Coventry Citizens Group: Don't Put Fire District Under State Control
A Coventry citizens group said lawmakers shouldn't put the Central Coventry Fire District under state control.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Nino's on Lake Tiogue For Sale
The Coventry banquet hall Nino's on Lake Tiogue is up for sale. NBC 10 reported owner Charlie Cunha's wife recently passed away and he's awaiting a closing date.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Police Log: Drugs Found, Canoe Stolen, DUIs, Fraud
LANDORD ISSUE North Kingstown Police responded to a Main Street apartment on April 7 after a landlord said she was having issues with a tenant who was six weeks behind on rent and caught smoking in her apartment, which is a lease violation.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
2 win $300,000 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships
A project to start a culinary hub and another to create a high-end digital fabric printing facility are the two winners of this year's $300,000 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships.
Coventry Man Charged with Cocaine Possession after Traffic Stop
A 29-year-old Coventry man is facing felony narcotics possession charges after he was caught with a small amount of the drug after a traffic stop on Wednesday.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Suspect in Robberies, Police Chase, Indicted by Statewide Grand Jury
A man who led police on a high speed chase after robbing convenience stores in Cranston and Coventry with a juvenile in January was indicted by the Statewide Grand Jury today on first- and second-degree robbery, eluding police and firearms charges.
Coventry Woman Trying to Save Paralyzed Puppy
A Coventry woman is trying to raise money to save her paralyzed puppy. "Angel" is a six-month-old Samoyed.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Guthire Bill would Offer Tax Breaks for Mill, Manufacturing Rehab Projects
The old red-brick mill may have played a vital role in the region's history and development, but many of those manufacturing facilities still standing today in Rhode Island have experienced high vacancy rates and physical deterioration.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
RI man charged with molestation, child porn
State and Coventry police say 21-year-old Andrew King of Lincoln was arrested Wednesday, two days after a relative of the boy told authorities that the boy had received numerous suspicious text messages from King.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Digging Deeper: Police union votes to reject pension settlement
Tom Jones is one of the 254 former and current police officers who voted against a proposed settlement that would have ended the legal fight over Rhode Island's 2011 landmark pension overhaul.
Hearings on Future of CCFD Being Held Today
The future of the Central Coventry Fire District is being addressed at the State House today.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Michael Riley: RI Municipal Pension Study Comm. Is in Failure Mode
In light of Narragansett and West Warwick's recent press reports summarizing their respective action and funding improvement plans, I was moved to review how this commission - which was born out of crisis - could have turned into such a disaster.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Bone Marrow Match Found for Tyler Seddon
Two bone marrow matches have been found for Tyler Seddon , the 7-year-old Pascoag boy has earned the support of law enforcement agencies across the country in his fight against leukemia.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Scott Ferguson was arraigned and charged with three counts of unlawful appropriation over $1,000 and one count of fraudulent checks over $1,500.
Police Log: DUIs, Stolen Phone, Car Entered, a Ride Home
DUIs Police charged Zachary Alan Cimaglia, 21, of 25 Chandler Drive, Coventry, with driving under the influence and refusing a chemical March 21 at 10:04 p.m. Police said Cimaglia was stopped on Post Road after he was topped for speeding and changing lanes without using a turn signal.
Coventry Contractor Charged with Bilking Clients out of $90,000
The Rhode Island State Police have charged a Coventry general contractor with several felonies after he allegedly took $90,000 from clients he promised to do work for but never completed the jobs.
Jobs agenda carries Mattiello's election
OATH OF OFFICE: Following his election as speaker, Rep. Nicholas Mattiello takes the oath of office as administered by Superior Court Presiding Justice Alice Gibney.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Showdown set for Speaker's post
Following the stunning developments that led to the resignation of Gordon Fox as Speaker of the state's House of Representatives, a showdown over who will become the chamber's next leader is set to culminate today.