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By PAM SCHIFF For most families, the biggest debate this time of year, is which side of the family to celebrate the holidays with. For interfaith families, it can be akin to the invasion of Normandy trying to carefully maneuver each family's ideologies more
By JEN COWART In a surprise announcement last Wednesday morning, Assistant Principal and 2004 graduate of Cranston High School West, John Fontaine, was named Assistant Principal of the Year by the Rhode Island Association of School Principals (RIASP). . more
Cranston East proved that it was the best public school football team in the state this fall, cruising past Portsmouth in the Division I Super Bowl on Saturday evening, 42-28, to secure the school's first football title more
By TOM GREENBERG Former Cranston Police Chief Marco Palombo Jr., age 53, has been charged with two misdemeanors: domestic assault/battery and domestic disorderly conduct. Palombo was arraigned by the justice of the peace, Police Chief Michael Winquist more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Robert Lancia, District 16 State Representative from Cranston, is getting back on the road after being sidelined for the month of November due to a torn rotator cuff. Now, he's walking door-to-door, hoping to hit 2,500 houses in more
By MERI R. KENNEDY The season's spirit was on display as crowds visited the pair of Cranston's most well known historical homes, Sprague Mansion and Joy Homestead on Dec. 3 during the afternoon. The Sprague Mansion, located at 1351 Cranston St., was more
Astrida “Mommabear” Heal, 69, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017. She was born in Germany, a daughter of the late Edward and Ella (Klaveniece) Bondarevskis. She resided in Warwick … more
By JOHN HOWELL -- Ted Kresse works for National Grid, but he decided he would call the number anyway. He knew he wasn’t calling National Grid. He had been given the number, 844-263-3289, by the Warwick Beacon. more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Six hundred handmade gingerbread houses and a special visit from Santa led to a jam-packed Artists Exchange on Saturday, Dec. 2. The two attractions went hand-in-hand, as Santa became the judge for best gingerbread house before he more
By PAM SCHIFF Hosting a Funny4Funds comedy show on Saturday, Dec. 2, the Cranston High School East Music Alumni Association was able to add $6,200 to their account. We ended up selling 115 tickets to the show. The money raised will be put into the Music" more
Colonel Michael Winquist, Chief of the Cranston Police Department, announces the arrest of Luis Anthony Silva, age 37, of 97 Caporal Street (first floor), Cranston, RI, and Brenda J. Silva, age 57, of the same address, after police were summoned to more
By JOHN HOWELL By this time next year, many of those Benny's stores that closed this year will have re-opened as restaurants, coffee shops, retail operations and, quite possibly, supermarkets and some office space. That's the plan following last week's more
By JEN COWART In a school that is filled with tradition, Reverse College Day at Cranston High School East is one that has been taking place for more than 20 years. It is a day when the newly-minted college freshman who seemingly just crossed the stage at more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Last Sunday, Nov. 19, a special Thanksgiving Dinner for the homeless was held at Praise Tabernacle Church at 330 Park Ave. in Cranston. Homeless guests of all ages enjoyed a full turkey dinner with all the fixings and desserts. Free more
By MERI R. KENNEDY The Association of Rhode Island Authors (ARIA) 5th annual Rhode Island Author Expo was held last weekend at Rhode-on-the-Pawtuxet in Cranston. This year, the expo featured a record 135 published Rhode Island authors, headlined by Jon more
By JEN COWART A new collaboration between Cranston East students and their younger peers at both Chester Barrows and Edward S. Rhodes Elementary Schools has taken off with even better than expected results. East's Colleen Hart, along with her colleagues more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Councilman Steve Stycos is sponsoring an ordinance to change the city's laws on outdoor fires at residences. The new rules were drafted in conjunction with the Cranston Fire Department, Stycos said. The ordinance committee will vote more
DUTY TO STOP Christopher Castro, 33, of 109 Union Avenue in Providence, was arrested on Dec. 3 at approximately 10:00 p.m. by Officer Leonard for duty to stop-damage to attended vehicle as the result of an accident investigation on Garfield Avenue in more
By THOMAS GREENBERG Richard Therrien is spending this holiday season dressed as Santa and making appearances at the Artists' Exchange in Cranston, the Trudeau Center in Warwick, and private homes. He's spent the past year dealing with a cancer diagnosis more
By JEN COWART Warwick authors Laurie Hazard, ED.D and Stephanie Carter, M.A., have seen and heard a lot in their years working with students at the college level. They've most recently put their heads together on their latest project, a book for parents more
It won't be long now With a few minor electrical and fire alarm adjustments, the East Greenwich Animal Protection League's new home at 44 Worthington Road in Cranston is ready to start operations. EGAPL has been without a place of their own for years, more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Santa Claus officially arrived at the Garden City Center this past Saturday. His arrival party including meetings with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Elves. There was face painting, hot chocolate and cookies. Proceeds from cookie and hot more
I suffered through “The Great Gatsby” in American Literature class. I further suffered through the movie, even though it was shot in Newport. Will Burbage Theatre Co. be strike three with … more
Little League has a lot to do with the Toys for Tots Telethon to be held Dec. 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Warwick Mall Food Court. Bob Venturini, host of the cable television shows “An Hour With … more
The Garden of Cheese-den The Western Cranston Garden Club proudly presented their 2017 Civic Beautification Award to The Big Cheese Restaurant and Pub for their beautiful gardens designed and maintained by Nicolas Guitierrez. Pictured from the Big more
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