In the children’s book that he published with his daughter earlier this year, Kevin Cronan has woven some of what he’s learned through his own experiences with loved ones into a heartwarming story meant to help families navigate Alzheimer’s disease.
COVENTRY — Strolling through the parking lot of DAI Restore on a balmy evening earlier this week was like taking a trip down memory lane.
WEST WARWICK — In the center of town, on a piece of land just outside American Legion Post 2, a park installed nearly 90 years ago honors those who have answered the call to serve. The park means a lot to a lot of people, but it’s clear by walking through it that time has taken its toll.
As the state prepares to launch adult recreational-use marijuana sales, voters in Coventry and West Warwick this November will get a say in whether or not to allow the retail sale and cultivation of cannabis in their own communities.
Paul Hartley was one day shy of turning 50 when he received a diagnosis that would change his life.
COVENTRY — After rejecting the first Fiscal Year 2023 municipal budget proposed to them, voters in Coventry have given approval to an alternate budget.
COVENTRY — Two months after rejecting the municipal budget originally proposed to them, voters in Coventry will head to the polls again today to let their voices be heard regarding an alternate budget for the fiscal year that began July 1.
COVENTRY — Several relics of the Arkwright and Harris mills’ early days, each with its own story to tell, have come to rest at the Pawtuxet Valley Preservation and Historical Society.
WEST WARWICK — At the Pawtuxet Valley’s newest eatery, the food is served with a side of nostalgia.
WEST WARWICK — Stigmatization can be incredibly harmful, Sarah Edwards said Thursday, standing at the edge of the Majestic Gazebo. And the stigmas surrounding homelessness, substance-use disorder and mental illness in some cases can cause even more damage to people struggling, she said, than…
WEST WARWICK — An infusion of federal funds will help law enforcement agencies across Rhode Island become better equipped to respond safely and effectively to mental health crises.
WEST WARWICK — After serving close to 800 children through its Christmas Blessings program last December, Christian Hill Community Church is working to ensure yet another bright holiday season for children in West Warwick and beyond.
WEST WARWICK — For around 25 years, residents of West Warwick have been opening their doors to Rob Geoffroy.
COVENTRY — The streets of Wood Estates were awash with red, white and blue Monday morning, as neighbors and friends gathered for the residents association's annual Fourth of July parade.
WEST WARWICK — They gather at Ray’s Poly-Clean to sip coffee and tell stories about the good old days.
Summertime is upon us, and with it come all the best warm-weather traditions: backyard cookouts with family, lazy days at the beach, and outdoor concerts among friends and neighbors.
With just over four months to go until the 2022 General Election, Rhode Islanders hoping to serve their communities on local town councils, school committees and in the General Assembly this week officially filed their declarations of candidacy.
PROVIDENCE — With the General Assembly’s approval of the latest in a series of bills targeting Coventry’s troubled sewer program, Coventry homeowners facing sewer assessments will now be given the option to pay them in installments over a 30-year period.
WEST WARWICK — An event this Saturday, the first of its kind to be held locally, will celebrate the diversity of all those who call West Warwick home.
WEST WARWICK — This weekend, a much loved tradition will return to the grounds of St. Anthony Church.
COVENTRY — Hoping to come up with a budget that taxpayers could get behind after last month's failed referendum, the Coventry Town Council this week approved an alternate Fiscal Year 2023 budget with cuts totaling $339,000.
COVENTRY — Jonathan Pascua has a grand vision for Coventry.
COVENTRY — At the Coventry Town Hall, a rainbow flag flies proud.
KINGSTON — During a high school career defined by pandemic-era uncertainty, Coventry’s class of 2022 demonstrated kindness, initiative, selflessness and a willingness to work together, according to the school leaders who were there to witness it.
WEST WARWICK — After months without a permanent town planner, the West Warwick Town Council voted unanimously this week to appoint Marilyn Shellman to what the town manager called a “very important position."
COVENTRY — In the days leading up to her high school graduation, Paris Charbonneau could hardly believe that her time in the Coventry Public Schools would soon come to an end.
