all money raised at the game …
Softball team beats Toll Gate, loses to Woonsocket and Prout The Mt. Hope softball team, after winning five straight, lost two of their three games this week, to fall to 10-3 in Division II, 10-4 overall. The Huskies who have lost in the finals each of the …
Opinion
To the editor: A child pretending to be a leader

Some dear friends have a new granddaughter who is a healthy, happy, good baby. Yet they report that a recent overnight stay was harder than they expected or recalled. Babies often get fussy when …

Letter: It’s just a fact — more gun laws equals less gun violence

To the editor: All the latest hand wringing about gun violence belies the fact that sensible gun laws work. It is a fact that states with such laws have far fewer per capita gun deaths than …

Letter: E-Bikes on the path would be immensely dangerous

To the editor: A very precise and sensible letter was written last week by Jerry Blitefield of Warren about the imminent danger to the East Bay Bike Path . He talks about the current law with no …

Op-Ed: ‘Secure Choice’ is good for Rhode Island

Nearly 200,000 working people in Rhode Island do not have access to an employer-provided retirement savings plan. This savings deficit could push the state over a costly retirement cliff resulting in …

Letter: Preventing criminal gun use requires facts, not fiction

To the editor: Every reasonable person favors preventing the criminal use of guns. But we are not going to make progress on that until the gun control lobby ends its campaign of misinformation …

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