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2014-06-19 23:19:21

Advanced Chemical announces the date for the fourth annual John Venditti Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association and scholarships to High School Athletes with strong Academic credentials. Warwick, Rhode Island (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Advanced Chemical announces that the fourth annual John Venditti Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held on September 20, 2014. Proceeds from the event go to the GFV (GianFranco Venditti) fund, which...

2011-11-05 07:00:00

For the month of November, New Englandâs largest luxury Automall, Warwick AutoMall in Warwick, Rhode Island will be donating $50 for every car sold to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Warwick, RI (PRWEB) November 05, 2011 November is all about giving thanks and giving back to the community. New Englandâs largest luxury AutoMall, Warwick AutoMall is proud to donate $50 for every new car or used car sold and delivered during the month of November. Help them help...

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. The grants are being awarded to educators who are using Verizon's innovative Thinkfinity.org online education tool in...

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. They were allegedly armed with knives, clubs, BB guns and axes when they held up a total of 12 teenagers over the past three months. They allegedly stole cell phones, money and credit cards from their...

2008-10-14 03:00:27

SOME 70 pupils from Charter Primary School WILL visit Warwick University today. The pupils, aged seven to 11, from the school in Charter Avenue, will hear poetry read by Warwick graduate Richard Grant, also known as Dreadlock Alien and a story read by Dr Joe Winston from the university's Institute of Education. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-19 15:00:50

By BARBARA POLICHETTI Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian said the city wanted to move quickly because the cluster of abandoned cottages has sometimes been a playground for vandals and some of the old wooden buildings had been burned. WARWICK -- Not wasting any time in taking on its new role as owner of the shoreline portion of the former Rocky Point Park property, the city yesterday began demolishing more than a dozen small cottages that were part of a summer colony there known as Rocky...

2008-08-19 15:00:50

By BARBARA POLICHETTI WARWICK -- Not wasting any time in taking on its new role as owner of the shoreline portion of the former Rocky Point Park property, the city yesterday began demolishing more than a dozen small cottages that were part of a summer colony there known as Rocky Beach. Mayor Scott Avedisian, who started his day riding in a front-end loader, said the city wanted to move quickly because the cluster of abandoned cottages has sometimes been a playground for vandals and some...

2008-08-10 15:00:21

Finally, at long last, Rocky Point belongs to the public. We write of the famous shoreline where generations of Rhode Islanders gazed over Narragansett Bay while enjoying the beloved amusement park. Getting the 41 cherished acres into the public domain has been an exciting ride -- a roller-coaster, we dare say -- with an excited editorial in these pages at each high point and a silent gulp as each deal unraveled. Another low point was reached last March when, after the city thought that it...

2008-07-11 15:00:24

The state Department of Health yesterday reopened Oakland Beach in Warwick to swimming, based on water samples that showed bacteria within acceptable limits. The department also closed Atlantic Beach in Middletown to swimming because of high bacteria counts. Remaining closed are Camp Grosvenor Beach in North Kingstown and Gorton Pond Beach in Warwick. For updates about Rhode Island beaches, go to www.health.ri.gov or for recorded information, call (401) 222-2751. (c) 2008...

2008-07-06 15:00:15

As someone who taught Rhode Island history at Rhode Island College for years and has written a lot of Rhode Island history, I was appalled that so many erroneous items appeared in the June 5 article "Independence Trail Tour." 1. Rhode Island did not declare its independence in May 1776. The General Assembly only repealed a test oath that had been added in 1765, which required that government officers swear allegiance to the king. Afterward we still called ourselves "the English colony of...


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