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Kent County Daily Times

Wizard salutatorian wins $1,000 scholarship

July 1, 2015

WEST WARWICK— The West Warwick Class of 2015’s Salutatorian, Samuel Leander, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees as part of the 20th Dunkin’ Donuts Scholarship Program.

The 17-year-old will be attending Yale University in the fall and was pushing a 4.4 grade point average after his four years at West Warwick High School.

Each recipient for all Dunkin’ Donuts scholarships is selected based on excellence in academics, leadership qualities and student’s community involvement.

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Anthony residents call for Palin's resignation

July 1, 2015

COVENTRY — A budget workshop for the Anthony Fire District was held Tuesday night in an effort to come up with ideas from both the board members and taxpayers regarding ways to save the fire district.

“We’re here to today to listen to suggestions for continuing fire service until some type of final resolution is completed,” said Anthony Fire Board Chairman Frank Palin. “There has been much disinformation tossed around which has appeared in the press and word of mouth.”

Station Memorial construction begins in coming weeks

June 30, 2015

WEST WARWICK— With the building permit from the Town of West Warwick in hand, the Station Fire Memorial will begin construction as soon as this week to remember the 100 victims who perished in the 2003 nightclub fire in Crompton.

President of the Station Fire Memorial Foundation, Gina Russo, said the first phase of the project could begin this week or next, with the start of cleanup on the Cowesett Avenue site of the former Station Night Club.

Anthony residents asked to attend meeting

June 30, 2015

COVENTRY — The members of the Anthony Fire District Board of Directors are asking everyone who is able to attend the budget workshop being held at 7 p.m. at the Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School Tuesday in an effort to present any ideas anyone may have to keep the fire district operating.
The meeting was suggested by board member John D’Onofrio, who stated at last week’s meeting that before any decision is made to dissolve, everyone in the community should come together and work on coming up with possible solutions through a budget workshop.

Harris Mill transformation complete

June 30, 2015

COVENTRY— The Harris Mill that was built in the mid 1800’s has been renovated into 150 apartments and a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate its completion. The Harris Mill Lofts is the sixth mill renovation into luxury lofts by Brady Sullivan Properties in Rhode Island.

The property now has more than 150 apartments that range in size studio to three bedroom town houses. The apartment community offers amenities that include a fitness center, indoor basketball court, game room and outdoor patio.

 

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