Janice York Torilli

2020 has been a rough year for those in the publishing world, especially for those who work for local, “hometown” papers like the Cranston Herald.  Yet despite these unusual times, …

Briarcliffe Gardens

     If there is anything we have learned during the time of the Pandemic of 2020, it is how much we cherish our loved ones, and how much we value good health.  We have …

RhodyPrints Promotional Products

When the year 2020 appeared on our calendars, we could never have guessed how it would soon unfold, beginning with a global pandemic whose implications have been far-reaching and disruptive. We have …

Jennifer Coates, Spotlight writer

There is an age-old expression which has evolved from its origins in the Bible and into our everyday language: “You are the salt of the earth.” The reference to “salt” is …

Briarcliffe Gardens

            If there is anything we have learned during the time of the Pandemic of 2020, it is how much we cherish our loved ones, and how much …

Janice York Torilli

Janice York Torilli has been a dedicated member of the staff of Beacon Communications for over 30 years. Janice, with her quiet confidence, professionalism and calm manner, is an invaluable member of …

RhodyPrints Promotional Products

Never in the history of our modern experience have we seen the likeness of a pandemic of this scale and reach.  Business owners have suffered. Individuals of every walk of life have been …

To The Pointe of Performing Arts

At times like this, when it seems like nothing is the same ~ and everything has changed ~ we look to the “constants” in our lives to give us a sense of normalcy.  For many of the …

Police Log 08.27.20

DRUG CHARGES On Aug. 17 at 6:33 p.m., police arrested Jason Marte, 18, 12 Massie Ave., Apt. 2, Providence, on charges of possession of fentanyl with intent to deliver, reckless driving and other offenses against public safety, and possession of

'No place anyone wants to be'

Jelly Side Down arrives on local scene with debut album 'Had To Be There'

Tautog fishing on the bottom is tops

‘It’s everything’