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CHILD MOLESTATION On Oct. 1 at approximately 6:37 a.m. Detectives arrested Tyrone Nettles, 20, of 35 Tallman Ave. in Cranston for First Degree Child Molestation. Nettles was held awaiting arraignment. DISORDERLY CONDUCT On Oct. 1 at approximately 5:55 more
By MARY JOHNSON Fifteen years ago, Amerisewn, in Cranston, made carrying cases for Apple computers, eyeglass cases, and sports bags. Today, CEO John Caito designs and manufactures high tech gear that protects military, law enforcement and mental health more
Last week, Garden City Center celebrated its 70th Year Anniversary with a special Taste of Garden City to raise funds for the Cranston Historical Society. In total, $3,000 was raised. A total of 14 restaurants in the Center participated by offering free more
By DON FOWLER When Lisa Pagano asked me to be one of the judges for the 3rd Annual Cranston Firehouse Chili Cookoff, I was both honored and excited. I was honored to join Rhode Island Magazine editor John Palumbo and Garden City representative Janice more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Governor Gina Raimondo's backdrop of choice to talk about the $250 million school construction bond on this year's ballot was Cranston East last Wednesday afternoon, while Mayor Allan Fung chose to hold his press conference outside more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Around 8:45 last Wednesday night, Mayor Allan Fung's gubernatorial campaign press secretary, Andrew Augustus, made a beeline through the Imperial room at Rhodes repeating the same phrase over and over: Morgan conceded." He was" more
By THOMAS GREENBERG With temperatures reaching the mid-90s this past week, it's been a hot transition for students heading back to class for the new school year. But every Cranston school building has at least some areas with air conditioning units, said more
By THOMAS GREENBERG City Councilman Paul Archetto, who has reached his term-limit, wants incumbent Ward 3 School Committee member Domenic Fusco's seat in the November election. Fusco, who is running for his third term, said Tuesday that Archetto should more
Although the 33rd Annual Cranston Greek Festival doesn’t open until Friday afternoon at 5 p.m., Koula Rougas issued a host of “thank yous” to people in regard to the three-day event’s Pastry … more
By JEN COWART This article is the first in a series of Project SEARCH articles which will be taking place throughout the school year. The start of the school year is often an exciting time for many students, families, and staff. However, for those more
By KELLSIE KING On September 15, a Cranston shop owner in Pawtuxet Village will host a fundraiser to raise money for a West Kingston family whose only child and 6-month-old son was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in June. Amy Conn, the owner of Tag more
By JEN COWART For two decades, the youth at Holy Apostles Catholic Church have taken time at the end of the summer to regroup before the start of the school year. This summer's retreat at the Alton Jones campus of the University of Rhode Island took more
By JEN COWART Each year, the Cranston Herald provides readers with a listing of the administrators running each of the Cranston Public Schools as well as a quick introduction to any new building administrators. This year there is one new building more
By THOMAS GREENBERG In a repeat of a race that was decided by less than 100 votes in 2016, Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello and Republican challenger Steven Frias are both confident they'll be able to come out on top in District 15 this year. And more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Both Sara Tindall-Woodman and Michael Baer, who are political newcomers vying for the Ward 1 School Committee seat, think that communication from the school administration to parents can be improved in Cranston. But that's just one of more
By TIM FORSBERG It's been 882 days since Citizens Bank publicly announced that they were building a $285 million campus off Greenville Avenue in Johnston, and since that time the company has moved mountains to complete the project. At a ribbon cutting more
ASSAULT As a result of a call of service at 825 Pontiac Avenue, Apt. 1603 on August 17 at 1:27 a.m., Officer Smith arrested Jahmequa Matthews, 19, of the same address for domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct. Matthews was then held more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Although the field at the Cranston Stadium has been updated, the old scoreboard was old and outdated with constant electrical problems and blown out bulbs. I was holding my breath every time there was an event when we hit the power" more
By KELLSIE KING Construction of a new Park Avenue railroad bridge to have started this summer won't begin until 2019 according to the state Department of Transportation. In 2015, the aging bridge, now 112 years old, was shut down temporarily for more
By MERI R. KENNEDY This year has been active for Defenders of Animals whose mission is to protect the rights of all animals and to be their voice. On Aug. 18, Defenders held their 22nd annual Humane Heroes Award Ceremony as part of the Homeless Animals more
ASSAULT On August 13 at 12:53 a.m. Officer LeClair arrested Natalie Arnold, 40, of 14 Everbloom Drive in Johnston for domestic simple assault/battery, disorderly conduct, and resisting legal or illegal arrest. Her arrest was the result of a disturbance more
By KELLSIE KING Nearly 50,000 Rhode Islanders have been reunited with $15.2 million in unclaimed property during the 2018 fiscal year. In Cranston alone, $3.1 million was returned to 5,467 individuals, according to a press release sent out from the more
By THOMAS GREENBERG When the new Legal Sea Foods `C' Bar going into Garden City needed someone to do their interior woodworking, cabinets, and fixtures, they turned to Design Fabricators, a Cranston family-owned business headquartered on Stamp Farm Road more
By THOMAS GREENBERG When Aug. 29 rolls around in a couple weeks and Cranston kids officially return to school, things are going to be different - especially for the students in middle and high school - as the district continues their efforts to make more
By PAM SCHIFF Getting up on a stage is harrowing for most people, but getting up on a stage to tell jokes that they wrote themselves may bring some people to tears. However, for the 22 graduates of the $200 comedy course taught by professional comedians more
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