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To bring awareness to sleep health and sleep disorders, Richelle Topping, Cranston resident and trained speaker with the Rising Voices of Narcolepsy program will participate in a “sleep … more
“I always remember my mother telling me that he was afraid of heights,” said Debra Favicchio, the niece of Medal of Honor recipient Pvt. George J. Peters. “Yet when he signed up and … more
Councilwoman Aniece Germain plans to unveil legislation at the March 27 City Council meeting that would allow on street parking between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. Under city code any street parking … more
Ronald Pelletier sniffed the corned beef flavored air. He was thirsty. A woman leaned over his left shoulder and asked, “You gonna have beer or wine today?” “I’m gonna … more
There was a lot of heavy metal at Bryant University Sunday at the 40th annual Rhode Island Academic Decathlon. It was the kind of music high school students love. This was not ear drum splitting … more
A lost Burlingame family cemetery, located in the John Curran Land Management Area just off of 7 Mile Road, has been rediscovered and a group of intrepid locals, enthusiasts and even City Councilman … more
Like other patients in the newest “wing” at Kent Hospital, Gwendolyn Zangari’s room has all the comforts of home.  It should: it is her home. “I can be with my own … more
When House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi announced a 14-bill package of housing legislation Thursday he knew better than most in the crowded House Lounge where he was going to get the biggest pushback … more
“It’s a free pass.” K. Joseph Shekarchi was talking about the appeal of running for the First Congressional District seat now that David Cicilline has announced he will step down … more
They crawl under your vehicle and hack away at its tender underbelly. Then they sell the severed parts. It’s a good living if you don’t get caught. And most catalytic converter thieves … more
The city council passed two resolutions, one declaring February as Turner syndrome month and the other requesting the celebration of black history month in Cranston, at their meeting Monday … more
Dr. Mery Deeb is 26. As a student at Brown she is doing her residency program at Kent Hospital. Her heart is heavy for her fellow Syrians who have lived through 12 years of war and now have lost … more
Park Ave. Pharmacy, newly opened at 1375 Park Ave,  aims to help Cranston residents receive a level of care and service that cannot be matched by its national chain counterparts. “From … more
Justin Erickson, a Cranston native and the former assistant athletic director for Cranston schools is a man of many interests, activities and projects. Currently the Athletic Director for the Johnston School Department, Erickson Started his athletic career with Little League Baseball before continuing on to play CLCF football, wrestle at Western Hills and West, and participate in football, lacrosse and indoor track at West. more
Cranston Police have made two arrests in a school vandalism case — a Johnston man and a Cranston minor. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael J. Winquist announced the … more
When Marc Colagiovanni decided to write a children’s book, he could be found reading on the floor of Barnes and Noble. A lawyer by profession, Colagiovanni would visit the store after court and … more
Saturday morning’s 20 degree temperature deter residents and elected officials from venturing into the old, rundown church across from the Cranston Print Works Complex for a site walk. This … more
A lot has happened in two decades, yet the memories and, yes, the pain is as fresh as yesterday for those who lost loved ones in The Station nightclub fire on Feb. 20, 2003. With tears streaming … more
The City’s only pool remains closed for its third year running. Budlong pool will remain shut for its fourth year as plans for the pool's repair or redesign were debated by city officials … more
The “crispiest friskiest fries in town” may be a little easier to sample if Johnston changes local laws governing mobile food trucks. Town Council held its first reading of an amended … more
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