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By THOMAS GREENBERG It's that time of year again, when construction crews are out in full force across the state to complete any roadwork that seemingly always needs to be done. Only in Cranston, department of public works director Ken Mason says that more
By PAM SCHIFF On June 12, a diverse group of 26 volunteers from across New England were recognized and honored for their contributions and dedication to their organizations at the 2018 Myra Kraft Community VIP awards at Gillette Stadium. This year, more
By PAM SCHIFF When John Sears took his 8-year-old son, Michael, and his service dog Gigi, out to breakfast on Saturday, June 30 he never imagined the problems that would ensue. Walking into Eddie's Diner on Dyer Avenue, Sears was asked by Paula Azevedo, more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The graduates of this year's Learn to Earn Program at Comprehensive Community Action Program (CCAP) talked about the immense challenges that many of them had to overcome as they made their way towards officially getting their GED, more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The plan for the coming school year, according to Superintendent Jeannine Nota, is for kindergarten students registered at Chester Barrows to move to the Edgewood Highland, due to a decrease in kindergarten enrollment at both schools. more
In a project that citywide councilman and public works committee chair Ken Hopkins called “a go at this point,” National Grid will soon be erecting utility poles and cutting down 243 trees in … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY In a sure sign summer is here, Budlong Pool, located at 198 Aqueduct Road, opened this past Monday at noon. Mayor Allan Fung and Tony Liberatore (Director of Parks & Recreation) were on hand on a sunny day to greet the first swimmers more
By PAM SCHIFF Carmen Ruggieri has been teaching special education as well as being an autism advocate in Cranston for the past 24 years. Recently, her childhood friend and former classmate, Lieutenant Mark Freeborn of the Cranston Police Department, more
By PAM SCHIFF The only predictable thing in an election cycle is the unpredictability. The drama of who will run, who will support whom, who is switching parties is only equaled by a daytime soap opera. Former Ward 2 Cranston Councilman Donald Botts is more
By JEN COWART More than half of the Cranston High School West seniors celebrated their graduation from their respective three-year career pathways programs at the Cranston Area Career and Technical Center (CACTC) Senior Certificate Ceremony in a recent more
ASSAULT Officer Babcock arrested Keith A. O'Neill, 53 of 46 King Street, Warwick on June 9 at 5:02 p.m. for domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct as a result of a disturbance call at Dave's Market on 550 Pontiac Avenue. O'Neill was more
By JEN COWART On Saturday, June 9, the school community of Cranston High School West gathered to celebrate the graduation ceremonies of its 56th graduating class. The Providence Performing Arts Center was alive with excitement as more than 300 students, more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Ed Brady, known around Cranston as a restaurateur and owner of the Thirsty Beaver on Atwood Avenue, was sworn in to complete the term of Ward 4 Republican Councilman Trent Colford Sr. in ceremonies Monday night. Colford calls his more
By PAM SCHIFF The sun was almost as bright as the smiles of the proud family members and friends of the Class of 2018 on Saturday, June 9 at the Providence Performing Arts Center. While graduation is a happy ceremony, it is also a bittersweet time as more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The selection of Ed Brady to complete the term of Ward 4 Councilman Trent Colford has widened a growing gap between the Democrats and Republicans on the Cranston City Council. Ward 1 Democrat councilman Steve Stycos and council more
ASSAULT At approximately 6:39 p.m. on June 3 Officer Brown arrested Michael Brown, 60, of 65 Hazelwood St. #4, Cranston, RI, for domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct. The arrest was the result of a disturbance at the aforementioned more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Robert Lancia, who represents Cranston as a member of the state House of Representatives, is considering a Republican run for lieutenant governor. If elected, he would work to eliminate the office of the lieutenant governor, which he more
By THOMAS GREENBERG As six new police officers, including two transfers from other departments were welcomed into the Cranston police force Thursday night, eight current members of the department were given promotions, and an additional nine were more
By PAM SCHIFF Not every student who lives in Cranston goes to a Cranston high school. And, for that reason, for the past 10 years since he's been in office, Mayor Allan Fung has held a small, private ceremony honoring all Cranston students who are in the more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Chris Paplauskas was the first Republican to win the Ward 5 City Council seat in 74 years when he elected in 2014 after a failed run in 2012. He was then reelected in 2016 and has announced that he is running again for the same seat more
By PAM SCHIFF Recently, the Cranston High School East Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps held their awards ceremony for the 29th Corps of Cadets. In total, there were no less than 48 different forms of awards presented. The ceremony honored and" more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Most birds fly in a flock and new Eagle Scouts Anthony Cardi, Constantine George Coclin, Joshua Forgue and Daniel White did just that as they all celebrated their National Eagle High Court of Honor on May 10 at the Church of the more
By THOMAS GREENBERG When a building goes through a $110,000 facelift, it would be fairly disappointing to its operators if they weren't happy with the results. Luckily for Elaine McKenna-Yeaw, the director of the Artists Exchange, and Ed Egan, who more
By PAM SCHIFF At the School Committee meeting held Monday, the Committee voted 6-1 to not eliminate the reduced price lunch option for Cranston students. Ward 1 Representative Jeff Gale, who has been focused on the lunch shaming issue and the more
COUNTERFEIT BILLS On May 15 at 11:49 a.m. Officer Scotti arrested Christopher Troupe, 30, of 155 Cottage St. Apt #2R in Pawtucket, for passing of counterfeit certificates/bills/notes and receiving stolen goods from Cranston PD. Arrest was the result of more
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