The Cranston Herald
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By THOMAS GREENBERG If the Cranston school department were to get some of the $10 million pie that Governor Gina Raimondo announced she would hand out for school safety, Superintendent Jeannine Nota says she'd like to use it on short-term projects like more
By KELLSIE KING In January 2017, Governor Gina Raimondo signed an executive order created the Working Group on Diversity in Construction, with the purpose of providing greater access to jobs for women and minorities. This past Monday, she signed a more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Defenders of Animals Inc., which began a 40-year journey of caring for and defending the rights of animals in April of 1978, will hold its 22nd annual Homeless Animals Day/Candlelight Vigil/Awards ceremony at the Governor Sprague more
By THOMAS GREENBERG With more than 133 students so far this summer and one week left, Chris Krane, the director of the youth sailing school at the Edgewood Yacht Club, said this is one of the most-attended years in all his time at the club. He's happy more
By MERI R. KENNEDY On Thursday, July 26, Cranston Police Officer, Gregg Bruno had finished his shift as a K-9 officer and did not have a clue of the surprise to come that day. I was sitting on my couch watching the news and my phone started to ping a" more
By MERI R. KENNEDY On Tuesday, July 31, the New Hope Art Gallery celebrated their 8th Anniversary, which was also their summer show opening. While the gallery was located at the Rhode Island Training School for five years, they are now located at the more
By JEN COWART It all started with a school project. Glen Hills Elementary School students Laila and Alessandra, ages nine and ten, respectively, were recently inspired by an assignment from Alessandra's fourth-grade teacher, Kathy McAuliffe. We learned" more
ASSAULT On July 29 at 11:04 p.m., Officers Lynch and Robbins arrested Sarae Cruz, 37, of 80 Fairweather Avenue in Cranston, for domestic simple assault/battery and domestic disorderly conduct. The arrest was the result of a disturbance at the above more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The City Council has voted unanimously to ban any above or below ground storage tanks of 1,000 gallons or more of flammable or explosive material (i.e. gasoline) from being installed within 300 feet of residential property in the city more
“All kids can do theater.” That’s the motto of Ann O’Grady, executive director of the Rhode Island Youth Theatre. With one show down and two to go, the 2018 RIYT summer season is in full … more
Robert and Alexandra Smith have just self-published their first book through Mascot Books, “An Angel Finds the Way,” written by Robert, a pilot, and illustrated by Alexandra, a 2018 Yale … more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Fred Joslyn Jr. doesn't want to see a 672-square-foot sign when he drives out of his neighborhood. But that's what he thinks he'll have to deal with if a proposal by CubeSmart, a new storage space warehouse being built on Phenix Ave., more
By JEN COWART Starting in September there will be a new playground in town, thanks to the collaborative efforts of many and made possible by a RI Foundation Community Grant. When it was determined that Eden Park Elementary School was the only elementary more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The Blow Hookah lounge on Park Ave. - next to Catanzaro's Pizza and across from Nardolillo Funeral Home - was the scene of a large disturbance overnight Saturday, when multiple people were sent to the hospital after a stabbing led to more
DISORDERLY On July 22 at 8:48 p.m. Officer Aldrich arrested Dina Paquin, 47, of 1766 Cranston Street in Cranston for disorderly conduct as a result of a disturbance at the aforementioned address. Paquin was held for morning arraignment. *** Officer Lynch more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Paula Charleson doesn't make chocolate like most companies do. She makes it with honey rather than white or cane sugar and only uses four ingredients. And that unique spin on one of the most popular foods in the world, along with a more
By JEN COWART In November 2017, Abbey's ShAbbey Shed opened for business, with Abbey Tilton and her family surrounded by friends and family who were excited for Abbey, a spastic quadriplegic who is legally blind and was born with cerebral palsy, to start more
By JEN COWART With the support of family, friends and volunteers, the Gill family marked PS3 Ronnie A. Gill Jr.'s 38th birthday on July 21 with the 12th Annual Gill Foundation Golf Tournament. Held for the past ten years at the Cranston Country Club, the more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said Friday the new $15.4 million AG office, located at 4 Howard Avenue in the Pastore Complex in Cranston, near the ACI, will provide Rhode Islanders with greater legal accessibility than their prior more
By MERI R. KENNEDY A Family Day Fundraiser to benefit SBSNE Inc. Nutrition Support Program will be held Aug. 11 at Oakland Beach in Warwick. Hosted by Nicole White of Cranston and the President of the Short Bowel Syndrome Foundation for Children of New more
By PAM SCHIFF Set your television sets now to watch Cranston’s own Alexandra Coppa compete in the 92nd “Miss America” pageant on Sunday, Sept. 9 on ABC. Coppa, who graduated last year … more
What began as a search for former Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo’s bulldog “Knox” in Wrentham, Mass. ended up leading to a domestic assault arrest made here in Cranston – and the RISPCA … more
By THOMAS GREENBERG When candidates declared for office this past month, it looked like incumbent Ward 2 Democratic Councilman Paul McAuley would have to win a primary if he wanted to get reelected for a second term. Roughly a month later, it looks like more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Figuring out what to do at the Park and Warwick Avenues intersection is one of the many tasks that both Lammis Vargas and Jeffrey Gale want to accomplish if they were elected in November as Cranston's next Ward 1 city councilperson. more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The owners of Eddie's Diner, Eddie and Paula Azevedo, say that they have been harshly - and wrongfully - attacked on Facebook and Yelp following an incident involving John Sears, his son Michael, who has autism, and Michael's service more
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