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By JEN COWART On any given afternoon outside of the school day, if you look up, you might see a Cranston High School West Falcon doing something out of the ordinary. Mikaya Parente, a freshman who hasn't gotten her driver's license yet, is working on her more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE An initial 2019-20 budget plan for Cranston Public Schools unveiled this week seeks an increase of approximately 2.6 percent in the city's appropriation to the district. The proposal from Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse totals more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The high-profile debate over a proposed large-scale solar power installation off Natick Avenue will continue into next month. By a 6-3 margin, the city's Planning Commission voted Jan. 8 to continue master plan review of the proposal more
By JOHN HOWELL They're going to build a lunar command module at the Warwick Area Career and Tech Center. Expect it to be completed by the end of the spring semester and ready for takeoff on July 20. Although designed for space travel, this module more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Standing in solidarity with federal workers' union leaders, the complete complement of Rhode Island Congressional delegates joined at T.F. Green Monday morning to denounce the ongoing government shutdown - now the longest shutdown in the more
City Planner Jason Pezzullo says it’s time for Cranston to “tap the brakes” on the proliferation of renewal energy projects, but the City Council’s proposed moratorium doesn’t come in time … more
By IAN WEINER On Jan. 7, District 19 Rep. Joseph McNamara (Warwick, Cranston) introduced legislation Monday that would drastically change Rhode Island's education standards by introducing statewide academic curriculum that align with the Common Core... more
By PAM SCHIFF In an unexpected and surprising change of events, the Cranston School Committee has decided to change their leadership. At the inauguration ceremony on Monday, the Cranston School Committee voted to appoint Daniel Wall, Ward 6, as the more
By PAM SCHIFF On Monday, January 7 at the Michael Traficante Enrichment Center, City Council, School Committee, Municipal Judges and other appointed officials all took their oath of office to serve Cranston. Director of the Center Jeffrey Barone acted as more
By IAN WEINER With the Democratic Party resuming control of the House of Representatives, Congressman Jim Langevin's opportunity to preside over the House as Speaker pro-tempore on the first day of the 116th congress was filled with debate over ending more
The forecast was for gale force winds and that had some of the Frozen Few thinking twice about frostbite sailing on New Year’s Day. But killing a tradition is not in character for members of the … more
Rhode Islanders for Reform plan to continue their fight to change House rules even though their demonstration at the State House on Tuesday did nothing to alter the re-election of Nicholas Mattiello … more
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