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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
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A proposed ban on roosters outside of the city's designated agricultural spaces has been put on hold again, this time based on legal advice. The City Council's Ordinance Committee on Nov. 9 voted 6-1 to continue consideration of the more
Above, runners take off at the start of the Park View Middle School Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk on Nov. 11. At left, members of the City Council take part in the city’s first Veterans Day parade … more
The students of St. Rocco School in Johnston walked down the church isles holding photographs of veterans they loved. The solemn march of respect paid tribute to the men and women who serve the … more
By ALLIE LEWIS When Maureen Hennessey Hagar finally gets a summer off for the first time in four decades, it'll be a bittersweet milestone. All that time, Hagar and her brother-in-law, John Medeiros, have been at the helm of KJ Pool and Spa, keeping the more
By ALLIE LEWIS If you asked any of his former students, they'd tell you state Rep. Gregg Amore (D-Dist. 65, East Providence) has a passion for inspiring greater civic engagement. Long before he was an elected official, the deputy majority leader in the more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Cranston's students in grades three through eight saw their scores on the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System, or RICAS, decline significantly in the first year the standardized testing was administered since the onset of the more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE How should Cranston utilize a multi-million dollar cash infusion one official described as a "once in a lifetime opportunity"? Plans are in the works for public meetings to hear from residents on that question. The City Council's more
Advocates for the state’s homeless carried life-size powder blue cutouts representing the men, women and children without shelter in the Ocean State. As Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee asked the … more
By JOHN HOWELL Go figure, Anna Giuliani, who just celebrated her 75th birthday, says it's the best job she's had. She doesn't get paid; of late she has spent a lot of time telling people where to find the restroom, and just last week she and her working more
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