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Former Ward 6 Cranston City Councilman Matthew Reilly has been indicted on multiple child molestation counts, according to the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office. more
Last week, Cranston city and Rhode Island state officials gathered at Cranston City Hall for the city’s annual Pride Flag Raising event organized by Councilwoman Lammis Vargas. The event … more
Future elementary school students in Johnston will be shown how to climb to new heights at their new school, when it’s finished. The Johnston School Building Committee recently approved … more
The Little Shepherd Preschool recently celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week; a great opportunity to spotlight Cranston’s learning centers where great teachers do their critically important … more
The National Art Honor Society at Cranston High School East recently completed a project that touches children without families on the other side of the world. Jill Cyr, visual arts program … more
Lucas “Luc” Maguire spends a lot of time in his Johnston backyard. He loves both the stars and photography. One day, he decided to combine his passions. “Ever since I can … more
Dr. Luke Messac thought it was going to be like every other Tweet he sent.Messac, of Warwick, had just a few hundred followers as recently as July 16, and he took the opportunity to send out a … more
As Father Brian Shanley reflects on his 15-year tenure as president of Providence College, he remembers what his parents told him when he was applying to colleges himself.As a senior at Toll Gate … more
Summer baseball has always been a part of Will Geoghegan’s life, going back to his childhood when his family used to watch Cape Cod League games while vacationing in Massachusetts. They … more
The state began allowing restaurants, cafés and other culinary establishments to offer limited outdoor dining services on Monday, and Mayor Allan Fung has signed a supplementary executive … more
Joining Massachusetts in another unprecedented step meant to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, Gov. Gina Raimondo this week announced that dine-in service as restaurants, bars and other … more
Calling for calm but acknowledging the likelihood of the continued spread of coronavirus in Rhode Island, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Monday declared a state of emergency and announced new steps aimed at … more
As the state responds to its first positive tests for coronavirus, officials say risk of transmission remains low but are urging Rhode Islanders to remain vigilant. “I understand why many … more
It can be difficult to get students interested in science or physics. But when you have a teacher who can make such a subject fun and interesting, it can become one of their favorite … more
Garden City Center, a decades-old fixture of the Ocean State’s retail shopping scene, has been sold to a Massachusetts-based company. The transaction was announced this week in separate … more
Food brings people together, and that’s just what Florence Spenard and Ken Gilbert had in mind when they spoke with Chef Steven Versacci of the Cranston Area Career and Technical Center last … more
Carlon Howard has lived in Rhode Island for nearly a decade, although his roots lie in Georgia, hundreds of miles south of the Ocean State. In his adopted home, he sees a unique opportunity for … more
You could have heard a pin drop in the packed auditorium at Cranston High School East last Wednesday night. Chris Herren, a Fall River native who once played professional basketball for the … more
Quincy was in Family Court on Thursday. He’s a big boy so his mom, Lisa Weinberg, keeps him on a short leash. He walked the corridor as if he didn’t have a care in the world, which … more
The space is bright, open, futuristic. Visitors might not expect those descriptors to be associated with Eden Park Elementary School, which was constructed in the 1950s – and, like many of … more
Creativity comes in many forms – and local residents might be surprised at the artistic work being done right next door or just around the corner in their community. The barriers between the … more
Sitting across from Bianca Christofaro – the mastermind behind the bake shop Queen B’s Cakery – is, in a word, humbling. Serving successfully as a custom cake conceptualizer, baker and … more
Vaping has been the focus of intense attention and scrutiny across the nation in recent weeks, as hundreds of cases of mysterious – and often sudden – lung injuries have been reported in what … more
The Gaspee Days Committee is working to keep its brand alive throughout the year, and its first-ever fall event on Oct. 12 is the first step to achieving that goal. The Gaspee Fall-Out — the … more
Dining and revelry have long drawn visitors to Pawtuxet Village. That tradition continues today, with a range of restaurants part of the village’s thriving business community. On Tuesday, … more
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