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Vote of confidence Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea takes a selfie with Cranston Registrar Nick Lima and Cranston Board of Canvassers members Randall Jackvony and Quilcia Moronta during a stop at the Pastore Youth Center polling place on Tuesday morning. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Addressing the state's shortage of affordable housing will be a top priority of the House of Representatives, Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) announced Monday, with a focus on seven pieces of legislation currently more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE It's a job that carries a six-figure salary, a staff of a half-dozen employees and a budget of more than $1 million. It also a position that, to this point, come with limited power and little in the way of clear-cut responsibilities. more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Easter treats in Cranston The Cranston Parks & Recreation Department, with the help of local businesses, is putting together Easter treats for Cranston children through grade five. Families must call (401) 780-6169 or email more
    As February comes to a close here in Rhode Island, I want to make sure you've got the latest info on our COVID-19 response.   Make sure that you're signed up for … more
'It's very widespread': Thousands get tax forms for UI benefits they didn't seek or receive By JOHN HOWELL Thousands of Rhode Islanders are beings asked to pay federal and state taxes on money they never received. Over the last month, taxpayers started more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE While some members expressed concern over the length of the proposed freeze, the City Council on Monday unanimously backed a resolution calling on the General Assembly to approve a three-year moratorium on charter school expansion in more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Visitors to City Hall will now find a new look at the building's front entrance. The leadership of the Cranston Police Department, along with Mayor Ken Hopkins and other city officials, gathered Monday morning to mark the opening of a more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE While it was not the celebration Director Ed Garcia would have liked, last Friday's gathering in the William Hall Library's auditorium was nonetheless a special occasion for the leadership and staff of the city's library system. A more
By JACOB MARROCCO Members of the law enforcement community gathered at Doric Park in Cranston on Feb. 12 for a "e;Blessing of the Roads,"e; an event meant to promote driver safety and spotlight the growing number of deaths of the state's major roadways. more
By LAURA WEICK A COVID-19 survivor recently celebrated her 105th birthday in style by virtually spending time with her family - as well as being crowned the "Valentine's Day Queen" at her nursing home. On Feb. 15, three days before her actual birthday on more
By ETHAN HARTLEY On Tuesday, March 2, Rhode Island will hold a special election that could potentially green-light $400 million in state bonding - borrowed money that is to be paid back over a period of time, with interest, similar to a mortgage. The more
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