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The origins of Mother's' Day as celebrated in the United States date back to the 19th century. Before the Civil War, Ann Reeves Jarvis of West Virginia helped start "Mothers' Day Work Clubs" to teach … more
The state ethics panel has launched an investigation into Cranston Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins for alleged nepotism. The Rhode Island Ethics Commission’s 6-0 vote Tuesday comes in response to … more
For too long, woods reclaimed the historic cemetery behind the Rhode Island Training School (RITS) off Sockanosett Cross Road.  The graveyard has rows and rows of small, rounded headstones … more
Cranston City Council voted to approve an amended city budget at a special meeting Monday, with a 6-3 vote along party lines. However, what Council President Jessica Marino classifies as a … more
UPDATED: There’s a special place at the bottom of Oak Swamp Pond for someone with a bow and quiver full of black arrows with blue and white fletching. Rhode Island Environmental Police searched the … more
The Comprehensive Community Action Program (CCAP) is preparing to deliver medical care to those who may need it most. CCAP’s new medical van will travel to different locations throughout … more
Cranston Public Schools announces the opening of the Ward 2 seat on the Cranston School Committee. The Cranston School Committee is made up of six members as well as a citywide chairperson. The … more
Cranston’s Ward 2 has a new city councilwoman. Following the resignation of former councilwoman Aniece Germain last week, Kristen E. Haroian, formerly the Ward 2 representative of the Cranston … more
CME Credit Union (CME CU) is pleased to announce and congratulate the winner of its brand/logo contest held with the Graphic Communications programs at Cranston West and Cranston East High … more
Mayor Ken Hopkins announced the introduction of the Community Septic System Loan Program in the city. This program was developed in partnership with the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and the Rhode … more
The Auburn Library was filled with the sound of clucking last weekend as Project Chick came through. Jeannette Gamache from Casey Farm in Saundertown, RI brought a gaggle of chicks for kids in … more
A lot of Rhode Islanders want to read Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, “The Women.” The e-book version of Hannah’s Vietnam War narrative had 837 holds across the … more
Rio lights up the room with his big smile and happy energy! Rio is a young mixed breed with a fluffy coat of many colors and eyes to match! He is a two years old and is an active boy so he's looking … more
Weekend Spotlight   April 26, Armenian Flag Raising Ceremony hosted by the Armenian National Committee of Rhode Island is scheduled for Fri., April 26, at Cranston City Hall, 869 Park Ave, … more
ALL ARRESTEES ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY On 04/22/24 at approximately 2236hrs, Officers arrested Kerry Lynn Vigeant, 42 of 212 Kilbert St, Warwick RI for (2) counts of Obtaining … more
We work to create a healthier, happier Cranston for all residents through events, workshops, resident-led working groups and The Huddle Center, our Cranston Family Support Center. "The Street … more
There’s a room just off the lobby of the Kent County YMCA equipped with plenty of exercise balls and stationary bikes, and even a mirrored wall, complete with a ballet barre. Each hints at … more
On Tuesday, April 16 at the Central Library, the Cranston Arts Commission and Mayor Ken Hopkins held an open forum to discuss ways to bring more arts and diversity into the Cranston community. … more
Prosecutors argued a Johnston man was in a scuffle outside a Providence club. He walked away from the fight, but “90 seconds later … returned with a gun.” Now he’ll likely … more
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