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To the Editor: Thanks to Senator Sheldon Whitehouse for his scholarly and amazing interrogation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh during the Senate hearing on the 27th. It was astounding! His inquiry, delving into sophomoric musings found in more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Candidate Forums The Cranston Herald and Cranston Public Library are partnering for candidate forums. Please submit your questions for City Council and school committee candidates to pfts319@aol.com and tomg@rhodybeat.com. The forums more
Sometimes a little anger goes a long way. In Ethel Ricci's case, that anger took her all the way to Washington D.C. in order to advocate on behalf of the many loved ones she had lost to cancer. After losing her father, brother, brother-in-law, niece and more
By MERI R. KENNEDY 2018 Thunderbolt Marching Band Invitational Calling all alumni, music lovers and Cranstonians - it's that time of year once again! Cranston High School East's Thunderbolt Band & Emerald Encore hosts its annual Marching Band more
By GLORIA QUINN In the 2018 legislative session, something wonderful happened. A policy was proposed, the public responded and made its position heard, and our state leaders listened and responded by addressing the policy collaboratively. The policy in more
To the Editor: Debates are an integral part of our democracy. They have formed the very foundation of how people choose their leaders. Look back at the Lincoln/Douglas debates. How different would America be if Lincoln had not shown himself through those more
By TOM MEZZANOTTE More disappointing news for RI Sport fans - the loss of the Pawtucket Red Sox. I have followed the saga surrounding the efforts of many to keep the PawSox in Rhode Island. Would the state be at risk? Should the owners pay more? What a more
By JOSEPH CROWLEY Top of the first, Jonesy was looking for a signal. Runners on first and second. A passed ball -both runners advance. Now first was open so a double play wasn't a concern. With two on and one out, he could be looking for a squeeze bunt more
In an age where nearly every topic has become viciously polarizing, relations with law enforcement officers has become increasingly strained in communities across the country - sometimes for valid reasons related to abuse of power and unnecessary more
William Hall Library open house on September 22 The Cranston Public Library 50th anniversary celebration continues with an open house at the William Hall Library on Saturday, September 22 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Embark on a scavenger hunt of the library, more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING A significant portion of my job is working with young people regarding leadership, problem solving and critical thinking. These skills can help prepare students become more capable citizens. I wrote this article shortly after a High more
Maybe we're not passed the point of being able to have civil dialogue just yet. We can hope, at the very least. Results from the Rhode Island Foundation's ambitious social experiment - Together RI - has outlined positive potential for our society's more
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