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The last rental riders left their pair of electric bikes under a Hartford Avenue business sign days ago. By Tuesday afternoon, the bikes had fallen over. Town Council has taken aim at bulky … more
Terry Perrotta thinks of her organ donor every day. Diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary hypertension in 2003, Perrotta was in need of a new lung and the future wasn’t looking optimistic. Her … more
After taking a three year pause due to Covid, Magnolia Pediatrics was back in a big way on Feb. 11 at The Hope Church in Cranston. "This was our first Valentine’s Day Party since February … more
Write an essay comparing the economic policies of India and China during the late Cold War. Create a code for a computer program to track my appointments. Compose a romantic musical comedy set … more
School Committee members unanimously passed Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse’s proposed operating budget for Cranston Public Schools’ (CPS) FY 2023-2024. The document will now go to the … more
By EMMA BARTLETT It’s a Thursday afternoon at Tony’s Pizza Palace and the lunchtime crowd bustles into the local, Cranston shop. Owner Roula Mantsos greets customers and catches up … more
The line was long this recent Tuesday at Westbay Community Action’s Marketplace food pantry as people of diverse ages and backgrounds filled shopping carts with fresh eggs, dairy products, … more
It’s a Thursday afternoon at Edgewood Laundromat and owner Darren Renzi has several washing machines running in the backroom of his facility located on the corner of Broad Street and Massasoit … more
The City of Cranston’s five-member Probate Judge Advisory Commission (PJAC) interviewed three candidates and voted 4-1 to recommend reappointing George M. Cappello. The City Council, … more
 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
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