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Oh the fun the Follies would have had with the Washington Bridge! You can follow me through the week on threads and what we used to call the twitters. Here we go. STORY OF THE WEEK: Last week, … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column showcasing the stories of Cranston community members’ community involvement, diversity, and unique life perspectives. Tiffanie Robles is a … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: During an address last week to the Northern RI Chamber of Commerce, Gov. Dan McKee suggested the worst traffic fallout from the Washington Bridge is in the past. “We have to … more
(Originally published in the Health section of the Rhode Island Current) Dennis Bailer has seen what happens when people are forced to hide their drug use in his nearly 20 years working in harm … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Washington Bridge saga took a noteworthy turn when state officials this week declined to rule out the possible demolition of the westbound portion of the bridge. If such a … more
Following Governor McKee’s State of the State Address, the Herald reached out to several of Cranston’s leaders to get their take on the speech. They laid out their perspectives on the … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Rhode Island General Assembly returned to business last week, with the usual feeling of something akin to students returning to the classroom for the first day of school. House … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: The Rhode Island General Assembly returned to business last week, with the usual feeling of something akin to students returning to the classroom for the first day of school. House … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column showcasing the stories of Cranston community members’ community involvement, diversity, and unique life perspectives. Angela Muhuri teaches English … more
The late Ray Whitman, a former economist who taught at the University of the District of Columbia, didn’t really consider himself spiritual or begin his spiritual quest until his late 30s. … more
We have a beautiful state, we really do. We enjoy the miles of ocean, beautiful parks, wonderful restaurants, and good people. You can get from one point in Rhode Island to another in one hour. … more
With the approach of the Christmas holidays and consumers ramping up their holiday shopping, the Washington, DC AARP warns shoppers to be aware of the uptick of scams. A new 2023 AARP Fraud Watch … more
Do you envision living to 85, 95, or even 105? For some, it might be nirvana; for others, it might be a nightmare. In either case, our nation’s fast growing senior population will present … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: As the possibility of another term of Donald Trump in the White House looms over 2024, Rhode Island Republicans remain on the outside of state government, looking in. The last GOP … more
At this most magical time of the year When the world seems to move ever so fast I slow down and start to reflect And try to recall memories of Christmas past During those quiet … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: As Rhode Island edges closer to 2024, policy and politics are converging in a way that could influence the 2026 race for governor. Attorney General Peter Neronha, who is … more
Many people underestimate the impact that mental illness can have on an individual or family. It can be difficult to admit that you have a mental health problem in your life. Secondly, it can be just … more
Humans of Cranston is a recurring column showcasing the stories of Cranston residents’ community involvement, diversity and unique life perspectives. Jonathan Vasquez and Nary Vann are the … more
Increased demands of family obligations during the Thanksgiving holiday, baking, and cleaning to host dinner, and even unrealistic expectations about family, or having a dysfunctional family, can … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: At the ripe old age of 35, Gabe Amo has emerged as the bright new star among Rhode Island Democrats. While he will enter Congress as its most junior member, Amo seems poised to … more
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