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The contrasts between the 44th and 45th presidents of the United States of America could not be more divergent. Cool, collected, studious and professorial, Barack Obama never mastered our 36th President Lyndon Johnson's adroit ability to press the more
Halloween Touch a Truck Hosted by the Rotary Club of Cranston and Garden City Center, a special Touch A Truck will be held in Garden City on Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring the kids in their costumes for a great family fun event! The fee is $10 per more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Cranston Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductees On Friday, Nov. 3, the Cranston Hall of Fame will induct five new members at the Foundation's 37th induction dinner/ceremony. The event will be held at the Valley Country Club, 251 New more
Currently in Congress, the Republicans are working on a tax reform plan. Like juggling glass vials of nitroglycerin, in this volatile realm of the national economy, a misplaced hand can cause the nation's finances to blow up. Since the beginning of the more
Remember when your daughter was a little girl and she would ride her bike or perform some physical trick and yell, “Look at me, look at me?” There is an undisputable similarity with the … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY West auditorium set to open The Cranston High School West Alumni Association welcomes the public to attend the unveiling of the newly renovated Cranston High School West auditorium at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 80 Metropolitan more
For a couple of years now, I have been writing about different proposals regarding a new Paw Sox stadium. Few Rhode Islanders support any kind of taxpayer insured development whatsoever. The latest idea is to build a grandiose sports park complex in the more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Voter registration drive The Cranston Board of Canvassers is partnering with the Cranston Public Library to hold a Voter Registration Drive to mark National Voter Registration Day. The drive will take place on Sept. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. more
We are without question a nation of immigrants. Whether you descend from the settlers in New Amsterdam in the 1600s (now called New York), or whether you are descended from the Mayflower voyagers, or from the teeming hoards from various European more
Once again America's school children are back in the classroom, and what were once normal expectations about the prospective educational experience of any given student are no longer guaranteed. Modern education is far afield from the plans of teaching more
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