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By DANIEL KITTREDGE In the wake of a New Year's Day incident on Atwood Avenue that left an officer injured and led to nine arrests, Cranston Police and Mayor Ken Hopkins have put the use of ATVs, dirt bikes and other illegal vehicles on city roadways in more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE For the first time in a year, Cranston's elementary and middle schools have welcomed all students back for five-day in-person instruction. The School Committee last week approved Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse's plan to reopen more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE An effort to address food insecurity in Rhode Island while providing a boost to independent local restaurants during the pandemic continues to grow. Plates with Purpose began when two women - one from North Providence, one from more
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
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