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Coventry, Rhode Island is located in Kent County. Zip codes in Coventry, RI include 02816, and 02827. The median home price in Coventry is $219,500 which is roughly $146/per square foot. More Coventry information.

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16 hrs ago | Patch.com

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.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

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.

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Patch.com

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.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Patch.com

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.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

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.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Turnto10.com

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.

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Patch.com

Hearings on Future of CCFD Being Held Today

The future of the Central Coventry Fire District is being addressed at the State House today.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Go Local

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.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Turnto10.com

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Scott Ferguson was arraigned and charged with three counts of unlawful appropriation over $1,000 and one count of fraudulent checks over $1,500.

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Patch.com

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.

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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.

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Warwickonline.com

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.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Warwickonline.com

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.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Patch.com

Letter: What to Do if Someone is Overdosing

As part of a state-wide effort to address the rising rates of deaths from overdoses of opiate-based drugs, the Coventry Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force would like to educate all Coventry residents about what to do if someone you know is addicted to an opiate, needs treatment or is overdosing.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Patch.com

The Central Coventry - Alternate Fire/Rescue Plan

Due to Liquidation an Alternate Plan has been Established Initially the elected Central Coventry Board of Directors was assigned by the court to produce an Alternate Plan.

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The Phoenix

Farewell, pot bust photos

So, this week in The Providence Phoenix , we are hereby sending the accompanying photo - both a recent local example of what we mean when we say "marijuana bust photograph" and a symbolic stand-in for an entire genre of news photography - somewhere warm and sunny to live out the rest of its days away from the public eye.

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