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Warwick Police: Around 30 handguns swiped in gun store break-in

Warwick Police are investigating a major gun theft on Post Road. Around 3:52 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2024 Warwick Police responded to RI Guns, at 1175 Post Road for an alarm. “Upon …
GO VOTE: Six polling places will be open on June 4, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Ward 1 Scottish Rite Masonic Lodge; Ward 2 Cranston High School East; Ward 3 Peter T. Pastore, Jr. Youth Center; Ward 4 Hope Church Scituate Avenue; Ward 5 Kelley-Gazzerro VFW Post 2812; and Ward 6 RI National Guard Building Schofield Armory). Early voting will also continue through 4 p.m. on Monday, June 3. Anyone with questions about voting is urged to contact the Cranston Board of Canvassers at 401-780-3121.

Both sides support Cranston school bond

Political voices on all sides seem to agree, Cranston can’t afford not to pass next week’s $40 million school bond referendum. Voters will decide whether to listen to city officials …
ALIEN PRIZE: Libby Puleo, 13, a Warwick Veterans Middle School seventh-grader won an alien inflatable at Monday’s Gaspee Days Arts and Crafts Fair after ringing the bell with a hammer.

Artsy Crafty Gaspee Days

Park life springs anew

Special to the Herald Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, the last thing you should ever do is count Ed Brady down and out. Brady has worked tirelessly to keep the Park Theater afloat and …

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Cranston Cares is a 501c-3 organization that provides equitable support throughout the City of Cranston. For more information, visit CranstonCares.org.

Cranston Cares runs on dunking at CPD Spring Fest

Get your throwing arms in shape. Cranston Cares is setting up a dunk tank at the Cranston Police Spring Fest on Sunday, May 19. "We are very thankful to all the volunteers for their support to …

Unpacking history

Judge Francis “Frank” X. Flaherty carried a pair of huge sealed cardboard boxes into Warwick City Hall’s subterranean conference room. Flaherty, a former Warwick Mayor and …
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CYCLONE WASH

TEAM BUILDING: Above, the Cranston Cyclones Special Olympics team held a fund-raising car wash at the Thirsty Beaver on Atwood Avenue on Saturday, May 25. (Cranston Herald photo by Steve Popiel)

A day for remembering

STARS & STRIPES: Students held flags during Friday’s Hugh B. Bain Memorial Day Program. The Bain Middle School program dates back to the end of World War II. According to this year’s …

PROMOTED, WELCOMED & CELEBRATED

TIME SERVED: On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, Cranston Police Department gathered at Cranston City Hall to celebrate three promotions, swear in six new officers and recognize a dispatcher who retired …
RHODYLIFE
“Once”, the minimalist movie that became a theatrical hit is the simple story of unrequited love. Set primarily in a Dublin bar, the simple tale has some nice music and lighthearted …
Sports
$6 million for Right Whale vessel strike prevention
NOAA Fisheries is providing $6 million in Inflation Reduction Act funding to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. The funding will support projects developing technologies to minimize risk from …
The beauty of bookend championships
Cranston resident Alfred Travieso, AKA Danger Boy Alfredo, recently became the Renegade Wrestling Alliance’s oldest individual champion after securing the Hype Championship belt. He is a …
TEEING OFF: West’s Jack Marques on Tuesday morning in the state championship. (Photos by Alex Sponseller)
West golf on rise
The Cranston West golf team has had a big season to this point and sent eight qualifying players to this week’s state championship at Cranston Country Club. The Falcons boast one of the …
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A win for common sense gun laws

While it won’t yet be official as of the time of this writing, we have learned from credible sources that a bill currently in the Rhode Island legislature that would strengthen and bolster the …

A rude awakening

To the Editor, It used to be you could set your clock by it. The first jet took off at 6 a.m. from T. F. Green. Over the past few years the time has gradually crept backwards. One morning a …

A matter of self-preservation

To the Editor, Israel has to eliminate Hamas. That is the only just and proportionate response to the genocidal slaughter of innocent Israeli civilians that took place on October 7th, 2023. …
Obituaries

Milton, Kenneth R.

Kenneth R. Milton of Great Island, Narragansett and formerly of Cranston and Smithfield, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2024, at the age of 91. He was the only child of Roland and Virginia Milton …

Martin, Gregory A.

Gregory A. Martin, 77, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family Friday, May 17, 2024. He was the beloved husband of Mary Jean (Manney) Martin. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late …
Public notice

CRANSTON BOARD OF CONTRACT AND PURCHASE AGENDA

There will be a meeting of the Board of Contract and Purchase on June 4, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. Pursuant to City Council Ordinance, the following advertises the agenda for that meeting. All matters listed …

ANIMAL TALK

Roland

Are you ready to get rollin', well so is Roland! This ten-month-old pup loves to run! He's got the supermodel legs to prove it too! Roland is a mixed breed with a beautiful brindle coat and a white …

 

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Park life springs anew

Special to the Herald Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, the last thing you should ever do is count Ed Brady down and out. Brady has worked tirelessly to keep the Park Theater afloat and …