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Vote pending on ‘historic’ electric rate hike

A decision may be made on an electricity rate hike as early as the end of this week. In the meantime, Ocean State residents, advocates and politicians took turns making impassioned pleas to …

Friday vote on ‘historic’ Rhode Island electric rate hike

A decision may be made on an electricity rate hike as early as the end of this week. In the meantime, Ocean State residents, advocates and politicians took turns making impassioned pleas to …

Protest erupts over gender ideology forum held at William Hall Library

Several hundred protesters gathered outside Cranston’s William Hall Library Monday preceding a 6:30 p.m. panel discussion on gender ideology that would take place inside the library’s …

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Greek Festival a sellout

What event serves the best Greek food and pastry – as well as unmatched entertainment, music and hospitality – unlike any other Rite of Summer in Rhode Island? It’s the Cranston …

Johnston Apple Fest ripens as summer flees

The time is ripe for Johnston’s apple celebration. The 34th Annual Apple Festival will be held this weekend, Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11. The festivities will stretch from 10 …
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Senior Enrichment Center news

Our programs assist, inform, entertain and enrich the lives of individuals 55 years and older. The CREATES Study “Cognitive Recovery After Elective Surgery” CREATES is an …

RHODYLIFE
One of the not-so-easy parts of collecting, or cataloging, military bolt-action rifles from all over the world is understanding all the guns, makers, variations, and when alterations or changes were …
WARWICK SHOWCASE   THE WOMAN KING* * * * ½(Exciting, Passionate, Emotional, Historical, Violent, Epic) Rhode Island’s own Viola Davis adds another feather to her already …
Sports
Falcons pick up first win
The Cranston West Falcons went to Burrillville High School on Saturday afternoon and battered the Broncos 32-13, while earning their first victory of the season. Last week, the Falcons blew a …
Cranston co-op looking for first victory
The Cranston co-op field hockey team is seeking its first win of the fall season as it sits at 0-2 after dropping matches to Rocky Hill and Lincoln. Rocky Hill rolled to a 6-0 win while the visiting …
Bolts off to strong start
The Cranston East girls tennis team has jumped off to a solid 3-2 start this fall as it looks to rebound after a tough two-win season in 2021. The Bolts picked up wins over West Warwick, Shea and …
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Cranston West announces Q4 honor roll students

Grade 12 Highest Honors Dylan Almeida, Madison Alves, Abigail Alviti, Sanjana Ananthula, Kaitlyn Antonucci, Emily Bessette, Mackenzie Bessette, Isabel Blanco, Ariarna Brennan, Molly Brown, Mia …

Johnston's St. Rocco’s Church treats the public to an incredible 82nd feast

Never before, according to records dating back to 2004, has the St. Rocco’s Feast and Festival enjoyed as much sparkling success as last week’s four-day fun, food and music …
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PPL should help us out on utility rates

Perhaps it’s time to increase the cost of providing power in the Ocean State. Electric customers don’t have much of a choice in Rhode Island. Practically every utility customer pays …

Obituaries

Michele Diana (Giordano) Weston

Our dear mother, Michele Diana (Giordano) Weston, peacefully passed away at her home in Plum Branch, SC on August 27, 2022 at the age of 80 after a long and full life. She was very loved and will be …

Robert D'Ercole

Robert D'Ercole, better known as "Bobby D", passed away on the evening of July 29th, 2022, at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He had just turned 68 years old. Born on July 6th, 1954 in …
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CITY OF CRANSTON NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

To All Interested Agencies, Groups and Persons: ON or about September 30, 2022, the City of Cranston, Rhode Island, will request the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to release …

ANIMAL TALK

Tortilla

Sometimes animals in shelters are shy and take time to get to know you, that's Tortilla. She is a young mixed breed beauty who will love very deeply but she needs time to build a relationship with …

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Warwick doctor got many breaks

There were perks to being a doctor's wife, such as a luxurious home in Warwick's seaside village of Conimicut. But, for Emma (Wieland) Coffey, the privileges weren't worth the pains. Emma was 24 …