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By DANIEL KITTREDGE Plans for a new Costco-anchored development at the current home of Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment have again stalled, this time through a vote of the City Council's Ordinance Committee. Whether the move represents the end of more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Mayor Ken Hopkins says he is "livid" over the City Council's removal of administrative appointments from a proposed new Diversity Commission, calling it a "slap in the face." And his frustration doesn't stop there. During an interview more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The City Council's Ordinance Committee was set this week to vote on whether Coastal Partners LLC's request for new consideration of a proposed zoning change at the New London Avenue property that currently houses Mulligan's Island more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Cranston Police overstepped their authority in 2015 when they seized two firearms from the home of a man who was viewed as a potential risk to his own safety, the U.S. Supreme Court found in a unanimous opinion published Monday. "The more
By PAM SCHIFF As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. And, after 100-plus years of baking, the Kaplan family decided it was time to say goodbye to Rainbow Bakery. Murray Kaplan, a proud Navy veteran, is the grandson and nephew of the more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Summer camp scholarships The collaborative efforts of the OneCranston Health Equity Zone, the Youth Opportunity Zone and Summer committees are happy to present the YOZ Scholarship Application! From now until Monday, May 31, the YOZ more
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Cranston East and West outdoor track and field teams were in action at West last weekend and plenty of locals turned in strong performances on the day. Here is a look at some of the results: BOYS West's Cole Khanjari finished first more
Bridge closure nears The Rhode Island Department of Transportation issued a reminder this week that the bridge carrying Park Avenue over railroad tracks between Wellington and Elmwood avenues will close to all traffic for approximately four months more
By JACOB MARROCCO Friends, family, teammates and others gathered around the front steps of Cranston High School East on the morning of May 7 to surprise girls volleyball star Lauren Milani, who was named this year's Gatorade Player of the Year. Mayor more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Library updates COVID building guidelines The Cranston Public Library is happy to announce that in accordance with state guidance, it has updated its building use guidelines. As of May 7, the library system has made the following more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Mayor Ken Hopkins has vetoed the City Council's unanimously approved ordinance amendment that would create - and codify - a new Diversity Commission, asking the council to "work with me" and restore at least some mayoral appointments more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The final days of the City Council's annual budget review proved to be the most consequential - and charged - of a process that involved many hours of hearings and debate over the course of more than five weeks. The council on May 6 more
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