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By EMMA BARTLETT Carefully arranged in two containers are a colorful collection of 650 envelopes which hold milestone markers that will be delivered to parents at Women and Infants Hospital who … more
The cranes stand at attention — sharp, pointed monoliths of “progress.” The metal skeleton has taken shape, forming the profile of what promises to be the largest building ever constructed in Rhode Island. Amazon has refused to give tours of the construction site looming on Johnston’s horizon. more
She was a hero, a movie star and a mutt. Ruby lived a full life and saved the lives of others. The Rhode Island State Police have announced the passing of K-9 Ruby, age 11 … more
By EMMA BARTLETT Three more Cranstonians have announced their run for City Council. Councilman Richard Campopiano will run as a republican for Ward 4, School Committee Chair Daniel Wall will run … more
In April of 2016, during Autism Awareness Month, members of the Cranston Police Department were trained to recognize autism symptoms and how to interact successfully with people who are on the autism … more
By EMMA BARTLETT Goodbye diesel and welcome electric. This week, RIPTA’s R-Line -- which runs from Providence to Pawtucket -- switched from diesel run buses to an electric fleet as part of … more
Warwick Police announced the arrest of an alleged bank robber on Wednesday morning, May 11. Paul Edward Larson, 60, of East Greenwich, has been taken into custody without incident, police … more
The sinking of the HMS Gaspee is merely a footnote in some U.S. history books. If a small group of Rhode Island citizen scientists succeeds, a search for the British vessel’s remains may help rewrite the nation’s annals, and place the Namquid Point explosion on the first page of the first chapter of the American story. more
By EMMA BARTLETT After seven hours of voting on amendments for the city’s operating and capital budget for FY 2023, council members voted 6-3 not to accept the budget’s amendments … more
By ALEX MALM The Council on Elementary and Secondary Education is set to vote on a proposal soon from the Rhode Island Department of Education to change graduation requirements starting with the … more
When I hit the send button last week to submit my weekly columns and other news/photos, I did not know it would be my final deadline. For the past 28 years, I have not missed … more
On April 26, the Garden City School community gathered at Chester Barrows Elementary School for a ceremonial beam signing. Joining the staff and students of Garden City were Mayor Ken Hopkins and … more
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