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Athlete of the Week: Jaymien Aponte
For the second time this winter season, the Cranston Herald’s Athlete of the Week is West basketball captain Jaymien Aponte. The senior had a monster outing in the opening round of the playoffs, leading the team to a win over Coventry while scoring a career-high 26 points. (Photos by Alex Sponseller)

Aponte guides West to playoff win

The No. 8 Cranston West boys basketball team held off visiting No. 9 Coventry 54-47 in last week’s Division II preliminary round to advance against undefeated, top-seeded Lincoln in the …

Falcons roll past Purple to advance

The sixth-seeded Cranston West girls basketball team throttled Classical 68-26 in the preliminary round of the Division I playoffs at home last week. The Falcons roared to a 30-3 lead to begin …

Alchihed leads West at states

The Rhode Island Interscholastic League Wrestling State Championships were held last weekend in Providence and a handful of locals made some noise on the state’s biggest stage. Leading the …

Roundup: West boys swim to division championship

The Cranston West boys swim team made history at Roger Williams when it claimed the Division III Championship, which was its first title as a program in 50 years. The Falcons finished the day …

Playoff hoops set to return to AMP, venue honors Reynolds

The RIIL and Amica Mutual Pavilion announced today that the finals of the RIIL Boys & Girls Divisional Basketball Championships will be played, March 4-6, at the AMP in Downtown Providence. The …
Lifestyles

What to view this week

WARWICK SHOWCASE   DRIVE-AWAY DOLLS * * * (RAUNCHY Black Comedy) Major warning-If you are easily offended or shocked, avoid this raunchy black comedy that pokes fun at sex and …

Police/Crime
It was a rare, stinging rebuke of state officials by an enforcement wing of the federal government. Then the Ocean State’s Attorney General weighed in, reddening the handprint left behind …
UPDATED: The defendant has been identified by prosecutors as Manuel Garcia Dela Cruz.
LARCENY On Feb. 1, Johnston Police Patrolman Matthew V. Leveillee spotted a black SUV traveling west  on Plainfield Street with dark window tint and an expired inspection sticker. He …
On 02/06/2024 at 0252 hrs. Officers arrested Dionne Nalls (27) of 185 Sabin St. Apt 3 Pawtucket RI, for Shoplifting, Conspiracy, Obstructing an Officer in Execution of Duty, Disorderly Conduct, and …
On January 29th, 2024, at approximately 1859 Hours, Officer(s) arrested Kaci-Anne Munoz, (44), of 26 Alto Street, Cranston, RI, for (1) count of Domestic Violence - Simple Assault/Battery and (1) …
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Summer prelude

Text and photos By JOHN HOWELL Veterans Memorial Junior High School Principal David Tober was dunked at least 10 times Monday morning. He didn't mind it. In fact, he said it was refreshing. No wonder. With temperatures climbing into the high 80s, a

Pet of the Week

Animal Talk Pet of the Week: Mona

Mona needs a new home after her owner passed away unexpectedly. She's sure you could do the job very well. Don't you think so too?

Mona's loving owner passed away unexpectedly, and now she needs a new home. She's hoping you could be the one, and she's available in North Scituate today.