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By DANIEL KITTREDGE The School Committee on Monday approved a new three-year contract with the Cranston Teachers' Alliance, as well as pay increases for a number of administrators and support staff. Ahead of the committee's votes, Superintendent Jeannine more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE New rules governing solar developments in the city are taking shape, and a joint workshop of the City Council and Planning Commission has been scheduled for July 18 to review what is being proposed. An announcement for the workshop - more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Against the backdrop of games, rides, music, food, faith and fireworks at this year's St. Mary's Feast, a well-known family in Knightsville will be remembering and celebrating the life of Kathleen Manzi. Kathleen, who passed away more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Debate over a resolution regarding the possession of guns on school grounds by concealed-carry permit holders produced partisan sparks during the July 11 meeting of the City Council's Ordinance Committee. In a heated exchange, more
By JEN COWART On June 28, Raymond Votto completed his final day as the chief operating officer of Cranston Public Schools, a position he held for 15 years. Votto's history with Cranston's school began when he attended elementary school at Mae Wescott more
By JEN COWART Just as the school year was ending, work was beginning on the football field and stands at Cranston High School West. Football players, staff and students who might normally be sleeping in were arriving at the field at 8 a.m. to help more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The president of the NAACP's Providence branch has alleged that the nominee to become the next chief of the Cranston Fire Department can be heard using a racial slur on an audio recording of a firehouse incident, while the mayor has more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed the state's $9.9 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 into law - although she is critical of a number of the spending plan's provisions and has reiterated her support for the adoption of line-item veto more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Immigrants from Itri, Italy, who settled in Cranston's Knightsville section in the early years of the 20th century brought the memory of a miracle. As the story goes, in 796 A.D., a mute shepherd looked into a tree on Mount Civita in more
Randi J. Ruzzo, 30, of 108 Preston Ave., was additionally cited for refusal to submit to a chemical test and obedience to stop signs, according to Chief of Police Col. Michael Winquist. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Starting Monday, residents of other communities will need to be accompanied by an adult Cranston resident when using the Budlong Pool. The policy change comes following concerns about overcrowding and a recent incident involving a more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Assistant Fire Chief Paul Valletta is poised to become the next chief of the Cranston Fire Department. On a unanimous vote Monday, the City Council's Finance Committee backed Mayor Allan Fung's nomination of Valletta to succeed Chief more
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