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STORY OF THE WEEK Every now and then, the tectonic plates of Rhode Island politics shift, as campaign season fades and a fresh batch of leaders takes on new roles. We’re seeing that to some … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column showcasing the stories of Cranston residents’ community involvement, diversity, and unique life perspectives. Berta Santes is a Guatemalan mother of … more
STORY OF THE WEEK The out-of-town frame on the CD2 race is mainly about how a potential win by GOP candidate Allan Fung in a Democrat-leaning Rhode Island reflects a tough national outlook for … more
STORY OF THE WEEK  It was easy to anticipate the dynamic heading into two gubernatorial debates last week: Gov. Dan McKee would try to use the typical incumbent tack of avoiding miscues; GOP … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column showcasing the stories of Cranston residents’ community involvement, diversity and unique life perspectives. Nikki Nyne (she/her/hers) is a … more
STORY OF THE WEEK  Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee revisited his top campaign theme as he celebrated his primary victory last week. “As we said, it’s not the cards you get dealt, … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column showcasing the stories of Cranston residents’ community involvement, diversity and unique life perspectives. Taino Palermo (he/him/his) is a recent … more
STORY OF THE WEEK With less than three weeks until Rhode Island’s Sept. 13 primary, the five-way Democratic race for governor took a curious turn. Nellie Gorbea’s campaign aired an ad … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column showcasing the stories of Cranston residents’ community involvement, diversity, and unique life perspectives. Jeny Daniels (she/her/hers) is a recent … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column funded by the Rhode Island Foundation that showcases the stories of Cranston residents’ community involvement, diversity and unique life perspectives. … more
STORY OF THE WEEK The soccer stadium at Tidewater Landing is variously described as a game-changer that will spark an economic resurgence in Pawtucket or a boondoggle that will be a historic … more
STORY OF THE WEEK Over recent history, the General Assembly has approved a series of measures that once would have gone nowhere: pension reform (2011), same-sex marriage (2013), and state-based … more
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