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On the right path On April 27, Ward 3 City Councilman John Donegan organized a clean up of the bike path in Cranston between Garfield and Gansett avenues. Pictured are the councilman and his wife, Laura. (Herald photos by Steve Popiel) 2 PITCHING IN: more
Dr. Ken Wagner and Deputy Education Commissioner Mary Ann Snider visited and toured Garden City Elementary School in Cranston on April 11. It was Wagner’s final visit to the city’s schools as … more
Five groups of students were recognized April 22 during the School Committee’s regular monthly meeting. Students were honored for their achievements in academics, outside competitions and … more
By PETE FONTAINE The Church of the Annunciation at 175 Oaklawn Ave. has long had reputation for putting on one of Rhode Island's most popular summertime festivals - the Cranston Greek Festival. At the heart of the three-day festival are homemade more
By JEN COWART On Sunday, hundreds of motorcyclists, friends, family and volunteers again helped to ensure that Ronald A. Gill Jr.'s legacy will remain strong. The 11th annual Ronnie's Ride - a 100-mile, roundtrip motorcycle run - kicked off at Cranston more
On April 20, more than 100 people joined the Takian family to dedicate the gym at Western Hills Middle Schoolas the Charles “Chet” Takian Gymnasium. Chet, as he was affectionately known, was a … more
The state Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, or BHDDH, welcomed a new staff member this month. His name is Louis A. Cerbo, and until recently he was the … more
By JEN COWART Nancy Vitulli, drama teacher at Cranston High School West, was recently announced as a recipient of the prestigious Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Award. She is one of just six educators nationwide to receive the more
By PAM SCHIFF Many aspects of taking part in a student exchange program can be daunting - living apart from family and friends, often in the home of strangers, in a place where another language is spoken. For some students, however, such a cultural more
The Rhode Island Department of Education’s recent issuance of a “guidance document” barring students from being charged fees for school-sponsored field trips could prove disruptive for Cranston … more
House passes Mattiello's bill creating teams to prevent school violence The House approved legislation sponsored by House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston) to increase school safety by creating threat assessment teams in schools to more
Police: Man claimed to have gun during bank robberyA man claiming to have a gun robbed a local bank branch of an undisclosed amount of cash on April 28 before fleeing the scene, according to Cranston … more
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