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Johnston’s primary seat in the state Senate will stay empty until after the November election. Sen. Frank Lombardo III, a Democrat representing District 25 (Johnston) since 2010, died … more
Cranston high school students are not likely to know the name Frank Lenox, but rest assured teachers at East and West  have been in contact with him since the beginning of the academic year. … more
Cranston police officers were among those who attended training courses run by an organization now banned in nine states for its advocacy of unethical policing strategies and discriminatory rhetoric. … more
The cafeteria at the Senior Enrichment Center was nearly full Thursday as about 100 Cranstonians voiced suggestions at the first workshop to update the city’s comprehensive plan, the first step … more
It was a rare, stinging rebuke of state officials by an enforcement wing of the federal government. Then the Ocean State’s Attorney General weighed in, reddening the handprint left behind … more
The latest twist in the Great Costco Caper was last Thursday when the news media turned out to cover a zoom meeting between representatives of the giant retailer and Warwick officials that … more
STANDING TALL: The Station Nightclub Fire Memorial in West Warwick was standing tall above a blue sky on Tuesday, the 21st anniversary of the fire which devastated Rhode Island in 2003. A few flowers … more
The Cranston Public School community had its first opportunity on Saturday to see a show that will, in just two months, be on a world championship stage. The Cranston Combined Percussion … more
Cranstonians  are invited on February 22 at 6 p.m. to attend a charrette style public workshop at the Senior Enrichment Center to discuss updates to Cranston’s Comprehensive Plan. As part … more
Sen. Frank Lombardo III dropped from helicopters to ski inaccessible moguls. Somehow, he balanced business, community service, law-making and family. “Our Senate family is heartbroken with … more
UPDATED: The defendant has been identified by prosecutors as Manuel Garcia Dela Cruz. more
Tasked with approving the latest annual student risk survey, the Johnston School Committee unanimously decided to remove two questions that ask about student sexual identity. “We went … more
Cranstonians  are invited on February 22 at 6 p.m. to attend a charrette style public workshop at the Senior Enrichment Center to discuss updates to Cranston’s Comprehensive Plan. more
Did you ever think you could find a parking space in Pawtuxet Village? Well, Tuesday was your day even though there was a parking ban because of the storm. Not everyone was open for business nor had … more
It was supposed to be easier. The number of questions on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form were reduced from 106 to 36. And this has surely expedited the process for … more
With the early days of Cranston’s Republican primary for Mayor making headlines state wide, Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung has once again been cast in the spotlight. However, that didn’t stop … more
Chief Resident Daniel Boateng and Dental Assistant Sheila Fernandez readied the exam room for their next patient. They try to turn the chair over quick. They’ve got patients waiting. For … more
A rabid coyote attacked a hiker in Johnston. He strangled the sick animal. According to Johnston Police Chief Mark A. Vieira, shortly after noon Friday, a 58-year-old man was hiking in the … more
Cranston City Councilman Robert Ferri announced Tuesday he is running for mayor of Cranston. Ferri is widely regarded as the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, and will face either … more
“I’m sort of taking it easy,” Joanne McGunagle said Monday morning. That seemed uncharacteristic for McGunagle, who started her journey with Comprehensive Community Action … more
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