CFD ceremony sees promotions, inductions and history

By JACOB MARROCCO The Cranston Fire Department held its first swearing-in ceremony in nearly a decade on Thursday inside the Cranston East auditorium, which included the promotion of nearly 30 firefighters and the induction of 16 new probationary

The mystery of the Oaklawn School for Girls

By PAM SCHIFF Before there was Brayton Park and the Hope Alzheimer's center, there was the Oaklawn School for Girls. Built in 1880, it was the sister school to Sockanosset Boys School. The building has since been demolished, but the land holds a secret

West retains City Cups

The Cranston West lacrosse teams continued their City Cup dominance with a pair of victories over rival Cranston East at Cranston Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Falcons' girls' lacrosse team (6-2) held off the 'Bolts
Police logs

Police Log

DOMESTIC ASSAULT Officer Mcintyre arrested Gabriel Deltoro, 43, of 66 Roberts St. in Warwick, on May 6 at 10:25 a.m. for domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct. His arrest is the result of subject turning himself into the Cranston Police

Livable home tax credit is good legislation

Even by the most current Census Bureau data provided by the state Department of Elderly Affairs, which in itself approaches ancient history by today's standards, as of 2006 23.6 percent of the state's population, or 252,000 of us, were 55 years old or