News

Are we in for a blizzard of winter moths?

By TIM FORSBERG While Monday brought the first snowflakes of the season, flurries of winter moths are again making their presence felt across the region. Originally from Europe, the invasive species known by its scientific name - Operophtera brumata -
Sports

'Bolts halt Tolman's upset bid for berth in semis

The Cranston East girls' volleyball team has rarely found its back against the wall this season, compiling an undefeated record to this point, but Tolman gave the 'Bolts all they could handle. The Tigers stole
Police Logs

Police Log

DUI Arrests Three individuals were arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs during the early morning hours of Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24. The Cranston Police Department deployed 11 extra officers on the holiday to
Entertainment

That’s entertainment: Twenty years ago

Cranston’s Lynne Collinson starred in Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers at City Nights Dinner Theatre in Pawtucket. Puppeteer Shari Lewis played PPAC with her new stage show, “Shari Lewis and …
Opinion

Housing market heats up

It's heating up, which looks to be a good thing unless things get too hot. We're not talking about the weather, although, so far, we've only had a few days that could be classified as bone chilling. Temperatures are rising in the housing market,
Lifestyles

Everyone walks away laughing

Local comedians Mike Murray and Bill Simas have laughed their comedy night fundraising venture, Funny 4 Funds, right into the Rhode Island Comedy Hall of Fame. And thanks to their efforts during …
LAST WEEK'S EDITION

'In a league all his own'

When I first saw Officer Gregg Bruno's partner, Bosco, he looked more like a pet than a police K9. After all, my idea of a police dog was a German Shepherd - not, like Bosco, a floppy-eared Yellow Labrador. Bosco, who retired in July