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By THOMAS GREENBERG Citywide councilman Ken Hopkins believes that not enough parents know about electronic cigarettes, also known as vapes or Juuls. Starting with a change to the city ordinance regarding smoking in public places, he wants to raise more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The latest, and possibly last, push to get a Cumberland Farms gas station/convenience store at the corner of Park and Warwick Avenue has been shut down after the sponsors of a re-zoning ordinance withdrew their support last week. The more
By JEN COWART On March 25, 2007 the family of Ronald A. Gill Jr. could not have imagined how their life would change in an instant, nor could they have imagined the role they would have in changing the lives of so many young adults heading off to college more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Cranston is the first city to give residents combination smoke alarm/carbon monoxide detectors for their homes free of charge. Through a $20,000 American Fire Grant from FEMA, which Lieutenant John Ireland applied for this year, the more
By THOMAS GREENBERG A new $100,000 line item called school safety initiative" is on the police department's proposed budget for next year. The money would pay for an increase in police presence at Cranston's schools. Finance Committee Chairman Michael" more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Of the fire department's roughly $30 million proposed budget for next year, the biggest expenditure, outside of salaries, is overtime at $3.5 million. At the budget hearing Monday night, Fire Chief William McKenna and Union President more
MERI R. KENNEDY Temple Sinai held a Trivia Night on April 7. A light supper with a variety of veggie pizzas, calzones and salad were served. Dessert and coffee was prepared by volunteers and the event was BYOB with in-house babysitting available. More more
By JEN COWART This article is the second in a series that features former students from the Cranston High Schools' art programs to show where they are now and how they have used their art education in their lives and careers. Anthony (AJ) Williams more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The Parks and Recreation budget for the upcoming year represents a variety of changes and additions at Cranston's schools and around the city, including a potential new football field at Cranston West and a possible Stony Acre Dog more
By PAM SCHIFF No one in Sloane Jaffa's family was prepared for the phone call that all people dread. He had been involved in a horrific accident on Sunday, April 1 and had been taken to Rhode Island Hospital. His injuries have left him in the ICU, with more
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