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 CRANSTON – As the city prepares for extremely cold temperatures this week, Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins would like to inform residents of the warming center hours at the Cranston Public … more
Driving through Johnston, Art Dunn looked left to the breakdown lane and his gaze met the animal’s dead eyes. It was a bobcat, freshly killed by a passing vehicle; intact and mostly … more
In 1935, Giuseppe Baffoni founded a chicken farm in the heart of Johnston, and 88 years later his great grandson’s still tending the flock. Adam Baffoni walked out his farm store and down … more
The Cranston Herald is taking a deeper dive into Cranstonians’ stories – starting with Marlene Gamba who was featured in the Jan. 19 edition of Humans of Cranston. Humans of Cranston is a … more
St. David’s on-the-Hill welcomed Father Edward Beaudreau to the parish this past fall after two years without a priest. Beaudreau said the position has been a great fit and is looking forward … more
For approximately a decade, the former Cranston Print Works facility on Cranston Street has sat empty. Trees have grown in the gutters and holes have pitted the roof. According to Planning … more
You can still get anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant – but you might pay a slight upcharge for eggs. "This is the first time in quite a while that we’ve had to raise menu prices,” said owner Catherine Fonesca (the titular Alice is her dog).  “In this business, you just have to go with the flow as prices bounce on eggs, meat, coffee – everything, really.” more
Rhode Island’s law enforcement leaders agree: Tyre Nichols should not be dead. more
Johnston’s healthcare sector is booming. Although construction is clogging one of the town’s central arteries, the temporary pain may be worth it down the road, according to local … more
It’s not everyday that someone from a casting company reaches out to you on social media looking for chefs to compete in a new cooking show. So, when a message just like this first slid into … more
By PAM SCHIFF   Life in Cranston in the 1940s was pretty easy for Sal Marchetti. He was in high school, played football for Cranston High School (later to become Cranston East) and was … more
Cranston Public Schools (CPS) is asking for an approximate 4.13 percent increase in its proposed operating budget for FY 2023-2024. The district is asking for $180,579,917 and is carrying a … more
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