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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
By JEN COWART For nearly five decades he has been a greeter and seater of guests visiting the famed Cranston establishment known for its good food and good service, Twin Oaks. Last Thursday, however, Phil Caliri worked his last shift. It proved to be an more
By JOHN HOWELL They call themselves blanketeers. No, they don't wrap themselves in blankets, although like the Peanuts cartoon character Linus, they cling onto blankets. It's not a security thing. Not for them. Rather, blanketeers understand how more
ASSAULT On April 6 at 1:14 a.m., Officer Merry arrested Lloyd Wesley, 31, of 22 Myra St. in Providence for domestic simple assault, domestic failure to relinquish the telephone and violation of a protective order. The arrest is a result of a call of more
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