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Budlong Pool was front and center at the City Council’s Monday night meeting June 26…again. Residents stepped forward to ask that the pool retain its current dimensions. Chief of … more
The renovation of the new Knightsville Park is right on track and the opening celebration is scheduled for July 8th starting at 5 p.m. Plans for the park, at the intersection of Cranston Street … more
Cranston property owners should be receiving their first quarter tax bills soon, as mailing of the letters began  June 16. Those receiving a letter can expect a weightier tax bill than last … more
“Yah, I liked biking. I joined the Narragansett Bay wheelmen,” says Roger Desjardin, who at 98 was the senior member Honor Flight Freedom that left Monday morning at 6:30 from Green … more
Nicholas Natale Aschettino, Grace Cynthia Lyn Bernier, Gracie C. Bradstreet, Mackenzie Ann Carreiro, Destiny Chery Beeman, William N. D’Angelos, Izaiah E. DeArce, Joseph Dorego, Jynessa Lynn … more
The New England Laborers’ Cranston Public School Construction & Career Academy celebrated its Class of 2023 at the Park Theater on June 8, 2023. Surrounded by administration, friends, and … more
Sarah Achabi, Kaitlynn A. Agyemang, Hamza Al Drees, Hasan Aldriss, Aaron Aleardi, Emely Tamara Almanzar Austin, Roberto Almonte Jr., Ashlee Y Alvarado Soto, Dailyn E Alvarado Urizar, Victor H Alvarez … more
Cranston High School East, currently celebrating its 64th graduation, has seen changes during the 2022-2023 school year including the installation of Principal Thomas Barbieri, formerly of Cranston … more
Ian J. Abatecola, Emily R. Abendroth, Kiley A. Abendroth, Bianca A. Abrantes, Dante L. Aceto, Ella M. Adams, Jeremy B. Ainley, Adam M. Al-Mall, Samantha M. Almeida, Nazir Alnahas, Diego A. Alvarez, … more
John Fontaine, Cranston High School West principal and alum, kicked off the school's graduation ceremony on June 10 at the Providence Performing Arts Center by noting his fateful return to the school. “19 years ago, I sat in the very seats you are sitting in,” … more
Amidst a fanfare of fife and drums, Gaspee Days Committee President Steve Miller, dressed in colonial garb, waved to parade spectators from the back of a convertible while sitting next to his wife, … more
Although the most likely suspect was shot and killed by police, the investigation into the events that unfolded on Ligian Court in Johnston on May 24 remain under investigation. “The … more
Never in recent history has Narragansett Parkway looked so good for the Gaspee Days parade that steps off Saturday from the intersection of Spring Green at 10 a.m. The red, white and blue line … more
According to feline math, a Warwick Parks and Rec employee saved 81 lives on the job Monday. Paul Joutras gripped the cardboard box and aimed for his city trash truck. “But I heard … more
Oak Lawn School fifth graders have been working hard to bring a little more kindness to the world after reading “Pay it Forward,” a novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde. The book, about seemingly … more
By robert porter lynch When my mom led the charge to save the mansion, we didn't have a caretaker living in the house. As a student at Brown, I volunteered. After all, what young man wouldn't … more
With the special election to fill the Ward 6 council seat left empty after Matthew Reilly’s resignation tentatively set as October 3, two candidates have come forward to throw their hat into … more
In 1966, while still a freshman at LaSalle Academy, in Providence, Cranston Resident Ed Bastia and his class began writing to French students overseas. While his whole class created relationships … more
Seven minutes, that’s all you’ll get to make your mark. Live Bait, an open mic storytelling event, has returns after a COVID hiatus at a new location, the Artists’ Exchange, … more
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