Coventry Town Council votes unanimously against petition to amend residential lot to general business
Photo: Laura Paton Legendary tennis coach Andy Carr with former players of the South Kingstown boys tennis team gather for a group photo during his retirement party in Narragansett last Sunday. For a full story see Sports, page B1.
Budget calls for 3.39% increase in local appropriation; joint budget work session scheduled for next week
WEST WARWICK — Thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, firefighters in West Warwick now have in their arsenal one more tool to keep them safe while on the scene of a fire. “It’s just another layer of safety that we have at our disposal,” Battalion Chief Eric Norberg s…
Councilors offer job to Daniel Parrillo Jr., personnel director in Cranston and former Johnston PD deputy chief
Month-long effort helps put books in the hands of Rhode Island kids
Application includes plan for new elementary school
COVENTRY — The Coventry Historic Preservation Commission is on a mission to have the areas of Arkwright-Harris and Greene added to the nation’s official list of historic places worthy of preservation.
COVENTRY — Three men were arrested in Coventry late last week for going on a “spending spree” using counterfeit bills, police said Tuesday.
COVENTRY — Last week, a group of local Girl Scouts got a valuable lesson in democracy during a visit to Coventry’s Council Chambers.
Local Girl Scouts work toward democracy badge with visit to town hall
Councilors will look back at candidates from last town manager search, post job to find new person for the role
WEST WARWICK — The Christmas trees that just weeks ago stood decorated in homes across West Warwick will soon be set ablaze during the town’s first-ever Winter Festival.
Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England kicks off 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season
COVENTRY — While the town grapples with what to do about its aging school facilities, the Coventry Town Council has endorsed a project proposal that, among other things, calls for the construction of a brand new elementary school.
Coventry Public Schools was one of four school districts in the state selected to benefit from a $10 million federal grant aimed at recruiting and retaining mental health service providers in order to bolster students' wellbeing, the governor announced Friday.
W. Warwick's Truss, team to play for national championship tonight
Firefighters in Coventry, West Warwick see record number of calls in '22
COVENTRY — After removing them from unsanitary living conditions on New Year’s Day, Coventry Animal Control is currently seeking homes for nearly two dozen dogs.
COVENTRY — On the heels of the town finance director’s resignation, and in the midst of an investigation into the town manager’s handling of municipal finances, an interim finance director has been named in Coventry.
COVENTRY — For decades, Summit General Store was a place where residents of western Coventry and beyond went to do their shopping, grab a sandwich, collect their mail and catch up with old friends. After 55 years in business, the general store, a reminder of the days when similar establishme…
Laughing at the past: New book recounts the funny stories of a group of guys who grew up in Windsor Park
WEST WARWICK — When he looks back at the antics of his youth — at the silly things he and his friends did while growing up in Windsor Park — Paul Johnson can’t help but see the humor.
Nearly 400 families, 860 children served by Christmas Blessings
WWHA residents get ready for Christmas
By MATTHEW DALY, MICHAEL PHILLIS, JENNIFER McDERMOTT and MADDIE BURAKOFF
Additional $20K needed for consultants due to unanticipated work; money will come from town's ARPA funds
Community members flocked to the Guy L. Lefebvre Community Center Friday evening for a holiday celebration put on each December by the Coventry Parks and Recreation Department. The event featuring festive music, various vendors, food trucks, the annual lighting of the Christmas tree, and a v…
Hopkins Hill, Tiogue would be brought together in new building under proposed facilities plan
Longtime Rhode Island police officer retires after busy career
WEST WARWICK — For some 40 years, the scouts of Troop 31 Crompton have sold Christmas trees to raise funds for summer camp. The annual tree stand was always highly anticipated, an event that community members looked forward to each holiday season as they prepared to decorate their homes for …
WEST WARWICK — Outside of the American Legion Post 2, dozens gathered Friday morning to pay homage to those who have served in the U.S. armed forces.
COVENTRY — In September, when the Central Coventry Fire District couldn’t afford to pay its firefighters, the Coventry Fire District stepped in to help.
WEST WARWICK — David Gosselin Jr., Maribeth Williamson and Jason Messier will each serve another four-year term on the West Warwick Town Council, according to preliminary results from Tuesday’s general election.
COVENTRY — From electing Jonathan Pascua to the town council, to approving nearly every charter change proposed to them, voters in Coventry let their voices be heard during the election Tuesday.
WEST WARWICK — In the summer of 1962, 25 West Warwick residents submitted to the town clerk a petition calling for a local housing authority to be established.
WEST WARWICK — Representatives from Intel dropped by West Warwick High School Friday morning to deliver some very exciting news to members of the school community.
COVENTRY — For Lorenzo Quiles, there’s no place like the football field.
WEST WARWICK — Outside Greenbush Elementary School, students filled the sidewalk, cheering loudly as they held handmade signs high in the air.
WEST WARWICK — Outside Station 4, where a memorial stands for those West Warwick firefighters who have passed away, two new names have been etched into the stone.“It means the world,” Suzanne Sousa said of seeing her husband’s name added to the memorial.Ronald Sousa, who was 81 when he died …
COVENTRY — Among the carved pumpkins and the decorated trunks, a headless figure rode atop a horse Saturday evening through the grounds of Camp Westwood.
WEST WARWICK — In an effort to make itself more accessible to all West Warwick residents, the West Warwick Public Library has decided to go “fine free.”
WEST WARWICK — Outside Station 4, where a memorial stands for those West Warwick firefighters who have passed away, two new names have been etched into the stone.
COVENTRY — One of Coventry’s most well-known landmarks, a bridge that connects the town’s past to its present, has a fresh new look.
WEST WARWICK — The West Warwick High School Players will be among the first school groups in the world to stage the full-length “Frozen” musical — an opportunity that the high school’s music coordinator has touted as “once in a lifetime.”
You might say that Christine “Tacos” Blandino has spent her career building up to this moment.
COVENTRY — After much thought, the superintendent of Coventry Public Schools has decided to step away from the role he’s held for the last six years, making way for the current assistant superintendent to take over.
COVENTRY — If ever Jim Spearman was needed, Timothy Printer said of his grandfather, there was one place where he could almost certainly be tracked down.
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.