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Did Warren's ARPA spending align with residents' wishes?

We examined the purchases made with Warren's $3.14M in Covid relief money and matched it against a resident survey taken prior to any of that spending. How did it match up?
‘Aquapalooza’ forcing closure of 700-acre shellfish area
PORTSMOUTH — Once again, the R.I. Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) is not taking any chances on shellfish grounds … Read More
Liberty Street development gets second approval in Warren
Amidst an ongoing legal appeal from a neighbor, plan for 20-unit development moves ahead, but with a laundry list of conditions. Read More
CCRI launches initial table games dealer training course
The Community College of Rhode Island, as part of its partnership with Bally’s Corporation, is launching its first course specific … Read More
R.I.’s median home price reaches a record high
Despite a 32 percent increase in the number of single-family homes on the market since June of last year, the median price of Rhode … Read More
Tizzy K's serves up 1,000 free scoops at new Warren location
The unique cereal ice cream business that started at Hope & Main and grew a fandom from a shipping container in Providence now has a … Read More
Warren PD: Two arrests, a dumpster fire, and a bad trip
Warren Police made two arrests and responded to a call after someone apparently had a bad reaction to mushrooms. 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
Michael McArdle Our beloved brother, Michael, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving siblings on Monday, July 22, 2024. Michael charmed many with his "Devil may care" attitude, his Irish whit and his loyal
Timothy Pendergast Timothy Shaw Pendergast woke early on July 9, 2024, struggling to breathe. His wife, Paula, called 911, but by the time they arrived, he was fading and soon he stopped breathing and the EMTs could not
Catherine Martin Katie Martin|Our beloved Catherine "Katie" Ruth Martin,48, passed away peacefully on May 24, at home with her friends and family by her side after a long illness. Katie was born on November 21, 1
Sports
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 District title.
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.
Opinion
Letter: Wind power foes should ponder where energy comes from

To the editor: As I drive around some of the high-rent areas of the island, I see huge single-family homes, with perfectly kept lawns and hedges. It would be reasonable to assume that their …

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 …

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