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ASSAULT Officer Schaffran arrested Giovanni Broccoli, 38, of 115 First Ave. in Cranston on July 9 at 6:46 p.m. for shoplifting, simple assault, resisting arrest and a Superior Court Bench Warrant as a result of a larceny complaint at Stop and Shop at 275 more
By PAM SCHIFF Corey Calligano is a true Cranston daughter. A graduate of the former Horton Elementary School, Bain Middle School and Cranston East Class of 2000, she has roots deep and strong in the community. In September of 2012 while in the shower she more
By PAM SCHIFF Addison Abate is in real life a firecracker, so it is very appropriate that she be named Little Miss Fourth of July 2018 for the Bristol July 4th Parade. Since 1949, the parade has had a Miss Fourth of July, and in 1997 the Little Miss more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Like a baseball team fielding its starting roster for the big game, the Republicans and Democrats of Cranston are forming their own teams for the 9 City Council seats available in Cranston this November. There are three citywide more
By PAM SCHIFF In June of 2014, Carol Mitola of Cranston was diagnosed with stage four-kidney disease. In June of last year, her nephrologist told her that it was time for a kidney transplant since she was at the end stage of kidney disease and on the more
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
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