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Gun-control resolution fails before committee

By DANIEL KITTREDGE On one side of City Hall's Council Chambers sat a group of people wearing pink or orange shirts bearing the names of the groups Moms Demand Action and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence, with slogans such as

Gaspee ignites local pride

Living history Rep. Joseph McNamara used fighting words - as did Mayor Allan Fung and Rep. Joseph Solomon Jr. - while helping to kick off the 54th annual Gaspee Days celebration Saturday at the gazebo in Pawtuxet Park. All three characterized the Boston

New Warwick Ice Cream to benefit Hasbro Chidren's Hospital

By ETHAN HARTLEY Nothing pairs nicer with the mercifully warm weather of late than a good scoop of ice cream, and while ice cream is perfectly wonderful on its own, being able to contribute to a worthy cause simply by indulging in it is a proverbial

Abortion bill defeated, but not over

By ETHAN HARTLEY A polarizing bill that sought to codify federal laws regarding the allowance of abortions, which was enshrined by the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, was voted down by the Senate Judiciary Committee in a 5-4 vote on Tuesday

Ready to celebrate: Gaspee Days festivities kick off Saturday

By DANIEL KITTREDGE Gaspee Days are here again. The annual celebration - which commemorates the 1772 burning of the HMS Gaspee, one of the formative events of the American Revolution - kicks off Saturday, May 18, with the Proclamation Ceremony in

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Falcons rolling into second half Falcons rolling into second half

After dropping to D2 from D1 over the offseason, the Cranston West boys volleyball team has been on a mission in 2019 to prove to the state that they are still among the top clubs despite the move. The Falcons have jumped out to a hot start this year,

Locals shine at Class Championships

The Outdoor Track and Field Class Championships were this past weekend at Coventry High School, and a handful of locals made some noise as they get set for next month's State Championship at Brown University. Here is a look at some of the results: GIRLS

Pats top Bolts on senior night

The Pilgrim girls lacrosse team traveled to Cranston Stadium and topped East 9-6 during the Thunderbolts' senior night game. The Pats jumped out to a 4-3 lead in the first half, and although the Bolts remained within arm's reach of knotting the score in

Bolts fall to Titans, 14-11

The Toll Gate boys lacrosse team edged visiting Cranston East 14-11 last week to remain in the Division III playoff hunt. Ezra Cox had another outstanding effort for the Titans, leading the way with eight goals and two assists, breaking the school record

Hawks edge Bolts

By RYAN D. MURRAY The Cranston Thunderbolts fell to the undefeated Hawks 5-2 in Division I baseball at Ray Pepin Field at Bishop Hendricken High School on Thursday afternoon. Cranston East senior ace and Coppin State signee Giovanni Canales hurled 5 2/3

Falcons sharp in St. Germain Invitational

The Sgt. Brian St. Germaine Invitational was held last weekend at West Warwick High School, and a handful of locals made some noise as they compete in their final meet before the class championships this weekend. Cam Alves was the top performer for

Cobras look to finish strong

The Western Hills baseball team is currently in its home stretch of the regular season, with its final game slated for next week against Bain. The Cobras jumped out to a strong 6-1 start to kick of the year, but dropped back to back contests to Feinstein
Opinion

Protecting E-911 from politicians

By STEVEN FRIAS Every month, Rhode Islanders pay a 911 fee on their phone bills, but most of the funds raised by this fee do not go to the E-911 system. Instead, every year, millions in 911 fees are diverted to pay for other expenses in the budget. For

Keeping the Faith

Pro-choice advocates killed bill

Protecting abortion rights in RI

Untold financial, health care benefits of a Partners` deal

Lifestyles

Detective Pikachu

Movie Review By JOHN PANNOZZI POK MON DETECTIVE PIKACHU *** out of five stars The world-famous video game series comes to the big screen like you've never seen before. Tim Goodman (played by Justice Smith) is a young man who once aspired to become a

Neal & The Vipers ready to rock Gaspee Days

Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

Island Moving Company comes to Warwick

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The Quahogs' Steve Delmonico was born to rock

By ROB DUGUAY Providence rock act The Quahogs walk a fine line between a variety of styles. Some of their songs showcase the sensibility and intimacy often associated with folk. Some have a rough and rowdy garage rock vibe. Still others have a country

Last week at the General Assembly

Tai Chi Funk Squad has the groove to make you move

Firehouse Subs blazes into Cranston

Full of 'Promise': CCRI celebrates graduates at 54th commencement

Police / crime

Suspect sought in armed robbery

By HERALD STAFF Police are seeking a suspect who brandished a firearm during a recent robbery at a local gas station. According to a statement from Cranston Police, the male suspect entered the Mobil station at 1282 Elmwood Ave. at approximately 4 a.m.

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