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By PAM SCHIFF Tucked away downstairs at Oaklawn elementary school, the fifth grade students have created a special wall. They have taken words of positivity, confidence, pride, accountability and other inspiring messages to share with the school. "This more
By JOHN HOWELL The Thanksgiving weekend is renowned as the busiest period for airline travel. That was hard to tell Sunday afternoon at Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport. Sunday is traditionally the busiest of the holiday period for air more
By ALLIE LEWIS Deputy House Speaker Charlene Lima (Dist. 14 - Cranston, Providence) came out in sharp criticism this week of the administration's proposal to provide state employees with a $3,000 vaccine bonus, calling it "a misuse of taxpayer more
By ALLIE LEWIS While most of us will be lucky enough to only experience about three critical incidents in our lifetime, firefighters and other first responders could experience as many as that in one day, according to Scott Robinson. Robinson has been more
By ALLIE LEWIS When Native American history and culture makes a brief appearance in school curriculums, usually around the time of Thanksgiving, it's often spoken of in the past tense, and fails to recognize active, vibrant communities and their more
Last year John Morris of Morris Farm in Warwick sold 300 Christmas trees. This year he won’t be selling any. It’s not that Morris has gone out of the Christmas business – his … more
Thanks to the generosity of local business and community leaders, approximately 200 frozen turkeys were given to those in need this past Sunday at the St. Mary's Feast Society. The event was sponsored by Thirsty Beaver Cranston, Cranston Cares, Park more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A new solar power net-metering agreement between a group of Rhode Island public housing authorities and a pair of energy companies is expected to save millions over the coming two decades, according to those involved in the pact. more
By ALLIE LEWIS When Native American history and culture makes a brief appearance in school curriculums, usually around the time of Thanksgiving, it's often spoken of in the past tense, and fails to recognize active, vibrant communities and their more
Reiterating their encouragement from earlier this week for all eligible adults to get COVID-19 vaccine booster doses, and following the announcement from federal health officials today formally … more
By ALLIE LEWIS Unlike last year, which forced most families to stay home and forgo their usual holiday celebrations, millions of Americans are expected to travel this Thanksgiving. For many, this may very well be the first time they've boarded a plane in more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Should inmates at the Adult Correctional Institutions be counted as residents of Cranston in the drawing of new legislative district maps? That practice, which critics call "prison gerrymandering," was the focus of a special State more
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