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By DANIEL KITTREDGE For most Rhode Islanders, the most devastating storms of the last century - the Hurricane of 1938 and Hurricane Carol in 1954 - are remembered largely through black-and-white images, along with the stories of older friends and loved more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Easter Bunny to visit Cranston The Easter Bunny is coming to Cranston! The visit begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 3, in Edgewood. The Easter Bunny's route will continue through the city, with stops at Park View Middle School, more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Can police enter a home without a warrant in the interest of "community caretaking"? That is the question before the nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court as they prepare to render a decision in a case rooted in Cranston. The court more
Totally chill Ali McGowan takes the lead as she and Sarah Crowell head for the shore after plunging into the icy waters of Greenwich Bay during the weekend's Frozen Clam Dip and Obstaplunge, held at Warwick's Goddard Park to benefit Mentor RI. For more more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE An effort to end the current practice of counting inmates at the Adult Correctional Institutions in the drawing of Cranston's ward maps fell short during Monday's City Council meeting, but new proposals aimed at achieving the goal are more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Fung Stadium? Not just yet. Following a debate that was at times politically charged, a City Council resolution seeking to name the new multi-sport athletic field at Cranston High School West after the city's most recent past mayor more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Taxes are on the minds of many Cranstonians, and not just because of the looming filing deadlines for state and federal returns. Residents recently received letters outlining new property valuations based on Vision Appraisal's more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE There's been a lot to celebrate at the Cranston Senior Enrichment Center in recent weeks as the city's oldest residents have received their initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. On March 12, educators and child care workers began more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Focus on mental health NAMI Rhode Island is the state affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It offers an array of education and training programs and services for individuals living with mental illness, family members, more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE On the heels of the latest high-profile incident involving ATVs operating on local roadways, officials from Cranston and Providence on Tuesday announced a new partnership aimed at addressing activity they described as endangering more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE In a significant step toward the legalization of recreational marijuana, two local lawmakers last week submitted legislation in the Rhode Island Senate that would establish a regulatory and tax structure for retail cannabis sales. The more
By JACOB MARROCCO When Marie Pennacchia saw a couple of Cranston fire engines head down her street on Sunday, she had figured there must be an emergency nearby. Naturally, her concern went to others before realizing what had been orchestrated behind the more
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