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DOMESTIC CHARGES On April 4 at 5:53 p.m., police arrested Bridget Hoyle, 43, 277 Main St., Apt. 3, Cranston, on charges of domestic simple assault and battery and domestic disorderly conduct. On April 7 at 7:09 a.m., police arrested Melissa Rathier, 33, more
Two brothers from Warwick, Christian and Nicholas Woods, recently received Humane Heroes Awards from Defenders of Animals for their continued volunteer work at Smith & Agli's Pot Belly Manor in North Kingstown. The awards came during more
From those who knew him, Corey M. Sanville, 22, would have loved the parade Sunday in his memory. More than 100 cars started gathering at Rocky Point about 11. Michele Ciociola and a group of volunteers who handed out balloons and colored markers for more
By DANIEL KITTREGDE A "e;COVID Trifecta"e; is threatening municipal budgets across the Ocean State, according to the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns - and Mayor Allan Fung said Cranston is among the communities being put in a difficult position. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE After saying Aug. 5 that Rhode Island is at a "e;turning point"e; in its fight to contain the spread of the coronavirus - and cautioning that "e;much more restrictive rules"e; could be on the way if the small but significant spikes seen in more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Editor's note: This is the first in a series of profiles of the candidates for mayor, based on recent interviews conducted for our Radio Beacon podcast. Ken Hopkins, a citywide member of the Cranston City Council, has long considered more
By MERI R. KENNEDY CCRI to host virtual RI Promise enrollment event The Community College of Rhode Island is hosting a virtual Rhode Island Promise enrollment event on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. The Rhode Island Promise scholarship provides two years more
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Providence Gridiron Club recently held its annual awards ceremony at the Cranston Country Club, and West quarterback Cam Alves was given the Gilbane Trophy as the state's top player. Alves was a dual threat quarterback for the more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Editor's note: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations have canceled or postponed events scheduled for the coming weeks. We advise readers to check on the status of various events, and we will provide updates as they become more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE In the wake of the Minnesota killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police and the widespread demonstrations that have followed, a new call has emerged from some quarters - "e;defund the police."e; The specifics behind, and more
By STEPHANIE BERNABA Normal graduation plans were upended this year due to the pandemic, but the Cranston High School West community found a new way to gather in celebration of the members of its class of 2020 over the weekend. Graduating seniors Makayla more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The city is moving toward adoption of a budget for the coming fiscal year, but a number of significant questions remain as the pandemic continues to upend planning and typical processes at all levels of government. The City Council's more
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