Friday, February 8, 2013
DPW Director John Massed spoke with Bristol-Warren Patch on Friday just before the heavies snowfall moved into the area.
The accompanying video shows the scene at the Warren Department of Public Works just before noon on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, as crews readied for Winter Storm Nemo to hit the area. Stay with Patch for up-to-date information throughout the storm. Follow along on Bristol-Warren Patch's Winter Storm Center for updates throughout. Want to get the day's top headlines in your email each morning? Sign up for our newsletter.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Stay up to date with the latest on this weekend's blizzard.
Thursday, February 7
Get all the latest forecasts, closings, cancellations and more on the major blizzard bearing down on Bristol and Warren and expected to hit Friday night into Saturday. Monday, Feb. 11 11:35 a.m. — Sunday, Feb. 10 5:35 p.m. — The Warren shelter has been moved from Kickemuit Middle School to the Senior Center below Town Hall, Lt. Roland Brule said in an email message. "It will remain open as long as any resident needs it for heat," Brule wrote. 5 p.m. — Slightly fewer than 5,200 customers remain without power, well below the 13,000 reported Sunday morning, according to National Grid. In a statement, the utility company announced full power could be restored as early as tonight. 4:30 p.m. — Warren Police Lt. Roland Brule, in an email …
Monday, December 27, 2010
Local businesses and residents carry on with normal plans after snow storm.
In Warren, Main Street was cleared of snow by Monday morning at 10:30, but passing cars were few and far between. Most people out on the streets were there to scrape cars and shovel walkways, though many of the sidewalks and driveways remained untouched. Former Town Council member Joe DePasquale pushed through the knee deep snow on Jefferson Street outside the Armory building with his snow blower. As he has been doing for years, DePasquale had already made sure any spots on Main Street that weren't yet shoveled were cleared. In downtown, several businesses were already open including Delekta's Pharmacy, Subway, Dunkin' Donuts and Cumberland Farms. Billy Manzo, Jr., co-owner of Federal Hill Pizza, said it took him an hour to drive from …