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As we begin our 2019 legislative session, I want to give the people of Cranston an overview of what they can expect from their House of Representatives this year. Before doing so, however, I wish to sincerely thank two key groups - the voters of more
Across the political spectrum people are advocating for changes to the Rules of the Rhode Island House of Representatives. These Rules govern the process for considering legislation in the House. Under the current Rules, proposed legislation is sent to a more
As Ollie reminds me, we all should recycle. You wouldn't think that dogs are environmentally conscientious. Ollie is a canine. He does his business where he wants, which on a 20-minute walk can mean stopping at least a dozen times to pee. How does he more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Candidate Forums The Cranston Herald and Cranston Public Library are partnering for candidate forums. Please submit your questions for City Council and school committee candidates to pfts319@aol.com and tomg@rhodybeat.com. The forums more
Center Receives Community Awareness Grant Cranston Senior Services received a $10,000 community awareness grant to focus on Alzheimer’s and Age Related Impairments. The grant will increase … more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Menorah Lighting The City of Cranston will host Rabbi Laufer from Chabad for the lighting of the Menorah on Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. There will be singing, dancing, food and arts and crafts for children. Bolts Bazaar The Bolts Bazaar - Holiday more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Santa to arrive in Garden City Santa will arrive in Garden City Center to welcome in the season on Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. at the Gazebo. His cabin will also open that day through Dec. 24. There will be free face painting, crafts, hayrides more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Holiday Meal Program registration Are you a Cranston resident and 60 years or older? Will you be alone on Thanksgiving or Christmas? The Holiday Meal Program is sponsored by Mayor Allan Fung and the Cranston Department of Senior more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Tree Planting Program The city of Cranston has announced its 2019 Neighborhood Tree Planting Program, which is free to all eligible property owners. The program is being offered through the Rhode Island Tree Council. An information more
MERI R. KENNEDY Senior Services Membership Drive Cranston Department of Senior Services Membership Drive 2019 begins Jan. 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for those aged 55+. Both Renewal & New Memberships are welcome. Cranston Residents: Only $10 and $12 per more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Academic Decathlon seeking volunteers Rhode Island Academic Decathlon is actively recruiting volunteers for its state competition, to be held Sunday, March 10, at the Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick. Volunteers will more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Garden City to Celebrate 70 years Garden City Center will celebrate its 70th year on Sept. 26 at the Gazebo from 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy tasty treats from Garden City Center restaurants and relive the older days with their documentary and more
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