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Firefighter's allegation of 'inappropriate behavior' under investigation

An investigation is underway regarding a Cranston firefighter’s allegation of “inappropriate behavior by others,” according to Mayor Allan Fung’s administration. “We …

City joins 'lifetime' contract law challenge

By JACOB MARROCCO Mayor Allan Fung served as lead speaker and emcee Tuesday morning at North Providence Town Hall as a group of municipal leaders announced that 16 of Rhode Island's cities and towns across the state are filing a joint legal challenge to

Renewable ‘blueprint’ for city seen as statewide model

Imagine, in just a decade, Cranston’s electricity needs being met entirely through renewable energy sources, including solar and wind. That is the vision the Rhode Island Rhode Island …

Soon to be Fenton-Fung, mayor's wife talks future

By DANIEL KITTREDGE Barbara Ann Fenton, the wife of Mayor Allan Fung, has filed to legally change her last name to Fenton-Fung - and she continues to leave the door open to a run for office, although she says no decision has been made on that front. In

Eagles land, improve Rangers’ armory

Eagles have had an impact on the Pawtuxet Rangers, or more accurately on the Rangers’ Armory on Remington Street in the village. Over the past four years, five Eagle Scout projects have …

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On to semis

By RYAN D. MURRAY The (2B) Cranston West Falcons blanked the (5A) East Providence Townies 34-0 on Friday night during the quarterfinal round of the Division I High School Football Playoffs. West scored five touchdowns on the ground, three of which came

Tigers top Bolts for DIII crown

By RYAN D. MURRAY The No. 3 seeded Cranston East Lady Bolts were narrowly defeated 2-1 by unbeaten defending champion and No. 1 seeded Tiverton during the Girls Soccer Division III Championship on Saturday evening at Cranston Stadium. That title, which

CLCF takes home two titles

By ALEX SPONSELLER The CLCF youth football program had an impressive finish to its season this past weekend, as three of its teams competed in the AYF State Championship with two taking home gold. The CLCF 10U squad topped the powerhouse Woonsocket

Elks set for Hoop Shoot

By PETE FONTAINE It has roots dating back to 1946 in Corvallis, Ore. It has ties to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Ma. It has tremendous travel opportunities that are absolutely free. It's official name is the Elks Hoop

Cobras run to second at states

By ALEX SPONSELLER The Western Hills boys cross country team had a strong outing at the state championships, taking home a second-place finish. The Cobras were led by eighth-grade captain Patrick McDonough, who took home an eighth-place finish. We won"

Falcons win finale over EP

The Cranston West Falcons outdueled the East Providence Townies 41-28 on Friday night during their last game of the regular season.West ends the season with an overall record of 6-2 in Division …

Kilties stun Bolts in quarters

The No. 1 Cranston East Thunderbolts were stunned and ousted from the Boys Soccer Division II Quarterfinal on Monday night by the No. 8 Mount Pleasant Kilties 1-0 at Cranston Stadium. It was the first time that the Bolts were shut out

RI remains on national political radar

Observers might not think of Rhode Island as a major player on the national political stage. In terms of presidential and congressional elections, it has been reliably Democratic for many years, resulting in fewer candidate visits - and less outside

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Into the darkness

I attended an event the other evening where the purpose was to plunge us into darkness. Because we are not too far from Halloween, visions of Freddy Kruger or Michael Myers coming at me with a machete DID cross my mind. However, this occasion was to

At Andersonville, Civil War soldiers found ‘hell’ on earth

Broccoli’s ‘Paint’ covers the gamut



The Complaints keep on rockin’ with weekly shows

Dean Petrella and The Complaints have played legendary venues and worked with prominent producers over the course of their career. The group performs weekly at Escada Restaurant & Bar in Johnston.

Chalices recovered; suspect still at large

With will, Johnston man left lasting mystery



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Police Log - 11/14/19

DOMESTIC CHARGESOn Nov. 4 at 8:06 p.m., police arrested Evan Dubois, 21, 273 S. Main St., Apt. 3, Woonsocket, on charges of domestic simple assault and domestic disorderly conduct.On Nov. 4 at 8:06 …

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Man faces drug, weapons charges

Police Log - 10/31/19