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By MERI R. KENNEDY Seven thousand Rhode Islanders made history as part of the worldwide movement known as the Women's March on Washington last January. That was just the beginning. This year, on Jan. 20, they will be on the march again on the South Lawn more
By THOMAS GREENBERG A vote was taken on the House floor last Friday on a bill proposing that every city and town in the state have a fully functioning homeless shelter open to all homeless people 24/7. It passed 24-17. Alas, it was only a mock vote - and more
By THOMAS GREENBERG The Chapel View-Garden City-Sockanosset area of Cranston is already heavily developed, but is still a work in progress, especially at the Fountains at Chapel View 22.4 acre site that is essentially a blank slate right now. City more
By JEN COWART Haitian community leaders, politicians and dignitaries from across the state gathered at Dorcas International's North Campus on Elmwood Avenue Sunday to rebuke the ugliness and inappropriate nature of the words and sentiments shared by more
By JOHN HOWELL What started out as an inquiry about the Cranston Cultural Arts Council more than a year ago is leading to the recognition of the late John V. Pagliarini, his widow Florence and their profound love of the arts. He believed that everything" more
ASSAULT Jason Williams, 27, of 352 Smith St. #1 in Cranston was arrested on January 13 at 2:40 a.m. by Officer Medeiros for domestic simple assault/battery and domestic disorderly Conduct. His arrest was the result of a disturbance at the above address. more
Early penguins Since the Jan. 1 Penguin Plunge was cancelled due to frigid temperatures, both Robin A. Muksian, PhD, who serves as the Director of Administration for the City of Cranston, and fellow Penguin Paul Harrington did not want to take a chance more
By JEN COWART Sixteen years after Rebecca White lost her mother, Marcia Bowman, and her best friend, Katie Decubellis, as victims of a 1999 drunk driving accident, White brought her newest presentation, Five Keys to a Happier Life, to Cranston High more
By JEN COWART It is a known fact women make up a great deal less of the engineering workforce than men. In 2015 only 14 percent of engineers were women, according to a 2017 report from the Global Policy Institute. The push to introduce young female more
By PAM SCHIFF The pipe burst from the water main outside of Edgewood Highland Elementary School not only forced an emergency evacuation from the building, but it also caused the school to be closed indefinitely. At one point, there was four feet of water more
Anthony Soscia, 100, of Cranston, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 8th, 2018 at Roberts Health Center, North Kingstown. He was the beloved husband of the late Anna (Martinelli) Soscia, and … more
Cranston High School East has announced the academic honor roll for the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year. Students are recognized for achieving academic success using the following designations: Highest Honors: a grape point average of 4.0 or more
I, TONYA* * * ½ (Biopic of Tonya Harding incident)This unusual biopic about ice skater Tonya Harding attempts to get at the truth about the infamous “incident” with her competitor, … more
Looks, personality and charm...he's got it all. Meet Geronimo!  His coat is a light brindle with white tipped toes and he has the body of an Adonis and a fun loving personality. He is very … more
Mayor's Emergency Fuel Assistance Program The Mayor's Emergency Fuel Assistance Program is available to Cranston residents who need immediate delivery of home heating oil. The program is open to HUD income qualified individuals and families who have less more
The Cranston East Thunderbolts beat the Wheeler Warriors, 65-60, on Friday night at Cranston High School West in the Hank Orabone Holiday Tournament title game. Five players scored in double-figures for the 'Bolts. Junior more
By JEN COWART As some may have been taking down all symbols of the celebration of Christmas during the past week, the parishioners at Saint David's on-the-Hill Episcopal Church were taking in one last Christmas tradition this past Sunday before saying more
By JEN COWART The brutally cold temperatures could not keep Future Falcons away from Cranston High School West on Sunday afternoon. The annual open house event, designed to let future students and parents of Cranston West and the Cranston Area Career and more
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin recently announced a settlement agreement between the State of Rhode Island and Children's Rights, Inc., resolving a decade-long civil action that alleged deficiencies at the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth more
An old adage exclaims, “Hope Springs Eternal.” A new year offers the possibility that government, whether local, state, or federal might fulfill its most basic tenant and actually serve the needs … more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Cranston's department of community development is paying for a one-time delivery of 100 gallons of heating oil to Cranston residents who meet certain income guidelines. Stephanie Sussi, interim director of community development, said more
To the Editor: I don't want no wild-eyed, gun totin' good ole boys from out west comin' up here to Row Dylan packin' heat. This seems to be the sentiment of critics like Cranston's Tom Wojick, who is concerned that the Fix NICS Act" of 2017 will" more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Fire Marshal Stephen MacIntosh said Tuesday that the investigation into the fire that burned down a barn just 15 feet from a residence on Seven Mile Road is still ongoing, but the expectation is they'll never know what caused it. The more
By MERI R. KENNEDY On what might have been one of the coldest day on record, Jan. 6, approximately 50 people, including Mr. and Mrs. Claus, as well as at least half a dozen beauty queens and Mayor Allan Fung and his wife Barbara Ann Fenton, made for a more
ASSAULT On January 2 at 11:30 p.m., Officer Bellevue arrested Eric G. Brown, 44 of 54 Lexington Avenue in Cranston for domestic simple assault as a result of a warrant stop by Warwick Police. He was then held for arraignment. LARCENY Officer Medeiros more
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