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Johnston Police seek hit and run crash suspect

The Johnston Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect involved in a hit and run crash. Around 4:45 p.m., Jan. 12, Johnston Police responded to the Shell …
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The new hill

By EMMA BARTLETT The roots of Italian heritage run deep in Knightsville, and Maria Manzi is one of many whose ancestors migrated to the area from Itri, Italy. Trying to escape economic turmoil, many Itranis left Italy just before the twentieth century
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Year in review; course ahead

By JOHN HOWELL The inner sanctum of the mayor's office could be a model living room at Cardi's, Jordan's or Raymore & Flanagan. The couches, sitting chairs and coffee table are color coordinated with the gray-flecked wall-to-wall carpeting, the cream
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In an all-out effort to continue one of Rhode Island’s oldest and most successful fundraising events, organizers of the ageless Ricky Salzillo Memorial Game Dinner have announced some strict …

Two hundred and fifty years ago - on June 9, 1772 - the British H.M.S. Gaspee Schooner was burned by colonists on Narragansett Bay in Warwick. Now in 2022, the RI 250th Semiquincentennial Commission, …
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On Friday, Jan.14, at 4:20 p.m., a group of patrol officers were entering the main lobby of Warwick Police Headquarters from the community room after a briefing and were immediately confronted by a …

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ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20Aries, you may be tempted to overspend this week, as you have a mind to remodel or redecorate your home in a major way. Try not to get carried away. TAURUS – Apr …
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of British land pattern muskets from the 1730s to the 1770s. The look and feel of those sturdy guns is what makes them very attractive to me. These guns have …
Sports
Cobras hit the court
The Western Hills Middle School boys basketball team is back in action this winter and is looking to make a deep run toward a …
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Breaking down the boys side
Last week our three publications revealed our Girls Teams of the Year as well as our Girls Team Coaches of the Year. I devoted my …
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Saltwater anglers request regulation options
About a month ago anglers expressed concern for the status of three spices (black sea bass, summer flounder and tautog) managed by the …
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Western Hill Middle School posts first quarter honors

Western Hills Middle School has posted honors for the first quarter of the 2021-22 academic year. The following students earned honors:   Grade 8 HIGH Honors Lorenzo Aceto, Zukaa …

St. Rocco School students pray for the nation's veterans

The students of St. Rocco School in Johnston walked down the church isles holding photographs of veterans they loved. The solemn march of respect paid tribute to the men and women who serve the …
Opinion

The sky appears be falling in Cranston over one man’s fraught relationship with his neighbor and his neighbor’s rooster and it seems the problem is onerous enough to require legislation. …
Politics as a profession may be described as being reliant on mastering the difficult duality between offering lofty promises of positive change with the harsh reality of understanding what can feasibly be accomplished by any one person or government
Obituaries

Denise A (Sarandrea) Caranci

Denise A (Sarandrea) Caranci 51, of Cranston, passed away on Thursday,  December 9, 2021 at Kent Hospital, Warwick. She was the beloved wife of 20 years to Michael Caranci. Born in Providence, …

Meaghan Donnelly McGonagle

Meaghan Donnelly McGonagle, age 41, of Warwick, passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at Kent Hospital in Warwick. Born in Providence, a daughter of Michael D. and Priscilla A. (Donnelly) …
Public notice

CITY OF CRANSTON NOTICE OF FUND AVAILABILITY AND 2021-2022 PROGRAM MID-YEAR UPDATE

CITY OF CRANSTON   A public hearing to monitor progress made by organizations receiving "CDBG" funding during fiscal year July 1, 2021 — June 30, 2022 will be held on: Monday, …

CRANSTON BOARD OF CONTRACT AND PURCHASE AGENDA

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ORDINANCE COMMITTEE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Class A Transfer of Stock Liquor License

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Animal Talk - Hux

Just look at this handsome boy, he can't wait to find his forever home! Maybe Hux is just the boy you've been looking for, he truly wants to be your best friend! Hux is in search of a low key, quiet …

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East Honor Society students reach out to community through reading

By EMMA BARTLETT Cranston High School East's National Honor Society students recently recorded themselves reading children's books aloud. Including classics such as "The Giving Tree" and "Where the Wild Things Are," students shared their love for