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Cranston Public Schools 2019-20 bus schedule

Please be advised that the time listed is the START time for the bus route. The bus stops will be done in the order listed below. Please allow for commute time between stops and traffic situations that may arise.

Impeachment inquiry ‘about the rule of law,’ Langevin says

Citing sentiment from constituents and a belief that Congress is being “stymied” by the administration, U.S. Rep. James Langevin on Wednesday announced his support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

Advocates: Alzheimer's looming as potential 'disaster' for RI, nation

By DANIEL KITTREDGE For thousands of Rhode Island families, the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease are all too familiar. The disease also has the potential to bring about what U.S. Sen. Jack Reed called a personal and economic disaster" for the"

One for the books

By JEN COWART Little Free Libraries are increasingly popping up all over the world, as the community-building spirit of “leave a book, take a book” gains momentum. Although the story behind …

Local business owners advocate for IGT contract extension

By ETHAN HARTLEY Four local business owners converged onto the public plaza at Rolfe Square in Cranston on Aug. 15 to advocate for the proposed extension of IGT's contract with the state, which would keep the company in Rhode Island until 2043. Organized

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Good old days

By ALEX SPONSELLER The Providence Grays held the first-ever Rocky Point Historic Baseball Festival at the park last week, hosting teams from all throughout the northeast that competed in all-day event. Historic baseball provides players the opportunity
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Cheating scandal an embarrassment

I am sure by now that you all have heard the news, but last week, Goffstown, New Hampshire's Little League Coach Pat Dutton made a cheating accusation against Barrington after the conclusion of the regional tournament in which Barrington won and

New England Champs

By RYAN D. MURRAY Cranston Western Little League won the 8-10 year-old New England Championship on Friday night, beating Connecticut's Fairfield American 3-1 in eight innings at the Chafee Sports & Recreation Complex. Following CWLL's first-ever 10U

Bulldogs top La Salle for state title

By RYAN D. MURRAY The Cranston Bulldogs won the 2019 R.I. Connie Mack State Championship on Monday night, beating the LaSalle Academy Rams 3-0 in a winner-take-all Game 3 at PCD. The Bulldogs trailed La Salle 1-0 in the championship series before

CWLL tops VT, ME

By RYAN D. MURRAY The Cranston Western Little League All-Stars, who are representing Rhode Island in the 9-10 year-old New England Regionals, crushed Saco, Maine 12-4 on Monday afternoon at the Chafee Athletic & Recreation Complex and improved its record

Gershkoff to Upper Deck in championship

By RYAN D. MURRAY Cranston, Auburn Post 20, Gershkoff Auto Body fell in the R.I. American Legion Championship to defending champion Upper Deck Post 14 during back-to-back games on Friday night at McCarthy Field. Upper Deck snuck by Gershkoff 2-1 in Game

East wins Sally Eddy Tourney

Warwick Little League North hosted its Sally Eddy tournament last weekend at the West Side Fields in Warwick. A handful of local Little League clubs made the trip to compete in the action, and the group from Cranston East would go on to win the
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Now is the time - tomorrow is too late

To the Editor: Two of the most critical issues facing all Americans are climate change and the ever-increasing violence and destruction caused by assault weapons and high capacity magazines. Both issues are complicated; there isn't an easy solution to

The meaning of life is to give your life meaning

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Let's not surrender 'our rights' in the name of fear

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Lifestyles

Lacrosse program focuses on ‘whole girl’

“All girls, for girls” is the concept that Kerri Kelleher puts forward when it comes to the new Flare Lacrosse program. Kelleher – who has been coaching Cranston youth lacrosse for a number …

Festival Ballet announces 42nd season

'Fight Like a Mother' author to visit Barrington Books Retold

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Police: 'Operation Heat' arrests disrupt 'very violent' drug operation

Rhode Island State Police on Aug. 9 announced multiple arrests as part of “Operation Heat.” The investigation – which officials said remains ongoing – involved three months of court-authorized wiretapping.

Cranston actor Lynch comes home to TBTS

Film, 'Children of the Inquisition,' has deep RI roots

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Police Digest

Police: Texas truck driver threatened to shoot bicyclists A Killeen, Texas, man is facing charges after police say he threatened to shoot a group of bicyclists early on the morning of Aug. 19. Thomas Pierre, 28, is charged with carrying a pistol without

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