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By DANIEL KITTREDGE Gaspee Days are here again. The annual celebration - which commemorates the 1772 burning of the HMS Gaspee, one of the formative events of the American Revolution - kicks off Saturday, May 18, with the Proclamation Ceremony in more
`Through it all, be at my side' On Tuesday morning, members of the community and local officials gathered at the Cranston Police Department's Garfield Avenue headquarters for the 27th annual Memorial Service, held as part of National Police Memorial more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE An appeal of the Planning Commission's February 5-4 vote granting master plan approval to a proposed 8.1-megawatt solar installation off Natick Avenue has been rejected by the Zoning Board of Review. The zoning board - sitting more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE What should the city's rules governing large, commercial-scale solar projects look like? Some favor a full repeal of the existing regulatory framework, which has been in place since 2015, and the creation of new rules that more more
By JOHN HOWELL With so many things he would like to enhance at Green Airport, where should Iftikhar Ahmad start? The Rhode Island Airport Corporation's president and CEO rhetorically posed that question Wednesday after the grand opening of the Escape more
On Tuesday, the leadership of the Rhode Island Senate and House of Representatives unveiled a package of education reform bills that legislators are hopeful will result in local students achieving the same kind of test scores as their Massachusetts more
By ETHAN HARTLEY A push to legalize recreational marijuana could be coming to Rhode Island before the end of the legislative session this summer, but many have concerns about being able to prevent and catch people from driving while high... more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A settlement has been reached in a legal dispute over the city's enforcement of its rules governing signs. Under the terms of a consent judgment filed Monday in U.S. District Court, Cranston would be permanently restrained and" more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A public workshop has been scheduled for May 13 as officials work to develop a revised ordinance governing large, commercial solar installations in the city. Planning Director Jason Pezzullo said the gathering - which is being hosted more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The City Council adopted an amended version of Mayor Allan Fung's $298-million city budget plan for the coming fiscal year on May 2, directing some additional funding to the city's schools and a handful of other areas. A special more
Cranston High School West sophomore Ella Rose was announced as the winner of Congressman Jim Langevin’s 2019 Artistic Discovery Contest on Sunday at the Warwick Mall. Rose’s graphite and … more
By JOHN HOWELL As Christopher Sanford tells the story, after earning a B.A. in economics at the College of the Holy Cross, serving seven years on active duty as a Navy Surface Warfare Officer and earning an MBA from the University of Rhode Island, he more
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