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By JACOB MARROCCO U.S. Sen. Jack Reed stopped by the Rhode Island Community Food Bank's Niantic Avenue headquarters Monday afternoon to announce $40 million in federal aid to help fight hunger and food inequality in the Ocean State. Reed said that the more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Few events in life are as special as the day a new baby comes home. It's a joyful occasion, the start of a new journey filled with hope and possibility. But especially for first-time parents, the emotions are more complex. There's the more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Yard waste pickup Spring has arrived in Rhode Island, leading many Cranston residents to take advantage of the warm weather and start clearing out winter debris from their yards. Yard waste collection resumes for the season this week. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Mayor Ken Hopkins last week unveiled a roughly $311 million city budget plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1, saying his proposal will "keep Cranston on the right track" while holding the line on taxes. "This budget reflects more
Remembering those lost Local and state elected officials, leaders from the faith community and a several city residents gathered outside City Hall last week for a ceremony and candlelight vigil to remember the lives lost during the COVID-19 pandemic. The more
By JACOB MARROCCO Members of the local health community and state congressional delegation gathered at the Comprehensive Community Action Program's Cranston Street building on Monday to announce $33.5 million in federal aid for eight centers across Rhode more
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
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