The Atwater Kent Manufacturing Co., founded by inventor Arthur Atwater Kent in the early 1920s, was for a time the largest radio manufacturer in the U.S. Atwater Kent is known for its early 'breadboard' receiver kits, which had no external case to hide the tubes and other components, and required some assembly. The company also made cathedral type and tombstone style radios, and stand-alone speakers.

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The Providence Journal, July 31st

Steve DeConti and Kent Hewitt, jazz and pop, Trio Restaurant, 15 Kingstown Rd., Narragansett. .... The Atwater-Donnelly Trio featuring Cathy Clasper-Torch, Appalachian, Celtic and folk, North Kingstown Free Library, 100 Boone St., North Kingstown...Read more

University of Maine at Augusta fall/spring part-time dean's list
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel, July 31st

Gina Adams, Sherman; Patrick Blanchette, Houlton; Karla Hethcoat, Linneus; Susan Hillegass, Saint David; Debra Hopewell, Houlton; Belinda Langlois, Linneus; Kimberly McGillicuddy, Houlton; Anthony Pranses, Portage; and Sasha Valcourt, Fort Kent...Read more

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The Recorder, July 30th

Roger Buzzell, also known as Roger S. Buzzell, and Pamela Buzzell, also known as Pam Buzzell, and Pamela T. Buzzell to Roger S. Buzzell Investment Trust, Roger S. Buzzell, trustee, Pamela T. Buzzell Investment Trust, Pamela T. Buzzell, trustee, ...Read more

Prairie Home Companion echoes golden age of radio
Noise, July 28th

Downstairs are Atwater Kent battery models .... big at a time when many homes didn't have electricity. Most of these radios – which Comer has fixed up -- were designed for coveted spots in the living room. They remind us of something echoed by Garrison ...Read more

Rock Island High School honor roll
Quad-Cities Online, July 25th

Seniors -- Isabell Aguilera, Kayli Ahuja, Ritaj Al Gburi, Tabarek Al Oraifi, Hannah Allison, Brittany Anderson, Ivy Anderson, Katherine Anderson, Erika Atwater, Ra Se Da Be, Anniece Bennett, Urmila Bista, Michelle Burrell, Shelby Burroughs, Thomas...Read more

1500 people expected at Stuhr Building rededication
Grand Island Independent, July 14th

Among other things, visitors will also be able to listen to old radio shows on a 1929 Atwater Kent radio. The fund drive for the building's renovation included donations from residents of 22 states, according to Kevin Hendrix, executive director of the...Read more

Power outages reported in Suffield, Randolph, Atwater
Ravenna Record Courier, June 18th

Between 21 and 100 FirstEnergy customers were reported without power on Hartville Road north of Laubert Road in Randolph. Up to another 60 customers were reported without power in Atwater, in the area north of Waterloo Road and west of Porter Road...Read more

Atwater Kent
WSHU, November 18th

Arthur Atwater Kent preferred not to use his first name and to be publicly known as Atwater Kent. He was born in Burlington, Vermont, on Dec. 3, 1873, to Prentis and Mary Atwater Kent. He enrolled at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in the fall of 1895...Read more