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In Warren, Blount Fine Foods eyes $10 million upgrade

Blount Fine Foods plans to spend more than $10 million this year upgrading its Water Street plant. Armed with up to $1 million in Rebuild Rhode Island tax credits announced this week, the firm …
Warren police logs: Man charged with drug possession
Monday, Feb. 17 A woman called police to report finding a pocket knife in her son’s home. She wanted police aware of the … Read More
Huskies boys clobber Paul Cuffee, 64-28, girls lose to Mt. Pleasant, 58-44, in home hoops double header
The Mt. Hope Huskies crushed Paul Cuffee 64-28 on senior night and the girls team lost to Mt. Pleasant 58-44 during a hoops double … Read More
Warren debates water discharge ban
The Warren Town Council has passed the first reading of a plan to restrict residents’ draining of water onto public streets, in … Read More
Warren police: Local man arrested twice in two days
Monday, Feb. 10 A driver was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with chest pains following the collision with a utility pole on Child … Read More
Bristol bridge will be one-way for most of the next 6 months
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close the northbound travel lane on Hope Street (Route 114) at … Read More
New arts and culture commission off to running start in Warren
The Warren Town Council appointed eight members to the newly-formed Warren Arts and Culture Commission last Tuesday, going over their … Read More
East Bay Social
Robert D. "Rock" McAdam, 63, Warren Robert D. McAdam, 63, of Warren, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at home. He was born in Needham, MA., a son of the late Harold and Geraldine (Charves) …
Joseph L. Sbardella, 88, Warren Joseph L. Sbardella Sr., 88, of Warren, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 at Hope Hospice in Providence. He was the husband of Rosemarie (McDonald) Sbardella. Joseph was born in Providence, a son of the …
Trending Stories
Local company announces agreement to buy Metacomet Country Club EAST PROVIDENCE — A week after notifying members of its plans to sell, the owners of Metacomet Country Club have indeed sold the 119-year-old golf course to a company with city ties, Marshall …
East Bay girls hockey team destroys Mounties 10-3 The East Bay girls' hockey team is in playoff mode after crushing Mount St. Charles 10-3 at the Portsmouth Abbey Ice Arena last Thursday. And with just two regular season games left, the 10-2 Eagles …
After four undefeated seasons, it’s a rebuilding year for Mt. Hope gymnasts The Mt. Hope gymnastics team is finally in a rebuilding year, after going undefeated four straight years and winning four state championships, one Division I title in 2019, and three Division II championships from 2016-18, with talented gymnasts Meghan Oliver, Jayme Foreman and Kaitlyn Quinn.
Letter: Gun bans make us less safe To the editor: Two armed men wearing hoodies and masks broke into a Florida home and began viciously beating a man in front of his wife and 11-year-old daughter. His wife, eight months pregnant, …
Editorial: Out-of-towners on town boards, Warren's new brewpub Out-of-towners serving Warren Town Planner Bob Rulli was right to rescind his application to serve on the Bristol County Water Authority’s board of directors, after it was determined that as …
Letter: TCI will hurt business, add taxes and fuel exodus To the editor: The Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) is another “wonderful” idea promoted by our governor and the East Side (Providence) think tank in an attempt to extract …
Legal Notices
Warren Legal Notices – Feb. 26, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Feb. 26 edition of the Warren Times-Gazette.
Warren Legal Notices – Feb. 19, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Feb. 19 issue of the Warren Times-Gazette.

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