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Those driving down Broad Street may have noticed the unkempt and overgrown state of the still active cemetery across from Dollar General. Covered in brush and trash, the resting site has become … more
On August 23 Cranston Mayor Ken Hopkins announced intentions to hold a public forum regarding the state of Budlong Pool in the Cranston High School East auditorium on September 6 beginning at 6:00 … more
With a new addition to the race for the Ward 6 Council seat, it’s more important than ever for constituents in the area to get the chance to ask questions of, and get to know, those who may end … more
UPDATED: The twister churned the cemetery grounds, mixing earth and mighty trees and bending grave markers perpendicular to the souls interred beneath. The spinning winds struck Johnston where the town buries its dead and the neighborhoods where residents live their lives. more
The OneCranston Health Equity Zone (HEZ) conducted its second city-wide needs assessment during the month of April in hopes of further understanding needs within the Cranston community. The … more
After the resignation of former Ward 5 School Committee Member Tera Norberg at the end of July, the hunt for a new school committee member is under way with applications for the position due by … more
A senior at Cranston East, Sabine Mia JeanLouise, has won a $10,000 scholarship from a local educational nonprofit to study biology at Rhode Island College and ultimately to pursue a career in … more
The spinning winds struck Johnston where the town buries its dead and the neighborhoods where the residents live their lives. Dashcam footage shows a twister crossing Interstate 295. … more
Mayoral administrations in Johnston and Cranston are welcoming the news that the neighboring communities will join the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank’s Municipal Resilience Program (MRP). … more
In order to attain the rank of Eagle Scout, Robert Bitgood has, with the help of his troop, Troop 22 Cranston, placed collection boxes for American flags ready to be retired in several locations … more
United way of Rhode Island is hosting a free “Power the Future” youth and family career exploration clinic this Saturday at the R.I. Convention Center to provide an opportunity to explore … more
Friends of Homeless animals RI (FOHARI) worked to find homes for dogs in need of an adopted family by holding an adoption event at The Parlor Creamery, 1105 Scituate Ave.,  on Sunday, August 13, … more
Teaching a variety of dance techniques, Jeff Allen's Latin and Ballroom Dance Studio, 332 Atwood Ave, has reopened its doors and is ready to help people across the city, and state, to prepare for … more
It all started for Matthew Gebhart when he was young. A visitor from the non-profit organization Unbound visited his parish, based around St. Mark in Cranston, and his family chose to sponsor a young … more
With official declarations for candidacy ending in July, former State Representative and Chaplain Robert “Bob” Lancia has thrown his hat into the ring as an independent for the Ward 6 … more
The Carolyn Dutra Dance Studio held its yearly show at the Garden City Gazebo on Tuesday August 1. Starting at 6 p.m., about 35 dancers from ages three to 16 performed for the audience separated into … more
Johnston’s probate judge has been placed on leave, following charges linked to an alleged million-dollar collectible theft from a dead Cranston man’s estate. Rhode Island Attorney … more
It's only two miles from the farmers market at Memorial Park to Bami Farm. Talk about farm to table. If you buy Bami Produce, your food will likely have never left Johnston. Even so, it’s … more
Brown University’s Department of Public Safety hosted a Cops and Comfort Dogs Symposium on Saturday, July 29, welcoming more than 30 comfort and therapy dogs from law enforcement agencies, … more
With the sun beating down through the clouds, a fleet of optimist sailboats, no bigger than bath tubs, charted their course across the Providence River channel in a straight line like a row of … more
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