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The Warren Planning Board on Monday rejected a plan to build a three-lot subdivision on one of the last stretches of undeveloped waterfront land in Touisset. The board voted 4 to 1 Monday night to … more
Early Rhode Island’s reliance on, and enrichment by, the slave trade helped shape nearly every town from South County to Newport, Providence and Warren. Now two new projects, one in Warren and … more
Acres of topsoil have been stripped and trucked away from Mt. Hope High School at the start of a $2.7 million project to channel water and improve drainage on the school campus. Passersby on Naomi … more
A 13-year-old student at the Highlander Charter School on Market Street is facing charges this week after a teacher allegedly overheard him threatening to “shoot up the school.” Warren Police … more
Recently, we have seen film crews in town and solar companies flocking to Warren to take advantage of open land and all the fruits the Warren economy bears. As an attorney experienced in municipal … more
Barrington topped Mt. Hope 5-3 in the 16th annual JP Medeiros Jr. Memorial Cup hockey game on Tuesday night. The game is in memory of John Paul Medeiros Jr., a standout hockey player and former … more
Saturday morning's high tide shortly after 8 a.m. covered stretches of Poppasquash Road in Bristol. Some motorists turned around, others drove through slowly, subjecting their cars to a salt water … more
Warren police are investigating an alleged sexual assault by an Uber driver. Warren Deputy Police Chief Roy Borges said a West Street woman and a male companion called the online ride service to get … more
Thousands of East Bay residents are without power Saturday morning, as National Grid crews struggle to restore service on the heels of a fierce nor’easter that saw wind gusts here as high as 60 … more
Monday, April 16A man complained that someone sideswiped his car on Main Street.Police got a call about a man in a hooded sweatshirt carrying a television down Seymour Street. Police checked it out … more
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