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Husband, wife charged after multi-town chase A husband and wife from Warwick are facing charges after police say their vehicle ran over an officer's foot and led local law enforcement personnel on a high-speed car chase from Cranston to East Greenwich. more
MULTIPLE CHARGES On May 23 at 10:05 p.m., police arrested Bobby Armes, 45, 1051 Pontiac Ave., Cranston, on charges of passing counterfeit bills/notes, obtaining money/goods under false pretenses and domestic violation of protection order. On May 24 at more
Local hero's memorial restored At 26 years old, Cranston native and U.S. Navy LTJG Edward B. Shaw was serving in his nation in Vietnam. He was stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea on Sept. 5, 1965, when he piloted a Douglas Attack more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Delivery of library books The Cranston Public Library will deliver any item that has a three-week loan period. Patrons never pay a late fee or fine, because the library picks up all the materials within that three-week time frame. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The city has again prevailed in a legal case involving local pension changes adopted in 2013. In an opinion issued Monday, the Rhode Island Supreme Court upheld Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter's 2016 ruling in favor of the city more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Black bear sightings have become increasingly common in Rhode Island in recent years - and the state's Department of Environmental Management is asking residents to take precautions aimed at ensuring the animals do not become a more more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A new three-year contract agreement between the city and International Association of Firefighters AFL-CIO Local 1363 received the approval of the City Council without opposition on May 28. In all, the contract carries an estimated more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Massachusetts-based Partners HealthCare has withdrawn its proposal to acquire Care New England, while new talks are planned with the goal of creating a combined academic medical center that includes Care New England, Lifespan and more
No one enjoys sitting in traffic. The gridlock can be especially frustrating when it stems from roadwork. After all, the presence of “work zone” signs and hardhats means someone, somewhere, made … more
To the Editor: As the founder and president of a Cranston dog rescue, I'm proud of Speaker Nicholas Mattiello's work to build momentum on animal protection efforts in the General Assembly. The Rhode Island House of Representatives has the opportunity to more
Prelude to a parade Saturday's Symphony in the Park event at Pawtuxet Park, followed by fireworks at Salter Grove, added to the buildup as the 2019 Gaspee Days celebration nears its conclusion. The Saturday concert featured Music by Merlan Ensemble, the more
In an opinion issued Monday, the Rhode Island Supreme Court upheld Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter’s 2016 ruling in favor of the city in the case Cranston Police Retirees Action Committee v. The City of Cranston. more
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