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A national calling: Why education is a civil right

A two-day event hosted in New York City called upon generations of activists, celebrities, artists, educators and students to reflect on the achievements and efforts of past and present changemakers. …
It's back on! BCWA completes Cross Bay Pipeline repair
Seven months after its Cross Bay Pipeline sprung a leak, Bristol County Water Authority officials flipped a switch at the Port of … Read More
Mt. Hope student innovators are ‘Go For Launch’
The first weekend in November, four local high school students, including freshman Shivani Mehta and sophomores Mikayla Hudon, … Read More
Good news, bad news for Bristol Warren in state assessments
The good news is that many Bristol Warren elementary students are performing well. “The students at Rockwell [Elementary School], in … Read More
Warren police logs: Two arrests this past week
Monday, Nov. 4 Police assisted with a disabled school bus on Touisset Road. John R. MacGovern, 56, of Bristol, was picked up on … Read More
Brice named permanent superintendent in Bristol Warren
Dr. Jonathan Brice was appointed as the permanent full time Superintendent of the Bristol Warren Regional School District Tuesday … Read More
In Portsmouth: Becoming a part of the solution on vaping
PORTSMOUTH — Islanders filled the Portsmouth Middle School library last Thursday, Nov. 7, as they gathered for a panel discussion … Read More
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Obituaries
Charles W. Lake, 77, Riverside Charles W. " Chic" Lake, 77, of Riverside, died Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Hope Hospice in Providence. He was the husband of Mary (Carvalho) Lake. Chic was born in Attleboro, Ma., a son of the …
Ramon F. Camara, 88, Bristol Ramon F. Camara passed away peacefully at his home in Bristol, RI on November 12, 2019, at 88 years. Born in Warren, RI, he was the beloved son of the late Hilda (Proulx) Camara and the late Frank …
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Sports
East Bay Warriors make it to Final Four The East Bay U10 Warriors have made it the Rhode Island/Southeastern Massachusetts (RISMA) Final Four this coming weekend, following the team's 14-0 victory over Middletown this past Saturday in …
Mt. Hope tennis team wins D-II state championship Eva White, the Mt. Hope tennis team’s No. 4 singles player, came back to win in three sets and clinch the Division II state championship for the Huskies at Slater Park on Saturday afternoon. It …
Huskies play soccer double header for senior night Angela Lee scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Mt. Hope girls soccer team over Lincoln, 6-2 at Vendituoli Field on Wednesday evening. Jovi Goldstein, Maya Demello, Leah Oliver, and Tori …
Opinion
Editorial: Bristol-Warren's hiring fast-track The Bristol Warren Regional School District has a new (permanent) superintendent, and most people will not be surprised to see it’s the guy who’s been at the forefront of district …
Letter: Suicide prevention barriers on bridges save lives To the editor: As a lifelong East Bay resident, I have always enjoyed the beauty of Narragansett Bay. But behind this cozy New England life, the beauty is often marred by the sound of helicopters …
Letter: Crowley continues to put the cart before the horse Joseph Crowley’s recent letter, entitled  “The real problem with our schools is poverty,” continues a theme that he pursued in two previous letters. As I noted in a previous …
Legal Notices
Warren Legal Notices – Nov. 6, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 6 Warren Times-Gazette.
Warren Legal Notices – Oct. 30, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 30 Warren Times-Gazette.
Warren Legal Notices – Oct. 16, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Oct. 16 Warren Times-Gazette.

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