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Cleaning up Cranston Cranstonians celebrated Earth Day over the weekend by participating in a number of cleanups across the community. On Saturday morning, City Council President Chris Paplauskas and a group of volunteers met in the Cranston West parking more
How to catch monster tournament fluke Fishing recreationally for summer flounder (fluke) with family and friends and fishing a fluke tournament are two different things. How different you ask? Well you can find out this Monday, April 25, 7 p.m. at a more
By JOHN HOWELL What does it take to make a parade? Well, for starters, you need people. And as Gina Dooley knows, many assume everybody wants to show off so they willingly march for nothing. That's not the case. Dooley, chair of the Gaspee Days more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE After months of delays, the Planning Commission on April 6 voted to grant preliminary plan approval for Revity Energy's 8.1-megawatt solar energy installation off Natick Avenue. The nine-member commission voted 8-1 to accept Planning more
By MERI R. KENNEDY The rain held off on Sunday as 17 teams of softball players gathered at Western Hills, Cooney and Mattera fields for a double elimination co-ed softball tournament, led by Thirsty Beaver co-owner City Council Vice President Ed Brady. more
By JOHN HOWELL They can't weigh more than 5 ounces, and some look like they have come off the set of a science fiction movie. Others could be the cars of the future, yet still others are not much more than a block of brightly colored wood with stickers more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse (SEG) has opened applications for its Summer 2021 Incubator program. The SEG Incubator is a 10-week business education program designed to help entrepreneurs launch a new business or fine-tune a business that is already in more
Save The Bay has opened registration for its 45th annual Swim fundraiser. The nonprofit organization's flagship fundraiser typically welcomes hundreds of swimmers to the shores of Newport and Jamestown for a two-mile, cross-bay swim in support of Save more
Brightening the day The Esperanza-Hope team had a chance to make Easter a little brighter for children in the community through the giving of Easter baskets. The nonprofit organization distributed 150 Easter baskets to children in Cranston. The pandemic more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Providence City Council President Sabina Matos has, for some time, been seen by many observers as the clear frontrunner in the lieutenant governor sweepstakes. After all, she has been a frequent, visible presence at Gov. Dan McKee's more
Move over April Fools', the first day of the month has been officially rebranded 401Gives in the Ocean State, and for good reason. Throughout yesterday, thousands of donors from Rhode Island and beyond came together to raise a total of $2,200,477 for more
Cranston art students honored with scholarships Cranston Public Schools, in conjunction with the Visual Arts Department, is proud to announce that three high school artists have been selected as winners of the 2021 Wickford Art Association/Rhode Island more
By ROB DUGUAY Some local records have a knack for flying under the radar and then astounding the senses after being given a listen. Often this comes from an act that's still cutting its teeth, but in this particular case it's a bunch of Providence music more
The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly announces a limited run of "Krapp's Last Tape," Samuel Beckett's lauded one-act play about the effects of time and loneliness, and the longing for past glories. Performances run for limited audiences in the Main Hall at more
WaterFire highlights sculptor's work WaterFire Providence presents "Down to Earth: Robert Rohm Sculpture, 1963-2013," an exhibition spanning 50 years of work by sculptor Robert Rohm. This exhibition at the WaterFire Arts Center will run through Sunday, more
March for Meals As part of the March for Meals fundraising and awareness campaign this month, Meals on Wheels of RI Executive Director Meghan Grady and Ward 1 City Councilwoman Lammis Vargas, above left, made a visit Monday to the Cranston home of more
By K. JOSEPH SHEKARCHI Imagine this: you're a medical assistant and a single parent. You've worked hard to be self-sufficient, even taking the classes needed to obtain your certification. Yet you cannot afford to purchase a home anywhere in Rhode Island. more
Last spring, when the pandemic began ripping through Rhode Island's economy, painful budget cuts to social programs seemed not just possible, but likely. Progressives warned about the long-term fallout from an "austerity budget," even as joblessness more
Centerville Bank welcomed to Rolfe Square During a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week, Mayor Ken Hopkins officially welcomed Centreville Bank to 56 Rolfe Square. Centreville has nine branches in Rhode Island and eight in Connecticut, and the bank's more
Grade 8 High Honors: Amelia Albino, Chad Antonelli, Stalia Biosse, Cameron Bobek, Olivia Borders-Oliver, Ava Cappuccilli, Aidan Carter, Dylan Cicchitelli, Cole Curran, Nicholas DiRaimo, Juliana Fernandes, Devon Fraenza, Hayden Karas, Grace Kogut, more
By ROB DUGUAY Over the past 20 years, the amount of space technology has taken up in our everyday lives has grown immensely. Cell phones have become handheld information hub centers, computer programs can do anything from studying viruses to streaming more
Ever think about what it would be like to pilot your vessel through an offshore wind farm. Well you can now give … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE On the heels of the latest high-profile incident involving ATVs operating on local roadways, officials from Cranston and Providence on Tuesday announced a new partnership aimed at addressing activity they described as endangering more
Rhode Islanders will have the opportunity to support any of more than 300 local nonprofits when 401Gives, the state's largest single day of giving, returns on April 1. After exceeding the $1 million mark for the effort's first-ever year, United Way of more
By BRIAN C. NEWBERRY Speaker Shekarchi recently held a press conference in which he correctly made affordable housing a top legislative priority. Whether the legislature has a grasp of the real issues remains to be seen. The principle problem with more
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