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A deer jumped through the windshield of a RIPTA bus traveling on Warwick Avenue Monday, injuring three passengers. The incident happened near the intersection with Sachem Avenue near the … more
A trickle of Cranston voters turned out to vote overwhelmingly, nearly 4 to 1, to approve a $40 million school bond referendum. According to the Rhode Island Board of Elections’ … more
READY, AIM, FIRE: During Saturday’s Gaspee Days Parade, the Artillery Company of Newport 1741 fired cannons from the bridge on the Warwick/Cranston line. Representatives of Cranston city … more
TASSELS FLIPPED: Cranston schools held commencement ceremonies all last week, handing out diplomas to graduates from Cranston High Schools East (above) and West (at left), the Apprenticeship … more
Future elementary school students in Johnston will be shown how to climb to new heights at their new school, when it’s finished. The Johnston School Building Committee recently approved … more
A trickle of Cranston voters turned out to vote overwhelmingly, nearly 4 to 1, to approve a $40 million school bond referendum. According to the Rhode Island Board of Elections’ … more
Special to the Herald For lifelong Cranston resident Genesis Aldana, being involved and a part of a community were at the top of her list of priorities. “I was heavily involved in … more
TO THE POLLS: Early this morning, after the polls opened, according to poll workers, there was a brief rush and then mostly quiet at the Ward 3 polling place inside the Peter T. Pastore Jr. Youth Center, at 155 Gansett Ave. The polls were still open when the Cranston Herald went to the presses this week. For full referendum results and analysis, check out next week’s edition. Poll results will also be posted to our website by the time the Cranston Herald hits the streets. more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island (RI ACLU) wrote a letter to Cranston City Council, but historians won’t find it included in the official record of last week’s meeting. … more
Warwick Police are investigating a major gun theft on Post Road. Around 3:52 a.m., Thursday, May 30, 2024 Warwick Police responded to RI Guns, at 1175 Post Road for an alarm. “Upon … more
Political voices on all sides seem to agree, Cranston can’t afford not to pass next week’s $40 million school bond referendum. Voters will decide whether to listen to city officials … more
STARS & STRIPES: Students held flags during Friday’s Hugh B. Bain Memorial Day Program. The Bain Middle School program dates back to the end of World War II. According to this year’s … more
Special to the Herald Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, the last thing you should ever do is count Ed Brady down and out. Brady has worked tirelessly to keep the Park Theater afloat and … more
Warwick Police shot a dog Sunday night on Greenwich Avenue. According to police, a dog attacked another dog and multiple people, but was stopped by a responding Warwick Police officer. Warwick … 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
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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