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Supt. looks for $5.9M budget increase

By EMMA BARTLETT Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse has proposed an operating budget of $176,886,269 for the district's FY 2023 -a 3.47 percent increase from the current fiscal year's adopted budget of $170,962,401. If approved by the school committee,
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It’s a pizza hunt

Pizza hunt RI Pizza Fans visit more than 100 pizzerias By EMMA BARTLETT Since the start of the pandemic, Knightsville resident Brian Sclama, 46, and his family have tried over 100 pizzerias across Rhode Island. Two or three nights a week, the family of
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List of candidates for Langevin’s seat keeps growing

By ALEX MALM It's been a week since United States Congressman Jim Langevin stunned the Rhode Island political world when he announced that he wouldn't seek a 12th term in the U.S. House of Representatives this fall. Since then one of the biggest
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By EMMA BARTLETT Norah Kusz, 10, and Zachary Leone, 14, are the two winners of Cranston Public Library's library card design contest held in September. The new cards are now available at all Cranston libraries. The contest was open to all Cranston

In an all-out effort to continue one of Rhode Island’s oldest and most successful fundraising events, organizers of the ageless Ricky Salzillo Memorial Game Dinner have announced some strict …
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By EMMA BARTLETT It's 8:15 a.m. and parents park their cars on the side of Shaw Avenue waiting for the doors to Edward S. Rhodes Elementary School to open so they can let their kids out for another day of school. Buses make their way down the avenue

RHODYLIFE
Last time I talked about another fantastic British Pattern 1742 musket that we have. I think as a collector of muskets it is important to understand how they function and what happens when they are …
StatePoint Thinking about using wallpaper to transform your walls from drab to fab? You’re in good company. Wallpaper’s popularity is on the rise in both residential and commercial …
Sports
East product Hernandez heating up at Bridgewater
By BRENDEN SOARES Cranston East product Joshua Hernandez had a meet to remember on December 4, as the ex-Thunderbolt won three …
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West holding steady in playoff push
By ALEX SPONSELLER The Cranston West girls basketball team split its two games over the weekend, falling to visiting North Kingstown …
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Midseason observations
I figured this week would be a good one to give some midseason thoughts on our high school teams considering we are right around the …
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Cranston High School East announces honor roll students

Cranston High School East presents its first quarter honor roll students: Grade 9 Highest Honors Dylan Aubin, Melanie Boyce, Caroline Brennick, Alaina Cammack, Ryan Chan, Alan Chen, Kevin Chen, Naomi Costa, Miles D'Arconte, Lola Delange, Liam DeRosa,
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Western Hill Middle School posts first quarter honors

Western Hills Middle School has posted honors for the first quarter of the 2021-22 academic year. The following students earned honors:   Grade 8 HIGH Honors Lorenzo Aceto, Zukaa …
Opinion

Political discourse shouldn't be enough to strip an honorary degree holder of his symbolic sheepskin. Federal criminal convictions, religious bigotry and incitement of insurrection, however, are qualifying revocation prerequisites. Last week, the

To the Editor, The op-ed piece written by Dr. Michael Dacey in last week's edition of the Warwick Beacon contains multiple factual inaccuracies, which not only cloud the truth but demonstrate a total misunderstanding about and critique of Kent Hospital
In Rhode Island, we strongly believe that every young child should get off to the right start in life—a start where children and families are supported during the early years of development, a …
Obituaries

John A. Zieglmeier

John August Zieglmeier, 56, died on January 17, 2022, at his home.  He was the loving husband to Patty Graham for almost 20 years.  Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, John was the son of Barbara …

Denise A (Sarandrea) Caranci

Denise A (Sarandrea) Caranci 51, of Cranston, passed away on Thursday,  December 9, 2021 at Kent Hospital, Warwick. She was the beloved wife of 20 years to Michael Caranci. Born in Providence, …
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CRANSTON CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING

THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2022 @ 6:00 PM   Meeting of the Cranston City Council will be held via the Zoom platform as allowed per Executive Order of RI Governor Daniel J. McKee No. 22-01, as …

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Animal Talk

Let's play fetch! Apollo is ready to play and is hoping that you are looking for a new best friend! This big green-eyed boy is waiting at Hotel for Homeless Humane Society located at 44 Martin …

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The City of Warwick Distributes At-Home Covid Testing Kits To Targeted Groups

The City of Warwick Distributes At-Home Covid Testing Kits To Targeted Groups The City of Warwick will begin distributing 27,900 Covid-19 testing kits to residents starting Thursday, January …