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Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins has issued an executive order to undertake a sweeping review of all tax exemptions offered to local taxpayers. The mayor said he has formed “a working group that … more
Buckle up – northeast gas prices are about to hit a bump in the road. Gasoline prices, already on a seasonal upward trajectory, could spike by double digits this week once the switch to … more
There are very few words more life shattering to hear than “you have cancer”. But, for Cranston’s Glyn Morgan, that is what happened to him in 2013. “My connection … more
And you thought Roger Williams Park Zoo was the only place to find dragons at this time of year. Well, Peter Legg who was watching the sunset at Fort Getty in Jamestown Sunday, grabbed this shot of … more
Editor’s note: On the morning of publication of this paper, evidence was brought to light of potential misconduct by Hope and Change for Haiti, which lost its 501-C3 status in 2022. The … more
The Jewish holiday of Passover will start at sunset, Monday, April 22 and conclude on April 30, 2024. The story of Passover can be found in the Old Testament book of Exodus. On Passover, it … more
To hear Dr. James Fanale tell it, the doctors, nurses, and staff at Warwick’s Kent Hospital have the greatest jobs in the world. It’s a sentiment he expressed as he stood before a … more
To hear Dr. James Fanale tell it, the doctors, nurses, and staff at Warwick’s Kent Hospital have the greatest jobs in the world. It’s a sentiment he expressed as he stood before a … more
The Old Growth Tree Society of Rhode Island will hold an open meeting at the Warwick Public Library at 600 Sandy Ln. Wednesday, April 17th, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., to talk about how the state's … more
The Planet Fitness on Warwick Ave. has been the target of three bomb threats in three weeks, with the location having to evacuate on March 28, April 4 and April 9. According to Warwick Police … more
Since Amazon has not yet opened for business in Johnston, the mega-retailer has invoked a costly construction clause in its contract with the town. Over the past few months, the company … more
At the time of year when colleges are sending out their financial aid packages, $4 million in scholarships is available through the Rhode Island Foundation. Four dozen Cranston students received aid … more
U.S. Representative Seth Magaziner now has a Republican opponent for this year’s election. Political newcomer Dr. Steven Corvi, who filed with the Federal Election Commission on March 21, … more
Rhode Island Arbor Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 26, 2024, at the Joseph Ventetuolo Recreational Complex, Brayton Avenue, Cranston, also known as Brayton Avenue Park. The celebration will … more
Mayor Ken Hopkins announced that resurfacing of the Washington Secondary Bike Path would in Cranston this coming Monday, April 8. As the resurfacing work on the bike path kicks off in Cranston, … more
One morning in 2006, I walked into my office at MENTOR Rhode Island to find a voicemail from then CEO Arlene McNulty. She was in the middle of watching an episode of Dancing with the Stars when she … more
Sprague Mansion hosted Defenders of Animals for an arts and craft sale and raffle fundraiser on Saturday. All artwork by local artists was donated, with 100% of proceeds going to fund the … more
Silent no longer. For decades, no one knew that Route 37, which traverses Warwick and Cranston, covered a dark secret. It was only after early summer rains and erosion caused skeletal remains to … more
On Saturday, April 6 almost 100 crafters swung by the William Hall Library to help with blanket donations for Project Linus. There were crocheters, knitters, sewers, quilters and people who work … more
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