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34 min ago | Patch.com
The songs, from "Stir It Up" and "I Shot the Sherriff" to "Get Up, Stand Up" and "Buffalo Soldier," on Bob Marley & The Wailers' greatest hits compilation, Legend , are some of the most iconic reggae tunes of all-time. In honor of the album's 30th Anniversary, The Wailers -formed by the remaining members of Bob Marley & The Wailers after Marley's death in 1981-will perform the entire album live at the historic Park Theatre in Cranston on Friday, October 3. Considered the greatest reggae album in history, Legend was released in 1984 and has gone on to sell more than 30 million copies across the globe.
4 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence
Two Cranston brothers have pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell 200,000 gallons of cooking oil stolen from restaurants in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The U.S. attorney said Monday 78-year-old Andrew Jeremiah and his 72-year-old brother Bruce pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to unlawfully transport stolen goods.
9 hrs ago | Patch.com
Keurys Pena, also known as Michael Santanna, escaped from a work detail on the grounds of the Adult Correctional Institutions of Cranston Monday. The 25-year-old inmate was working a minimum security detail on Power Road when he went missing just before 1 p.m., officials said.
Cranston police are looking for a man who robbed the 7 Eleven on Reservoir Avenue in Cranston at around midnight on Wednesday while wearing a blue Southpole "Authentic 21" hooded sweatshirt with two white stripes on each arm. Police said the suspect is described as possibly an Asian male between 20 and 25. He had a medium build, stood 5 feet 5 inches tall and was wearing blue jeans, black sneakers and had a bandanna to cover his face.
Powered by the top-spending campaign, state Treasurer Gina Raimondo scored a decisive Democratic gubernatorial victory over her two main rivals Tuesday, in a campaign dominated by debate about Rhode Island's long-suffering economy and the pension overhaul spearheaded by Raimondo in 2011. Unofficial returns showed Raimondo with 42 percent of the vote, compared with 29 percent for Angel Taveras, and 27 percent for Clay Pell.
"Interrupting the Sermon," a gentle story-play about the evolution of a theologically conservative kid from the Midwest into an intellectually progressive religious thinker over the course of a 50-year career as a minister and educator, will be performed today, Sept. 4, through the 7th, 2014 at the Empire Black Box in Providence.
Cranston Public Schools have been grappling with the problem of chronic absenteeism for years with absentee rates notably higher than the state average, but recently, there's been a renewed effort to address the problem.
Popular local, Dominican-American author Ana Arelys Cruz Cabrera will present her latest bilingual poetry collection, Inspiration of the Soul /InspiraciA3n del Alma, at a free event at the Cranston Public Library, Central Library on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 5:30 pm.
This year, nearly half the members of the Rhode Island General Assembly will run unopposed.
Artists' Exchange 7th annual Fall Out of Summer Arts Festival, taking place at Artists' Exchange in Cranston.
A 29-year-old Cranston man has been indicted by the Providence County Grand Jury on charges of burglary, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and two counts of larceny under $1,500 in connection with a Nov. 2013 robbery.
Fung's campaign announced the endorsement from the 2012 Republican presidential candidate Tuesday, a week before the Sept.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:16 pm
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