Kent County Newswire

Kent County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kent County, RI.

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  1. Kent County's youngest killer, abusive mom appealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 |

    ... graphic autopsy photo should not have been presented to the jury, saying it was unfairly prejudicial. The Kent County Prosecutor's Office has not filed a response yet. 24 Hour News 8 talked to Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker who says his office ...


  2. Spike in overdoses prompts stepped up reportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 |

    ... of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals; and General Assembly members representing Kent County met for a press conference on Thursday at the hospital. Alexander-Scott said the Kent area saw 16 overdoses between March 24 ...


  3. Last of offices closes at Buttonwoods CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 |

    ... community center but also has a new name. As of Monday the skills and youth center opened as the Learn to Earn Kent County Youth Center in Cowesett Plaza, 289 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. The two community action-based programs were the last to ...


  4. Milton man pleads guilty in Route 1...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Cape Gazette

    A Milton man pleaded guilty March 20 to crashing into a utility worker who was working along Route 1 in Kent County. The impact killed the worker at the scene.


  5. Gunderway pleads guilty to murder of - Captain Fredy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 |

    ... conspiracy charge carries a 10-year sentence. Silva's two sons and his ex-wife attended the 15-minute hearing at Kent County Court. Wearing a white long sleeve t-shirt and handcuffed, Gunderway appeared emotionless as Justice Stern read the terms of ...


  6. Beauty & Fashion | Kent County Hospital to Host Spring Fashion Show...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Go Local

    The Kent Hospital Breast Health Center and Women's Care Center are hosting a spring fashion show and luncheon titled "April in Paris." The event will take place on Saturday, April 8 at Quidnessett Country Club in North Kingstown.


  7. RIPTA detours routes during stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Route 29 (Kent County): Eastbound buses will not use hill on Highland Avenue. They will travel regular route to Main Street, stay on Main Street to turn right on Pleasant Street, then left on Highland and left on Main Street to resume regular route. ...


  8. Greenwood Credit offering free member education classesRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 |

    ... has a long history of providing high quality financial services to individuals and families throughout Warwick, Kent County, the State of Rhode Island and beyond. With over 56,000 members and a full range of banking products and services, Greenwood ...


  9. `Random stabbing` befuddles veteran policemanRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 |

    ... Garcia's life. The alleged attacker, Jacob Gallant, 41, of 457 Adamsville Road, Westport, Mass., appeared in Kent County Court Wednesday morning. He was held on $100,000 bail and remanded to the Adult Correctional Institutions. No plea was entered ...


  10. Warwick stabbing suspect to undergo competency evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... prime suspect in an attempted murder. At 5'4'' and 210 lbs. Gallant, originally from Westport, M.A. appeared in Kent County Court on Monday after confessing to stabbing a young Warwick Rite-Aid employee Sunday afternoon. "There was a lot of blood ...


  11. Music to enrich lives, revive memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 |

    ... ck Boys and Girls Club; $1,800 to the Women in Need program at Kent Hospital; $375 to the Literacy Volunteers of Kent County; $1,373.50 to The Kent Center; $1,500 to the Warwick Center for the Arts and $1,600 to the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center.


  12. Politics | Langevin Names Baffoni New Communications DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Go Local

    ... and to my constituents," said Langevin. Baffoni has spent the last three years as a news reporter, first at the Kent County Daily Times and currently at WPRO News Talk Radio, covering breaking news, political issues and editorials. Prior to that she ...


  13. West Warwick Police searching for missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    WEST WARWICK, R. I. The West Warwick Police Department is asking for help Tuesday evening, for a woman reported missing. Authorities say 46-year-old Melissa Verrecchia was last seen around 9:00 a.m., on Tollgate Road, in Warwick after being discharged from Kent County Hospital on January 24th, 2017.


  14. Search for a - Silent Hero'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 |

    Carcieri has found the names on the Internet of many "silent heroes" who died on the beaches of Normandy during the D-Day invasion, but she hopes to find a hero from Kent County, maybe even one from Warwick.


  15. Kent Center, Riverwood plan mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 |

    ... a broader geographical scope, resulting in a greater impact of community mental healthcare services throughout Kent County, Providence, and East Bay. The Kent Center has provided behavioral health services in the Warwick, West Warwick, East ...


  16. RIPTA announces bus detours during stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... are still running although nearly a dozen routes are being detoured due to the snow storm on Saturday. Route 29 (Kent County): Eastbound buses will not use Highland Ave. hill; they will travel regular route to Main Street, right on Pleasant, left on ...


  17. Hearing held for man accused in Milford homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | WMDT

    A pre-trial motions hearing was held on Thursday morning in Kent County for Abdul White, a man arrested for a Milford homicide. Delaware Department of Justice officials say that during the hearing for White, there was a motion to suppress a specific statement and to suppress DNA.


  18. Imelda P. (Crocker) RamsayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 |

    ... de Island Veterans' Cemetery, Exeter. Visitation Thursday 9:30-10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Kent County VNA Hospice, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886, will be appreciated. Information and condolences, visit


  19. Kent County Water customers to see 14% rate hikeRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 |

    Customers of the Kent County Water Authority, which includes about 4,000 homeowners and businesses in the Apponaug, Cowesett and East Natick sections of the city, can expect their rates to increase more than 14 percent as of the first of the new year.


  20. City crews helped repair burst water main that closed Toll Gate complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 |

    ... at the complex, Gothberg said the valves were stuck open and wouldn't operate. The only alternative was for the Kent County Water Authority to shut off the entire complex. Overnight, Gothberg worked to stay on top of the problem, contacting Dig Safe ...