Sunday, May 19, 2013
An opening ceremony on Monday will allow guests their first look at the free trail targeted towards educators and students.
During a ceremony to be held Monday, May 20 at 4 p.m., the Audubon Society of Rhode Island will open a new interpretive nature trail in Coventry to help teachers and home-schoolers engage their students in outdoor learning. This self–led trail, located on the historic Maxwell Mays Wildlife Refuge (2082 Victory Hwy., Coventry), may be hiked with curriculum and activities found on Audubon’s website (www.asri.org). Teachers can simply download the background information, trail map, and suggested educational activities then bring the students to the refuge at any time to start exploring. The new trail will be free of charge thanks to a $7,500 donation from Centreville Bank. “Centreville Bank has had a long and proud history of supporting …
The following arrest information was supplied by the Coventry Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
High School, Middle School and Elementary Schools' breakfast and lunch menus for the month.
The Coventry Wellness Committee distributes this seasonal newsletter to Coventry families to encourage good choices for a healthy lifestyle
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Miss anything that happened this week? Check out the top stories from around Rhode Island. Click the headlines to read the full story.
Saturday, May 4 Two weeks after Boston bombing susect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed and his brother, Dzhokhar, was found hiding in a dry-docked boat in a backyard in Watertown, Mass., Katherine Russell – Tamerlan's widow – and her young daughter remain at her parents' house on Coriander Lane in North Kingstown. Sunday, May 5 State Police arrested eight Rhode Island residents on child pornography charges on Tuesday, April 30. Monday, May 6 "Bored," was the one word West Main Pizza co-owner Gary Rahilly used when asked how he was doing after a fire closed his Portsmouth pizza business. Since the fire, Rahilly has been looking for things to do in the meantime. Tuesday, May 7 Robert M. Taylor, 45, of 130 Caswell St., Narragansett, is being …
Each week, Coventry Patch lists Open Houses in our town and the surrounding area. Check out what's on the market.
2010 Nooseneck Hill Rd., MLS #1031713, open Saturday, May 18, 11-1 p.m., Three bed ranch with hardwoods. Recent roof, vinyl siding and windows. Nice location on Rt. 3, zoned general business. Would make a great professional's office. $149,900. Call Greg Eccleston, Century 21 Access America, 480-1701 10 Wildflower Dr., MLS #1038442, open Sunday, May 19, 12-2 p.m., Move right in, super nice cape, updated granite kitchen, new finished family room with gas fireplace and bar area, built-in book cases, 3 beds, possible 4th, efficient gas heat, central air, fenced yard, shed. $269,900. Call Greg Eccleston, Century 21 Access America, 480-1701 185 Richardson Rd., MLS #1037707, open Sunday, May 19, 12-2 p.m., Exceptional design describes this 3-…
A moderator was also appointed for the Financial Town Meeting on June 11 during which residents will vote on the proposed budget and 3.5 percent tax increase.
SS. John & Paul parishioner Ralph Lawrence will be recognized for more than a decade of service to the Church and Coventry community on Thursday.
The party is scheduled for Sunday, May 19, at the Rosecliff Mansion in Newport.
We are excited to announce that Newport Patch and The Newport Buzz have teamed up with family and friends of Newport resident Heather Abbott to host a welcome home party for Heather on Sunday, May 19, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Rosecliff Mansion in Newport. It will be an afternoon of live music, food, cash bar and community. The City of Newport will conduct a brief ceremony to honor and welcome Heather back to Newport. After Heather was seriously injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, doctors were forced to remove her left leg from the knee down. Her smile and positive attitude has inspired not only the Newport community, but all Americans, as the country recovers from that tragic day. The event is free and open to the public. An…
Friday, May 17, 2013
Attorneys representing the firefighters' union, Local 3372, have submitted a request on its behalf asking the Court to validate the current firefighter contract.
Counsel for the Central Coventry Professional Firefighters' union, Local 3372, submitted to Kent County Superior Court on Thursday a request for Declaratory Relief. The attached document contains the union's request that the Court declare the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), between the firefighters and Central Coventry Fire District as valid and enforceable. The request states that since the Court has jurisdiction to mediate any claims that may be filed by the firefighters in the event that the district breaches the CBA, the court will have to first determine the validity of the contract. "The firefighters submit that it is within the best interest of the estate for the Court to make a determination as to the validity of the CBA …