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Revised Burr's Hill facility approved by Warren Town Council

The Warren Town Council voted 4-1 last week to approve a revised design for a multi-building recreational facility near the band shell at Burr’s Hill Park.
Warren becomes first in RI to ban public consumption of marijuana
Warren has become the first municipality in Rhode Island to codify a local ordinance outlawing the public consumption of recreational … Read More
Mayflower Wind launches virtual exhibition room
PORTSMOUTH — Mayflower Wind, the developer of an offshore wind energy lease area located off the coast of Massachusetts that could … Read More
Portsmouth: Mayflower Wind reps grilled about cable route
PORTSMOUTH — During an informational meeting before the Town Council Tuesday night, Mayflower Wind representatives were peppered … Read More
Warren's Folks Fest 2022 looks to be biggest yet
Between the free admission, the wide variety of live music, over 40 local art vendors with plenty to browse, and a selection of food … Read More
Mt. Hope student has a national-level voice
Mt. Hope High School junior Vic Bullard is joining the finest of the nation’s music students as one of only 15 Rhode Islanders … Read More
Touisset home sale is highest in Warren in 16 years
Residential Properties Ltd. recently announced the sale of 10 Stonegate Road in Warren for $1,895,000. RPL Sales Associate Alicia … Read More
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Tyler Bowe concert to benefit the arts, food ministry

Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River is holding a concert series, with shows every weekend in August.  Fall River native Tyler Bowe will be performing a benefit concert for the First …

Narrows Center August concerts: Pousette Dart Band

Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River is holding a concert series, with shows every weekend in August.  On Friday, August 19, rock/folk singer, songwriter and musician Jon …

Local art, music, food at Warren Folks Festival

Nonprofit arts organization The Collaborative is inviting the community to the sixth annual Warren Folks Festival on Saturday, August 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 30 Cutler Street in …
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Obituaries
Debra Beaulieu-Toste Debra Marie (Moitoso) Beaulieu-Toste, 49, of Richmond Street passed away on August 15, 2022 at home. She was the wife of Charles Toste. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of Lucia (Viveiros) M
Barbara Barton Barbara Gibbs Barton was born on October 12th, 1908. This week she passed peacefully at the remarkable age of 113. She was the daughter of Mabel (Collamore) and Harold Nelson Gibbs. Despite being an o
Etelvina Cordeiro Etelvina F. (Franco) Cordeiro, 97, of Andrews Court, passed away at home on August 14, 2022. She was the wife of Jose Cordeiro. Born in Aqua de Pau, São Miguel, Azores, she was the daughter of
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Sports
Bristol Warren 10U falls in state tourney after taking district title After an 8-4 conquering of Rumford delivered the Bristol Warren 10U Little League team a District 2 title and a trip to the state tournament, their story ended last week when the lost in the semi-final round to Cumberland by a score of 2-12.
Bristol Warren All-Stars fall to Portsmouth in finals Despite a valiant effort and great play throughout the District 2 Majors tournament, the Bristol Warren All-Stars ultimately fell to Portsmouth in the final round on Saturday at Bristol Memorial Field by a score of 8-4.
Portsmouth Major All-Stars advance to states (photos) BRISTOL — The Portsmouth Major Little League All-Stars are going to the state tournament.  They beat Bristol/Warren 8-4 on Saturday in Bristol for the District 2 Major All-Star …
Portsmouth all-stars edge Bristol-Warren, 3-2,  earn spot in finals Centerfielder Tyler Boyani belted a two-run homer and scored on a passed ball to lead the Portsmouth 12U all-stars over Bristol-Warren 3-2 in the winner’s bracket quarterfinal on Saturday …
Opinion
Letter: 'Time of Beauty' as summer carries on

I am sure you have noticed how an ordinary looking teenager suddenly changes into someone you want to look at again and again. I call it their time of beauty and that is what is happening in the Back …

Letter: What proof do I need? I know it all

I enjoy watching major league baseball games, and the Washington Nationals, the Nats, are my team. To date they’re in last place in the NL East Division with a record of 35-68 and are beginning …

Letter: Gun advocates’ claims are just myths

I read the letter “Shall not be infringed” with amusement and despair. I would like to address a few of the claims the writer made in his letter: 1. When did a …

Letter: Two observations concerning bicycle safety

As we look ahead to the fall, I have two major concerns about student safety while riding bicycles to school based on my observations this summer. 1. I have seen many young bicycle riders (and …

Letter: 'Shall not be misled' … on guns in America

I’m writing in response to a letter dated Aug. 3, entitled “Shall not be infringed.” I appreciate that the author took the time to reference some American history, specifically …

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