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2008-09-24 03:00:19

THE Holocaust film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is being screened free for schoolchildren at Warwick Arts Centre cinema, Coventry, next month. The free showing is on Friday, October 24, and will be followed by a discussion about the film. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-12 03:00:20

A MAJOR buyout in the telecommunications sector has taken place with the help of a Warwickshire law firm. Central Telecom, which specialises in business communications, instructed Leamington based Wright Hassall to complete a deal for CSP Solutions, a telecoms consultancy, to help it break into new markets. CSP Solutions, which lists Carphone Warehouse, Orange and T- Mobile as long-standing clients, is a leader in its market and will add a specialist arm to Central Telecom's core...

2008-09-10 03:00:14

YOUNGSTERS keen to tread the boards are being invited to grab a role in the pie-chucking musical Bugsy Malone. The play - a 1920s mafiastyle spoof - will mark the launch of The Paramount Youth Theatre Company which wants to attract top talent from across Coventry and Warwickshire. The troupe is being set-up by Wendy C Miller, an experienced director who believes there is a need to encourage the theatrical promise of the region's eight to 18-year-olds. Joining Wendy will be musical...

2008-09-04 18:00:26

By Brian Wallace The last wave of students returned to Lancaster County's public schools Wednesday as pupils started the new year in the Warwick, Lancaster and Manheim Township districts. About 4,700 students in all grades returned to Warwick's six schools, and about 1,500 upperclassmen returned to McCaskey and McCaskey East high schools. Manheim Township's elementary schools welcomed 376 kindergartners to their first day of classes. "The kids were wonderful," said Jay Butterfield, the...

2008-09-04 06:00:18

By Bernard Harris Now, everyone please take their seats. Warwick School District students this morning found their way to their classrooms and sat at their desks as they became the last of the county's 16 public school districts to begin the new school year. "What a great day, we had a smooth and successful opening with students and teachers and staff getting back to the business of learning," said Robert Lombardo, the district's acting superintendent. "Our team here at Warwick looks...

2008-08-28 03:00:36

AN ENVIRONMENT extravaganza will be held tomorrow in Kenilworth. Eco-friendly firms and organisations from across Warwickshire will be on show at a Green Exhibition between 1pm and 8pm. As well as film screenings and expert advice, display stalls will give ideas about saving energy at home, recycling and composting, and green travel options. The exhibition has been organised by the Kenilworth Initiative for Climate Change. Entry to the event at St Francis Church Hall in Warwick Road...

2008-08-19 15:00:51

Victims of a 2003 Rhode Island nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., would receive $20 million under settlements with the state and town announced yesterday. The state and the town would each pay $10 million to settle the federal lawsuit. One hundred people died on the Feb. 20, 2003, when a rock band's pyrotechnic show set fire to the ceiling and walls at The Station concert site, reported the Providence Journal Tuesday. More than 200 others of the crowd of 458 people were injured. The...

2008-08-19 15:00:51

By TRACY BRETON West Warwick and the state each file a tentative conditional agreement to pay $10 million into a growing fund for victims of the fire and their families. The Town of West Warwick and the State of Rhode Island have each agreed to pay victims of the Station nightclub fire $10 million in tentative settlement agreements announced yesterday in federal court filings. Both agreements are premised on a number of conditions. The conditions include the stipulation that the...

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...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'