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Valley villages to be featured in latest book

September 13, 2013

COVENTRY—With his sixth book scheduled to come out on Monday, a local, well-known author continues to focus on the history of the multiple villages throughout the Pawtuxet Valley area.

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Hopkins Hill firefighters breathing easy

September 13, 2013

COVENTRY — It was training night for the Hopkins Hill firefighters with new breathing apparatus the department is expecting to have by first thing next year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Possible resolution in the works?

September 13, 2013

COVENTRY — In a surprising turn of events after Monday’s town council meeting, Tom Miozzi, owner of T. Miozzi Asphalt Company, offered to form a coalition with residents who have had complaints about plant noise, air quality, hours of operation, heavy truck traffic and truck noise for more than a year now.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hetherman named new CFD treasurer

September 13, 2013

COVENTRY — A new treasurer was hired during Wednesday’s Coventry Fire District Board of Director’s meeting.
Judith Hetherman, a long-time Coventry resident, will be maintaining bill payment and keeping track of expeditures on a part-time basis.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Kelly dancers stepping to world championships

August 2, 2013

COVENTRY— Dancers from The Kelly School of Irish Dance traveled to New Jersey last weekend for their annual national championships and the school found success, bringing home a plethora of awards.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coventry High sends out Class of 2013 at Ryan Center

June 24, 2013

More than 350 graduate as 78th class says good-bye

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – “Don’t change who you are, because that’s what matters most and that’s the type of diversity that can change the world,” said Coventry High’s 2013 valedictorian, Jennifer Haley.

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Landmark gets a little TLC thanks to city firm

June 24, 2013

COVENTRY — Members of the Western Rhode Island Civic Historical Society (WRICHS) were thrilled to have employees of a Providence company volunteering their time at the Paine House last Friday morning as a way to help out non-profits throughout the state.

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State tries to help find solution for SRP dilemma in Coventry

June 7, 2013

PROVIDENCE— It was made quite clear during Thursday night’s informational session that state government officials are astounded that neither the Coventry Town Council nor School Committee want to take responsibility for the severely underfunded School Related Personnel pension plan.
Members of the RI Pension Study Commission held a roundtable discussion to try and initiate conversation between Coventry’s school related personnel (SRP), their board of trustees, the school committee and the town council.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coventry voters have a lot to ponder

June 7, 2013

COVENTRY – No matter how the coin is flipped, Coventry residents are either looking at a 3.5 percent increase in property taxes or vital services will be cut.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Advocacy group rolls on despite bumpy road

May 31, 2013

COVENTRY— The Artic Mission and the Coventry Department of Human Services are in the final stages before they begin construction on their soon-to-be risk assessment center.
Although many things have changed in the previous months, such as the name of the former Pawtuxet Valley Homeless Advocacy group (PVHA), the focus of this group remains the same.

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