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We are without question a nation of immigrants. Whether you descend from the settlers in New Amsterdam in the 1600s (now called New York), or whether you are descended from the Mayflower voyagers, or from the teeming hoards from various European more
By LONNIE BARHAM -- In mid-August nine Gold Star Teens, who have all lost a loved one in the wars in the Middle East, boarded U.S. Coast Guard Ship Cutter Eagle in New York City. What they learned was invaluable. more
In the 17th century “Italian Commedia” a clown character well known for alternating acts of boastfulness and cowardice is called “Scaramuccia” or “little skirmisher.” more
All presidents face a different set of circumstances upon entering office. Some must endure immediate crisis and some face relative peace and normalcy. No matter what personal narrative a new president has experienced, he or she will be honed by the more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Register for Cranston Kids Summer Program Registration for Cranston Parks & Recreation Kids Summer Programs - The Cranston Parks and Recreation Summer Programs registration for this summer will take place May 4 and May 9 at two more
As a child growing up in the sixties and early seventies, the political affiliation of a voter had great significance. If someone said they were a Democrat or a Republican an observer would have certain presumptions about where their loyalties and more
Cranston Public Library hosts free safety series The Cranston Family Literacy Collaborative, a joint program of the Cranston Public Library and the Cranston Family Center, and Cranston United Against Violence & Abuse (CUAVA), will hold a four-part more
For a couple of years now, I have been writing about different proposals regarding a new Paw Sox stadium. Few Rhode Islanders support any kind of taxpayer insured development whatsoever. The latest idea is to build a grandiose sports park complex in the more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Voter registration drive The Cranston Board of Canvassers is partnering with the Cranston Public Library to hold a Voter Registration Drive to mark National Voter Registration Day. The drive will take place on Sept. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Coming to Garden City Center As Garden City Center begins construction on Phase IV of renovations, two new restaurants have signed leases to join Legal C bar in the new 30,000-square-foot building located between Bank of America and more
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