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Murphy Fund honors memory of man lost too soon

By PAM SCHIFF For most people, friendships that last past high school are rare, and ones that began at birth and lasted until death are exceptional. When Aaron Murphy lost his three-year battle with metastatic synovial sarcoma on Monday, July 8, 2019, at

Retirees appeal to high court

By DANIEL KITTREDGE After falling short in legal challenges on the state level, a group of Cranston police and fire retirees now hopes to take its fight against local pension changes to the U.S. Supreme Court. The 69-member Cranston Police and Fire

Debate on wage proposal continued

By DANIEL KITTREDGE After a debate that carried lingering tensions from the recent moves to increase the pay of the mayor and City Council starting in the next term, consideration of a proposal that would set a minimum hourly wage of $12.75 for city

105 and still amazing her many admires

By PETE FONTAINE Margaret Pinelli DiMuccio has been amazing people for all of her 105 years To this day, for example, her granddaughter's husband George Arakelian still marvels of DiMuccio's unique story of never - ever - having a license to drive an

Gamm's 'Judy Moody' a celebration of childhood

The humor and drama surrounding the relativistic enormity of childhood awaits to be celebrated and rediscovered at the Gamm Theater, as cast and crew gear up for their eight-show run of "Judy Moody"...

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Knights fall to Bunker Hill

FROM STAFF REPORTS The CCRI Knights men's soccer team hosted the Bunker Hill Community College Bulldogs on Monday evening. The Knights held a one goal lead at halftime but the Bulldogs scored three second half goals to win the game 3-1. The loss drops

Celebration and dedication

Celebration and dedication Cranston National Budlong Little League and the Cranston Ravens recently hosted local officials and members of the community for a dedication of renovations to the CNBLL Complex at the fields off Aqueduct Road. The building was

Bolts fall to Saints

By RYAN D. MURRAY The St. Raphael Academy Saints went to Cranston Stadium on Friday night and edged out the Thunderbolts 7-3 under the lights in Division I football. East drew a 3-0 lead, 3:30 into the contest, after Aaron Fonseca, a senior kicker,

Falcons edge Quakers

By RYAN D. MURRAY The Cranston West Falcons went to Moses Brown and defeated the Quakers 30-17 on Saturday afternoon in a Division I football slugfest. West saw four different players find pay dirt with Cam Alves, Brennan Stetson, Myles Chung, and James

Bolts roll past Mounties, 5-0

By RYAN D. MURRAY The Thunderbolts boys soccer squad blanked the Mount St. Charles Mounties 5-0 on Monday evening at Cranston Stadium in Division II. East senior star Kerin Murillo, who has almost fully recovered from a minor injury, led the Bolts with

west edges SK

By RYAN D. MURRAY The Falcons handled the South Kingstown Rebels 26-7 on Saturday afternoon during a Division I football matchup at Cranston Stadium. Brennan Stetson, the Falcons junior running back, rushed for two touchdowns while Cam Alves, West's

Bolts top rival Falcons

By ALEX SPONSELLER The Cranston East girls volleyball team picked up a thrilling 3-2 win over crosstown rival Cranston West last week. The Bolts jumped out to a 25-13 win in the first set, but the momentum was short-lived as the Falcons took the second

A safe way to limit school shootings

To the Editor: School shootings have been on the rise since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. Although school shootings are classified as rare, they are beginning to become more frequent. Since the Columbine High School shooting in 1999,

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Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School announces youth ensemble auditions

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School Youth Wind Ensembles (RIPYWE) is holding auditions for its youth wind ensembles. The wind ensembles were created to give advanced woodwind, brass and percussion students from Rhode Island and nearby

Lovecraft walking tour, film series set for 4 Saturdays

Using Aromatherapy to bring the smells of fall inside

Keane's Wood-Fired Catering is BBQ at its finest


Macari's meteorological journey leads him home to RI

By JACOB MARROCCO Ever since he was writing weather journals in third grade, it's been Johnston native Anthony Macari's dream to secure a meteorology job in his home state. The long and winding road has taken Macari, 25, from Lyndon State College in

Aerial mosquito spraying done as state urges continued caution

Chafee discusses 2020 Libertarian presidential bid

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Police Log - 10/10/19

MULTIPLE CHARGES On Oct. 4 at 8:33 a.m., police arrested Todd Askew, 41, 300 Smithfield Road, Apt. 3, North Smithfield, on charges of reckless driving, assault, violation of a no-contact order and driving with a suspended license, third or subsequent

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