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Kent County Daily Times

Coventry voters head to poll to pick pols

September 10, 2014

COVENTRY— Coventry residents casted their vote during the statewide primary races for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State and General Treasurer. For District 29 (Coventry, West Greenwich) residents, they had to vote between Joe Allen and Sherry Roberts for Town Representative who will then run against incumbent Lisa Tomasso in the November election.

In Coventry, Sherry Roberts (64.7 percent) defeated Joe Allen (35.3 percent) for the District 29 town representative seat.

Naked dancers shut down bar for a week

September 10, 2014

COVENTRY— A Coventry bar has been suspended from business for one week due to a complaint that reported nude dancers seen on the rear deck of the building. Bella’s Sports Bar on Main Street has now been before the town council three times for violating ordinances on separate occasions.

Coventry Police Chief Bryan Volpe, spoke at last night’s town council meeting about the report that the Coventry Police Department responded to during a night in August. Volpe recommended to the council that the business be closed for one week.

Khia Lake, missing teen, found safe

September 4, 2014

WEST WARWICK— The 14-year-old West Warwick girl, Khia Lake, has been found safe, as confirmed with Lake’s mother, Serenity Fague and with the West Warwick Police Department. She was missing for two weeks.

Fague did not disclose any other details because she said she doesn’t know the specifics yet herself. According to Fague, the FBI had found her daughter.

On family member of Lake’s, Raymond Robbio, Facebook page stated that the teen is currently at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and will release more information on a later date.

Missing teen's family speaks as they search

August 28, 2014

WEST WARWICK— Stocked with plenty of water and snacks, the family of Khia Lake spent their day searching at a playground on Potowomut Road in Warwick, near Goddard Park, for the 14-year-old who has been missing for one week. Mother, aunt and grandmother of Lake posted flyers of Lake’s description and photo around the same place she was found the first time she went missing.

WWPD cops dispute web ranking

August 28, 2014

WEST WARWICK— A recent report from Law Street, a website-based organization geared towards reporting factual information on law and public policy, has ranked West Warwick as the fourth most dangerous town in the state. Rhode Island was ranked the 38th most dangerous state in the country, according to statistics Law Street used from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s most recent Uniform Crime Report: Crime in the United States 2012.

 

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