COVENTRY — As she prepares to leave the Ocean State for Indiana, Delaney Reynolds is eager to step outside of her comfort zone.
COVENTRY — Outside the Coventry Town Hall, a green and red flag stands in celebration of Portuguese culture and traditions, and of the heritage shared by many in the Pawtuxet Valley.
PROVIDENCE — On Friday night, 193 graduating Wizards dressed in shiny caps and gowns crossed the stage of the Veterans Memorial Auditorium to collect the diplomas that they’d worked for years to achieve.
WEST WARWICK — An old mill building in the heart of Arctic Village, its window panes broken or boarded over, is getting a new lease on life.
WEST WARWICK — During her time at West Warwick High School, Mae D’Ambra has come to realize something.
WEST WARWICK — As he considers what’s to come, Ethan Aggor is sure of at least one thing: his time at Yale University will be “the next best four years” of his life.
WEST WARWICK — A grant from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will be used to expand the Crompton Playground into an accessible recreation area that offers something for everyone.
COVENTRY — At 1075 Main Street, before the town-owned building that most recently housed the police department, a large monument pays tribute to hundreds from Coventry who served in World War II.
COVENTRY — By a vote of 817 to 719, Coventry’s taxpayers voted during Thursday’s all-day referendum to reject the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget, a spending plan whose theme, according to Town Manager Benjamin Marchant, was “a commitment to quality community services.”
COVENTRY — With help from pandemic relief funds, a symbol of Coventry's past is on track to getting a much-needed makeover.
WEST WARWICK — When Giselle Rivera decided to study Spanish in school, it was with the hope of coming closer to her own Hispanic roots while connecting with the world beyond her hometown.
COVENTRY — Coventry wouldn’t be the town it is if not for the numerous organizations that strive to preserve its history, or offer recreational activities for its youth, or care for its residents — and an event held Monday let local officials prove just how much those efforts are appreciated.
WEST WARWICK — On a sunny May morning, community members gathered at the monument outside the West Warwick Fraternal Order of Police Lodge for a memorial service held to honor members of law enforcement who have passed away.
WEST WARWICK — An event held last week in the media center at West Warwick High School invited a group of around 30 students to put their knowledge of personal finance to the test.
WEST WARWICK — Each week, hundreds of people from Rhode Island and beyond visit the building at 15 Factory Street to stock up on groceries for only a small donation, no questions asked.
In an old cemetery off of Tiogue Avenue, many of the gravestones had seen better days. Some sat crooked in the ground; several had been broken into pieces. But on Saturday, a group of dedicated volunteers set out to revitalize the historic site.
COVENTRY — Residents of Coventry’s District 1 have made their decision, and Ana Isabel dos Reis-Couto will be the one to join the four current members of the Coventry School Committee.
WEST WARWICK — An event that took place over the weekend at the Pawtuxet Valley Preservation and Historical Society headquarters was one for the history books.
WEST WARWICK — Early on in his career with Cumberland Farms, Steve Genovesi knew that he would be in it for the long haul.
COVENTRY — With just a couple of months to go before it’s projected to run out of money, the Central Coventry Fire District is hoping for an infusion of funds from the state to keep it from collapsing.
COVENTRY — Coventry Regional Career and Technical Center nabbed more medals than ever before during this year’s SkillsUSA Rhode Island Championships, with 29 students awarded medals in gold, silver or bronze after demonstrating expertise in competitions that invited them to showcase their va…
COVENTRY — In April of 2019, Melissa Salvas opened the doors to Flawless Beauty at 53 Sandy Bottom Road. Three years later, her small business having grown to offer everything from microblading to Botox to haircare, Salvas has made the move to a much larger space next door.
COVENTRY — Coventry's town manager this week presented his proposed Fiscal Year 2023 municipal budget, a $114.4 million spending plan that calls for a 2.75 percent increase in revenue from property taxes.
WEST WARWICK — The Rhode Island House speaker stood Saturday morning before a large screen, his hand resting on the tactical belt at his waist. Joseph Shekarchi was unsure how the video scenario projected before him would play out, and he needed to be prepared for anything.