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It was a roller coaster ride Election Night that didn’t end well for the man who led Cranston for 12 years and was ready to do even bigger things in Washington. As the votes started coming … more
As polling places closed Tuesday and results filtered in, Cranston residents found that incumbents for the General Assembly, City Council and School Committee held their seats. Each of the three … more
This was the morning of the big day when Rhode Island Second Congressional District voters would send Allan Fung or Seth Magaziner to Washington. The news media was alerted as to when Allan and his … more
A chance encounter at the Baltimore/Washington Airport as George Farrell and his family were on their way home from a spring vacation in 2010 changed his live and the lives of about 800 … more
Members of the Safety Services and Licenses Committee approved (4-2) a pallet shelter resolution Thursday night calling for Gov. Dan McKee to abandon plans for placing pallet shelters at … more
Most of the shelf space was bare. A few scattered year-old cans of green beans and corn niblets dotted the metal shelving. Tyrone “Ty” Smith walked into the food pantry and surveyed … more
SEIU 1199 New England drivers, monitors and aides announced Tuesday a tentative contract agreement with their employer, First Student, thereby averting an open strike planned for Nov. 2 at 5:30 a.m. … more
By EMMA BARTLETT When Doris Blanchard, John Graichen, Jim Goulet and David Raymond sat together at Cranston’s Portuguese Club last Wednesday, they knew nothing about each other. Blanchard … more
By EMMA BARTLETT According to Registrar and Director of Elections Nick Lima, early voting for the General Election has been going well and is starting to pick up. Lima said Monday that the city … more
On Oct. 28, Mayor Ken Hopkins reminded parents and Cranston residents to work for a safe and enjoyable Halloween experience for Cranston youth. more
Mayor Ken Hopkins encourages residents to help the Cranston Board of Canvassers by working at the Nov. 8 Election Day polling places. more
A resolution calling for Governor Dan McKee to abandon his plans for a Homeless Village at the Pastore Center will go before the City Council’s Safety Services and Licensing Committee during a … more
By EMMA BARTLETT Despite construction costs being up 30 to 40 percent and materials being delayed, Cranston Public Schools’ building projects for the district’s five-year plan are … more
With a national shortage of teachers, Rhode Island’s schools are no different and are still trying to recruit hires for the 2022-2023 school year. “Anecdotally we are hearing of … more
Richard Esposito of Cranston said he couldn’t wait to get to Vietnam. That’s not what one expected to hear from an Army veteran who saw 25 percent of his company, … more
Cranston Police arrested two men Friday night following a call earlier in the day that three armed men were allegedly breaking into an apartment at 32 Fernbrook Court. Colonel Michael Winquist, Chief … more
By EMMA BARTLETT “Mia was marvelous,” said Angela Palazini Monday morning outside Western Hills Middle School’s entrance. A group of roughly 80 students, teachers and family … more
The impact of education and the inspiration of people you’ve met along life’s journey were common themes among inductee speeches Friday night at the Cranston Hall of Fame’s 41st … more
Former Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, a Republican, has emerged as the frontrunner in the race for Rhode Island’s second Congressional seat. “People will vote their … more
In an effort to inform voters for the November General Election, the Cranston Herald asked City Council candidates to partake in a written Q&A composed of four questions. (Two of their responses … more
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