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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
If anything, this pandemic has starkly defined how much we value and depend upon connecting with each other. We see it when visits to elderly friends and family are not recommended, and even impossible if they are in a nursing home or hospital. We see it more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE As Rhode Island lifted its stay-at-home order and relaxed some rules for businesses and parks over the weekend, Cranston has also welcomed visitors back to some of its recreational facilities and seen non-essential retail stores more
By ALEX SPONSELLER Do yourself a favor . take every single precaution that has been recommended regarding COVID-19 safety. Every.single.precaution. I was diagnosed with COVID-19 and pneumonia last Friday evening, a lovely twofer that has given the word more
By JACOB MARROCCO The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on Census outreach and response, and Common Cause RI Executive Director John Marion said it will need to get better in the coming months. Marion told the Beacon in an interview on more
The two-week self-quarantine order for members of the Cranston High School West community expired on March 27 - and Mayor Allan Fung had a new message for those who might have seen the occasion as a reason to celebrate in group more
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