News

More than a game

By PAM SCHIFF On July 29, bright and early at the Park View ball fields, a charity Wiffle Ball tournament is being played to honor two ladies who have a long standing relationship and reputation within the Edgewood Girls Softball League. Two names that
SPORTS

CNB edges Warwick North for state title

The Cranston National Budlong 11/12-year-old All Stars beat Warwick North, 4-1, to win the Softball State Tournament Monday night at the Bend Street Complex. Cranston, which was previously unbeaten in the
Police logs

Police Log

ASSAULT Officer Smith arrested Valeria Schiappa, 42, of 50 Birch St. # 200 in Cranston on July 17 at 1:14 a.m. for domestic simple assault. The arrest was the result of a disturbance at the aforementioned address. She was held for arraignment in the
OPINION

A neighborhood problem

In 2012 Sandra Coletta, then CEO and president of Kent Hospital, looked at hospital records and was alarmed to discover the number of deaths resulting from overdoses of prescription drugs. On examination the overdoses, whether resulting in death or not,