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Local Business Development Day

October 9, 2018
State Representatives Glenn Holmes and Michael J. O'Brien, State Senator Sean O'Brien, and the Ohio Department of Administrative Services are teaming up to present Local Business Development Day on Friday, October 19. The program will feature seminars, workshops, and opportunities to learn about resources available to small businesses, minority-owned businesses, female-owned businesses and veteran-owned businesses. The ...

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Warren Homecoming Weekend 2018

September 17, 2018

Join us for Warren Homecoming 2018 this Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23! Numerous events will bring residents downtown and draw natives from far-flung corners of the nation back to the place they're proud to call home.


For a list of featured events, please see WarrenWire and Warren Homecoming Weekend on Facebook.

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Thank You for Welcoming The Wall That Heals!

August 20, 2018
The City of Warren would like to thank the staff of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, and all the local residents who helped organize the arrival and setup of The Wall That Heals at Packard Music Hall recently. Hundreds of citizens came out to pay their respects while The Wall was on site, learning more about our local connection to this memorial: 60 of the service members who sacrificed their lives during the Vietnam ...

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Warren Community Amphitheatre Hosts Yo-Yo Ma

August 14, 2018
The City of Warren extends its heartfelt thanks to Yo-Yo Ma, the Kennedy Center, and all the musicians, artists, volunteers and sponsors who treated Mahoning Valley residents to an unforgettable evening on August 13! Joining the Warren Philharmonic and Youngstown Symphony Orchestras at Warren Community Amphitheatre, the world renowned cellist delivered a classical music presentation to a packed audience.
Together ...

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Best Western Park Hotel Recognized as a Customer Care Champion

June 1, 2018
The Best Western Park Hotel on North Park Avenue received the Champion Customer Care Award at Best Western Hotels & Resorts' District VII Meeting held recently in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This honor is bestowed upon those member properties that demonstrate and best exemplify exceptional levels of service and care. The hotels must also meet quality and design standards and other membership requirements to qualify ...

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City of Willoughby Studies Warren Community Amphitheatre

May 30, 2018

On Wednesday, May 30, Willoughby Mayor Robert Fiala and staff paid us a visit to study the Warren Community Amphitheatre! The City of Willoughby is looking at building its own amphitheatre, and Mayor Fiala heard about how well the Warren Community Amphitheatre is maintained and operated. Welcome to Warren, Mayor Fiala -- we hope you enjoyed your visit!


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Street Sweeping Progress Report

May 14, 2018

The highlighted areas of the map below show the streets in the City of Warren that have been swept already this year. Street sweeping in the City will be ongoing until October 31st.


View the street sweeping progress map.

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Cockeye BBQ Finds Success in eBay Program

May 13, 2018

Representatives from eBay visited Warren on Wednesday, May 9 for a luncheon with local merchants at Cockeye BBQ on Parkman Road. As a result of the recent partnership with eBay, Cockeye BBQ's award-winning sauce has already begun selling to customers in Germany. We look forward to the success of all our Warren merchants with eBay!


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Diversity Day 2018

February 14, 2018

On Tuesday, February 13, Mayor Franklin participated in the UAW Local 1112's Civil/Human Rights Committee's Diversity Day Celebration in honor of Black History Month at the GM Lordstown facility. It was an honor to be a part of this wonderful event!


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Mayor Franklin Speaks at John F. Kennedy Upper Campus

February 5, 2018

On Monday, February 5, Mayor Franklin was the guest speaker at the "Wolves of Warren" Business Club at John F. Kennedy Upper Campus. Mayor Franklin spoke to the club about the eBay partnership with Akron, and the students presented him with a plaque in appreciation of his visit. Many thanks to Gannon Fridley for the invitation!


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Remembrance of Memphis Sanitation Workers

February 1, 2018
On the morning of February 1, 2018, City of Warren employees and elected officials gathered for a moment of reflection in honor of two African American sanitation workers who lost their lives to dangerous working conditions in Memphis, Tennessee. After the tragic incident claimed the lives of Echol Cole and Robert Walker on February 1, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. joined the Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike. This ...

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Warren, Akron Partner with eBay for Retail Revival

January 25, 2018
Mayor Franklin recently joined Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and Devin Wenig, CEO of eBay, to announce eBay's "Retail Revival" initiative. The Cities of Warren and Akron have been chosen as pilot communities for the program, which will provide small businesses with an e-commerce platform and marketing assistance.
Pictured from left to right: City of Warren Mayor Doug Franklin; eBay CEO Devin Wenig; and City of Akron ...

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2017 ''Healthy Community'' Award

November 27, 2017
The City of Warren is the proud recipient of the 2017 Healthy Community Award! This is an outcome of our community's long-running effort to promote physical activity and improve nutrition.
Our thanks to everyone who takes important steps to make Warren a Healthy Community! Special thanks to Jenna Amerine (pictured here with Mayor Franklin), Health Educator & Creating Healthy Communities Program Director for ...

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Residents Say ''Thank You'' For Road Repairs

October 30, 2017
Fifth Street was improved as part of the 2017 OPWC / CDBG Road Program. The project resurfaced portions of Parkman Road N.W., Moncrest Drive N.W., Hall Street N.W., Paige Avenue N.E., Perkinswood Boulevard N.E., Arbor Avenue S.E., Central Parkway S.E., Fifth Street S.W., Parkman Road S.W., and Martin Luther King Avenue S.W.  The cost of the project was $694,000. State funds from the Ohio Public Works Commission ...

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