Latest Kent County, Rhode Island Stories

2011-11-05 07:00:00

For the month of November, New England’s largest luxury Automall, Warwick AutoMall in Warwick, Rhode Island will be donating $50 for every car sold to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.

2010-10-07 12:00:00

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report finds that Rhode Island faces a $4.5 billion transportation funding shortfall over the next ten years.

2009-07-09 11:08:00

WARWICK, R.I., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- State education officials and Verizon New England President Donna Cupelo will announce on Monday (July 13) a unique educational partnership between the state and the company with a $25,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, and will also announce the five Rhode Island public schools that will receive grants totaling an additional $25,000.

2009-04-23 21:27:45

Five Rhode Island men have been charged with giving ghost-hunting teenagers a real scare by robbing them in an abandoned state school. State police said the suspects were students in the Job Corps at a building on the grounds of the Ladd School, The Providence Journal-Bulletin reported.

2009-04-19 11:46:25

At least 12 survivors of the deadly 2003 fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., have sought bankruptcy protection, records show. The Providence (R.I.) Journal reported Sunday its review of bankruptcy court records in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts found the dozen fire victims and their families have faced significant financial problems since the Feb.

2009-02-16 13:11:27

A memorial has been held in West Warwick, R.I., to honor the 100 people killed in The Station nightclub blaze six years ago. The Providence (R.I.) Journal said about 200 people turned out to hear the names of the victims read aloud during a ceremony Sunday in the lot where the club once stood and which is now covered with makeshift crosses dedicated to the dead. Claire Hoogasian, who attended the memorial, told the newspaper she is still trying to make sense of the tragedy that claimed the...

2008-10-09 15:00:19

By DAVID BRUSSAT MY WIFE, VICTORIA, and I motored down to West Greenwich a month ago to visit the village of Nooseneck -- who can resist a place with such a name? -- and in particular to find Hell's Half Acre.

2008-09-17 15:00:11

By Lisa Vernon-Sparks COVENTRY -- For local nature lovers, there is an open trail leading to the best hiking spots close to home.

2008-09-12 15:00:14

By Lisa Vernon-Sparks; Michael B Isaacs The East Greenwich and North Kingstown councils sign an agreement endorsing the concept of consolidating services and resources to save money.

2008-09-09 15:00:00

By Tracy Breton The insurance inspection companies and brokers offer $262,500, bringing the total to more than $176 million in proposed settlements.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.