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Kenneth E. Robertson Jr., 57, of Warwick died Sunday, February 11, 2018 at home. Born in Warwick, he was the beloved son of Sharon L. (Walker) Robertson of Coventry and the late Kenneth E. … more
Cranston West defended its home court on Friday night, executing its defensive game plan en route to securing a 46-34 victory over rival Cranston East in Division I girls' basketball action. The Falcons featured a balanced more
Cranston's branch of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS) will use a $5,000 grant from the Rhode Island Foundation to fund community-based and site-based mentoring programs for the African-American children it serves. Providing the black" more
Some of the top college football coaches in the country have made the trip to Bishop Hendricken in recent weeks, all for one common purpose - recruiting highly-coveted offensive lineman Xavier Truss. Truss, who stands at more
Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FCSV) volunteer Michael Messier, a native of Cranston, was named the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) 2017 volunteer of the year. The award was presented to Messier by Representative Scott Peters (D-CA), more
After 40 years of designing toys from the iconic “Star Wars” saga, Mark Boudreaux still holds the same excitement for the series that he had when he first started. “It has been quite an … more
By JEN COWART On Monday, January 29, educators from across the state of Rhode Island had the opportunity to connect at the Highlander Institute's Project Based Learning (PBL) RI January meet-up, at Providence's TechCollective. According to event more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Kevin Cloxton said that he's wanted to be a firefighter for as long as he can remember, so when he got the opportunity to work with Cranston's Fire Department as part of his Eagle Scout project, he took it. For his project, he built a more
By PAM SCHIFF On Tuesday, January 23, students at Oaklawn Elementary School were treated to a special musical performance from the Newport Jazz Assembly. Since its inception, the Newport Jazz Assembly band has performed in 50 schools to over 13,000 more
By JEN COWART The kindergarten students at Glen Hills Elementary School, along with their teachers, Maria Santonastaso and Kelly Walton, had the opportunity to show off what they have been learning over the past six weeks with an official Showcase of" more
By MERI R. KENNEDY On June 17, 2017 at 10 a.m., Nicholas Bombardier, age 18, of Troop 66 Garden City, completed his Eagle Project. He held a Flag Retirement ceremony at Camp Champlin to celebrate the achievement at the time. For his project, he led a more
By JEN COWART Daniel Meyerson, an eighth-grader at Western Hills Middle School, has been named one of 10 Be Fearless Be Kind" award-winners in the nation. The award celebrates youth in Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools across the country and is" more
ASSAULT As the result of a disturbance at 49 B St. on Jan. 31 at 11:45 p.m., Officers Burns and Rocchio arrested Domenic Volpi, 34, of 49 B St. #1 in Cranston for two counts of felony assault with a dangerous weapon/substance, three counts of simple more
By THOMAS GREENBERG In what is still a very fluid situation with many moving parts, Mark Schieldrop, executive assistant to Mayor Allan Fung, said that the cost to Cranston from the chemical fire at Prosys Finishing Technologies that sent 14 firefighters more
Cranston Mayor Allan Fung’s father, Kwong-Wen Fung, died over the weekend at 89 years old due to complications from Parkinson’s disease, which Mayor Fung said he’s had a “long battle … more
By DON FOWLER Many of us remember the big bands attracting hundreds of dancers and music lovers to Cranston's Rhodes on the Pawtuxet. This February 10 there will be two world-renowned bands attracting hundreds of Cajun and Zydeco music lovers to the more
MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE * * * (Action packed teen heroics) The latest in the teenagers save the world series is packed with action, as Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) leads his heroic crew into the walled city they once escaped from to save his friend Minho more
By Jennifer (Soscia) Carulli) (A Poem about Anthony Soscia) Life goes by so fast It's amazing how quickly the years pass. 100 years ago my Grandpa entered this earth The world has been blessed since the time of his birth. My Grandpa was one of a kind more
By JEN COWART OneCranston, an initiative through CCAP to bring social cohesion to the city of Cranston as part of the Working Cities Challenge, hosted its first event Friday night, a three-hour business card networking gathering, held at the Artists' more
By MERI R. KENNEDY On Saturday, Jan. 27, the Cranston YMCA opened their doors and facilities to the public to show many new improvements and programs that they now offer. We were thrilled to welcome members of the community who might not be familiar" more
By MERI R. KENNEDY On the heels of the second Women's March in Washington, D.C., and RI Women's March Rally at the RI State House, Rhode Island firm, Imaj Associates, whose team includes several connected to Cranston, has been recognized with an more
Grade 6 High Honors Vineet Abbineni, Michael Alviano, Leah Bucci, Lily Buco, Adrianni Carvalho, Alex Ceseretti, Ethan Chin, Danielle DeSocio, Gabriella DiFilippo, Lila Dohoney, Devin Exter, Jayden Falcone, Nathanael Feret, Jake Greene, Marco Ialongo, more
By PAM SCHIFF At January's meeting, the School Committee approved a resolution that will redistrict certain streets, sending students to Oaklawn Elementary School instead of Orchard Farms. The 18 streets affected by this move include Apple Blossom Lane, more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Courtney Jusino wasn't diagnosed with cancer until she was 28, 12 years after she first started working at a tanning salon in high school and would go into a tanning booth three or four times a week. She blames those frequent trips more
By JEN COWART The 2018 Smite World Champion gamer is a 17 year-old high school senior from Cranston. Brandon Casale is a student at Cranston High School West and is a third year student in the Cranston Area Career and Technical Center's (CACTC) more
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