Thursday May 16
State Trooper Log: Assault, Burglary and Suspended License Arrests
Editor's note: The following reports were posted on the RI State Police website this week: Troopers arrest city man in West Greenwich for skipping court on Woonsocket assault charge, Lincoln reckless driving charge At 2:50 p.m. May 14, Troopers arrested Ricky Caro, age 28, of 565 Rathbun Street, Woonsocket, RI, for 1.) Providence Superior Court ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
RI Gas Prices Up Six Cents
AAA's May 13th survey of prices in Rhode Island found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $3.55 per gallon, six cents higher than last week.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Coventry Courier
Guthrie's CCFD bill passes Senate vote
Rep. Scott Guthrie shares a word with Coventry Town Council President Gary Cote at a meeting in April.
Mt. Hope Left Off Newsweek's List
Newsweek has ranked the high schools nationally , but the criteria the magazine used leaves Mt.
Local Senators Tour Coventry Neighborhoods Near Asphalt Plants
Sen. Juan M. Pichardo, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Housing & Municipal Government, joined Coventry Senators Leonidas P. Raptakis and Nicholas D. Kettle, also a member of the committee, in a visit with neighbors of Coventry asphalt plants near the Westwood Estates and Wood Estates neighborhoods.
Arrest Log: May 1-8: DUI, Bench Warrants and More
Dennis J. Allen, 51, 0 Lakeshore Dr., West Greenwich, arrested on a bench warrant issued from third district court on May 1 at 7:29 p.m. Thomas M. Caparco, 38, 54 Cactus Dr., Warwick, charged with driving after denial of license on May 1 at 5:17 p.m. Heidi L. Johnson, 30, 4 Sidney St., West Warwick, arrested on a bench warrant issued from third ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Five Things: Main Street Stroll, Mancuso At Town Hall
Main Street Stroll: The stroll comes just in time for Mother's Day and it's also Military Spouse Appreciation Night.
Wed May 08, 2013
Who Moved Up + Down: Rhode Island's Top High Schools 2013
The top spot in GoLocalProv's Top High Schools 4th annual ranking finally changed hands in 2013, as Narragansett High School took the #1 spot from three-time champion East Greenwich High School.
Installation of Solar Panels at Old Forbes Street Landfill to Start in June
Capping and grading the former Forbes Street landfill in Riverside so it can be turned into a 3.7 megawatt solar-energy field is well underway now after some "challenges." "It took the contractor longer than expected to remove 15 acres of trees that grew up through the landfill," said Jeanne Boyle, East Providence planning director.
Tue May 07, 2013
Coventry High School Left Off Newsweek's List
Newsweek has ranked the high schools nationally , but the criteria they used leaves Coventry High School off of their list.
Mon May 06, 2013
Mass. man gets 22 years for RI bank robbery
A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in federal prison for his role in a May 2011 bank robbery in Rhode Island.
The Providence Journal
R.I. to receive settlement from Amgen pricing lawsuit
Rhode Island's Medicaid program will receive $54,248 as part of an $11 million, nationwide settlement against Amgen, the pharmaceutical manufacturer with a plant in West Greenwich.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
This Week At the General Assembly
Efforts ongoing to address Central Coventry Fire District financial problems The financially troubled Central Coventry Fire District will be able to provide emergency services for several more weeks, the result of a $300,000 loan from the Town of Coventry .