News

Future Falcon Open House welcomes potential students

Cranston High School West and the Cranston Area Career and Technical Center (CACTC) welcomed potential students for the 2017-18 school year at an open house earlier this month. Guests included middle school students who would be freshmen
Sports

'Bolts halt Tolman's upset bid for berth in semis

The Cranston East girls' volleyball team has rarely found its back against the wall this season, compiling an undefeated record to this point, but Tolman gave the 'Bolts all they could handle. The Tigers stole
Police Logs

Police Log

DUI Arrests Three individuals were arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs during the early morning hours of Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24. The Cranston Police Department deployed 11 extra officers on the holiday to
Entertainment

That’s entertainment: Twenty years ago

Cranston’s Lynne Collinson starred in Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers at City Nights Dinner Theatre in Pawtucket. Puppeteer Shari Lewis played PPAC with her new stage show, “Shari Lewis and …
Opinion

Drop in the bucket, but a start on dam repairs

In the story of the Little Dutch Boy, a young boy returning home from school finds a leak in a dam and, recognizing the danger it posed, stuck his finger in the hole to plug the leak. There he stood resolute overnight until his calls for help were
Lifestyles

Everyone walks away laughing

Local comedians Mike Murray and Bill Simas have laughed their comedy night fundraising venture, Funny 4 Funds, right into the Rhode Island Comedy Hall of Fame. And thanks to their efforts during …
LAST WEEK'S EDITION

'In a league all his own'

When I first saw Officer Gregg Bruno's partner, Bosco, he looked more like a pet than a police K9. After all, my idea of a police dog was a German Shepherd - not, like Bosco, a floppy-eared Yellow Labrador. Bosco, who retired in July