NEWS
BACK IN CUSTODY: U.S. Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Boston announced the Feb. 6 arrest of a Guatemalan national charged with child molestation in Rhode Island. The suspect was released from custody last year despite an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer.
Accused immigrant’s case a political hot potato in RI
It was a rare, stinging rebuke of state officials by an enforcement wing of the federal government. Then the Ocean State’s Attorney General weighed in, reddening the handprint left behind …
OneCranston Health Equity Zone at CCAP
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. ASL Storytime …
Cranston Senior Enrichment Center
Our programs assist, inform, entertain, and enrich the lives of individuals 55 years and older. Property Tax Relief Credit and/or City Tax Exemption Monday, February 26th – 10:00 a.m. …
Cranston Public Library
The Cranston Public Library brings people, information, and ideas together to enrich lives and strengthen the community. Jazz Concert to Celebrate Black History @ William Hall Saturday, …
FIGURING IT OUT: A couple curious artists speak with a representative from the Artists’ Exchange about the possibility of signing up for camp. (Photo provided by Cranston Public Library)
Summer camps on display at Central Library
The community room at Cranston Central Library was packed with over 220 people on Saturday hoping to learn a thing or two about the many local summer camps accepting applicants across Rhode Island …
‘Frenzy’ chills Warwick meeting to attract Costco
The latest twist in the Great Costco Caper was last Thursday when the news media turned out to cover a zoom meeting between representatives of the giant retailer and Warwick officials that …
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A bright day above the Station Nightclub Memorial
STANDING TALL: The Station Nightclub Fire Memorial in West Warwick was standing tall above a blue sky on Tuesday, the 21st anniversary of the fire which devastated Rhode Island in 2003. A few flowers …
CHAOS/ORDER: Cranston Combined Percussion Ensemble performed a complex, challenging show for professional judges last weekend at a workshop meant to help them prepare for the Winter Guard International World Championships this spring. (Photos by Kevin Fitzpatrick)
Drum ensemble prepares for a championship run
The Cranston Public School community had its first opportunity on Saturday to see a show that will, in just two months, be on a world championship stage. The Cranston Combined Percussion …
Getting a jump on Cranston’s future
Cranstonians  are invited on February 22 at 6 p.m. to attend a charrette style public workshop at the Senior Enrichment Center to discuss updates to Cranston’s Comprehensive Plan. As part …
‘ONE OF THE KINDEST’ Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio shared this photo of late Sen. Frank Lombardo III, who passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 21 at the age of 65.
RI Sen. Frank Lombardo III, of Johnston, dies overnight at age 65 after battle with cancer
Sen. Frank Lombardo III dropped from helicopters to ski inaccessible moguls. Somehow, he balanced business, community service, law-making and family. “Our Senate family is heartbroken with …
Here's what's happening around Cranston
Weekend Spotlight Feb. 24, Cranston Public Schools Kindergarten Registration for Cranston children, born before September 1, 2019. All registrations are by appointment only. Appointments are …