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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
What in other circumstances might be a rather dry question was a hot topic last week in Cranston and among interested parties all over Rhode Island following the first days of the Cranston Republican … more
Beautiful pizza, like art, is subjective. Take Rhode Island’s Italian bakery specialty — pizza strips (or party pizza or party strips … or bakery pizza or red strips or … more
A shadow has been cast on Green Development’s solar project plans in Johnston. The opposition was nervous. A rumor had circulated through the ranks of Stop Johnston Solar (SJS) that the … more
With a Republican mayoral primary now inevitable, battle lines have been drawn between the camps of incumbent Mayor Kenneth Hopkins and challenger State Representative Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung. … more
It makes perfect sense that romance had a lot to do with Pickleball Citi in Cranston after meeting Dr. Deborah Cohen, who has a doctorate in Educational Leadership and pro-golfer Russell Johnson on … more
The prayers worked. Sister Daisy’s still healing but she’s back in her St. Rocco School classroom. “It’s a miracle,” said the nun and second-grade teacher. … more
Too little too late or better late than never? Four months later and at least two subsequent significant flood events since September’s soaking storms, the Federal Emergency Management … more
A Johnston hauling company paid Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC) more than $37 million since 2017, under the landfill’s former boss, according to financial data released … more
Come this June Anthony Albanese Sr. will have owned the former Hunter’s Garage at the gateway to Pawtuxet Village for five years. A lot has happened in this five years and a lot hasn’t … more
Family has always been a big deal for Derek Robert. Derek was born and raised in Cranston.  During his childhood he played CLCF soccer and baseball. He bowled at Town Hall Lanes, and … more
Cranston Public Libraries reported a year of growth and outreach in its 2023 Impact Report. Director for CPL Edward Garcia explained in a letter published in the report the staff and … more
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