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Cranston HS East held its 35th Corps of Cadets JROTC End of Year Awards Ceremony, honoring 103 cadets in the Battalion, one of the school’s biggest classes ever. Cranston Herald photos by … more
National Anthem: Sung by seniors Aubree and Alexia Josephson Presentation of the Colors: Cranston East JROTC Principal’s Remarks: Thomas Barbieri Superintendent’s Remarks: … more
For more than 40 years, Cranston Hall of Fame has been honoring, recognizing and celebrating graduates from Cranston Public Schools. From a pool of almost two dozen applications, the screening … more
With summer fast approaching, the city’s two high schools are preparing to wrap up the 2023-24 academic year and say goodbye to their seniors as they graduate. For graduates of both of … more
Cranston native Joy Fox will succeed John Howell as Beacon Communications publisher. “John has been at the helm for five decades,” Fox said. “He’s watched these … more
Some friends called him Elliott. He initially survived an archer’s illicit arrow attack and pond neighbors hoped for his recovery. His young family depended on him. The arrow was … more
Rule number one, on the job: show up. Rule number two: get the job done. The current mayor of Cranston has been accused of breaking both rules by a fellow Republican who’s running for his … more
Cranston Public Schools are warning taxpayers of “significant cuts to staffing, programming, and transportation,” including the elimination of 15-20 teaching and administration jobs and … more
Get your throwing arms in shape. Cranston Cares is setting up a dunk tank at the Cranston Police Spring Fest on Sunday, May 19. "We are very thankful to all the volunteers for their support to … more
Our programs assist, inform, entertain, and enrich the lives of Individuals 55 years and older. Tools for Healthy Living Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Beginning May 14, ending June 18 … more
Crystal Vizcaino tried not to cry. She rubbed at an uncomfortable false eyelash while sitting in the back booth at J&T’s Breakfast & Lunch. Vizcaino’s used to waiting tables … more
Cranston YMCA held a surprise 101st birthday party for Frank Mancini, 101, on May 3. His grandkids told him they were dropping him off and leaving, but they stayed. Mancini was given a … more
They met to remember their fallen fellow officers. According to Cranston Mayor Ken Hopkins, “many gathered for this morning’s annual Cranston Police Department Memorial Ceremony to … more
On Wednesday, May 1, The Oak Lawn Community Baptist Church held its 155th Annual May Breakfast, from 7 to 11 a.m., at 229 Wilbur Avenue, Cranston. The menu included classic clam cakes, scrambled … more
Cranston’s own Aram Zobian was crowned the US Poker Open Champion in Las Vegas on April 17. Zobian moved to Cranston when he was 11 years old, and attended Edgewood Highland, Park View and … more
 Homeowners and renters in Kent, Providence and Washington counties who had damage from the severe storm and flooding that took place from Dec. 17-19, 2023, and Jan. 9-13, 2024, have just one … more
Cranston Public Schools announced the recipients of 34 medals, awarded to Cranston Area Career and Technical students at the recent RI SkillsUSA awards ceremony. The awardees represented the … more
On Monday evening, the Cranston School Committee started on a somber note, as Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse warned of the effects of level-funding on the city’s schools. Nota-Masse … more
Johnston is the only Ocean State municipality not participating in Gov. Dan McKee’s Learn365RI initiative. According to McKee’s Press Secretary Olivia DaRocha, “38 out of 39 … more
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