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Ready to celebrate: Gaspee Days festivities kick off Saturday

By DANIEL KITTREDGE Gaspee Days are here again. The annual celebration - which commemorates the 1772 burning of the HMS Gaspee, one of the formative events of the American Revolution - kicks off Saturday, May 18, with the Proclamation Ceremony in

'Through it all, be at my side'

`Through it all, be at my side' On Tuesday morning, members of the community and local officials gathered at the Cranston Police Department's Garfield Avenue headquarters for the 27th annual Memorial Service, held as part of National Police Memorial

Board denies appeal of Natick Avenue solar approval

By DANIEL KITTREDGE An appeal of the Planning Commission's February 5-4 vote granting master plan approval to a proposed 8.1-megawatt solar installation off Natick Avenue has been rejected by the Zoning Board of Review. The zoning board - sitting

Residents sound off on solar review

By DANIEL KITTREDGE What should the city's rules governing large, commercial-scale solar projects look like? Some favor a full repeal of the existing regulatory framework, which has been in place since 2015, and the creation of new rules that more
Arriving at a good place

New concessions, '4-star' restrooms at terminal

By JOHN HOWELL With so many things he would like to enhance at Green Airport, where should Iftikhar Ahmad start? The Rhode Island Airport Corporation's president and CEO rhetorically posed that question Wednesday after the grand opening of the Escape

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Hawks edge Bolts

By RYAN D. MURRAY The Cranston Thunderbolts fell to the undefeated Hawks 5-2 in Division I baseball at Ray Pepin Field at Bishop Hendricken High School on Thursday afternoon. Cranston East senior ace and Coppin State signee Giovanni Canales hurled 5 2/3

Falcons sharp in St. Germain Invitational

The Sgt. Brian St. Germaine Invitational was held last weekend at West Warwick High School, and a handful of locals made some noise as they compete in their final meet before the class championships this weekend. Cam Alves was the top performer for

Cobras look to finish strong

The Western Hills baseball team is currently in its home stretch of the regular season, with its final game slated for next week against Bain. The Cobras jumped out to a strong 6-1 start to kick of the year, but dropped back to back contests to Feinstein

Cranston sweeps 1st Border Cup

By RYAN D. MURRAY Crosstown rivals Cranston East and Cranston West joined forces on Saturday and took on Pilgrim and Toll Gate during the first-ever Lacrosse Border/Charity Cup at Cranston Stadium. Tickets were $5 at the gate and the proceeds went to the

Hawks cruise past West, 12-1

The Bishop Hendricken baseball team continued to roll this spring with a 12-2 win over Cranston West last week. Scoreless heading into the third, the Hawks would explode for a five-run inning, then would get a six-run fourth inning to break the score

CCRI reveals award winners

The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) Department of Athletics held their annual Student-athlete Awards Ceremony Thursday afternoon in the Alumni room on the CCRI Knight Campus in Warwick. The CCRI Department of Athletics presented nine

State Champs

The Cranston East unified basketball team put on a show this past weekend when it topped Woonsocket in the Division I Championship 32-19, claiming its first D1 title since 2014 and its fifth title overall. It was important for them to go out there and"

Thanks to local officials

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge Mr. Chris Paplauskus, Mr. Joe DiCarlo as well as Mayor Allan Fung. They are all true to their word and understand how many of us still maintain pride in our homes today. Anytime I have

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Island Moving Company comes to Warwick

Review By DON FOWLER The Island Moving Company has been a shining light on the Newport arts scene for 37 years, performing their contemporary dance concerts at the mansions and touring in other states. Last weekend, the company graced the stage at

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Old-fashioned soda fountain at Green Line Apothecary


The Quahogs' Steve Delmonico was born to rock

By ROB DUGUAY Providence rock act The Quahogs walk a fine line between a variety of styles. Some of their songs showcase the sensibility and intimacy often associated with folk. Some have a rough and rowdy garage rock vibe. Still others have a country

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Meatball Monday

Survey finds gas prices unchanged

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Police Log - 05/16/19

MULTIPLE CHARGES On May 4 at 6:19 p.m., police arrested Konata Brock, 37, 936 Smithfield Ave., Lincoln, on charges of obstructing an officer in the execution of duty and possession of prohibited weapons other than firearms. Police say Brock was arrested

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