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By DANIEL KITTREDGE On Sunday afternoon, Angela Innes stood under the gazebo in Pawtuxet Park - a long way from her home in the north of Scotland. As her husband, Roddy, looked on, she was charged with the crimes of a distant ancestor, Lt. William more
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By DANIEL KITTREDGE Immigrants from Itri, Italy, who settled in Cranston's Knightsville section in the early years of the 20th century brought the memory of a miracle. As the story goes, in 796 A.D., a mute shepherd looked into a tree on Mount Civita in more
Rep. Joseph McNamara was at the door of the Cranston Portuguese Club Sunday evening. He barely had enough space to move as party delegates pushed into the room. It was just what the Democratic State … more
Barbara Ann Fenton is not ruling out a run to succeed her husband, Allan Fung, as mayor of Cranston. Appearing last week on the “Political Roundtable” program on The Public’s Radio with Ian … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY A polarizing bill that sought to codify federal laws regarding the allowance of abortions, which was enshrined by the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, was voted down by the Senate Judiciary Committee in a 5-4 vote on Tuesday more
By JOHN HOWELL Saturday's Honor Flight was Victory Flight, the 22nd since retired Providence Fire Department Chief George Farrell and the Rhode Island Fire Chiefs Association initiated the program locally to fly World War II and Korean War veterans to more
By ETHAN HARTLEY In 2017, one of the nation's three largest credit bureaus, Equifax, experienced a security breach that left the personal information - including names, birth dates and social security numbers - of 147 million Americans vulnerable. This more
By JOHN HOWELL It takes an hour, and often a bit longer, to travel by train from Providence to Boston. Peter Alviti, director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, would like to cut that time in half. He thinks that possible, although it's more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Fire Chief William McKenna is retiring after nearly four decades with the Cranston Police Department, while Mayor Allan Fung has nominated Deputy Chief Paul Valletta to lead the department. McKenna - whose final day on the job will more
By ETHAN HARTLEY One of the oft-forgotten perks of living in Rhode Island is that history is all around us. For Cranston residents in Edgewood, a pretty significant piece of history has been discovered, literally, right in their back yards. Cranston more
By JOHN HOWELL While Rhode Island Republicans have difficulty recruiting candidates to run for public office - with many seats left uncontested - a contest has shaped up for the chair of the state party with five candidates vying for the slot. All five more
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